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Rancho Steak Restaurant

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D26a Dolphin Quays | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1HH, England
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Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked a table of 5 for 1730, restaurant wasnt very busy but ideal for us. Ordered mussels, nachos & king praws for starters, all out in a timely manner, ordered 5 rancho trios & a burger, lots of sides of chips/potatoes/tomatoes & mushrooms with a few steak sauces - everything absolutly spot on. Cant fault it. Front of house gent,... More 

Thank gjf88
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived with my girlfriend for lunch and ordered the surf and turf and the ribs, it took about an hour for the food to come out and there were only 4 tables. The staff were not interested at all and then when the food came out it was terrible, probably the worst meal in my life. We were still so... More 

Thank Daniel B
Poole, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Left after an hour - we had drinks about 20 minutes in but the growing stack of plates at the servery was enough to confirm the wait was going to be quite a bit longer.

Thank PoolePhil
Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table for 10 for 7.30pm on Easter Saturday. We arrived and the place was only about half full. after 45 minutes we had to go find someone to take our drinks order. They arrived and were finished and we asked for the bill before anyone even thought about taking our food order. excuses like "we're busy" and... More 

Thank forestwholesale
Poole, England, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have reviewed this restaurant a few times, and last time out I slated it, and I was not unjust in doing so, however, out for a lunchtime stroll, we decided to pop in again, the service was always the real issue here (polite and very nice people, just struggle to keep up when its busy) and as long as... More 

Thank WayneHansford
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place never lets us down, we have eaten here around 6 times and I thought it about time to leave a review. The staff are really friendly especially the manager who is always very warm and welcoming. I always have steak fajitas and they are always amazing though I do order extra cheese as there doesn't seem to be... More 

1 Thank Tracy B
Swindon, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Polite, fun and friendly staff...slick service and great steaks cooked the way they were asked for......knew nothing about the place and just walked in off the street.....will definitely be back!....can also thoroughly recommend the Square Ranch malbec......

Thank james a
Level Contributor
52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK. We were lucky. We've recently moved house and deserved a treat after emptying boxes all day. We weren't disappointed when we booked the last table on "Table Pouncer" for 4.30 on Saturday afternoon. We asked for a table with a view over the harbour which the manager promptly arranged. It wasn't busy and the rather worn state of the... More 

Thank Daygo2
Poole, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A family member was coming of age and wanted a portion of meat to see the occasion in, so we got the gang together and headed towards poole Quay. We arrived and were seated quickly with drinks. I opted for the mixed grill and wasn't disappointed the meat was very well endowed, what did come as a surprise was a... More 

Thank Ja88ck
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Ordered the Chicken Fajitas they looked like they had been microwaved and were full of water content and had no taste. The sauce was bland and watery and had a horrible taste, the wraps were cold and like cardboard and the dips were out of a cheap sauce bottle, no salad or anything,,it really was very bad Refused to pay

1 Thank 417colin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: D26a Dolphin Quays | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: 01-20-20-68-20-20

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?