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The Yachtsman

€€ - €€€, British,
Lake Road | Hamworthy, Poole BH15 4LW, England
+44 1202 674568
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (8 reviews)
“peas” (6 reviews)
“pies” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Lake Road | Hamworthy, Poole BH15 4LW, England
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1 - 10 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was disappointing as everyone had looked forward to Christmas dinner, several mistakes... a week before we tried to add on an extra head but were told no as the food was preordered and there would not be enough (this was fine) then on the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KraT017
Hall W, Manager at The Yachtsman, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Please accept our apologies for giving you cause to post this review on Trip Advisor. We’d really like the chance to look into this matter further. We’d be very grateful if you could copy and paste your review, together with the Public House name and...More

Reviewed 16 November 2018

Called in whilst we were in the area on the recommendation of friends. A varied menu and some different concoctions. Needs a bit of flavour though. We would have expected the place to hve been a bit busier than it was. Maybe the menu explains...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CaroleR9
Hall W, Manager at The Yachtsman, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 12 November 2018

We stayed for dinner, loved the food and wine. The service was friendly and very helpful. We liked how the place is decorated and how spacious it is. Great eperience and we would always come back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank EMS S
Hall W, Manager at The Yachtsman, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Table booked for 12:45. Orders taken at 1:10. Starters arrived 45 mins later mains arrived 45 mins after that. Food was ok but there is definitely room for improvement.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Hall W, Manager at The Yachtsman, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Visited with a group of 15 recently for lunch, we were all served quite efficiently considering that there were only two staff on that day. All the food and drink was of good quality and everyone got what they wanted in a reasonable time. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank D S
Hall W, Manager at The Yachtsman, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Fine to have a drink here but avoid the food. Poor quality & very slow service which is a shame as it’s a nice decor & location.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JADAVIS
Hall W, Manager at The Yachtsman, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Please accept our apologies for giving you cause to post this review on Trip Advisor. We’d really like the chance to look into this matter further. We’d be very grateful if you could copy and paste your review, together with the Public House name and...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018

Had dinner here a week ago with my family and our friends and can't fault it. The man dealing with us (I think from the receipt his name was Glen), was clearly the manager in charge and he treated us fantastically. He gave us great...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Travel51310115904
Hall W, Manager at The Yachtsman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased we delivered great hospitality and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 31 October 2018

We came at the weekend and were greeted by a really smiley young lady who was very helpful and attentive. The halloween activities were fab and it all ran really smoothly. A great day.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sara W
Hall W, Manager at The Yachtsman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

I visited the pub this weekend especially for the Halloween event that was happening for children. I took my siblings aged 9 & 8. We arrived at opening and was greeted by a lovely member of staff called Hannah. She was so helpful & amazing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Hall W, Manager at The Yachtsman, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor and thanks for your great feedback. I am so pleased you had a nice time and I look forward to sharing your review with the team. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

We were staying at Rockley Park and as buses do not run on a Sunday we walked to this pub for Sunday lunch. Staff very friendly and tables clean. We had to sit in the bar as we had our dog but that was fine....More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Hall W, Manager at The Yachtsman, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Road | Hamworthy, Poole BH15 4LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 674568
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