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Patisserie Mark Bennett

256 Sandbanks Road | Lower Parkstone, Poole BH14 8HA, England
+44 1202 709111
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“bread” (81 reviews)
“sandwiches” (48 reviews)
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256 Sandbanks Road | Lower Parkstone, Poole BH14 8HA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Penn Hill branch today and as usual the sandwiches and cakes were good but the service is horrendous! We ordered a coffee which arrived at the table, a cold drink which didn't arrive so my husband had to ask for it, 2...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Very good cakes bit of a lacking og gluten free but a well made coffee and the flapjack was tasty nice to be back in the area

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tannar
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Really good coffee and deliciously fresh pastries served in a friendly warm atmosphere. Very busy with locals buying takeaway savouries and cakes. Bakery visible at back if shop

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jane1002018
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I visited this gorgeous coffee shop twice over the weekend. I also left my handbag here. Lilliput staff came over to Penn Hill after their shift especially to find it for me. They deserve a bonus! BTW coffee, quiche and Sicilian almond biscuits all excellent.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank rbrum
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Always busy which I think is a good sign. My grandchildren loved the iced doughnuts with blackcurrant jam filling. We didn't get a chance to test ! Wonderful pasties and sausage rolls which we shared and devoured on the beach in the sunshine - perfect.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Mikeonhisbike
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Usually the Penn Hill branch is good with my nut allergy and puts products containing nuts in a different bag to my food when bought together. However I am disappointed to say that they let me down. I enjoy chocolate brownies so always ask if...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Nutsman
Reviewed 15 July 2018

My review is about Mark Bennett in Lilliput. I have been to many outlets and many times to Mark Bennett’s in BH post code. I hope Lilliput is not a viction of their success, because I was queuing for 10 mins to be served, plus...More

Date of visit: July 2018
5  Thank Antonio P
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Wow,,the choice and quality were outstanding. My sister and I popped in for coffee and could not resist the delights on offer. The gourmet sandwiches looked amazing and the cakes were to die for. We shared a belgium chocalate brownie and pecan and maple tart...Sheer...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Tips2go
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Gorgeous patisseries and sandwiches which can be made to order. So many choices it was hard to decide!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank waawaa
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We won the weekly Friday competition on Facebook for a free lunch ! The sandwiches are amazing and the bread is so fresh !! We eat here a lot , mainly at the penn hill branch . The staff are always friendly and helpful and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Z622EIjulien
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 256 Sandbanks Road | Lower Parkstone, Poole BH14 8HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 709111
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Patisserie Mark Bennett is a hand crafted artisan bakery, Mark the owner holds 11 world bread awards and is the 2014 British baking industries baker of the year, we offer a range of artisan bread, Croissants made with imported French butter, Patisserie, gourmet sandwiches and fresh ground coffee, to sit in or takeaway
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