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The Sandpiper

97 Bure Lane, Christchurch BH23 4DN, England
+44 1425 275163
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (3 reviews)
“burgers” (4 reviews)
“pub grub” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
97 Bure Lane, Christchurch BH23 4DN, England
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1 - 10 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Had lunch there today, very good food, pleasant staff, good value for money. Service was very quick, food nice and hot. Overall a very pleasant pub, will definitely go there again.

Thank Brenda S
Tracy A, General Manager at The Sandpiper, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food and excellent service will return. Really enjoyed ourselves. Was very busy and still received great service

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with a friend staff very friendly. Ordered starters looked like food had been under a hot plate for some time. Main course came out same thing mashed potato looked and tasted very dry and powdery steak and ale pie made up for it...More

Thank arranson
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This was a pre-arranged visit where we were allowed to leave our cars while we had a walk. On our return our reserved tables were set up and our meals had been pre-ordered before our walk. After ordering our drinks we sat down and our...More

Thank Paul H
Tracy A, General Manager at The Sandpiper, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thank you for taking time to write this review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, lovely friendly staff. Well cooked food and reasonably priced too. We call in every time we in the area!

Thank Caroline B
Tracy A, General Manager at The Sandpiper, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thanks for your great review. It's great to hear that you like your visit and use us when you are in the area. Hope to see you soon. Tracy

Reviewed 22 October 2017

excellent value for money .... staff are very helpful ...... the meal was perfect will be going there again very soon

Thank Veronica H
Tracy A, General Manager at The Sandpiper, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. It's nice to hear when people enjoy their visit.

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Called for lunch whilst watching the football. Food was the normal good value and quality. The new fully loaded chicken strip and the Yorkshire pudding beef wrap were delicious. The greene king IPA was excellent and comes with a card where your 6th pint is...More

Thank hhh123abc
Tracy A, General Manager at The Sandpiper, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you for great review. I am glad you liked the new menu, the new dishes are proving to be very popular. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Four of us had a very relaxed lunch . The food was well cooked and well presented and served by a very pleasant member of the team . The drinks were fairly cheap and also served by a very helpful young lady . I guess...More

Thank Graham C
Tracy A, General Manager at The Sandpiper, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

I am glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Stayed in local bed and breakfast just round the corner from here (Avon Beach B&B) and this was ideal local establishment to dine out. Family all made welcome, including the children. Would eat here again.

1  Thank Chad N
Tracy A, General Manager at The Sandpiper, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Called in for late lunch on our way to holiday cottage. Enjoyed a Baguette melt and ice cream sundae. Staff friendly and attentive. Food very good. We will eat there again.

1  Thank Sue C
Tracy A, General Manager at The Sandpiper, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

I am glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for your review

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18 September 2017|
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Response from MusicjunkieNewForest | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's a Greene King pub, we don't usually go to chain places - maybe Spoons now and then - but the Sandpiper was a nice place with good menu and the food was excellent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Bure Lane, Christchurch BH23 4DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 275163
Description
Recently refurbished pub with a large menu. Children friendly with sports package
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