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RestaurantsDorsetSouthbourneBH6

survey result

Summary

£72
  £££
4
Very Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The best food in the area by a country mile!” – Jan and Stacey Bretschneider’s small, 26-cover Southbourne venture is very accomplished, and provides a variety of eating options, but mainly focused on a no-choice, nine-course tasting menu. But while fans say “I can’t believe Jan hasn’t got a Michelin star yet”, it doesn’t always hit the right note with folks: “given that they only essentially serve one menu (in either a short or extended form), with no choices, they need to get everything right. However, whilst the chef clearly has talent, the prices are high for the small portions and lack of choice, and we sat feeling we’d stumbled into a glorified dinner party at which we were unwanted guests”.

Summary

4
Very Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A choice of tasting menus including two vegetarian options enhances a visit to this ambitious, 26-cover Southbourne venture, tucked away in Southbourne. Even a reporter who found it “pretentious, expensive, with some odd food combinations” rated the food as good, and more commonly it’s described as “fabulous and excellent value”. Service, though, can on occasion seem “overbearing” to fans and foes alike.

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £35.00
SundayLunch £30.50 £35.50
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 50.00 Always Available 6
Menu2 65.00 Always Available 10
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £26.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
141 Belle Vue Road, Southbourne, BH6 3EN
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday6 pm‑9 pm
Thursday6 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑2 pm

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