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Summary

A “stunning location – especially as the sun sets over Poole Harbour” (“you could be in the South of France”) – is the main asset of this “casual” operation (shack-like without, rustic within), but it’s no one-trick pony: the seafood is also “superb”.

£49
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3
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5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Location, location, location! – but the fish and seafood is also very good” at this seafront outfit, which has “fantastic views of the sunset over Poole Harbour towards Brownsea Island”. “It looks like an unassuming shack from the outside, but don’t be put off”: inside, “it’s not exactly white table cloths but it has a nice rustic feel”.

£49
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A great location with sunset views over Poole harbour” guarantees a crowd at this “lovely”, “relaxed” and “very romantic” restaurant; “the food is good also”“very tasty fresh fish dishes, though erring on the side of pricey” (“not surprising as it seems to be full of very wealthy-looking Sandbanks types!”)

£49
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“The most perfect beach setting, with views across Poole Harbour towards Brownsea Island and Sandbanks” is the highlight of a visit to this “very cheerful, relaxed” venue with a minimal conservatory; on the menu? – “delicious fresh local seafood”.

£48
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4
Very Good
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Shell Bay Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Shell Bay Restaurant in BH19, Studland by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Shell Bay restaurant.
Christopher P
Lovely fresh fish, some of the best crevett...
Reviewed 8 months, 19 days ago

"Lovely fresh fish, some of the best crevettes and mussels ever. Wine list a bit limited."

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Mitchell L
Superb seafood and actually good value. Th...
Reviewed 9 months, 14 days ago

"Superb seafood and actually good value. The service on two visits was outstanding and the view across Poole Harbour beautiful."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£9.00 £20.00 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £19.90
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Ferry Road, Studland, BH19 3BA
Opening hours

lunch 12.30 pm - 3 pm, dinner 6 pm - 9 pm
Last orders: 9 pm

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