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Guildhall Tavern Restaurant, Poole, Dorset
Welcome Back!

We are open again!!!

Dear Friends of Guildhall Tavern Restaurant

We really hope everyone has managed to stay safe and well during this extremely testing period.

We are delighted that, as allowed by the latest Government directive, we are now reopen for table service!

We are now serving our normal A-La-Carte menu from Tuesday to Saturday

We really can't wait to welcome you all back and whilst observing all regulations and our stringent safety measures, aim to create the same fun atmosphere and warm welcome that we have always hoped to deliver.

On behalf of all of our team, I would like to thank you for all the countless messages of support and the patience that you have shown us during this challenging time and look forward to serving you again very soon.

L’Equipage at The Guildhall Tavern
Frederic and Severine

Our French seafood restaurant in Poole in Dorset, is located just two minutes from the Quay in the heart of the old town. We offer you a friendly atmosphere and a very warm welcome.

We have an extensive menu with house specialities of locally landed delicious fish, crab & lobster prepared in mouth-watering French style. Meat and vegetarian dishes are also available. Bouillabaisse and other fish party fare are prepared on request.

We also offer a special set dinner and lunch menu.

For festive celebrations we offer a special pre-Christmas and Easter menu.

To complement these culinary delights, naturally a selection of the finest wines and cognacs, traditional well-kept real ales, chilled lagers and for the driver ... a choice of non-alcoholic beverages. Our array of home-made desserts will also tempt you!

Food is served Tuesday to Saturday - 11.30am until 3.00pm and 5.30pm until 10.00pm. We are closed on Sundays and Mondays except special events and private parties (minimum 30 guests)

Our new patio dining area is now open - enjoy our delicious food outdoors in the sunshine.

We also cater for wedding receptions being conveniently located close to Poole Guildhall.

Within the restaurant we also have private function rooms which can be reserved for your group.

Our monthly French evenings are very popular with great entertainment to accompany the special menu.

Our Fruit de Mer Takeaway allows you to enjoy our Seafood Platter in the comfort of your own home.

We welcome children and offer a special children's menu.

Our special diet menu options provide for a wide range of special diets including vegetarian, vegan & gluten free

Our La Boutique offers a select range of Guildhall Tavern merchandise including gift vouchers, glassware, clothing and food which are now available to purchase online or in the restaurant.

Frederic & Severine look forward to your company soon. To make a table reservation Book Online or call:

01202 671717

exterior of the Guildhall Tavern

Our Awards

Michelin Restaurant Guide plate 2020 Good Food Guide Hardens 2019
Dorset Restaurant of the Year Best Seafood Restaurant in Dorset Good Food Guide

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We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon


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We are delighted to announce that, as allowed by the latest Government directive, we will be reopening our restaurant for

table service from 4th July.


We will serve our normal A-La-Carte menu.

We will no longer offer our `Covid` Takeaway/Delivery Service but will instead revert to our previous Seafood takeaway.


Chef Frederic preparing lobster
Gift Vouchers

Our Gift vouchers make perfect presents.


You can now easily buy our gift vouchers and other gifts in our 'La Boutique' online shop.


Click Here to visit our shop




Book online or call us now to reserve your table:

01202 671717

Guildhall Tavern Restaurant, 15 Market Street Poole, Dorset, BH15 1NB, United Kingdom. Telephone 01202 671717.