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Guildhall Tavern Restaurant, Poole, Dorset
Takeaway service from 11th January

Dear Friends of Guildhall Tavern Restaurant

Due to Poole being now in Tier 4, the restaurant is closed until further notice

We do though continue to offer a 7 days a week, takeaway service of French Style Seafood.

This enables you to enjoy the same high quality food that you have experienced in our restaurant but at home with your family.

To place your order for takeaway food, please call or text Frederic direct on 07957503027.

We will arrange collection by appointment

A delivery service for addresses within the local area is available

Click for our Takeaway Food Menu

Our thoughts are with you and your families during these difficult times.

Kind Regards
Severine and Frederic

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 ALL DAY Tuesday to Saturday - 11.30am 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

Mother’s Day menu

12th-13th-14th March


Homemade Chicken liver parfait, spiced chutney (GF)

Wye Valley smoked salmon and fresh crab meat parcel, citrus dressing (GF-DF)

Oven baked Scallops on a bed of leeks, Vermouth cream sauce (GF)

Double baked cheese souffle, finished with cream


Halibut supreme, hollandaise sauce (GF)

Black ink monkfish, mussels and Squid Risotto (GF)

Malbec, mushrooms and bacon Chicken casserole Bourguignon jus (GF-DF)

Cajun spices Salmon fillet, feta chilli and broad beans, chorizo dust and Salsa Verde (GF)

Fresh dressed crab, 1/2 lobster mayo, grilled with garlic or thermidor (add £10.00)

Served with fresh vegetables and garlic and rosemary sauteed potatoes


Hazelnut meringue, fresh raspberries and clotted cream (GF)

Selection of matured French cheeses, celery, grapes

Mousse au Chocolat

Crepe Suzette, Grand Marnier caramel, and Orange segments


Set menu £35.00


Kid menu 2 courses £9.50

Chicken Nuggets, sauteed potatoes

Smoked Salmon sandwiches and Crisps

Mac and Cheese

Crepes, lemon and sugar

Chocolate Mousse



Takeaway and 




Guildhall Tavern Award Winning Cognac Prawn Cocktail £9 

6 Large Giant Tiger prawns cold, Shell On, fresh aioli £9.50 

Homemade Marseille Fish Soup, garlic croutons, rouille £7 

Double baked Cheese Souffle, cream sauce £8 

Foie gras and duck pate en croute, chutney £9

Pan Fried Herring Roes £8 

Main Courses 

Homemade ginger, pink peppercorn and lime Crab-cake, 

plum, pineapple and mango sweet chili dip £18 

Poole Bay Lobster homemade Mayonnaise (Cold) Half £27.50 

Poole Bay Dressed crab (Cold) £25 

Monkfish medallions in red Thai Coconut curry £20 

Crab, prawns, mushroom and Scallops Mornay £20 

Traditional Beef Bourguignon £18 

Boneless Skate wing, butter and capers £18 

Wild mushroom, spinach and crispy Kale Risotto (Vegan) £16 

Our Main Courses are inclusive of Fresh Vegetables and New Potatoes 

Guildhall Tavern Marinated Olive £4 

French Fries £3 Dauphinoise potatoes £3 

Matured cheeses with crackers 

Selection of 3 £6 Large platter of 6 £10 


Apple tarte Tatin £7 



Bread and butter pudding of the Day Crème Brulee Freshly Baked Baguette £1.5

To Order Call Fred 07957503027 

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




Call us now to reserve your table:

01202 671717

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