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The globetrotting Mr Stein needs no introduction and he’s picked a promising spot in well-heeled Sandbanks for another outpost of the ever-expanding empire. The food bears the Stein imprint, nothing too elaborate, just light-touch treatment to let the quality of the produce strut its stuff.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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1 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
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AA Notable Wine List

The Stein touch comes to Sandbanks

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- AA Inspector
Rick Stein Sandbanks
10-14 Banks Road, POOLE, BH13 7QB
Phone : 01202 283280

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 200
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 3
  • Dinner served from: 6.30
  • Dinner served until: 10
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 12
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 24
  • Cuisine style: Seafood
  • Vegetarian menu

About The area

Discover Dorset

Dorset means rugged varied coastlines and high chalk downlands. Squeezed in among the cliffs and set amid some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery is a chain of picturesque villages and seaside towns. Along the coast you’ll find the Lulworth Ranges, which run from Kimmeridge Bay in the east to Lulworth Cove in the west. Together with a stretch of East Devon, this is Britain’s Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, noted for its layers of shale and numerous fossils embedded in the rock. Among the best-known natural landmarks on this stretch of the Dorset coast is Durdle Door, a rocky arch that has been shaped and sculpted to perfection by the elements. The whole area has the unmistakable stamp of prehistory.

Away from Dorset’s magical coastline lies a landscape with a very different character and atmosphere, but one that is no less appealing. Here, winding, hedge-lined country lanes lead beneath lush, green hilltops to snug, sleepy villages hidden from view and the wider world. The people of Dorset are justifiably proud of the achievements of Thomas Hardy, its most famous son, and much of the county is immortalised in his writing. 

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