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A little about The Cliff

Close to the sea, The Cliff in Poole is a stylish, inviting and comfortable space where you can enjoy a delicious menu of classic British dishes that are perfect for all occasions.

Specialising in premium dining, The Cliff is situated by Canford Cliff and is only a short stroll up the beach from Bournemouth Pier or Sandbanks, meaning it is ideally placed to allow you to enjoy a great dining experience in a truly special setting.

The interiors found inside The Cliff embrace minimalistic design, with a healthy dose of beach-inspired focal points that capture the magic of the area.

Close to the sea, there are two separate sides of this inviting bar, restaurant and pub. Featuring a unique dining space where you can enjoy a vast selection of freshly prepared dishes, as well as a private dining space that is perfect for accommodating a whole host of special occasions including birthdays, anniversaries and engagements, The Cliff is sure to meet your dining requirements.

A little about The Cliff
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Perfect for any occasion

Situated between Poole and Bournemouth, The Cliff is only a 6-minute drive from Bracksome Rail Station and can easily be reached by car or on foot, depending on where you’re travelling from.

Trains also run regularly to Poole through nearby stations include Parkstone (Dorset), Branksome, Bournemouth and Hamworthy. Poole bus station is close to Poole railway station and you can catch a bus from here to Sandbanks.  

The perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, The Cliff is a great place to enjoy a huge selection of wines, ales and lagers, served throughout the day.

Whether all of that sea air has caused you to work up an appetite or you’re looking for a great setting to enjoy a romantic three course meal, our menus feature lots of light bites, classic favourites and freshly prepared quality dishes that are sure to hit the spot. 

A car park is available for those visiting us by car.

Join us and enjoy our magnificent interiors and a fabulous outdoor dining space that’s perfect for alfresco dining.

Keeping Busy in Poole

Poole isn’t short of things to see and do, so you’re sure to work up an appetite when you visit the area.

Whether you spend your days exploring Sandbanks, sauntering around Poole Harbour, or discovering Upton Country Park, there’s plenty of reasons to round up the troops and visit the area.  Just make sure you find the time to pop into The Cliff to refuel!

Other popular attractions in the area include Poole Museum and Scaplen's Court Museum and Herb Garden, Hamworthy Park and Splashdown Waterpark Poole.

A little about The Cliff