We are open Friday and Saturday Lunch from 12pm to 3pm (last orders 2pm). And Wednesday to Saturday Dinner from 6pm until late (last orders 9pm). We offer a Traditional Roast on Sunday and We are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
About Restaurant Roots
We are a small 16 seater neighbourhood restaurant specialising in tasting menu experiences. We pride ourselves on good service, good food and wine, and hope to give you an evening that will make you think differently about dining out.
It was a really lovely meal full of delicious tastes!
Outstanding experience food, service superb
We were a party of eight and we thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience with you. Top notch food and service. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Roots and we look forward to returning again in the near future. Thank you for a great evening!
When you need something really special this is the only place to go, fab as always!
Amazing food as always. A real experience and still as friendly, informal and intimate as when Roots opened. You can tell everyone working there is passionate about what they do. Recommended for any special occasion.
Excellent food and excellent service
My partner and I had a lovely evening at Roots last night. (Friday 3rd May) We had the Discovery Tasting menu with the add on wine selection. The food and wine were exceptional. The service was personal and we felt like friends visiting. I can’t wait to go back If you like good food and wine this is the best place I have found in Bournemouth and Poole
Our first visit and celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary. We loved everything about roots from the very attentive service to the wonderful food with matching wines. Will highly recommend to friends.
Great food! Service could be improved. They used to describe dishes, this time it all seemed rushed.
Some great food, the soda bread and the cheese at the end were my favourites
The food was amazing, such wonderful delicate flavours - and beautifully presented What a chef - outstanding
So glad we finally came along! Wonderful food and staff, thoroughly enjoyed our evening for a friends birthday and would highly recommend.
Hey Guys. So thank you for an amazing evening. The food was sensational. Please please put a carpet in. I have to be honest and say that the atmosphere is awful and this can be 90% rectified by simply putting a carpet in.
Fabulous food and wonderful service.
Great for a special occasion. Truly fine dining
Outstanding food, outstanding service, very knowledgable with flavours and wines. Looking forward to going again. 10 out of 10z well done Roots 👌🏽
Absolutely stunning food. My husband and I are still talking about it and agree that each course just exceeded our expectations time and again. There’s no getting away from the fact that this is far more than we would normally be able to spend on a meal out but we didn’t regret a penny, such a special treat! A wonderful evening and a fantastic find. Thank you so much.
A truly lovely evening - food was superb! We will be back
We had an absolutely incredibly evening. Roots is really special, the food, wine and service were top class. It’s not the cheapest, but we had the most amazing food and wine tasting, and the evening was a real treat. I cannot recommend this place more highly. We’ll be back.
Amazing as usual I love this place good food makes me so happy.
One of the very best Sunday lunches the four of us have ever eaten.
Excellent food, very helpful and knowledgeable service throughout and a great experience. We had the Discovery menu with the recommended wines and it was superb. Thoroughly recommended.
I cannot recommend Roots and Jan’s offerings enough. The food is exquisite, the balance of flavours and textures superbly choreographed and the selection of wines complete the harmony. Thank-you for a wonderful experience
Excellent evening of culinary delights. Atmosphere is quiet (as it should be here though not like a library), given the small number of cover, thankfully there were no overly noisy diners on other tables. Just a great range of tastes across the courses. Service is informative and personal, though in truth they could have told us anything as I'm no food pro. We just thoroughly enjoyed it
Very good food and excellent service. Charming little restaurant hope to return for the tasting menu.