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The Larder House

4 Southbourne Grove, Southbourne, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH6 3QZ
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Opening Information

The Larder House Is Open As Follows;

Monday To Friday 11:00 AM - Late
(Food Served 12:00 PM -LATE)

PLEASE NOTE WE ARE CURRENTLY CLOSING FRIDAY AFTERNOONS BETWEEN 3 AND 6PM. APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.

Please Note:

A La Carte Menu Served 12:00 pm-15:00 pm (Monday - Saturday)

Tapas & Suzanne Menu Only 15:00 - 18:00 pm (Monday - Saturday)

Evening A La Carte Served 18:00- Late (Monday - Saturday)

Sunday Roast Menu Served 12pm - 20:30pm (Sundays Only)

The Library Cocktail Bar Is Open From 18:00 PM Until Late From Wednesday To Saturday.
Sunday Doors Open From 15:00 PM Until Late. Last Entry 23:00 Hours.

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Event Space
  • Deli
  • Business Lunch
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
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About The Larder House

Founder James Fowler (2014 World Class UK Bartender of the year) and his highly skilled & dedicated team are breathing a refreshing and much needed, new life into East Dorset’s food and drink scene. Infused with traditions of bygone eras and through continuous researching into the greatest foods from around the U.K & Europe, The Larder House is rapidly winning the hearts of the countries foodie elite and local residents.

The wood fired oven is at the core of the restaurant & bar, but what’s most inspiring is the seamless synergy between the kitchen and front of house. The enthusiasm is abundant and the research that goes into their offering is intriguing. This ensures that everything you order has a story to tell, be it their range of unordinary back bar spirits or the range of charcuterie & cheeses that they showcase. The Larder House is playful, accessible and carries a buzz in the air that is difficult to describe. What’s important though, is that it gives you the feeling you have stumbled upon something very special, almost secret.

It’s a project for us where we really do serve pure passion. We pay homage to the origins of true food whether local or from around Europe. Beyond what we offer now is a lot of learning where we are pushing ourselves to be ambassadors to the foods and drink that we all personally love to enjoy. We don’t just serve it, we really do live it!!

The Larder House opened its doors back in January 2011 and will continually evolve by discovering new products and creating its unique portfolio of offerings. As a customer you will really see the restaurant & team grow & specialise. Especially when you attend one of their showcase nights whereby the team give a unique food & libation pairing event covering all aspects and flavours of the chosen product. Previous showcase nights have shown expertise in Sherry wines, Offal, Port, Absinthe, Single Malt Whisky & Gin.

Cuisine: European
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

Very slow service and quality of meat was poor on one of our two main meals. The other one was fine.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 March 2019

Felt it was a bit over priced.

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Visited On Friday, 15 March 2019

We booked the meal as a celebration and thanks to the welcoming atmosphere and delicious food, we had a wonderful evening. The service was excellent and the staff clearly knew about the food and drink on offer, and therefore could advise us on our choices. I'm a pescetarian and was very happy with the menu selection. It is good value, but whenever we go we can't not have desert, cheese and a great bottle of wine etc, so we spend more than normal, but for the best food and drink around. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Sunday, 10 March 2019

Great atmosphere, fantastic roast potatoes and the server could not have been better. We will be back.

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Visited On Sunday, 10 March 2019

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Visited On Sunday, 10 March 2019

Loving the woodburner:-) great food as always

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

Only disappointment was that balsamic vinegar was not available

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Visited On Sunday, 03 March 2019

Amazing Sunday roast, lovely atmosphere. Great value for money!

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Visited On Saturday, 02 March 2019

We had a lovely meal, the service was good and it tasted delicious. Would go again.

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Visited On Friday, 01 March 2019

We had heard about the Larder House from friends and decided to try it for ourselves. We were shown to the covered outside area, where there Was a fire to keep us warm. The staff were extremely nice and the menu was explained. We shared a terrine sharing platter to start, which was delightful. Our mains were beautifully cooked. I had the pheasant, which was delicious and my husband had the venison, which melted in his mouth. The service was slick, not rushing us, but equally, making sure we were happy with our food. I would recommend the restaurant to friends and we will definitely be back!

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Visited On Friday, 01 March 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our time. The staff were super friendly and attentive and the atmosphere was fantastic. We will be returning

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Visited On Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Great evening, Paul the chef was fantastic. Highly recommend.

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Relaxed atmosphere and very tasty food.

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Visited On Friday, 22 February 2019

Great food and great service. Atmosphere was good for a Friday evening. Although it was a little bit expensive, especially when all the drinks were added in, but then the quality of the food was great.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 February 2019

We loved our first visit to the larder house. Food was brilliant. Staff were informed, happy and patient. Would highly recommend to others.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 February 2019

Very charming restaurant and great food , using quality ingredients

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Visited On Sunday, 24 February 2019

Portions were massive - you could probably cut back on the meat allocation, although not too much!

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Visited On Friday, 22 February 2019

Amazing food, fantastic service

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

Excellent food. Great atmosphere. Very good customer service. A hidden gem in Bournemouth. Highly recommended

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Amazing food! Staff very friendly and helpful. Had a lovely evening at the laser house and visited the library bar after dinner. Loved it and will definitely return

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Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

Lovely restaurant. Super food. Very attentive, helpful and knowledgeable staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

Lovely food and staff. The main part of the restaurant is cool. The extension out the back isn’t quite so nice but will come into its own in the summer I’m sure

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

This is a lovely place (I have been 3 times) but have always been a bit disappointed with the food. It's fine but not quite what it should be somehow.

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

Great service, staff all very friendly and food was as good as any top class restaurant in London

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Visited On Sunday, 03 February 2019

This was our 2nd visit for a Sunday roast but this time had invited some family members for a birthday meal. Everyone agreed how fantastic everything was from the food to the service. The cheese board for one was amazing!! Can't rate this place highly enough. Staff are all lovely and friendly and can't do enough for you.

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