There's nothing quite like a Great British pub, whether you like somewhere old fashioned with bar towels and jugs of beer or something a little more 'gastro'.

In Poole there's plenty of choice when finding your perfect boozer from Quay-side treasure to a 'proper pub' in the historic old town.   

We've taken a look Tripadvisor's best rated pubs in Poole so you don't have to. 

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Here are the best pubs in Poole: 

The Foundry Arms At Poole

Bournemouth Echo: The Foundry Arms. Credit: TripadvisorThe Foundry Arms. Credit: Tripadvisor

Where: 58 Lagland Street, Poole BH15 1QG 

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5 

The best rated pub in Poole is The Foundry Arms. Sharing his experience, one customer said: "Very friendly pub, best atmosphere in town!

"Went for Sunday roast and stayed for card bingo and live music after.

"A very good way to spend an afternoon in a real pub."

Read more reviews here.

The Bricklayers

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Where: 341 Parr Street, Poole BH14 0JX

TripAdvisor rating: 4

This 'Great British Pub' has been around since 1833 and is situated in Ashley Cross with an outdoor, heated, covered garden.

One happy customer said: "Amazing venue, food and staff!

"Lovely and atmospheric place, great food and brilliant customer service from all the staff! Will definitely be coming back soon."

Read more reviews here.

Jolly Sailor

Bournemouth Echo: Jolly Sailor. Credit: TripadvisorJolly Sailor. Credit: Tripadvisor


Where: The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ 

TripAdvisor rating: 4

Situated on the Quay, the Jolly Sailor is one of the best-known pubs around.

One happy customer said: "Visited the Jolly Sailor with the family and had a great afternoon with amazing food.

"There was a great choice of drinks, especially the gin selection and a wide variety of beers on offer.

"The staff are friendly, professional and polite. I would definitely return and recommend coming here to everyone."

See more of the reviews here.

Brewhouse and Kitchen

Bournemouth Echo: Brewhouse and Kitchen, Poole. Credit: TripadvisorBrewhouse and Kitchen, Poole. Credit: Tripadvisor

Where: 3 Dear Hay Lane, Poole BH15 1NZ

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

The Brewhouse and Kitchen in Poole is one of the best-rated pubs in the town with more than 1,000 reviews. 

One happy customer said: "Visited brewhouse and kitchen they food was outstanding!

"Tim was very helpful in the changes to my burger. Will definitely be back!"

Read more reviews here.

Rope and Anchor

Bournemouth Echo: Rope and Anchor. Credit: TripadvisorRope and Anchor. Credit: Tripadvisor

Where: 4 Sarum Street, Poole BH15 1JW

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

With nearly 400 'excellent' reviews, the Rope and Anchor is described as "a gem in Poole" by customers.

One person said: "What a terrific place this is. It has a warm inviting appeal. It’s decor is tastefully done throughout.

"The attentive service is something akin to a 5 star hotel. I noted an excellent range of beer, wine and spirits. The menu was varied and interesting."

They added: "Top marks for this Poole gem."

Read more reviews here.