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"The Poole Arms is a traditional family run pub. We specialise in Fresh Fish and Shellfish,we have four Real Ales and a very good wine list.The pub has outside seating so you can enjoy a drink, some fresh seafood and watch the boats go by.

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Take a stroll along Poole Quay and discover its oldest watering hole… The Poole Arms (circa 1635) distinguished by its Green Tilled frontage.

THE POOLE ARMS,a specialist seafood bar was run by landlord Bob Kerr and his wife Maureen for the last thirteen years, but have now handed over the day to day running to there very capable daughter Michelle and her husband Carl Smith and will have complete there first year by April! time flies.

Eat overlooking the Quay and in summer tables are set outside. Bob and Maureen have a clearly defined view of how fish should be eaten and present beautifully simple dishes with new potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables , either pan fried, poached, grilled or oven baked without a chip in sight.

The house menu nods emphatically towards the nearby water, with what one visitor describes as “excellent seafood at reasonable prices. The only Pub in the town not offering the usual fish-and-chip-in batter fare”. With home-made house specialities such as Fish Soup,Fish Pie,smoked haddock pot and Seafood Casserole.
Other favourites at the Poole Arms include King Prawns in garlic,moulles marinier,herring roes on toast,pints of shell-on prawns,squid,oysters, cod, hake, plaice fillets and fresh dressed crab salad with minted new potatoes.

The Poole Arms also has a board with the catch of the day and is influenced by the seasons, utilising local produce as much as possible. The board changes daily and you will see such offerings as Brill, Bream, Skate Wing, Whole Plaice, Red Gurnard, Dab, Torbay Sole, Sea Bass and Sprats.Fresh local landed lobsters can be ordered for for next day delivery.