The Avocet

Welcome to The Avocet

Your home away from home, at The Avocet whether you are looking for seasonal and innovative food and drinks, chilled-out Sunday lunch, lounging on our sun terrace or the bustle of weekend nights then look no further for your perfect venue.

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The Pub

Next to Parkstone railway station and opposite Ashley Cross Green you'll find our beautiful victorian pub, The Avocet.

Formally known as The Cow, The Avocet is your home away from home, we're proud of our pints and large range of drinks and spirits and aim to delight with a curated menu of british pub classics, seasonal innovative dishes and inclusive veg and gluten free options.

Bask in the sun out on our sun terrace during the warmer months or cosy up to the heaters in the winter. Whether you're looking for a chilled dining experience or the buzz of weekend pub life we have the perfect spot for you.

We look forward to welcoming you in soon.




58 Station Road
BH14 8UD
United Kingdom

Opening hours

Mon - Thu:
12:00 pm-11:00 pm
Fri - Sat:
12:00 pm-12:00 am
12:00 pm-11:00 pm


We always advise booking a table online for parties of up to six people.
If you’d like more information on saftey or how we can cater for larger groups or for special occasions, please don't hesitate to phone us ~ 01202 723155

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