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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Restaurant
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“Great place to eat right on the seafront. Take a walk through Boscombe Gardens and Chine to work up an appetite!”
  • 53 locals recommend
Cafe
“Great stop along the river for a coffee, drink, lite bite or fuller bite. Open for breakfast, this place gives a lovely view of the river. Cosy log fire in the winter and both indoor and outdoor seating available.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great local restaurant - book ahead. At the weekend there is a speak-easy hidden bar above - ask when booking... ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bar
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“The music is great and there are often special nights like Comedy night, music night.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Fast Food Restaurant
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“Indoor entertainment centre, featuring the Splashdown water park and Cineworld cinema, Tenpin bowling, kids soft play, bingo and a range of restaurants.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Cafe
“Family friendly spot for food and/or drinks. Good food with bar services, games and also dog friendly. We love this for a casual evening out!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Hotel
“Its right opposite where you stay! Found this little gem of a place before we were lucky enough to get the flat opposite. great atmosphere with a relaxed vibe, good menu and friendly staff.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Fish & Chips Shop
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“The best fish and chips restaurant and takeaway! Only a 10 minute walk away”
  • 18 locals recommend
Store
“Fantastic plant-based food, great for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Great menu, fabulous cakes! Open: Mon 10am-6pm, Tues 9am-6pm Wed: Closed, Thurs: 9am-6pm, Fri 9am-9pm, Sat10am-9pm Sun: 10am-6pm T: 01202 236407 7 The Triangle, Bournemouth BH2 5RY”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Another fine dining option right on the water. Amazing choice of seafood and wines”
  • 18 locals recommend
Café
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“Popular local restaurant with great food and drink -midway between the flat and the beach! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Walking distance and excellent value. This is the original 1 opened in 2009. Now there over a dozen along the south, they must be doing something right.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great view over the ocean and a big space for large groups. One of my locals for a coffee or cocktail. Its just a 10 minute walk from here. You walk left out of the hotel, to the main road and down the hill. Walk to the big wheel and you will see Aruba. Go on up the stairs and check out the view. Dogs also welcome”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Lovely cafe with good coffee and a decent menu in a nice place, great for lunch, brunch and breakfast.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“It’s an Italian restaurant on the beach. Food can sometimes be hit and miss but with the location, and a bottle of wine you can’t go wrong”
  • 13 locals recommend
Diner
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“Good restaurant on the beach at Bournemouth, serving a number of fish dishes ”
  • 13 locals recommend