Places to go out & eat & drink in Bournemouth
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Local Restaurants, Cafes, Pubs, Bars, etc in Bournemouth

Places to eat & drink in Bournemouth.

One of the happiest places to be is Bournemouth, one of the UK's traditional holiday resorts with a great crescent of sandy beach miles long. It's a place often used for surfing, and it is the first place where a reef (Boscombe Surf Reef) has been constructed to enhance the experience and attract more visitors. There are a number of chines that go down to be beach making it a pretty area and to the east is unspoiled coastline appointed as a World Heritage Site. From the town the botanic Pleasure Gardens travel down to the pier and seafront. The architecture of Bournemouth is varied and there is everything that you would need to enjoy a great holiday with art deco cinemas, theatres, cafes and hotels, and a good nightlife. For those in need of retail therapy the shops will not disappoint with a range of boutiques, stores and accessory shops, shopping malls and Victorian Arcade. Boscombe, a mile away has another area of shopping where antique shops and a street market can be found. If you want to use this famous resort as a base, then from here just some of the places that you can visit are Corfe Castle, The New Forest National Park, the beautiful Dorset countryside, the Jurassic Coastline plus loads won't run out of things to do.

We cannot give a full list of all available food outlets but below is a small selection of those available in Bournemouth or surrounding areas.

Bournemouth Restaurants, Cafes, Bars, Food Outlets, etc

blank tabNEW WESTCLIFF HOTELRestaurant
27-29 Chine Crescent, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5LB
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New Westcliff Hotel is a Victorian building situated within an acre of picturesque grounds & gardens, only 10-minutes walk from Bournemouth town centre with it's award-winning golden beaches.

53 luxury en-suite rooms, some being located on the ground floor, all beautifully refurbished to a high standard. Our vast range of facilities include a heated indoor pool, spa bath, sauna, 25-seat surround sound cinema and bowling green. Relax and unwind from the stresses of everyday life. Indulge yourself with a meal from our elegant restaurant and its unique range of food, ideal for all taste buds. Relax in our gardens, enjoy a cocktail or two from our extensive drinks menu. Car parking available.

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Adam & Eve's Cafe & Food Store

7 Holdenhurst Road, Lansdowne, Bournemouth, BH8 8EH
Tel: 01202 558323 / 01202 463306

Highly tempting eat-in or take-away menus will delight you on every visit. Not expensive or complicated - just wholesome, tasty & fresh.

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Bistro On The Beach

Solent Promenade, Southbourne, Bournemouth
Tel: 01202 431473

This stylish waterside restaurant is a popular beach café by day and a much-frequented bistro by night. It offers an extensive ‘all day’ café menu but as evening falls dishes become reflective of its accolade - Best Bistro in Bournemouth 2002.

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Hot Rocks Surf Restaurant

Pier Approach, Bournemouth, Dorset
Tel: 01202 555559

American surf themed restaurant on two floors. First floor specialises in steaks, ribs, Mexican, American, Jamaican and Indian cuisine. Ground floor Beach Diner has a surf shop and adjoining outside patio area. Cocktail and ice cream specialities.

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Lee's Dynasty

486 Wimborne Road, Winton, Bournemouth, BH9 2EY
Tel: 01202 532050

All the chef's special dishes are his own creations. The spectacular vegetable carvings - which are themselves a work of art - provide a wonderful finishing touch to what is a memorable eating out experience.

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Beales Cafe 36

36 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 1LJ
Tel: 01202 552022

Cafe 36 is a light and airy contemporary cafe situated on the lower ground floor of Beales. Its menu offers 'superb' snacks and light lunches and thirst quenching refreshers as bottled beer, fresh fruit Smoothies, iced Frappaicinos and Americanos.

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Chez Fred

10 Seamoor Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, BH4 9AN
Tel: 01202 761023

A multi-award winning fish and chip restaurant and take away, popular with locals and visitors alike. Recently extended restaurant caters for nearly twice as many guests as before. Alternatives available for vegetarians and non fish-eaters.

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Harry Ramsdens

East Beach, Undercliff Drive, Bournemouth, BH1 2EZ
Tel: 01202 295818

World famous, freshly prepared fish and chips served in comfortable surroundings with fantastic sea-views. This popular beachside restaurant offers a full menu range including 'sumptuous starters, mouth-watering main courses and delicious desserts!'

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Cafe Rouge

67 Seamoor Road, Bournemouth, BH4 9AE
Tel: 01202 757472

Café Rouge serves French cuisine at value for money prices. Whether you want a family meal or a business lunch, everyone is encouraged to come and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and friendly service.

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Romanzo Greek Taverna

87 Poole Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth
Tel: 01202 761070

A family-run restaurant, specialising in authentic Greek dishes and traditional home cooking. There are many steak, fish and salad dishes to choose from, whilst the more adventurous diner may like to try the Meze.

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Baraca Cafe/Restaurant

129 Charminster Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8UH
Tel: 01202 515144

Baraca serves a mouth-watering mix of traditional Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine. Sublimely flavoured dishes include mezes, flat bread with inviting dips, herby salads, tender grills, fragrant stews and the house speciality 'incik' (overnight cooked lamb) - described as irresistible.

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20 Post Office Road, Bournemouth BH1 1BA
Tel: 01202 558399     E-mail:

Keith and Sarah invite you to rediscover modern British food in their comfortable, relaxed and stylish restaurant. Enjoy freshly prepared to order dishes from our main menu, lunch menu or from our chefs’ daily specials board.

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Douce France

1 Fir Vale Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 2JJ
Tel: 01202 314242     E-mail:

At Douce France all our Sandwiches are prepared in front of you in our Premises. Our Baguettes are freshly cooked in our shop's Oven, and we only use the Best Ingredients for the preparation of our Fillings and Salads. We also specialise in both corporate and social events. We will help you create an event that will delight your Guests and exceed your expectations. Located a few yards off the main shopping street we are the ideal place to relax after busy shopping.

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Zafari African Restaurant

18 Ashley Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth, BH1 4LQ
Tel: 01202 393164

Zafari offers a range of exciting foods from southern and eastern Africa. We offer a wide range of tastes to suit all including our mixed braai (a range of game meats such as kudu and impala together with boerewors sausage) or Malagasy salad (pineapple, ginger, chilli and coconut) or crocodile steak with peanut sauce.

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Boscombe & Chime Gardens - The Clock Café

Tel: 01202 393164

The cafe specialises in locally-sourced organic food and provides a selection of home-made cakes, freshly prepared sandwiches and salads.  The cafe is situated in the newly renovated Boscombe and Chime gardens which also contains a newly constructed 18-hole crazy golf course.  The Clock Cafe and crazy golf course are open seven days a week, from 10am until dusk. We hope to have an alcohol licence in place by the end of August 2007 to serve a small selection of wines and beers.

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