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The Square

Bournemouth, England
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Ranked #19 of 31 attractions in Bournemouth
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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English first
Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Having grown up near Bournemouth, when I was younger this is where I did all of my shopping. I remember that on a Saturday and Sunday you could barely move in the centre of town. Unfortunately I find these days that due to out of town shopping centres, it is dead compared to how it used to be and only... More

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Naestved, Denmark
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Less traffic than the early 80`. Never mind, my almost grown ut teenagers loved Bournemouth, so a new generation is ready to the same fun as I experiend the first time in 1978. Bournemouth will always be the place for young people!

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The square is a place of hustle & bustle. A lot of people meet here, sit outside cafe's chatting a relaxing. This is also where a lot of buses stop.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

City centre non existent, shops very disappointing. Few chain store shops, no boutiques that we could find. Rather shabby.

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Chafford hundred
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Nice food but very dear. Baugette was not cooked or warm thought it would be for the price nice to sit outside and watch people. Friendly service if a bit slow in service and wrong order taken down lucky the guy serving drinks read it back to us before being made. Very clean

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Worcester
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89 reviews 89 reviews
34 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

A busy open area with a cafe/bar. Service at the bar slow and nothing happening other than a multitude of people passing by and noisy buses. The gardens are just across the road and much better for a rest. Only a place to linger if you want to people watch or waiting for someone.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We booked this place four adults three children. Never walked into such an unwelcoming place ever! First impressions not good, empty glasses and bottles in the doorway. A miserable and quite frankly rude waitress pointed at a small dirty table that was impossible to sit round, then proceeded to lay the table over the previous occupants food remains, unbelievable! We... More

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Stoke, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Sit out in the sun ,waiter service, nice Stella and capucino, abit expensive though but you pay for the location and to sit and watch the world go by.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Xmas in Bournemouth Square is an absolute delight. With the Xmas bar in place it is a fabulous place to go with friends, or on your own, because it is so friendly & people are always in the xmas mood. At any other time of year there are always things going on & it is a good space

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The square was useful for accessing shops and buses to all locations. it is centre of Bournemouth. Lots of shops and shopping centre when weather is bad or for a shop til you drop experience. Cafes, garden with rockery and waterfall and big band, very entertaining.

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