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Cafe Boscanova

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American, International, Contemporary
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650 Christchurch Road | Boscombe, Bournemouth BH1 4BP, England
+44 1202 242831
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Takeout

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  • 174
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
amazingly friendly service

visited with the family on one of the wettest days I hav ever experienced. Great welcome, lovely atmosphere, delicious coffee (and hot chocolate) and very generous portions of deliicious pancakes for breakfast. A real highlight of our visit to Bournemouth!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Sue M
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

visited with the family on one of the wettest days I hav ever experienced. Great welcome, lovely atmosphere, delicious coffee (and hot chocolate) and very generous portions of deliicious pancakes for breakfast. A real highlight of our visit to Bournemouth!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

There are many things I like about this place. First of all it had great food, good variety and many healthy options. Secondly, the atmosphere is very relaxed, and super friendly. Thirdly, maybe the most remarkable or significant is their Flat White. Flat right the best coffee I ever had anywhere. I had 4 there in my 2 day stay.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A great coffee/cafe, one that you could imagine being in London! Went here for breakfast, I had the lumber jill — pancakes, poached egg, bacon and sausage. Lovely and filled me up. I liked the fact that it was like having a big breakfast and pancakes rolled into one. The sweet and savoury contrast works well. Also very reasonable, you... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I have been going to Boscanova since the first day it opened. The coffee is second to none, the same as the friendly staff. It is a unique place with a unique menu and somewhere I arrange to meet my family and friends. To me it really is a welcoming oasis.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A really nice independent cafe with a very Bohemian feel. Great coffee, and the bacon rolls are the best I've ever eaten. The food brought out for other customers also looked top notch and seemed to be enjoyed. Lovely relaxed atmosphere, chill-out music in the background and very polite and attentive staff. Top place.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I've spent many afternoons in Cafe Boscanova. The menu is varied, with lots of delicious options for vegetarians, vegans and gluten free customers too. The food is fresh, the drinks menu is extensive and there are always daily specials to try. I love coming here for breakfast, the Lumber Jill is recommended. It's a bit pricier than your average cafe,... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

What a lovely establishment. We stumbled across this cafe in our quest for breakfast during a recent trip to Bournemouth. The staff were great; friendly, chilled but professional. They were quite happy to tailor the standard East End Breakfast to our differing tastes. We didn't mind waiting for our food, - which was lovely by the way - as the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Food is always to mega high standards. Get in and sat down to order before 09:30am for 241 on breakies. Favourite is blueberry pancakes = awesome. Staff are chilled and always glad to see you even when it's really busy. Dog friendly too, massive bonus as our boys love it here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

2-for-1 on a great breakfast can't be knocked (if you get there for the early bird) . Plus great coffee and a great atmosphere. Sophie our waiter was lovely and made us feel really welcome.

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Been here so many times for breakfast and I always have a great time and the best food. Staff make this place extra special, so friendly and welcoming. I recommend the pancakes and the fresh orange juice, both so tasty. If you go early they also do a special deal! Love this place and can't wait to return soon :)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 650 Christchurch Road | Boscombe, Bournemouth BH1 4BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 242831

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: American, International, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?