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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: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout

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  • 6
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  • 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
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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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England
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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England
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

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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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Absolutely the best coffee & breakfast in Bournemouth. Friendly staff, great food, and a really friendly atmosphere. If you are in the Boscombe area, it's definitely worth a shot.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It's the last day of the holiday and it is raining, thank god I found Cafe Boscanova Great coffee (I mean amazing coffee) and a tomato and fennel soup to die for. Just beware that it seems to get very busy!!

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Bournemoith
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great pancakes, great granola, great coffee and if you get there before 9.30 there is a two for one deal in food. Wheat free pancakes available as well. The interior is trendy distressed, and in fine weather they have plenty of tables and chairs out in front. The staff have always been friendly. What's not to like about it?

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Stopped in for coffee and cafe. Found a gem in amongst an unpromising area. This place is lively , fun, lots to look at, good atmosphere. The cake and coffee were excellent. We even purchased some ground coffee to take home. The food looked very good. Especially good menu if are a veggie. Really friendly and helpful people. Really recommend.

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I have been an occasional customer of this cafe for 3 or 4 years now. The place is busy, lively and interesting. There are lots of flyers and cards on the walls for all sorts of local activities and services, and there is good music playing, but never too intrusive. The coffees and smoothies are great and they also have... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Always amazing breakfast! Try the red eye coffee you'll be buzzing all day. Great atmosphere and service spot on! Highly recommended!

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Coffee - Definitely NOT essence of "burnt beans" in an excuse of half whisked lukewarm milk! As if often served in a "other" bespoke barista houses. Service - Exemplary, good old fashioned manners from staff efficient in knowledge of THE product. Trained to give eye-contact & engage with menu selection in a contemporary manner & setting. Warning - bathroom down... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We go there regularly and we always look forward to going again. The food is delicious. Coffee is absolutely fabulous. Staff - super friendly. Decor - quirky. There are tables outside as well. Oh, and it's very, very healthy!

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My husband and I have been going to South Coast Roast for a while now and we were always told by various people that Boscanova was better, so we finally decided to give Boscanova a go! The coffee was great, the place had a nice and casual atmosphere. We had a piece of carrot cake and a brownie with our... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Boscanova

Address: 650 Christchurch Road | Boscombe, Bournemouth BH1 4BP, England
Phone Number: +44 1202 242831
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
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
Average Prices: USD 15
Cuisine: American, International, Contemporary

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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: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?