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Cafe Boscanova

650, Christchurch Rd | Boscombe, Bournemouth BH1 4BP, England
01202 395596
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Ranked #18 of 525 restaurants in Bournemouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: American, Continental, Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Delivery
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Delivery
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English first
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

So this restaurant is slap-bang in the middle of one of the areas of Bournemouth that is in need of substantial TLC. Therefore, it's not one of the places that would leap out at you as being at the top of the list. Well, you'd be wrong. The atmosphere is welcoming and friendly, they know how to make coffee and... More

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London
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Second time in this cafe' near Bournemouth: atmosphere is funky, relaxed with colourful furniture and outdoor seating. Breakfast is delicious: portions are big, pancakes are huge and quality is very good. Try the Lumber Jill and you won't be disappointed! Prices are not cheap, but quite average: for 2 full breakfast with drinks the average is £24 but your stomach... More

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We came back to Boscanova after a fab first visit a year or so ago. Happy to report that our first visit was no fluke - our breakfast was lovely, the atmosphere was a relaxed as we remembered and we introduced some friends to Boscanova who are also planning to return. Prices are slightly higher than other cafes but you... More

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Liverpool
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

A truly hidden hippie paradise in Boscombe. Feels like Newquay inside. Great decor, fresh food & amazing coffee. Lovely staff, too. Well worth the slightly high prices.

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Bournemouth, England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Just had the best breakfast in Bournemouth. Everything is fresh, hot, well cooked. The food is of the highest qualify and obviously thoughfully sourced. Coffee good and strong. Great staff. Great quirky decor. Toilets again quirky but spotless and fresh. Wonderful menu. Have a go and visit this wonderful place.

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I loved the coffee. I loved the pancakes (usually can't stand pancakes) Staff are helpful, polite and individual (not just a number) Cafe is small which is a shame but good facilities. YEAH!

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Best breakfast for long time. Amazing coffee and friendly service. The ambient in the Cafe is something else, great! People who judge the speed of the service I would recommend them fast food breakfast or take away! Get up earlier and enjoy the morning calm before rush hour! Well worth it! Glad to find the place and surely visit again!

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

We went there for an English breakfast which to be honest was better than expected. Quality of the food was good an the amount was enough with a fairly good price. The place looks nice but despite the amount of people working there they took more than 15 mins to come to our table.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

What a find! This place is 100% worth a visit. Although the surroundings are not the most glamorous, you soon forget about this when you enter. Not only is Boscanova full of competent and friendly staff but the menu is fresh, varied & a bit different to your usual cafe! I had the sweetcorn and polenta pancakes on a bed... More

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Visited today for a father's day treat of pancakes with my son, incredible as always, fantastic coffee, HUGE stacks of pancakes. fast & super friendly service, in a great atmosphere. Quality music and nice vibes!!!!!

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