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Cafe Boscanova

650, Christchurch Rd | Boscombe, Bournemouth BH1 4BP, England
01202 395596
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Ranked #28 of 556 Restaurants in Bournemouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Tue 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Continental, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Delivery
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Rarely I get the chance to visit a cafe on my own. But as I was passing doing Xmas shopping and banking I thought why not. Very cosy and a really good selection of funk xmas songs on. I had a strawberry smoothy to start....which was very refreshing, followed by the East End breakfast. Excellent!! Loved the egg on top... More 

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Great little food spot in a quirky setting with very friendly and helpful staff. Food is wholesome and everyone looks like they enjoy working there, which in turn enhances the customer experience making for a good business. Interesting blend of customers who themselves look an interesting bunch of discerning diners. Price is fair too. Give it a try soon.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I could wax lyrical about this place all day, and we visit at least a couple of times a month. Boscanova has put in the effort and legwork to bring great coffee to its customers, and has teamed this with a food menu that offers choices you just don't get in most cafĂ©s. The decor and atmosphere is funky and... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Slightly alternative menu, home made smoothies were tasty, but very gritty (berry pips), poached eggs were perfect but not cheap. Love the shabby assorted furniture and décor - what looks like recycled paper cups for lamp shades.

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Gorgeous traditional food with a bohemian twist, generous portions served by friendly engaging staff who are there for the love of food and coffee and it really makes a difference. If you love coffee you will love this little place and the tea is great as well. Family friendly and suitable for all ages. I love this place!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A lovely meze was had by 4 of us and we came again and got the same quality of food and service. Price is reasonable and we have returned several times

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Called in for the first time for coffee and cakes. The coffees were superb - beating the pants off any chain stores. The cakes were superb. Staff were unbelievably helpful. The decor is what makes it - lets say it is eclectic. It has been thrown together - shabby chic- and it shouldn't work - but it is brilliant. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We regularly come here and have been at a leaving do at the place. Nice people, great food, great atmosphere. Dhal soup was amazing. My fiancé had the pancakes. Do it!

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Stopped in here for a coffee and there's a great vibe. The food and smoothies looked great and the staff were super friendly. This really looks to be the cafe to stumble into after Saturday nights party. Coffee, although made with love, was a bit bitter for my tastes hence the 4/5.

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We popped in whilst on our mini honeymoon to sample what was advertised as one of the best coffees. And we were suitably impressed. The coffee was out of this world so we decided to give breakfast a go the following day. We both went for pancakes and they were gorgeous and a really generous portion (too generous, neither of... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Boscanova

Address: 650, Christchurch Rd | Boscombe, Bournemouth BH1 4BP, England
Phone Number: 01202 395596
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
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
Cuisine: American, Continental, Contemporary

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