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Ludo Lounge

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Bar, Cafe, Spanish, British, Contemporary, Pub
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34 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth, England
+44 1202 430699
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: Ludo Lounge is an informal, neighbourhood food led cafe/bar open all-day...
Ludo Lounge is an informal, neighbourhood food led cafe/bar open all-day everyday where families, friends, and locals can come for a coffee, a drink, or something to eat in a relaxed comfortable environment.
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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 47
    Average
  • 12
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  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tues night - and busy - for good reasons!

We had business in Southbourne and wanted quick meal at 8pm. Ludo Lounge offered decent enough menu (not haute cuisine), good service, friendly environment and was quite "buzzy" for a Tuesday night. People eating meals at the rustic tables, people just having coffee at the cosy sofas, a few at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
woodchal
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Reading,Berks, UK
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fairly often meet friends here for coffee or lunch but our visit last week was not the usual pleasant experience. Music louder than usual but my main gripe was the roaming (sometimes running) dog. I asked a member of the serving staff if dogs off the lead were allowed and she said 'yes - the owner is a regular'. I... More 

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Thank patricia E
LudoLoungeTeam, Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this review

Hi Patricia E, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to us. Firstly I would like to apologise if the music was too loud for you, it is raised and lowered regularly to try and get the optimum background noise level. With regards to the dog off of the lead, they do... More 

Reading,Berks, UK
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73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had business in Southbourne and wanted quick meal at 8pm. Ludo Lounge offered decent enough menu (not haute cuisine), good service, friendly environment and was quite "buzzy" for a Tuesday night. People eating meals at the rustic tables, people just having coffee at the cosy sofas, a few at the bar. It had a very up to date and... More 

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Thank woodchal
LudoLoungeTeam, Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you woodchal for your lovely review. It doesn't matter what day of the week it is in Southbourne, there is always has such a great buzz on the highstreet. We pride ourselves on our staff and their great standard of service and really appreciate all the feedback you've given on our venue. Many Thanks, Kane More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The chunky Beef Chilli was amazing and my wife loved that Salmon fishcake. Lovely service and atmosphere....Well worth a return visit. Thanks guys!

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1 Thank David J
LudoLoungeTeam, General Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review David J. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the food and had an enjoyable experience with us. Many Thanks, Dani More 

bournemouth
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well i like the physical space and the food is good too. It does tend to turn into a creche at certain times if you know what i mean.... fine but as it's a large open room it can get very noisey. Staff ok but could be a little more engaging... guess I've been spoilt at other venues. Sorry if... More 

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Thank steve h
LudoLoungeTeam, General Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this review

Afternoon steve h, Thank you for your review, I agree at times it we can get noisy but with being a large room it does have enough space to accommodate mother and babies which I'm sure is the appeal. I hope we can welcome you back again soon for some Lounge eggs. Kind regards, Dani More 

Newport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Nice food , relaxed atmosphere,good for couples,groups of friends and families. Our 3yr old granddaughter loves the games provided and our 18yr old Grandson likes the relaxed atmosphere

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Thank Christine L
LudoLoungeTeam, General Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you Christine L for your lovely review. It’s great to hear that your family of all ages enjoy spending time at Ludo Lounge and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Many Thanks, Dani P More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

I really enjoy coming to the Ludo Lounge when I am visiting Bournemouth. I have eaten here at breakfast, lunch and tea and the food is always very good. The service at times can be slower when it is busy but the staff are friendly and attentive and can't do enough to help. I would recommend if you are in... More 

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Thank ly2215
LudoLoungeTeam, General Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this review

Afternoon ly2215, Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to leave us a review. As you have said at busy times the service can be slow but I'm happy to hear the staff are always attentive and friendly. Also that the food never fails to impress. We hope to welcome you back on your next visit... More 

Bournemouth
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81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

I use Ludo Lounge often as a venue for one to one business meetings and it is great for that. The staff are friendly and helpful. The coffee is good. Today I went in on an impromptu visit for lunch with my wife, we both had Eggs Benedict, which we both enjoyed. It was busy and had a good atmosphere.

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Thank cookBournemouth
LudoLoungeTeam, General Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you cookBournemouth for taking the time to give us your feedback. Our Lounge Eggs are one of our most popular dishes and great anytime of the day. Again thank you, it's great to hear that you enjoy Ludo for pleasure and business. Kind Regards, Dani P More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

The Ludo Lounge is one of our local restaurants/meeting up spots. Busy, eclectic and great buzz, can be a little noisy sometimes as young families are welcomed especially in the mornings. Good variety on the menu, service good. Reasonably priced with a good range of prices. Can recommend the Lounge Eggs.

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Thank EdwinTWthree
LudoLoungeTeam, General Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this review

Afternoon EdwinTWthree, Thank you for taking the time to review Ludo Lounge. We always love receiving feedback and especially great from the locals. We are very community related and Southbourne itself has a great buzz that we thrive off. Thank you again, Dani P More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

I love the Lounges' there is always a very chilled atmosphere. Friendly staff, just the right mix of coffee shop and pub. Family, and dog friendly. The all day breakfast, very tasty. As a non drinker, I still enjoy a pub atmosphere, and these bars hit the spot, keep up the good work.

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1 Thank Alison M
LudoLoungeTeam, General Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this review

Afternoon Alison M, What a lovely review of Lounges', thank you very much. Your kind words sum up what we are all about as a company so thank you. Kind Regards, Dani Piovan More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This is a venue for all ages, lovely to see very young babies and very senior members of the community all made welcome. Food served but also just pop in for a latte or wine as you fancy. Spacious seating, clean and good value

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Thank barneyc45
LudoLoungeTeam, General Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this review

Morning barneyc45, Thank you for your kind words, Ludo is a venue that appeals to all and we strive to keep the product quality to match our variety of customers. Thank you for your review. Kind regards, Dani Piovan More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 430699

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 17
  • Cuisine: Bar, Cafe, Spanish, British, Contemporary, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Ludo Lounge is an informal, neighbourhood food led cafe/bar open all-day everyday where families, friends, and locals can come for a coffee, a drink, or something to eat in a relaxed comfortable environment.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?