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Ludo Lounge

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Bar, Cafe, 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: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
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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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 41
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 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
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Great atmosphere, good food and friendly staff. The butter chicken was great. We had an evening meal but would also be good for a coffee and chat . They have a book swop scheme which is great for a holiday read and locals

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
Yorkshirelass0459
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We were on holiday for ten days in Bournemouth and ate here for seven of them .Its a nice big clean and tidy place with friendly staff .there is a varied menu but our favourite was chilli beef and chips

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

Hi peter s, Thank you for your kind review, it was lovely having you here on your holidays. The chilli and chips definitely looked great, might have to try it myself. Thank you again for your lovely review and we hope to see you next time you visit, Kind regards, Dani Piovan More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Great atmosphere, good food and friendly staff. The butter chicken was great. We had an evening meal but would also be good for a coffee and chat . They have a book swop scheme which is great for a holiday read and locals

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

Thank you for your review Yorkshirelass0459. It's always great to get such nice comments about our staff and venue, so thank you. The book swap is great as we have so many local B&B's, its definitely used more in the holiday periods. Again, thank you for your kind comments. Kind Regards, Dani Piovan More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Nice place for a drink. Tapas nice, expensive and small, but that's tapas. They have offers some days like tenner for 3 and a glass of wine.

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

Hi UncleTravellingBob, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We do indeed have a tapas deal, its every Tuesday from 5pm. 3 tapas and a glass of wine for £9.95 or its £9.95 during the rest of the week for just the tapas. Again thank you for your review, Kind Regards, Dani Piovan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Visited here a few weeks ago with my family for lunch, great place to eat, really good menu and the staff are so welcoming and friendly. Came back there the following evening for a few drinks and stayed there from 6 through to closing time, they had a pub quiz there which was great fun and the building is furnished... More 

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

Hi Alex M, First of all, thank you for your kind words. Its always great to receive feedback and to be recommended to friends and family is a huge bonus. Our quiz night is always a busy night with a great atmosphere due to our regulars so we hope you will be back again. Once again thank you for taking... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

A lovely coffee lounge/wine bar restaurant, popped in for morning coffee and turned the clock back by using their old fashioned wooden board games, good quality drinks, wife and free news papers, also noted a book swap corner. Prices reasonable, didn't try food and a brief trip this time. Unique and worth a visit

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

Hi Patricia C, Thank you for reviewing your recent visit to Ludo, we pride ourselves on catering for everyone and it 's great to hear you took full advantage of the games we have to offer. Maybe next time you'll join us for some food. Thanks Again, Kind Regards, Dani Piovan More 

Wirral, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Busy in here on a Thursday evening, but stayed for a bite to eat, all very nice, and a good atmosphere.

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

Hi Cheryl643252, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit to us here at Ludo. It's great to hear that you had an enjoyable evening. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Dani Piovan More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A group of us drink in the LUDO lounge every week and on this occasion thought we'd have a snack. Ordered fish finger sandwich. Order arrived quickly enough but white bread was stale, there was only one small fish finger (over cooked hard and dry) in each sandwich the rest of the sandwich stuffed with limp (definitely not fresh crispy... More 

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

Hi Smuggler169, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent trip to Ludo, it’s always great to get feedback especially from regulars. It’s hugely disappointing to hear that you had such a bad experience with one of our dishes and I would really like the opportunity to look into this further. If you wouldn’t mind emailing me at... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Used to visit regularly, used to be good- good atmosphere and good food. Decor has become shabby, food still ok but not so good. Often lots of rowdy kids.

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

Hi hlmid, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Ludo Lounge. It is of great shame that you feel the quality of Ludo has taken a turn not just in 1 area but in a few. As a venue known for catering to everyone, we are a child friendly venue so we do quite often,... More 

coventry
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220 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A pleasant day near the beach at Southbourne rounded off with an early evening meal prior to our drive back to the Midlands. It was early so the place was neigh on empty, lots of seating when busy, order at the bar and wait for your food. We chose a table outside as it was a nice warm evening. My... More 

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

Thank you binleywoods for your recent review of Ludo Lounge. Friday was a glorious day so great to hear that you took advantage of our outside seating. We take pride in great food and servive and with your meal just being 'ok' i have review both dishes with our head chef. If you would like to provide any further feedback... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

2 breakfasts and 2 coffees - £20 approx. Wan't allowed to ask for eggs scrambled instead of fried; or to hold the black pudding. Coffee's served first with dirty cutlery; but then had to wait 30mjns before food brought out (hard to understand why it took so long as food looked like it was canteen standard); again dirty cutlery. Sausage... More 

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

Hi the-raaah, Firstly thank you for taking the time to give your feedback after your recent visit to Ludo Lounge. It’s disappointing to hear about your bad experience especially as our breakfast is very popular. At Ludo we pride ourselves in delivering great products and great service, it’s upsetting that on this occasion we have fallen significantly below our high... 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 - 18
  • Cuisine: Bar, Cafe, British, Contemporary, Pub

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?