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Ludo Lounge

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Bar, Cafe, British, Contemporary
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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, 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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  • 38
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food but limited options for special diets

Went to Ludo Lounge for a dinner tonight and was excited as Monday's specials I've heard are good and come with a glass of house wine if you add 50p to the price. Sounds good to me, I thought! The only problem I have is that I am a veggie with nut allergies, other than that I'm happy to eat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
PaulaInBournemouth
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Poole, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The Loungers chain does something that not many places achieve - make it somewhere I would visit for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Visited for a leisurely Sunday brunch and very much enjoyed the Eggs Florentine. Consistently good food, well priced in a convenient location. Great for families, couples, groups and singles too!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Popped in with some friends for breakfast, have been a few times before and found I ok. Not sure if I've just got used to better quality elsewhere or if standard have slipped, but was a bit disappointed today. I went for Lounge Eggs (equiv of Eggs Benedict) - the bacon seemed cheap and was really fatty. A friend ordered... More 

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LudoLoungeTeam, Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this review

Hi Snake_Toad, Thank you for review on your recent visit to Ludo Lounge. Firstly may I start by apologising, It is of great shame that you feel the quality of our food hasn’t progressed throughout your visits, I would just like ensure you that I will be passing all of your comments on to our head chef and the kitchen... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We enjoyed an evening meal here whilst on holiday and staying local to this establishment. Good food and service but portions rather small.

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

Thank you luckygables, It's nice to hear that you had a good experience and that you enjoyed the food and recieved good service. If you wouldn't mind I would love to hear what dishes you had durning your visit so i can review them with our Head Chef. Please email me at ludo@thelounges.co.uk. Again thank you for taking the time,... More 

BOURNEMOUTH
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great place to eat, family friendly, fair prices, lovely tapas available, would recommend to anyone visiting the area.

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

Hi danscu, Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to review Ludo Lounge. It's great to hear you had such a lovely experience and that you would reccommend us. We look forward to welcoming ypu again soon. Kind Regards, Dani Piovan More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Went for lunch and was pleasantly surprised by the selection on the menu. We ended up choosing the lounge burgers and when they arrived they were well presented and tasted great. Will definitely be returning to try other things on the menu.

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

Hi mellowsoul, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent visit to Ludo. We have recently changed our menu so it great to hear that you enjoyed the burgers on your visit and that you'll be back to sample the rest of what we have to offer. We look forward to seeing you on the next visit.... More 

Southbourne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

I came to the Ludo lounge to sit outside, in the sun, in order to enjoy a glass of wine and read the paper. They have tables out the front of the bar, and next to them is a huge sign saying " No Smoking in This Area " yet no one seems to either be able to read it,... More 

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LudoLoungeTeam, Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this review

Hello 558Srt1969 Thank you for the taking time to write a review of your latest visit to Ludo Lounge, I am sorry that you didn’t enjoy your visit. As you clearly stated there is a large sign out the front stating 'no smoking in this area' & we do offer a roof terrace where customers can smoke. Our staff are... More 

Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We arrived at 7.00 pm on a Friday evening and the place was nearly full. The food was very good and reasonably priced, as was the wine. Friendly staff. There is a mix of casual seating and dining tables, which gives the restaurant a relaxed ambience. I would definitely visit again when in the area.

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

Hi GHarrisUK, Thank you for you kind review following your visit to us last week. I'm happy you found a table and spent your evening enjoying what we offer at Ludo and its great to hear that you will return when you are next in the area. Again, thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. Kind... More 

Bournemouth
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We went to the Ludo lounge for a meal to celebrate our daughters 18th birthday. Our table of 10 had diners from 3-75 years old and there was something on the menu for everyone. We couldn't book a table as we hadn't pre-ordered from the party menu, but as it was a Wednesday, and we arrived at 5.30pm, seating for... More 

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

Hello BournemouthCakeFairy, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We pride ourselves in being a venue for all ages so it great to hear you choose us for your special celebration. All of your comments have been passed onto the staff working that evening. Thank you again, a we look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Went to Ludo Lounge for a dinner tonight and was excited as Monday's specials I've heard are good and come with a glass of house wine if you add 50p to the price. Sounds good to me, I thought! The only problem I have is that I am a veggie with nut allergies, other than that I'm happy to eat... More 

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LudoLoungeTeam, Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this review

Hi PaulalnBournemouth Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit to Ludo Lounge Monday nights Cheeky Monday deal is indeed very popular and it is a shame to hear you couldn’t take advantage on this occasion, most of our specials can be altered to cater to dietary requirements so I am sorry if this wasn’t communicated fully during your... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Visited with family (aged 20 to 75) and all enjoyed. Lovely informal atmosphere and eclectic mixture of furniture and vintage photos/ornaments. All our meals were lovely with people raving over the faggots special and the home made fish cakes. Our second visit and sure we'll be back. Reasonable prices - around £7 to £9 for a main meal - and... More 

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LudoLoungeTeam, Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this review

Hi PuttingPenToPaper I would first of like to thank you for taking time to write a review of your recent visit to Ludo Lounge, We aim to have a venue that caters for everyone and with a good family atmosphere so it is great to hear that your experienced this on your visit. We look forward to seeing you on... More 

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Additional Information about Ludo Lounge

Address: 34 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth, England
Phone Number: +44 1202 430699
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
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
Average Prices: USD $6 to $19
Cuisine: Bar, Cafe, British, Contemporary

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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 to $19
  • Cuisine: Bar, Cafe, British, Contemporary

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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?