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Soho

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7 Church Street, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
01202 496140
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating

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  • 30
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  • 14
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
surprisingly spacious inside, easy to walk past outside

Nice bar/restaurant, give it a try looks nothing from outside but inside is spacious and modern, not sure about the upstairs outside area, but they do food drink combos for a budget night out so worth checking out..

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
MARTIN B
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice bar/restaurant, give it a try looks nothing from outside but inside is spacious and modern, not sure about the upstairs outside area, but they do food drink combos for a budget night out so worth checking out..

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Thank MARTIN B
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely after work tapas. Comforting atmosphere and attentive service. Liked that it was casual and had to collect our food from the chef.

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Thank gabbie f f
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been celebrating bday there. Very nice service and good party (we didn't even expect we're gonna dance!). Food and drinks bit too expensive I'd say but still very very good :))

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Thank Justyna C
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Nice look about the place with comfy leather armchairs alongside tables. Modern shiny bar. I ordered soup of the day, broccoli & Stilton, which was delicious, my husband ordered a classic beef burger also enjoyable until he found long blonde hair in his meal. The bar server refunded his meal but it's been enough for us to rethink a return... More 

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Thank Wilb2012
Dorset
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

We visited yesterday, two of us for lunch. Couldn’t fault the food or the décor but the service seemed somewhat absent. On arrival we approached the bar where two staff, who made no eye contact told us to go and find seats ourselves then come back and order at the bar. In fact the blonde one spoke with her back... More 

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Thank Brookflow
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

It was a rainy day in Christchurch and went into Soho for a coffee and awesome large tea cake, it was just like going into some ones front room, the service was great and the staff were friendly and welcoming. The surroundings were really relaxing and you were not rushed, there is also a buzz and it is an exciting... More 

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Thank Carol S
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We love going to Soho. It has a buzz and at the same time is relaxing. Soho has a modern interior and the staff are very welcoming. The food is prepared to order and is delicious, being made with that certain extra taste. The meal proportions are good sized and are reasonably priced. The superb cappuccinos in Soho are our... More 

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Thank crossingtheline
Poole, United Kingdom
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505 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Whilst in Christchurch we wanted some lunch, initially we had gone into Loch & Quay opposite Soho but as no one could be bothered to take our order we came out and went into Soho where it was a different story. Staff were friendly and said we should sit where we like and come to the bar to order. The... More 

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Thank AngieP49
Preston, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

My wife and I had lunch at the Soho on a day visit to Christchurch. There's an Italian theme to the restaurant but I had a tasty rarebit on bruschetta and my wife jerk chicken and caramelised onions on a ciabatta. They were both freshly cooked to order and there was about a 20 minute wait although it was quite... More 

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Thank Bill P
East Midlands, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Wanted coffee and cake and saw teacake and coffee offer - none available and little other choice either. Staff were so laid back they may as well have not been there, and despite being very quiet for a market day (I wonder why!) service was very slow.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Church Street, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 01202 496140

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 24
  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget

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