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Cheese & Alfies

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10 Church Street, Christchurch, England
01202 487000
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8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 183
    Excellent
  • 81
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 31
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Disappointed from previous.

Went the other night for dinner as we have been before at it was really good. Did not have the buzz it used to, food quality was OK nothing special for the price, but the atmosphere was not there, staff wanted us out the door I think, it as only 9ish. Staff were shouting out orders for the next... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The place has gone downhill. Sad but true. Expensive, overhyped and great if you want to sit in a draft.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Went the other night for dinner as we have been before at it was really good. Did not have the buzz it used to, food quality was OK nothing special for the price, but the atmosphere was not there, staff wanted us out the door I think, it as only 9ish. Staff were shouting out orders for the next day,... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great place for lunch or just coffer, staff very friendly and helpful. Surroundings have a country kitchen feel and the food is plentiful and tasty

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Kettering
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

As on previous visits, very good, tasty food, excellent service and pleasing interior. Particularly enjoyable is their sopu and toasted cheese sandwich.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We went for breakfast. This was our second visit and was disappointed. It took over 50 minutes for 1 of the meals to arrive. The staff were not attentive. One sat picking her feet whilst we were waiting to order and I had to ask someone else. Finally the order was taken. The food did not arrive for ages. The... More 

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UK
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We are here with friends. Very disappointed. Nice atmosphere, but portions very small. Waitress did not even know what an Irish coffee was. We should have noticed that surrounding restaurants were packed and this one was not. Says it all!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Popped in to meet some friends for lunch. No pressure from the waiting staff while we chose what to eat... we took ages as we were chatting so much. Finally chose our meals. OMG - the pancakes are cracking! I ordered soup of the day and a sandwich, it was piping hot, the soup, not the sandwich and really tasty.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Well if you want good food and good service you must pay this place a visit the food is fab we popped in on our hols one of the best meals we had all hols the pan haggerty was to die for thanks for a fab meal will be back next holiday x

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huddersfield
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Came here because it looked really cute and the decor was fab! Ordered some pan breakfasts, fish finger butties and the Big Dipper. Food was great, service was great, can't see what the bad reviews on here are on about. The best thing was that they have some cake which is dairy/gluten free..... Big woohoo for me being vegan as... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We went to cheese and alfies for breakfast many a time when it first opened and loved it...raving to friends and family about the pancakes and pans. However, in the past few months we've returned a few times and unfortunately been underwhelmed. They set such a high precedent that they no longer reach. Not sure whether there is a new... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Church Street, Christchurch, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 01202 487000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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