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Ventana Grand Cafe

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27 East Overcliff Drive | The Cumberland Hotel, Bournemouth BH1 3AF, England
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited last night and have got to say that the meal , service & atmosphere were all wonderful , can't rate the Ventana highly enough , the crispy duck starter and sea bass main were perfectly cooked , the staff were incredible , made us feel at ease and and couldn't do enough for us .

Thank Joanne E
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My Better half and I will be holding our wedding at the hotel and use the Ventana on a regular basis at lunch time. It's not cheap but the quality is very good. I have not been in the evening so it may be a little different.

Thank Simon K
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We are local the the Ventana Grand Cafe and eat here regularly. The food choices are very wide and cater for all tastes. The ambiance is amazing and the service and staff are first class. Reasonably priced and would recommend this very highly. Cater for children too.

1 Thank Dusty078
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there a Sunday evening with family. We were well received and the children were entertained quickly with children's menus with puzzles to solve (although the crayons were "weird"...) I had teriyaki glazed salmon and my wife had chicken skewer. Both were well prepared and tasty. Although there salmon portion was significantly smaller than the chicken skewer. The salmon on... More 

Thank Peder E
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we just had sandwiches by the pool but it was done very well we wish we had visited in the evening it looked very nice

1 Thank diane f
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the food here it's been a while since I saw that good service, I didn't catch the name unfortunately. Offers on weekdays. Do ask! Thanks!!!

1 Thank Omkar B
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of four, had to book and was not disappointed . The food exceptional . The staff really friendly . Would definitely recommend this restaurant .

1 Thank alchris1951
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate there tonight. We were treated to a great meal: Great service & food in a buzzy atmosphere. We will DEFINITELY put Ventana on our 'must do' list when staying in Bournemouth.

1 Thank RalphSimon
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my mum here for a birthday treat, it was my first visit and I was really impressed. The food was amazing and the staff were very friendly, I will be coming again soon.

1 Thank pip35
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited this restaurant on many occasions and have never been disappointed. The deals they offer 2 - 1 makes you feel you have a real bargain.

1 Thank Carole G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $33
European, British, Gluten Free, Gastropub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 East Overcliff Drive | The Cumberland Hotel, Bournemouth BH1 3AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: 441202556529
  • This restaurant is at The Cumberland Hotel
Seafront Brasserie style venue serving freshly prepared British Conteporary food, with large outdoor poolside dining in summer and warm fires in winter, boutique style funky decor.Food is served noon to 9pm or 10pm ( weekends) daily. Vibrant cocktail bar open till late accompanies this unique venue and the menu has something for everyone whilst maintaining its British theme. With fresh Fish, Homemade Steak burgers, Pies,crispy duck salad, steaks and salmon fish cakes. Outdoor Bar B Q 's in summer and traditional English Fayre year round, this Brasserie has the feel of a luxury West Coast USA dining venue and has recently been awarded a coveted AA red rosette and highly commended in the Bournemouth Tourism awards.The venue also serves elegant traditional afternoon teas daily from 3-5pm.

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