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Baraca Restaurant

129 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UH, England
+44 1202 515144
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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Mediterranean, Grill, Healthy, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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129 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UH, England
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Reviewed August 6, 2015

The food is excellent, authentic, fresh, and reasonably priced. Having travelled a lot in the region I can vouch for the authenticity of the cuisine, and of the gentle welcome and courteous service. the only small letdown was the techno music in the background.

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Reviewed August 3, 2015

Went for dinner with friends, one of us is veggie and there was lots of choices for her. I had the mixed meze starter as a main course, as it's quite big, this was only £6.95 which was a bargain. All the food is fresh...More

Thank sarah_sunlover
Reviewed July 11, 2015

I have dined at this restaurant twice now using my Tastecard. On each occasion the welcome was friendly and helpful, the atmosphere relaxed and suitable for couples enjoying a meal together. The menu has a very wide range of Mediteranean/Middle East dishes. On both my...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2015

It is many years since I was last here with family. Then, (presumably under previous ownership) they had a belly dancer strutting her stuff around the tables. Thankfully that has all gone and we now have quite an attractive restaurant with dozens of different types...More

Thank BigglesMGR
Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

We visited a couple of weekends ago and were really impressed with the quality of food in this small family-run restaurant. Great vegetarian selection (we'd recommend the baraca meze sharer to start, and vege moussaka). Baklava was outstanding. Would like to visit again for a...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

After reading the reviews my wife and I decided to go there, as we love turkish, Mediterranean food and have eaten in many such restaurants around the country. Unimpressed with the general state of the restaurant - dirty! Very poor food. Stale bread, prawns not...More

1  Thank HashNorat
Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

The softest meat you will ever eat! Food 5* Service 4,5* That tiny little place with Medeterenian menu surprised me with their very tasty and juicy meat! My friend AAyla, who is half Turkish and who knows very well their food advised me to visit...More

Thank DolceTatjana
Reviewed March 30, 2015

My dinner was the the worst I'd ever experienced the chicken was not cooked almost completely raw burnt on the out side and when I went to eat it tasted like I had a skinny onion in my mouth where chicken was not cooked others...More

2  Thank Bluegaze
Reviewed March 26, 2015

My wife and I had dinner on a Thursday evening. The restaurant was busy with a large birthday party which helped the atmosphere. Our order was taken quickly and the food arrived in a reasonable time. We had been advised to order quickly to be...More

Thank fkw1
Reviewed March 22, 2015

Last reviewed here in Sep 2013. We pop back from time to time & after another visit yesterday, I thought I would update my review. Great meal last night. Food was excellent & wine superb (as always) staff remain consistently friendly & helpful. One thing...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 515144
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Baraca is the one of the best premier Mediterranean restaurant among Bournemouth restaurants offering the finest Mediterranean food and a sociable dining experience enjoyed at leisure. Locals love Baraca; the charm of the restaurant and its service, but most of all by the originality, subtlety and sophistication of the food. Bournemouth’ best lady chef putting Baraca on the Bournemouth Culinary Map by using fresh ingredients and takes pride in creating her sauces, gravies, dressings and mezes in the old traditions from scratch. Her "home cooked" meals are simple, flavourful and unpretentious. Baraca restaurant decorated with traditional hanging lamps and authentic decor offers you a warm welcome, you will enjoy good traditional music with traditional Belly Dancers in Bournemouth.Baraca’s reputation for great food and friendly service at reasonable prices made the Baraca Restaurant best Mediterranean cuisine and a leading restaurant in Bournemouth. When you are in the mood for good times, good meal and great cuisine, be sure to check out Baraca Restaurant in Charminster Road. Bournemouth best lady chef and her knowledgeable service staff are more than willing to guide you through the menu offerings and suggest just the right wine from the best local wine companies to compliment your meal. Welcome to flavourful authentic Mediterranean restaurant Baraca is truly the place to eat and dine in Bournemouth and close to Bournemouth's seafront and town centre.
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