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Urban Beach

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Bournemouth, England
01202-30-15-09
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Bournemouth
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Come here at least a few times a month. Food is amazing, staff are cool and you can't beat the location! My only oooone little criticism is the wait at the bar on busy days, I know it can't be helped but when you've got 10 people in front of you and two bar people making cocktails it really sucks!... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family have an apartment near Urban Beach. We visit the restaurant a couple of times a weekend when we're there. It has helped to transform the area and acts as a vibrant hub for the seafront. Breakfast, lunch and dinner have great vibe. The food is good but not great and would be good to see some more specials... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us ate here at lunchtime on a Sunday. We have eaten here before and really love the food. It's delicious, so tasty, the staff are really friendly too. Every opportunity we get we come down to eat here. If you get chance try the sticky toffee pudding with honeycomb and salted ice cream, the best desert I've ever... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Had meal here recently, not been for a few years. Was great when opened now looming shabby. Fish I had wasn't washed out properly. Expressed concern to waiter who was poor in his response to the situation. Won't be back for several more years unless I hear it's had a boost.

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Thank Steve O
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

I had breakfast and dinner here. Both were truly excellent. The main evening meal and pudding was absolutely delicious, obviously cooked by a real chef! Such a thrill after eating out so many awful or average meals in Bournemouth. The breakfast was fantastic too. Sausages top quality etc. (Only the bacon was obviously reheated and horrible/chewy!). Service good/friendly.

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Thank MayTaylor100
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

By chance visited Boscombe beach and stopped at urban beach for lunch I had tagiatelle with lobster,scallops and monkfish which was excellent My friend had twice baked Wookey hole cheddar soufflé which was also delicious The dessert menu was varied I had local cheeseboard which was very interesting in its variety and quality of cheeses. I enjoyed all the cheeses... More 

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Thank smokeymolly
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Sad to say Urban Beach has lost it. Booked a table for 2 on a Wednesday night at 8pm. Firstly I'd like to say I've always been fond of Urban beach, I like the layout, they have a great back bar and do a fierce breakfast but I was disappointed with this latest experience. A number of dishes on the... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Booked this restaurant a few weeks ago to take my family out for Saturday 28th May 2016, I requested outside seating, this was not available when we arrived they sat us inside. poor choice of menu no veggie option no chicken dishes. and the chips were fried three time no option to have a jacket Potatoes. The chips were over... More 

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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Lovely relaxed early evening dinner. The food is good and the service is really friendly, enthusiastic and warm which we love. Just one comment; I'm not sure that it needs a TV on in the evenings. I can see that during the day that might work but in the evening, it's a bit distracting. Just a thought but we'll keep... More 

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sevenoaks
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76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Sat in their 'outdoor' section. Our visit was ruined by all the smoke, although they have 'defined' areas (No smoking on the 'fake' grass!!) the smokers were flouting the rules and it was like sitting in a chimney. Not sure how they can get away with it as the 'outside seating' area is actually almost enclosed with doors to get... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, British, Bar, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bournemouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: 01202-30-15-09

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