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Castle View 10 Church Street, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
+44 1202 487000
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I came into your restaurant on said date, and I sat down with my girlfriend and her family getting ready to celebrate out engagement. We definitely didn't get off to a good start or choose the best place to eat. We sat down waiting to order when we saw one of the chefs throwing food out of the fridge/freezer, and... More 

Thank Harry W
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have marked average as it wasn't 'very good' which is the next option but the staff were really lovely. They were training a new chef so everything took a long time and the home made tortillas were a bit overdone so not really worth the wait although the dips were yummy. Maybe I caught them on a bad day.

Thank Natasha S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very at ease. We ordered pot of tea for two which was ample for two cups each. Service was very good. We had a special from the menu fresh fish. I will definitely be taking friends and family again as children are welcome. This was the first time visiting cheese and Alfies

Thank Lady Tracy R
Dorset, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been to Cheese & Alfies two or three times in total for one main reason: the pan breakfast. The pan breakfast is an all-in-a-pan English breakfast with quality ingredients, everything tasted delicious. Only down sides were that it took a little while for food to arrive and the coffee was burnt... but apart from that, I'd always recommend it... More 

Thank pnagashima
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little cafe with a decent menu. Cater well for family with plenty for the kids to choose from. Also good for a quite coffee stop, nice to avoid the chains....

Thank Timswsfc
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Promising menu and good atmosphere on a rainy Saturday lunchtime. Single chef turning out what looked like great food. Informed of a half hour wait so left. Shame as there were plenty of other staff, but only one on the kitchen who was a bottleneck. Went over to the Italian deli for an awesome pannini. Got served straight away.

Christchurch, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes we were treated well - hence a 'poor' not 'terrible' rating. The £15 burger tasted more of dried herbs than 'burger' and at over an inch thick the field mushroom just was too wet and bland to be a benefit. The chips were hard and under cooked. They were busy and having waited 35 mins I really did not... More 

Thank JonHavard
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love it here and go often. The goats cheese walnut and cranberry salad is lovely. Breakfasts are delicious too. Very funky quaint little cafe with great staff

Thank Aaliyah R
Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the third time we have been here, the first was a disaster as they had not noted our booking although when we got them to look there was a note in the diary re our booking, When we arrived the kitchen was closing down. The second tine, see my review, was very good and we were given a... More 

Thank Tyke69
Southampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Well, my family and I decided to treat ourselves to breakfast. I had been to C&A a few times while ago now and the menu hadn't changed so I knew what to expect - which was great on the last occasion. Unfortunately the children's menu wasn't really adapted to breakfasts so we chose to just order scrambled eggs on toast... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle View 10 Church Street, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 487000

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