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Castle View 10 Church Street, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
+44 1202 487000
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to this café on the recommedation of a friend. We were not disappointed. The breakfast menu was varied and the food was delicious. The bread was to die for! The coffee served were tasty, and the service very friendly and efficient. Worth a visit if you're in the area.

Thank TravelExpert32
Level Contributor
37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favourite places in Christchurch! For breakfast I normally have tea and toast with marmite, the toast is thickly cut with plenty of butter and a generous pot of marmite. Occasionally I will have a Pan breakfast, fantastic but not at the high calorie end The lunch specials are great, the soup and sandwich combo is... More 

Thank roborhlpow
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited one Sunday in April after a friends recommendation. Overall we weren't disappointed. The setting is quirky with seating on first and ground floors. Overall the breakfast was very good, all ingredients were good quality, didn't quite get it being served in a heavy pan as it didn't keep the food hot which is what I expected. A couple of... More 

Thank NickWyer
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great family-friendly service and great food in a really interesting enviroment. Especially nice for breakfast....recommend the breakfast menue especially the pancakes. My son calls them the awesome fenominal pancakes!!!! Good coffee too. Will go back (often).

Thank 555gilbert2015
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this afternoon, great food and fantastic service from James and another server who's name I didn't catch! Thanks for a great trip!

Thank Stephen F
Stafford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch, bbq ribs unbelievable and loads of them !! Excellent service from our waitress, ? Betty, v helpful and friendly. Lovely atmosphere. Would definitely eat there again. One thing, not really important but I would prefer a plate to a wooden board.

Thank millib1964
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

A quirky place with old church chairs and unfussy surroundings. A warm welcome and an excellent light lunch. Will visit again when we are in the area

Thank RobinOfRuislip
London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017

Was here on Friday morning for breakfast, the choice is esxtensive and all the food is cooked fresh to order, the service is friendly and attentive, like eating in someone's kitchen. The pancakes were the best I have ever eaten outside of the USA A must visit in Christchurch.

Thank deaconwife
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017

I love this place. The food is wonderful and it's served by friendly, happy staff. The atmosphere and the decor of this small cafe are perfect for a laid back, tasty meal. The only downside would be that it is quite small and can become very crowded when Christchurch is busy.

Thank Ganesh2764
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

So it's probably meant to be part of the charm of this bohemian cafe, but I just couldn't stop thinking it needs a refurb. We sat at a table beneath the stairs and there were loads of marks up the walls, the floor was sticky, as was one of the legs of the table when I put my hand on... 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, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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?