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Places To Eat & Drink

Beach Lodge is situated very close to the cliff top and beaches of Southbourne and an abundance of nearby places to eat and drink. Here’s a few of our favourites:



Southbourne Cliff top and Beach


Spyglass and Kettle

The Spyglass and Kettle is a large friendly pub with a beer garden. It is situated on the cliff top just around the corner from Beach Lodge. They serve traditional pub food until 10pm seven nights a week. They have a good selection of local ales and all the national favourites too. Live music every friday night until midnight.
Location: 25-27 Stourwood Avenue
Distance: 4 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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The Commodore

A relaxed pub atmosphere to enjoy, lunch, drinks, light-bites or an evening meal. Outside seating, overlooking the sea and often offers two meals for £10. Serves food until 10pm seven days a week.
Location: Southbourne Overcliff
Distance: 3 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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Cafe Riva

A cliff top cafe overlooking the sea to enjoy lunch, drinks and light bites during the day and into the evening.
Location: Southbourne Overcliff
Distance: 3 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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Bistro on the Beach

Bistro on the Beach is under new ownership and is now open almost every day of the year. They are also now offering light lunches full meals. They are usually open on Friday and Sturday nights (but its worth checking first). Live music is a regular occurance too, especially on Sunday lunch times.
Location: Southbourne Beach
Distance: 18 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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Urban Reef

Urban Reef is an informal bar, café, deli and restaurant located at the newly transformed Overstrand on Boscombe promenade. This unique location offers panoramic views over the stunning Bournemouth Bay and to the Purbecks and beyond..
Location: Undercliff Drive, by Boscombe Pier
Distance: 26 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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Reef Encounter - Boscombe Pier

Reef Encounter is a lovely for a late afternoon/early evening venue to catch the last of the day's sun. They have a large selection of homemade burgers, chicken, steak and a decent selection of drinks including some rather nice cocktails. Wednesday night is steak night with a great deal for 2 dining. 2 nutes walk up the hill from Boscombe Pier
Location: 42 Sea Road, Boscombe
Distance: 27 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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Southbourne Grove (High St)


Brewhouse & Kitchen

Brewhouse & Kitchen - Southbourne only opened in April 2016 and offers great food, a large selection of craft beers and real ales, many of which are brewed in their onsite micro brewery. This place gets very busy at weekends but it has a great atmosphere. Open until midnight Sunday to Thursdaqy and 1am Friday and Saturday
Location: Seabourne Road, Southbourne
Distance: 9 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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The Wight Bear Ale House

Our local micro pub features No loud music, no TVs and no ringtones. Just good ale, good conversation and good times….
Location: 65 Southbourne Grove
Distance: 6 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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Deli Rocks

An Italian Deli and Coffee Bar, its perfect for lunch or just coffee and cake whilst listening to some great tunes.
Location: Southbourne Grove
Distance: 5 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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The Larder House

A fine European restaurant with a wood fired oven and a mediterranean feel outdoor area, it's perfect for a special lunch or evening meal. Amazing selection of unusual drinks and unique cocktails too. Sunday roasts are excellent here. Also check out The Library - the secret bar upstairs.
Location: Southbourne Grove
Distance: 7 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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Baffi Pizza

Baffi specialises in authentic Neapolitan style pizzas. They are typically 10-12 inches, on a thin, hand kneaded sour doughbase with a large crust. The pizzas are cooked at very high temperatures of up to 500°C by our pizzaioli from Naples, for no longer than 90 seconds in our wood fired ovens.
Location: 61 Southbourne Grove
Distance: 6 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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Renoufs

Renoufs offers a superb selection of cheeses, cured meats and drinks with over 200 amazing wines from around the World to enjoy! Great service and atmosphere. Bookings are always advised.
Location: 201 Seabourne Road
Distance: 9 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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The Way Outback Brewing Company

Another local micro brewery, bar and Taproom. Fantastic ales brewed on the premises by Richard Brown.
Location: 144 Seabourne Road
Distance: 10 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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Terroir Tapas

Terroir is very different, an eco friendly bar offering a large range of delicious small plates and a decent range of drinks. Open Wednesday to Saturday.
Location: 81 Southbourne Grove
Distance: 6 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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Casa Carlos

Casa Carlos offers authentic Spanish tapas and mouth-watering paellas freshly prepared by chef and owner Carlos himself.
Location: 211-213 Seabourne Road
Distance: 8 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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Tomlins Fish and Chips

Licensed fish and chip shop, eat in or take away
Location: 186 Seabourne Road
Distance: 8 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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Ludo Lounge

The Ludo Lounge has something for everyone with food served from 9am to 10pm. You can just have a coffee, a snack or a 3 course meal. It's a large bar/restaurant but it does get busy as its another popular venue. There's a outside terrace up on the first floor which is a bit of a suntrap on a summer's day.
Location: 34 Southbourne Grove
Distance: 6 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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Velo Domestique

Velo Domestique is not just a cafe, not just a bike shop, it’s a hub for our fast growing community of cyclists in Bournemouth. You don't have to be in to cycling to enjoy the Cafe Boscanova coffee, Jimmy's Iced Tea or the delicious home made food.
Location: 180 Seabourne Road,Southbourne
Distance: 8 minutes walk from Beach Lodge
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