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Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8AN, England
+44 1202 759100
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (51 reviews)
“cakes” (12 reviews)
“alum chine” (51 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8AN, England
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1 - 10 of 796 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is restaurant that rests on its laurels . Great location and good food but some of the staff are just plain rude . I live in the vicinity and visit frequently, I take a lot of people there but even after 10 years they...More

Thank loolabooba
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food, wine and service with a smile with a back drop to die for - the Dorset Coast! Would definately recommend...

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was five of us and I forgot they close the kitchen at 2.30 and we made it by 10 minutes. These days not many restaurants close for the afternoon and reopen again at 6pm. However you can still get a coffee and cake or...More

Thank val p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here many times before but on this occasion extremely disappointing. Kept waiting and the place was nearly empty! ( breakfast time) slow service waitress needs to re think her job RUDE isn't even close. The food was cold when arrived. The tea...More

Thank Frane1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great night with a table in the restaurant looking out to sea. Booked the 8 pm sitting so therefore the table was for the evening. 2 had steaks and 2 pasta. All food was tasty and cooked to perfection. Service with a...More

Thank PeterandWendy289
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading recent reviews about the Service at this restaurant I was somewhat apprehensive about a visit with my 89 year old Mother, but it turned out to be a very enjoyable visit. The food was well cooked with generous portions, and the service was...More

Thank Dfwp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I eat here as a treat even though I live at the other side of Bournemouth and I am closer to some of the 'best' restaurants (according to trip advisor). I have been here when its busy and quiet and never had bad service, but...More

Thank fimonkey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think I've learned a lesson, do not eat out over a busy bank holiday weekend. Arrived at the restaurant about 7.30, the hostess was cheery, pleasant and accommodating, that was the last we saw of any of those qualities from the staff! Morose, gruff...More

Thank Barry I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today, for a spot of lunch and some drinks. The waiters ignored me for over 45 minutes even though they clearly saw me when I was trying to get their attention. I couldn’t go inside because I had my dog with me, so instead...More

1  Thank Chris J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh where do I start! Don't go!!!! They have the most fabulous location which they are clearly trading on as there would be no other reason to visit this place. We tried to book a table for 8pm, were told it had to be 8.30pm....More

Thank Oliverwine
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2 August 2017|
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Response from Jon P | Reviewed this property |
No. car park 2 minutes walk away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 759100
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