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18 Seamoor Road, Bournemouth BH4 9AR, England (Formerly Zoukinis)
+44 1202 766797
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11:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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London
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We chose this restaurant because it has a five star hygiene rating and because it is different. There are many places to eat in Westbourne Village and this was our first visit. Two of us ate really well. We needed a quick lunch as we were on a deadline and that was no problem at all. The food was tasty,... More 

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1 Thank Mike-in-London
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So disappointing and shocking customer 'service'. Having read a number of the reviews which grade Amala as terrible or poor, they EXACTLY reflect ours. we've been many times and always found it so terribly slow, especially if there are more then two of you. This time we found that a number of things we wanted from the menu weren't on,... More 

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1 Thank Quaintrelle R
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I was so happy when Amala was open, this town really missed a proper vegan restaurant. The decor inside is beautiful, especially the tree. The restaurant has a very nice welcoming feel. And the food. I am not a vegan, I am vegetarian and a fussy eater, But I could happily eat there every day. The choice is so great... More 

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Thank AlenkaWar
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The food was fantastic! I particularly enjoyed the brownie which was so chocolatey and gooey. It came with the smoothest, creamiest ice cream I've ever tasted. The service was spot on! Very friendly and welcoming. I couldn't have asked for more. This was my first trip to Amala; I had been a long time ago when it was Zoukinis, but... More 

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Thank xnicolamayx
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

A great, relaxed dining experience with friendly staff, and lovely food. So much flavour and attention to detail. I plan a return visit this week!

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Thank Tom H
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

My partner and I enjoy vegan food and are always looking for new dishes to try so we thought we'd come here. Unfortunately we were very disappointed. We had the brownie for dessert, which was completely tasteless! We would not come back again even though the service was good.

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3 Thank Diner89
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We ate here to try it out, both loving tasty vegetarian and vegan food, but we were very disappointed. Zero atmosphere, as we were the only diners at 8pm on a Thursday, and we were a bit shocked at the prices - £14 for the main course my partner had and it (nut roast) wasn't anything special. The decor is... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

A new menu with fantastic jack fruit pancakes. The service was personal and warm . I would recommend to anyone wanting a great vegan food experience to go

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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My daughter and I were visiting the area for an open day at Bournemouth University. My daughter is vegan so when travelling we always plan ahead with the restaurants we will visit, this one was top of our list. We popped in on a Saturday morning not realizing that breakfasts were only served on a Sunday (our fault). But the... More 

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with family. Delicious food beautifully presented. Don't worry about it being vegan. If you are used to vegetarian food this is just as good. Slightly uncomfortable chairs and table with legs in the wrong place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Cuisine
Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Seamoor Road, Bournemouth BH4 9AR, England (Formerly Zoukinis)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 766797
Description
Established as Zoukinis in 2008 as a vegetarian restaurant, this gem has recently undergone a major facelift and is now called amala. (2016) Amala is now a purely vegan restaurant offering a conscious eating experience with what some would call 'vegan gourmet cuisine' with delicate and robust flavour and texture combinations - all purely plant-based. Whatever it may be, we are committed to offering real food, prepared simply and with love, using organic and local ingredients where possible and practical. Many of our 5 star review mention the friendliness of the staff, the soothing and calming atmosphere (even when we're busy which is more and more!) of the environment and of course - many takes pictures and comment on the delicious food! Most important to us is how YOU FEEL at the end of the MEAL (or experience as we like to call it). That is our focus and our strive. Daniel & the team at amala

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