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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Thai Restaurant
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“Walking distance and excellent value. This is the original 1 opened in 2009. Now there over a dozen along the south, they must be doing something right.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Lovely cafe with good coffee and a decent menu in a nice place, great for lunch, brunch and breakfast.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Nature
“A nice park within walking/cycling distance. It has a mini train which takes you around and a children's indoor play area with soft play and a skating rink. Several places to grab a bite to eat here.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Hotel
“Contemporary nautical-inspired 4 star hotel and restaurant in enviable waterfront position, serving award winning food. Great place to relax, eat or drink.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Health
“Located directly on the seafront- All day dining in a relaxed atmosphere with fabulous food! Often do Live Music events too....Check out their website!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Theme Park
“We have had a couple of great days out here. There is a fantastic indoor play centre, shows, attractions and rides. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“Tower Park is worth a visit, especially if the weather is not great! Has many things to do including splashdown Swimming Pool, Bowling, Cinema, Lemur Landings Soft play, Bingo and numerous restaurants!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Diner
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“Good restaurant on the beach at Bournemouth, serving a number of fish dishes ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Sublocality
“Great lively highstreet with lovely bars and restaurants. Only a 10 minute walk away.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
“Award-Winning bakery serving artisanal breads, gourmet sandwiches and patisserie”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Trains, buses, taxis also located here to all local and national destinations. 10 min walk from house”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Great cocktails, friendly atmosphere, DJ on Friday and Saturday nights, live music on Sunday afternoons, good value food.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“An elegant restaurant with a stunning glass front. Great for an occasion dinner or some classy cocktails. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“It’s an Italian restaurant on the beach. Food can sometimes be hit and miss but with the location, and a bottle of wine you can’t go wrong”
  • 13 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Shopping centre, plenty of parking for £1 for 2 hours. Or just 10 min walk.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Entertainment
“One of Bournemouth's top and historic entertainment venues. 10 min walk away.”
  • 6 locals recommend