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The Bayou

22 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth BH2 6EJ, England
+44 1202 780019
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
22 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth BH2 6EJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for lunch with a Groupon voucher Superb tapas, ribs were absolutely lovely & Mac & cheese was delicious Will visit again

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Southern soul food tasted amazing! The portions are huge and the staff amazing. The atmosphere is just wonderful :5 🌟s

Thank thelmslynch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious from starters to desserts. The food is very fresh and huge portions for all meals. The service is fast, friendly atmosphere and very helpful staff. The whole experience was excellent. Would visit again and recommend it too.

Thank _mcnjenga
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food amazing service . Defiantly will come back with more friends and recommend you . The place is lovely and very welcoming . 😘👌

Thank MarjanA56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

6 of went for a friends birthday was nicely surprised by good food , great price and friendly service . Can't fault anything. Hope they will get lots of business so we can continue enjoy this experience!

Thank Mariam Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ever since l saw the menu for The Bayou l’ve been dying to try it - and it was more than what l had expected! The food is amazing - the portion sizes big and plentiful - from the cornbread and honey butter starter to...More

Thank Catherine J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Restaurant is Bloody amazing. We where greeted with a happy smile and shown to a window side table. The decor was amazing and the ambiance was spot on. I ordered the peace maker po'boy and 6 Buffalo wings and the wife got the Ray...More

Thank William N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here today as a group of 8 for lunch. It was a nice welcome and the staff are friendly and helpful. Plenty of starters to choose from but few on the main course. However what we did have from the main course was great...More

Thank Heart-in-Taiwan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so food first: We had several menu items NOT available which was a disappointing start. I had the “chicken bird”. (Dinner) The crispy coating was good but the chicken itself had not been seasoned so was rather plain. The beans and other sides were...More

Thank ijudd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was amazing! Highly recommend coming here, make sure you get the ribs or wings with the BBQ sauce, it will change your life. Our waitress Olivia was fantastic and a huge thankyou to the chef Adam for cooking what was possibly the best meal...More

Thank Storyteller743315
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28 May 2018|
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Response from Peter C | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion the food is not very spicy at all, but, then again, I like very spicy dishes. However, my wife does not like her food particularly spicy and she didn't complain, so I think you are probably safe.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth BH2 6EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 780019
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Bringing you a taste of the Deep South in the heart of Bournemouth. Our restaurant serves freshly cooked Cajun and Creole cuisine, along with Tapas style soul food creations. Alongside that we have a very well stocked cocktail bar, along with an extensive selection of American whiskies and beers, as well as home made iced Tea and lemonades
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