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Cliff Top Restaurant

93 St. Michaels Road, Bournemouth BH2 5DS, England
+44 1202 554665
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salt marsh lamb” (15 reviews)
“tempura prawns” (14 reviews)
“sea bass” (29 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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93 St. Michaels Road, Bournemouth BH2 5DS, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great Sunday Roast - Roast Pork & Beef Dessert of Eton Mess was good along with the cheese & biscuits. The Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon were excellent. The waiting staff and owner were highly attentive and look after us during our visit. Good food...More

Thank Malcolm D
Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant does what so many others should emulate -- have a smallish menu but do things well. The food clearly has good ingredients and is very nicely cooked. Portion size is good. Service is excellent. It is a little more expensive than similar establishments...More

Thank Vermy100
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent service and excellent top quality food. We have not been to Bournemouth for a while but when we do we always make the time to visit

1  Thank Irene J
Susan K, Owner at Cliff Top Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Irene for your review. Its so lovely that people make the effort to return to us. We really do appreciate your custom. Kind Regards, The Cliff Top team.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely ++++ wonderful food and service. Have visited this establishment 2 years now. Brilliant staff , exceptional owners. Brilliant service and food +++. Don't visit Bournemouth without visiting Cliff toP.

1  Thank sharonjO6973JO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I travelled down to Bournemouth for the weekend and came across The Cliff Top Restaurant. We decided later on to book in for dinner which was no problem for them, the phone service was very helpful and polite. When we arrived we...More

1  Thank anusarakhemton
Susan K, Owner at Cliff Top Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow! What a great review. So many compliments, thank you. We often get a lot of last minute bookings and we do try our very best to squeeze everyone in. Being a small restaurant this can be tricky some times. We pride ourselves on our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and friend came down to visit Bournemouth for the weekend, we found this restaurant near the Marriott hotel, we ended up eating here for every night whilst we was down here, the food is absolutely out of this world it’s so yummmy, the food...More

1  Thank Lottie S
Susan K, Owner at Cliff Top Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Lottie S for leaving us such a great review. The owners are usually always on site, helping out where ever they are needed or are often found socialising with regular customers that become good friends. As an independent restaurant we try to give...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited as we'd wanted to try this restaurant as was very close to our hotel, we were not disappointed either! Love the outside seating area, nice relaxed ambience. My partner loved his breaded Plaice, I chose the Salmon, but had forgotten to request it 'well-done'....More

1  Thank Sparkyshell
Susan K, Owner at Cliff Top Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are luckily right in the heart of all the B&B's and hotels which is great for the holiday makers. We've recently given our outside terrace a spruce up so hopefully our customers appreciate our efforts. We always make sure the customer is happy so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service were both fantastic. Food portion sizes were generous considering the quality of the food and the pricing which was a nice surprise.More

Thank Richard S
Susan K, Owner at Cliff Top Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Richard S for leaving us a review. The last thing we want is any of our customers leaving still feeling hungry so we'd like to agree and say our portions are of ample size! We look forward to seeing you again, Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I booked online as we were staying in Bournemouth overnight. The food was outstanding, the service friendly and not rushed, the drinks excellent. The salt marsh lamb rump was absolutely beautiful and cooked exactly as I asked. Overall a great meal experience.

Thank Oberon1957
Susan K, Owner at Cliff Top Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for leaving us such a lovely review. I couldn't ask for a better review! I'm so happy you had a lovely experience and we look forward to seeing you again some time in the near future. The Cliff Top Team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time we have ever been and was so pleasantly surprised the staff were amazing and so friendly and the quality of the food was amazing You must try this place you will not be disappointed

Thank Graham B
Susan K, Owner at Cliff Top Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for recommending us in this review! We are a hidden gem tucked away on the West Cliff. We always aim to serve with a smile, providing the highest quality of food. Thank you, The Cliff Top Team.

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James H
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Response from Wayne10w | Reviewed this property |
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29 October 2016|
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Response from Susan K | Property representative |
there is free parking on all surrounding roads. you can always drop your parents at the restaurant and then go and park. when you book, ask if our parking space happens to be free as we only have one and it's not always in... More
27 October 2016|
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Response from Susan K | Property representative |
Hello Marianna Sorry but we only allow guide dogs inside the restaurant. We have undercover seating outside if this helps. Kind regards Sue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 St. Michaels Road, Bournemouth BH2 5DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 554665
  • E-mail
The Cliff Top Restaurant in Bournemouth has been our passion for the last four years & we continue to enjoy serving new and exciting food to our customers. We are always happy to accommodate special requests and take great pride and care to make sure everyone enjoys their experience at the Cliff Top Restaurant
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