La Lupa has been down on Poole Quay for as long as I can remember. It’s stood the test of time when so many restaurants (even on this tourist hotspot strip) haven’t seen out a year.
It’s easy to see why – the decor and food is no-nonsense, traditional, authentic Italian, run by an Italians and frequented by Italians. If that’s not a testament to the place’s authenticity I don’t know what is! Continue reading
To any Bournemouth local, Koh Thai seems like an obvious place to visit and review. It’s something of an institution on the Bournemouth independent restaurant scheme after starting up life a handful of years back in the modest Boscombe outlet which quickly became famous for its authentic Thai-inspired cuisine. Continue reading
As you will know if you’ve read my Burger Shop review, I’m on a mission to find some awesome restaurants and lunch spots within a stone’s throw of my workplace in Lansdowne, Bournemouth. It only takes a few minutes’ search and a quick filter on Trip Advisor to come across The Bournemouth Pizza Company on St Swithuns Road. It’s about a five minute work from my office, so I figured, let’s go for it!
A really smart and simple little independent restaurant, The Bournemouth Pizza Company offer traditional sit-down and takeaway food at a really reasonable price. Continue reading
The Burger Shop, Bournemouth
They’ve been there for a good few months now, but the new restaurant causing a stir in Bournemouth is The Burger Shop on Old Christchurch Road.
If you’d asked me a few months ago what restaurants are in the Lansdowne end of town I’d have said you’re more likely to find something in the KFC, Subway or O’Neill’s calibre than a burger restaurant which rivals hyped-up London chains Bodean’s and Meat Liquor. The Burger Shop, however, have cropped up in this horribly overlooked part of town, seemingly from nowhere, offering just that. Continue reading
Lulworth Cove Waves in Dorset Storm
At the weekend I was kindly invited along to a bloggers event run by the delightful Hannah Bee and Bournemouth Bloggers.
The event was not just one day but two, to be held in the a glorious five bedroom cottage called Ashley House in Piddletrenthide near Cerne Abbas, Dorset. Continue reading