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Cafe Obscura

The Square, Bournemouth BH2 6ED, England
+44 1202 314231
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good13%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible49%
4 weeks ago
“Poor customer service”
18 Aug 2018
“Think of a number, add 50% then basically ignore your customers.”
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Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
The Square, Bournemouth BH2 6ED, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ordered double espresso, hot chocolate, chocolate muffin, a j20 and tap water. Bill came to £14. The coffee was burnt and undrinkable. The hot chocolate like warm milk with hardly a taste of chocolate and the muffin tasted like fake chocolate with no sweetness to...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very pleasant server, drinks and food arrived fairly promptly, all together. Prices were a little high, but everything seemed good quality. It's the right establishment for the location.

Thank conamore56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is DREADFUL!! Sausages on the breakfast are the cheapest, nastiest, beige meat possible. Greasy, tinned mushrooms, cheapest bread, etc, etc. Prices are premium, quality is minimum. Plus every bit of the order was wrong, from all white toast (I asked for wholemeal), given sauces,...More

Thank MrBond42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very weird atmosphere, expensive for what it is (over £8 for an English Breakfast. Ordered 2 meal and asked if they could heat my baby's food (she is just being weaned and we wouldn't be able to order her anything off the menu) they said...More

Thank Samantha R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was average but overpriced. Customer service lacking. Before we had sat down at the table we were asked if we were ready to order (in fact one member of the group was still stood up at that point). We then did order our...More

Thank sheep182018
Reviewed August 18, 2018

I always try to write something positive when writing a review on any restaurant or cafe because it can be hard work often in difficult circumstances. I am really struggling. Great location for people watching? Yes but so is the wall opposite. Friendly staff? Not...More

Thank Brian083
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

I visited this cafe today and found the staff to be very rude to my daughter. They upset us a lot. We will not go back there again .

Thank jrm766
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner ordered two drinks and a chocolate sundae whilst we waited to go to the cinema, the service from the staff was disgraceful, they didn’t understand anything we said and made us repeat is at least 3 times! We then finally got...More

1  Thank Robyn G
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We had breakfast here with live music in the background from street entertainers. Pity the very average food didn't match the entertainment! Staff seemed like rabbits in car headlights, every query was greeted with a shocked negative, or puzzled reply. Anyway, our full English breakfasts...More

Thank Fountainofexperienc
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

If this cafe was located anywhere else it would be out of business. Slow disorganised service. Lack of ownership of queries by staff and overpriced. Needs someone to go in and sort it out.

Thank Emma S
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square, Bournemouth BH2 6ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 314231
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