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Cliffhanger Cafe

Waterford Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5JA, England
+44 1425 278058
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Waterford Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5JA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After a long and lovely walk the Cliffhanger was a welcome (start and ) finish point. The afternoon teas were yummy and the comfy seat very welcomed.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank marycem2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely place to have lunch with an amazing view. The place is very well located with a lot space to park.A very nice place to visit and come back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Segal63
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review The Cliffhanger does have the most spectacular view. So pleased you enjoyed your visit to us.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very well situated cafe, perched high on the top of the cliff with fabulous views of the Isle of Wight. The cafe has an excellent menu, very big car park and access for all. There is also a takeaway coffee and ice...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David R
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5*review. We are extremely proud of our menu at Cliffhanger which proves very popular. The huge car park adjacent to Cliffhanger is Free Parking until March. We look forward to welcoming you back soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cliffhanger is well situated, with great views. The atmosphere is vibrant and the seated service excellent. The latter falls down if you sit outside and have to order at the counter as there never seems to be enough staff to take orders and prepare...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank JonnyBurton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food brilliant hostess Nicky and Frankie Valley tribute was fantastic wonderful atmosphere easy parking will definitely returnMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jdoig
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your 5* review Your positive feedback is very much appreciated Nicky and the Cliiffhanger team do a fabulous job at looking after all our customers. Our highly experienced chefs do a wonderful Christmas menu which had been extremely popular this...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the Frankie Valli tribute night on Wednesday and we are blown away!! The food was fantastic and the act himself was amazing. However the icing on the cake was our waitress Nicky, who went out of her way to make us all feel...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GaryWin21
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5* review Our Cliffhanger chefs will be delighted with your wonderful comments about our food and menu. The tribute nights at Cliffhanger are very special Great price for such a fantastic night out! And with such a superb team of staff...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to this restaurant. We had a wam welcome from Brandon and he continued to provide excellent service throughout the evening. The food was good and the entertainment was fabulous. The dance floor was full particularly during the Robbie Williams set....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JETR10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended a Frank Valli tribute on 19th December Had a great night very good act great atmosphere and good meal our server was Amanda who made us very welcome and provided great service. Thanks again for a brilliant night.More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank horaceredford
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5* review We are so pleased you had a great night at Cliffhanger. Amanda is an integral part of the Cliffhanger team and has been a huge part of the growing Cliffhanger family. We are super proud that we have such...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great night out. Good food, good choice and excellent service from friendly staff. Musician performed for an hour and sang all the well known Buddy Holly hits. Could hear all the words and sounded just like the originals. During second half sang a great selection...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Hicky48
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your 5* review. Such fabulous positive comments that the Cliffhanger team will appreciate. So pleased you enjoyed the food, service and entertainment. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From walking through the door we were met with a warm welcome and shown to our table. We enjoyed a Charles Dickens tale before our two course lunch. Our meals were absolutely delicious and the service was excellent. This was our first visit to the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Paulakay18
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your 5*review Your wonderful comments have been passed onto the Cliffhanger team. Charles Dickens at Christmas combined with great food and service is a winner. Please try one of our many events planned for the new year and our restaurant...More

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LindawhebbSymmons
22 March 2017|
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Response from Jov1611 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Linda, they have a variety of options for lunch including Fish & chips, Steak, burgers, chicken, salads, pie, mac 'n cheese, sandwiches, jacket potatoes etc. They also have gluten free menu and a 2 for £15 menu. If you... More
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LindawhebbSymmons
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Response from Denis C | Reviewed this property |
You will have to contact them direct I don't work there
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Response from 192nickg | Reviewed this property |
They do allow dogs but only in one small area over by the back door away from the car park and there are only a couple of tables there. Plus you'll have to walk round the outside of the place from the car park to get to the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterford Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch  >  Highcliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 278058
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