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The Beach Hut Cafe

Friars Cliff promenade, Friars Cliff, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 4EP, England
+44 1425 275378
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (43 reviews)
“cakes” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Friars Cliff promenade, Friars Cliff, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 4EP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here on Saturday after a long walk for a coffee and something to eat. I told them it was my goddaughter, Emily’s 21st Birthday. To which they put a candle into a slice of cake and brought it outside to her with a mighty...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank J6EPJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my favourite place to go great location nice food friendly staff and when you factor in the above a Very reasonable price

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AdamD31
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely Christmas morning. The Beach Hut put payment for food and drink into a MacMillan Nurses box. The banjo band provided music for a singsong. Thank you so much

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Maureen F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent prize winning breakfast everything just right. Well worth a visit best place to visit in Christchurch

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank T4689ZDdavidm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little Cafe serves a great selection of breakfast and lunch choices. You can stop just for a drink or ice creams or a nice lunch. Staff very friendly and service quick. It has to have one of the best locations and views in our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BournemouthSurfer
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Fabulous cafe with a good menu choice. Outdoor seating under cover as well. Love it here whether for lunch or a coffee.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Henniker2
Reviewed 19 November 2018

On a very cold, windy day following a long walk around the nature reserve and across the beach we called in for a hot drink. Very pleasant lady serving, hot chocolate was great. Didn't eat there but plenty of people were and the food looked...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nibs02
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Mid week breakfast, popped in today, Wednesday, had a great breakfast, plenty on the plate, amazing sausages, good fun service and great views of the raging sea.We'll be back to try the Beef Stew!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alex D
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We walked along the beach at friars cliff to re-visit this oasis . What a pleasure it always is to come here . Friendly staff took our order and although very busy we were served our fresh crab sandwiches within 20 minutes. The wait didn't...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank calpeking
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We enjoyed a tasty all-day breakfast right beside the beach with a hot chocolate; Cooked freshly to order. Perfect day out (Spoilt only by me loosing my spectacles). Special thanks to Jo who went out of her way to get my spectacles back to me...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Camlaisbmd
8 January 2019|
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Response from BeachHut2011 | Property representative |
Hi! Yes we are open all year round. The nearest car park is at Steamer Point which is at the end of Seaway Avenue approximately a 2 minute walk from the cafe😎
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503lyndaa
19 October 2017|
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Response from BeachHut2011 | Property representative |
Hi Lynda. Yes we love dogs but unfortunately they are not allowed inside. We do have a patio area that we can cover if it's not too windy that they are more than welcome on.
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romaine2013
19 October 2017|
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Response from Roger T | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 9
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Friars Cliff promenade, Friars Cliff, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 4EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch  >  Highcliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 275378
  • E-mail
Description
We are a family run beach front cafe. We specialise in all-day breakfasts, homemade soups, homemade cakes, ice cream and waffles. Along with these you will find a comprehensive menu and daily specials. We were voted ' Best Family Friendly 2012 ' at the Christchurch Food Festival Best Of The Best Awards. You will always receive a warm welcome when you visit us and with colouring for children provided parents can relax and enjoy the food and the view.
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