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Salsa Tapas Bar & Restaurant

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82 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8US, England
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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

Great service and the food was to match. We had some humous and spicy sausages to start with flat bread. Delicious. Shwarma for mains. Wouk definitely revisit. Wish that not all the unusual foreign restaurants weren't located in the same place!

Thank jrchannon
Poole, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

Turned up on a Saturday night. It was really busy but they found us a table for two. Really good atmosphere and great choice of food for all palates and some really nice house red to wash it all down. Service was fast and efficient. Food was hot and very tasty. Definitely going again soon.

Thank redphoenix64
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

Charminster is a fascinating part of Bournemouth with the potential for greatness in the evening. It has never been a center for gastronomy although, alot of the ingredients are there for the taking? The Salsa Bar is an established Spanish/South American 'restaurant' which is historically somewhere to go for a great start to a party night. However, it was also... More 

Thank GianniVPat
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

We stopped in Charminster Road the other day, and decided to try something Latin. We gave salsa a try, such a small place with a big menu, we were welcomed straight as we approached by a friendly young manager, and a nice waitress. We went for a variety of tapas, recommended by the staff. It was delicious!!! Ok I must... More 

1 Thank SteveoH81
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

I visited this restaurant about a year ago and had a really nice meal but the standard of the food has seriously gone down hill. We were welcomed by the manager and took a seat outside. The waiter that served us was Spanish but had his hands in his pockets whilst taking our order. The Patatas bravas was soggy and... More 

2 Thank LaraLovesHouse
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

Wow wow wow .... we went there as ive always driven passed & said we must try it one day & im sooo pleased we did. From the minute we walked in tp the time we left (after several shots of lemon liquer!!) The service was impeccable, food was out of this world & very reasonably priced. Its deffo one... More 

Thank shona2468
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014

Just wanted to tell you what a lovely meal we had here. Real value for money , staff friendly and helpfull. We will certainly recommend this to friends, Hope to back again soon.

Thank wp63
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2014

Until we discovered Baraca in Charminster, we used to visit Salsa every few weeks. Seeing as we hadn't been for a few years, we thought we'd try it again, and wow, it's changed a lot - for the worse. The menu had very little we could eat on it (we're vegetarians), very different from the large choice we had before.... More 

Thank Pete T
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2014

Whatever your dietary preference, you'll find a tapa to suit you here! We've eaten here several times, and have yet to sample the whole selection. I'm keen on seafood, whilst my partner is more of a carnivore, and we are both spoilt with the tasty and fresh offerings. Salsa's cusine is far more authentic than some of the so-called tapas... More 

Thank Burlingt0nBerty
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2013 via mobile

I ordered a pizza priced at £10.50! I swear the pizza box would have had better flavour. Obviously it was frozen. I have had better from the supermarket value ranges. They have a varied menu but it is obvious they sacrifice quality for variety.

Thank dave B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8US, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?