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Hiker Cafe

Broadway | Hengistbury Head, Bournemouth BH6 4EN, England
+44 1202 428552
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (24 reviews)
“bread pudding” (5 reviews)
“panini” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Broadway | Hengistbury Head, Bournemouth BH6 4EN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely cafe with fair prices, the only thing I think theyre a bit off on is the price of tbe chocolate milkshake, It costs £3.25 for 1 glass when you can buy a bottle which makes 20+ shakes for £1.50. The same milkshake costs about...More

Thank Lukeao2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bright clean friendly café sits at the base of Hengisbury Head and is the haunt of walkers, dog walkers, bicyclists and beach users, the food on offer is good quality at a good price. Be warned at busy periods you will queue for quite...More

Thank Barry I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off here for refreshments mid afternoon last week. The staff were friendly and welcoming. It was fairly busy, but offfers seating both inside and outside. If you are eating outside, be warned because the birds are fearless and will happily fly down to...More

Thank filthurlow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happened upon the Hiker Cafe by chance when visiting Hengistbury Head. We had panini's with salad plus coffee cake for after. Both were good, the cake tasted home made. The only down side was the starlings that mobbed our table - not the cafe's fault...More

Thank Christie274927
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Walking in from Tuckton/Wick along river path nice early morning pit stop before carrying on over The Head.

Thank Restless59
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

A welcoming break to eat and rest after going to the head. Good prompt and friendly service at a reasonable price. Great quality food from quite an extensive menu. Caution - if eating outside, don't leave your food unattended, as the pesky starlings will grab...More

Thank Hungry-Thirsty69
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Stopped here for lunch. The food was lovely. Freshly cooked food, generous portions and everything presented well. The staff were great, very friendly & welcoming. Service was efficient and meals arrived promptly. Two of us had salads which were delicious. My husband had the goats...More

Thank Beryl R
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This place is nothing fancy but their paninis were delicious. They came with fresh salad and a friendly smile. A good place for a light lunch or tea. There’s seating outside which was great for us with our dog.

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Stopped by for a hot chocolate which was nice, cakes looked good but didn't try any. Chips were ok. Later in the day, ice cream was good although would like more vegan choice. Convenient location by the car park. Lots of people serving, quick service,...More

Thank 9Su
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for coffee and cake at the cafe and decided to have some chips too. The service was quick and friendly, the cakes excellent, fresh and yummy and the chips beautifully warm crisp and fluffy. It really hit the spot and set us up...More

Thank Chris C
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27 January 2016|
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Response from BoscBred | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a large car park Within walking distance to the beach. There are height restrictions for the car park and the fee is around £2 for the hour.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Broadway | Hengistbury Head, Bournemouth BH6 4EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 428552
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The Hiker Cafe is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty between Bournemouth and Christchurch. Open daytime hours for Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee, Cake and Ice Cream plus much more.
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