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129 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UH, England
+44 1202 515144
09:00 - 23:30
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

£12 for a mixed grill which consisted of 2 small chicken chunks, 1 lamb shish chunk, one small kofte meatball and 2 pathetic tasteless chicken wings, tiny amount of rice and loaded with cheap fried veg, for £12 was expecting a big mean full of meat, this really was pathetic, places up the road you can get a skewer of... More 

Thank mattc06
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84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been a few times now. On my own & with friends especially when I want some healthy clean food tasty delicious healthy and moorish. I always have their vegetarian mezze. It is amazing. Aubergine salad green beans salad, humus, yog & veg salad, cous cous, falafel, cheese parcels and more. Amazing!! I'm addicted and cannot stop coming back. Lovely... More 

Thank janirowe
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Forget Nando's.. this place has the best chicken in town! Consistently good food, friendly service, short wait for food & it was quite busy at the time I popped in.. Worth a visit!

Thank Louisek821
Newent, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A great sized restaurant, not too small and not vast so quite intimate. Good value Turkish food in a street where there are lots of choice. About £40 for a couple including wine. Worth a visit but difficult parking close by.

Thank Bob B
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Have been to Baraca a few times now. Very friendly people, great tasty food and excellent price. The Meze Baraca is particularly good food and great value

Thank Rocketdog2
Lymington, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is a wonderful place. Doesn't look like much from outside but the meze starters are super, duper and nicely priced Falafel, chicken wings and hummus all very fresh. Star of the show was a lamb shish with chargrilled vegetables ( carrots, green beans and cauliflower . freshly made yogurt added to experience. Lovely attention to detail like a cold... More 

Thank Michael J
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Baraca is, and has been for some time, THE Restaurant to visit in Charminster. It has had a long and well deserved reputation for Turkish and regional dishes, a marvelously peaceful and calm atmosphere, and absolutely impeccable service and attention to detail. On my most recent visit I was horrified to discover that the wonderful menu had been replaced with... More 

Thank Noman2
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Firstly, don't be put off by the rough bits around the edge. Yep, the decor is not perfect, and we would have liked to have been served a little quicker... BUT the main dishes (we had mixed meat platter, and the rubbed chicken) were perfect. Also, if you're feeling peckish, remember you get bread, oil and olives anyway!

Thank Simon W
Poole, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I visited this restaurant last night with 3 friends and can't recommend it enough. The food was absolutely delicious. I had the KÜLBASTI and it was excellent, the lamb was perfectly cooked and tasted wonderful. And to make it even better, the service was excellent, and the meal was very good value.

Thank mandy r
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We have been coming here for years and we always have the mixed hot and cold Meze. It's very good. The owner is from Turkey so that's the influence. Decor is perhaps a little dated but that does take away from the quality of the food. Very reasonably priced and well deserving of a visit.

Thank PeterCharon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 19
Mediterranean, Turkish, European, Middle Eastern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 515144
From Mediterranean to Middle Eastern cuisine, Baraca is the one of the best premier restaurant among Bournemouth restaurants offering the finest Mediterranean food and a sociable dining experience enjoyed at leisure. Baraca restaurant decorated with traditional hanging lamps and authentic decor offers you a warm welcome that is accustomed in Turkish culture; you will enjoy good traditional music with traditional Belly Dancers in Bournemouth.Baraca’s reputation for great food and friendly service at reasonable prices made the Baraca Restaurant best Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine and a leading restaurant in Bournemouth. When you are in the mood for good times, good meal and great cuisine, be sure to check out Baraca Restaurant in Charminster Road. Bournemouth best knowledgeable service staffs are more than willing to guide you through the menu offerings and suggest just the right wine from the best local wine companies to compliment your meal.Welcome to flavourful authentic Mediterranean restaurant Baraca is truly the place to eat and dine in Bournemouth and close to Bournemouth's seafront and town centre. Visit only one Bournemouth restaurant this month, make sure it’s BaracaBaraca’s ethos is; ‘To serve people in the way we like to be served’, an experience to savour

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