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Baraca Restaurant

129 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UH, England
+44 1202 515144
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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Mediterranean, Grill, Healthy, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
129 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UH, England
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

I am speechless... We used to be fairly regular customers years ago, when we lived in the area, and we always loved the food and the ambiance. Now back again in Bournemouth, we thought it would be nice to revisit the restaurant but now as...More

Thank Annanina21
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Visited recently with a large group of friends. Warmly welcomed. Service efficient and friendly with the occasional but promptly rectified slip-up. Portion sizes huge..the hummus dish for one was effectively the same size of 2 of those standard pots from a supermarket...almost too much. The...More

Thank galileo72
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Don't usually write reviews even though we eat out a lot! Tried Baraca this evening and the food (calamari, lamb shish) was amazing, really authentic. The service was great - not over-bearing like some places. Will definitely go back as it is really good value,...More

1  Thank natalie w
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I’ve lived in this area for many many years and can’t count the amount of times I’ve walked past this place. Tonight my partner and I decided we would give it a go. A lovely cosy atmosphere with lovely homely decor. The service was perfect...More

1  Thank Sarahshabz
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Allways good service,always good fresh food ,always freshly cooked. A great Turkish restaurant in Charminster,I would recommend this place to anyone. Moussaka is amazing as is the Mezes and other traditional Turkish recipes.

2  Thank Paul O
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Me an my husband visited in August 2017 for lunch. I ordered an omelette with tomato and mushrooms with a side salad and asked for the chips to be on a separate plate. When the food arrived it was swimming in oil so I didn't...More

1  Thank Aleksandra S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The missus and I have been back again and again. Never disappointing, always nice and friendly Great food sensibly priced and some home grown produce to boot. family friendly atmosphere.

2  Thank OldJohno
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Found this atmospheric little gem on our last visit. Excellent staff, wonderful food - inc. veggie - at reasonable prices. Give it a try if your in the area

1  Thank Zhivag07
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I've been here 4 times and never been disappointed. I've raved about the food to friends, they then went, and were very happy - sign of a good place when you can happily recommend to lots of people! Very varied menu, plenty of choice but...More

2  Thank jazfrench
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I've been a lot of times I eat in this restaurant 2 times per a week. The foods are amazingly delicious.My favorite foods are IZMIR KOFTE; CHICKEN SHISH; GRILLED MEATBALLS; MEZE PLATE; ISKENDER; KISIR; BAKED AUBERGINE and STUFFED VINE LEAVES. The atmosphere and decoration is...More

3  Thank nilgunpinar92
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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
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Baraca is the one of the best premier Mediterranean restaurant among Bournemouth restaurants offering the finest Mediterranean food and a sociable dining experience enjoyed at leisure. Locals love Baraca; the charm of the restaurant and its service, but most of all by the originality, subtlety and sophistication of the food. Bournemouth’ best lady chef putting Baraca on the Bournemouth Culinary Map by using fresh ingredients and takes pride in creating her sauces, gravies, dressings and mezes in the old traditions from scratch. Her "home cooked" meals are simple, flavourful and unpretentious. Baraca restaurant decorated with traditional hanging lamps and authentic decor offers you a warm welcome, 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 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 lady chef and her knowledgeable service staff 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.
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