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Espresso Kitchen

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69 Commercial Road, Bournemouth BH2 5RT, England
+44 1202 972420
07:00 - 19:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my go-to place for delicious fresh coffee. Since the refurbishment, the small upstairs provides greater capacity and it is very cosy up there, a bit like a log cabin, with lots of fairy lights. The steps are very steep. Service is fantastic, and staff usually bring the coffee up, which must be hard on their knees all day... More 

1 Thank Gastro-Delight
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This coffee shop does makes the best coffee, I can highly recommend, this place is good value for money and gets my business every time I'm in Bournemouth.

Thank Matt R
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely coffee and delicious cakes. If you haven't been here seen February there is now a funky little seating area upstairs. Owner makes an effort to welcome children which I think says alot

Thank Ricky M
Caravaggio, Italy
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I stopped by for breakfast and had the best carrot cake ever. No words can describe it, you've to try. And also the latte was very very good. The only thing: they should accept credit cards.

Thank sabrinacereda
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Small, unique place with great coffee and small grab to eat. my last discovery turmeric, cinnamon and nutmeg latte. At the central of Bournemouth but you do not feel it.

Thank Daria S
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Service was exceptional. The drinks were unbelievably good and so reasonable for the outstanding quality. They also do not charge for almond milk which I have never seen before! The choice of cakes, was huge and there vegan range was incredible. The atmosphere and decor was incredible and funky. They had some epic colouring books for you to use. Such... More 

Thank Kathryn1234500
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Came here for the first time today on a solo visit whilst passing through the town square. I enjoyed 2 flat whites with different milks and they were both prepared and made with care, the two baristas were so relaxed and chatty and I sparked a lovely conversation the both of them; sharing my experience as a barista myself. Will... More 

Thank Alex K
Salisbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Stumbled upon this funky low-key dive after an hour's search for the best coffee. I didn't know Bournemouth had such a quirky coffee shop on the corner. I entered the place feeling a bit awkward and timid, and I left feeling refreshed and energised. Good times.

1 Thank mylesmunford
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

The perfect place to stop if you want a good cup of coffee. The intimate and funky upstairs is worth exploring if you can find a free table.

2 Thank Rodster13
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

I love this little place, its one of those little gems that has amazing coffee, great cakes, something different every time you go in. Its the sort of place you want to keep to yourself and go there to hide away from the kids and read the newspaper. Sadly, lots of other people enjoy it as well and although it... More 

1 Thank Gary B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Commercial Road, Bournemouth BH2 5RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 972420

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