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Espresso Kitchen

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69 Commercial Road, Bournemouth BH2 5RT, England
+44 1202 972420
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07:00 - 19:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Espresso Kitchen - Is a small coffee place in the center of Bournemouth. I walking around this place quite often.. but never went inside. Its adorable little place, full of different aspects of art, random things, smell of homemade cakes..mainly have that atmosphere what is hard to find. And its pretty AMAZING coffee. What pointing fact that Starbucks is opposite... More 

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1 Thank katerina s
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love my coffee and this place is reasonable (better than the big chains nearby) but not as good as I was hoping. The house blend lacked interest and whilst it was decent enough, I wouldn't rush back for more.

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Thank nickhardy747
xFrafrax, Owner at Espresso Kitchen, responded to this review

Hello! Sorry to hear your coffee wasn't quite up to standard! I can reassure you our house blend and our guest single origin are fantastic quality, organic and fresh with a real complex flavour. Unfortunately we are having staffing issues having lost 3 out of 4 of our most senior baristas at the same time... which means the new team... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't know what's wrong with the people that work in this cafe. They have some strange attitude towards some customer like myself even though I visit this place on a regular basis. Coffees are nice but don't take a seat as it is very small and when you are sitting down more than 30 minutes YOU MIGHT GET KICKED OUT

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Thank TK H
xFrafrax, Owner at Espresso Kitchen, responded to this review

Hello! I am extremely surprised to read your review! Our business it's obviously very small and ,especially at the weekend with queues for tables, not the ideal place to set up as an office space! We rely on our costumers to use common sense and make space for new costumers after they have finished their drinks, Saying so, we only... More 

Solihull
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126 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

About to go into Starbucks and noticed Espresso Kitchen. Checked out TA reviews and gave it a try. I had a flat white and carrot cake. My daughter had thick hot chocolate. The coffee was excellent. Really nice flavour. The carrot cake was superb. The thick hot chocolate was really good and my daughter ate eat slowly with a spoon!... More 

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Thank AndyM12345
bournemouth
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

waited more than 15 mins fo 2 take away coffees 2 staff behind counter got the coffee took it back to van as we drove away tasted it not even warm ?

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Thank pauluk56
xFrafrax, Owner at Espresso Kitchen, responded to this review

Hello! Sorry to hear your coffee was too slow and not hot enough! This is not our usual feedback! Unfortunately we are having staffing issues having lost 3 out of 4 of our most senior baristas at the same time... which means the new team is getting intensive training! Although often we have many coffee to make for upstairs and... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

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 

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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.

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Thank Matt R
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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

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1 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.

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Thank sabrinacereda
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

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Thank Daria S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 19:00
Saturday
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?