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Vegan restaurants in Bournemouth

6 Best Vegan Restaurants in Bournemouth and Poole

Looking for a plant-based meal out in the local area? You are in luck, there has been a recent explosion in vegan eating and there are some marvellous vegan restaurants in Bournemouth and Poole to try right now.

Fish and Chips Bournemouth and Poole

Fish and Chips Bournemouth & Poole: 8 Best Places Near Me

Getting fish and chips is a perfect takeaway meal when you don’t feel like cooking. Affordable and tasty, it is the ideal pick me up – in more ways than one. To help you with your search, we have compiled a list of the best fish and chips shops located in popular areas around Bournemouth and Poole.

Top Poole Pubs to Try Right Now

28 Best Pubs in Poole Quay, Ashley Cross & Poole Harbour

The quality of Poole drinking holes varies significantly and it’s not always easy to judge what they are like from the outside. A lot of time can be wasted going in and out of establishments, or just settling for second best. To save time, here is a list of great all-round pubs and bars that appeal inside and out.

Great Coffee Shops and Cafés in the Poole Area, near Bournemouth

Best Coffee Shops Poole: 14 Local Cafés Near Bournemouth

There has recently been a big surge in the opening of artisan coffee shops in the Poole area. There is nothing nicer than relaxing in the welcoming atmosphere of a great coffee shop. With all those delightful aromas you can enjoy a delicious coffee made by an experienced barista. Here are a few places to try.

Farm Shops Worth Visiting near Bournemouth and Poole

Farm Shop Near Me: Best 9 Around Bournemouth & Poole

Enjoy buying local produce, cutting down food miles and supporting the local agricultural economy? South East Dorset has a selection of small to medium farm shops nearby, and going West into more rural areas they get bigger and better.

Family Pubs with Play Areas near Bournemouth & Poole, East Dorset

12 Family Pubs with Play Areas Near Bournemouth & Poole, East Dorset

Who doesn’t enjoy a roast dinner in a cosy pub on a Sunday? That said, it can be a bit more of a challenge when you have little ones to entertain. Here are our top picks of close-by pubs with play areas and more to keep the whole family happy.