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Cheap Food in Bournemouth, Dorset*

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  • We love going to the restaurants in Bournemouth
  • decent food on a small budget, dream on, Mcdonalds is cheap but i wouldnt call it decent food, or buy a sandwich from boots..
  • The pub at the top of the Waterfront complex on B'mth seafront (can't remember the name) does a decent meal and they are quite reasonable. Plus, the view is great...
  • One up near Tk Maxx "greggs" they do lush apple Danish there and not too expensive.
  • Swan chinese takeaway in Holdenhurst Road near train station
  • Westbourne Tandoori is pretty good. Decent prices and huge portions!
  • Mc Donalds, Burger King: YUCK! Townie, but also the foreign exchange student central. Loads of foreign people in Bournemouth in the summer! It's really cool! KFC: MMMMMM CHICKEN! For the crazy freaks among you. I love KFC! Old Peoples Clothes Shops: I have mentioned these before. Good, good, food!
  • There is no better value than California Fried Chicken in Wallisdown. They actually say how are you today boss to every bloke.
  • pizza burger kebab place on the big road , sorry i cant be more specific
  • Check out Maples baguette takeaway, nxt 2 Toko, on friday and saturday, kicks some serious ass! Three guys scream the menu at ya as you walk by and this place gets BUSY!
  • macky d's.
  • Corriander the mexican one is wicked and remember when they tell you the salsa is hot dont be cocky and start drinking it threw a straw as it is really F*****g hot
  • Chinese TA in Charminster Rd next to Sweets, The Chippy in Old Xchurch Rd, The Lans Diner in Stafford Rd, they do brilliant fryups!! Riverside in Southbourne.
  • Barolo Italian in Winton - comfortable restaurant, quite friendly service but the food is disappointing. Over-cooked pasta with tinned ingredients and Asda-Value stylee pizzas. Don't do it - go to Peppino's in Charminster insead!
  • A pizza hut a pizza hut get tuck in fry chicken and a pizza hut mcdonalds mcdonalds get tuck in fry chicken and a pizza hut!!!
  • SUBWAY - amazing footlong subs with loads of filling, try the meatball with cheese ! Opposite KFC on Holdenhurst Road.
  • Indis in westbourne for the best curry imaginable. Really friendly, but sometimes very busy.
  • Dominos,Pizza Planet,Pizza hut,Peppinos,Pit-Stop Pizza and the Salad Bar in Boscombe
  • macdonalds fast food !!!!la starda gossip is an restrunt/wine bar!!!!gd!!!!guddichins/soho/!!!!!!!!all gd and mandarin and ocean palace!!!!!ask!!!
  • Tuk Tuk Thai, Charminster Road, Charminster. New restaurant, friendly people & interesting tasty food.
  • Vegi salad centre in boscobe
  • Hot and my friends are pretty regular, portions are good, choice not too bad, price not too bad...only thing here that reminds me of my adopted Homeland
  • himachol in parkstone - I still can't find anywhere in the uk to match them
  • Sands Sandwich bar on Lansdowne Road - THE SERIOUS SANDWICH MAKERS!
  • Goat and Tricycle - Quality food!!! all home cooked.
  • Right! The ultimate place for a meal has to be The Tapas Bar, spanish tapas, great staff, really yummy food and it's not too expensive. Great to go to with a group of friends.
  • Right! The ultimate place for a meal has to be The Tapas Bar, spanish tapas, great staff, really yummy food and it's not too expensive. Great to go to with a group of friends.
  • TUCKTON LUNCH BOX by far the best food outlet on the south coast, amazing fare at great prices, The chicken tikka is a must..
  • i dunno
  • The Tuckton Lunch Box is a quality sandwich bar, the best for miles around. Hot and cold, baguette's, bagel's and so many others.
  • Norwegian Wood. You get a great slap up for hardly any dosh
  • Sands 2 - Lansdowne - amazing sandwich bar Metro the ultimite take away bar open offically til 2am or unoffically til 5am!!!!
  • City Kebabs!!
  • Legends Milkshake bar
  • Luuurrvely jacket potatoes from Del Marco (marginally overpriced, but worth it for the pile of cheese!
  • Shakeaways! milkshake shop and only place in UK that i know sells hurshy's chocolate! Just off main high street near Argos and Bongo Bongo!
  • CASA
  • Borola on Wimborne Road. Fantastic food, incredible atmosphere. Whether it's lunch or a big evening meal. Awesome!
  • Sandwhich shop in Charminster Road, Charminster, which when open has a large plastic Crocodile outside. They do large, delicious, cheap rolls.
  • Check out the curry-houses up along Christchurch road if your hungry.
  • Always like to go to Chippy's when i visit from USA - il ove take away fish and chips and love to sit in teh back room and watch the folks come in and go - always really friendly folks working there too
  • Fatty Arbuckles in Bournemouth and the one in Poole are good american style burgers
  • Acropolis - Mario and his fiendly staff give everyone a bit of drunken cheer.
  • Hot Rocks cafe and resterant is right on the beach and v. cool with it's own surf shop down stairs
  • 7-11 Winton
  • The Golden Lantern, on Boscombe Rd, Boscombe End is a truly excellent Chinese restaurant. Ronnie is the proprietor, and makes an excellent host. Annie is the most wonderful cook ever, and prepares the finest Thai and Cantonese dishes.
  • The newly refurbished (I believe) tea-room by the lift along Undercliff Drive. We had an excellent cream tea with a large pot of tea, fresh scones, strawberry jam and Dorset cream. Haven't had a cream tea that good for a great number of years.
  • Pinocchio - ChristChurch. I'm Fernando from Brasil. I used to work as a chef at the Pinocchio's Restaurant for five years. Now is open in Brasil Pinocchio's franchise that I own. If you like to contact me, my adress is: Rua Padre Almeida, no 214, Cambu’, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brasil
  • Campions on Post Office Road for no-frills grub. Pubs all seem to serve meals now anyway. Ocean Palaca near BIC: top Chinese gaff.
  • Noodle Noodle - Charminster.
  • Kebab King - The best chips kebabs in the world!!
  • Rileys snooker club do amazing burgers but again you can't beat the Gander
  • Del Marco sandwiches are nice, but the best food has to be pizza from Adnanes on the Old Christchurch road....tastes just like Pizza Hut deep pan, at way less cost - they usually have half-price leaflets and stuff - completely scrummy :)
  • Vegetarian places are: Corianders at the Square, Taylors at Southbourne Cross Roads (now does a bit of meaty stuff too - also take your own alcohol) and the Salad Bar in Boscombe (day-time only)

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