Urban Reef

British, Fish·
££££
·

Good to know

Average Price
££££ - £30 - £49
Cuisines
British, Fish
Ambience
Lively
Food Occasions
All day dining, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Alfresco And Views
Great views, Outside seating, Waterside
Special Features
Vegetarian options
People
Child friendly
Food Hygiene Rating

About Urban Reef

Boasting a plum location right on the promenade and close to the pier, Urban Reef is a trendy mix of informal café, deli, bar and restaurant spread across two floors.

The location is not only enviable because of its accessibility though, as Urban Reef also comes with the added benefit of grandstand views over Poole Bay and the artificial surf reef. This is quite the place for watching the world go by, featuring a deck out front which overlooks the water and is perfect for a spot of alfresco dining when the weather is playing ball.

Inside, you will find a laid-back, rustic-chic eatery on the ground floor, and a showstopper of an upstairs dining room – a Conran-esque concoction of modern-retro furniture silhouetted against a plumb-level horizon through huge windows.

What’s best about Urban Reef though is its lack of pretentiousness. The cooking here does not try to be clever and instead relies on a please-all repertoire that is built around crowd-pleasers with a sunny nod to the Med. If you are visiting for dinner, tuck into the likes of fish in a beer and turmeric batter served alongside helpings of chips and mushy peas, or a filling fish pie. Desserts meanwhile see banana tart topped with caramel and cardamom cream, while those of a savoury disposition can choose the Dorset cheeseboard, served with appropriate crackers and condiments.

Urban Reef is open all day however, and also does a good line in breakfast fare. Stop by from 9am to start your day with a vegan fry up, or fluffy pancakes crowned with maple syrup and crispy bacon. Come lunchtime, you can expect to try filled sandwiches that are served alongside mixed leaves and Tyrell’s crisps, while Urban Reef’s drinks list encompasses a range of international wines, alongside 2-for-1 house cocktails.

Urban Reef is featured in

Location for Urban Reef

Boscombe, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH5 1BN

01202 443 960

Website

Opening Times

All day
Mon 09:00-17:00
Tue 09:00-17:00
Wed 09:00-22:00
Thu 09:00-22:00
Fri 09:00-22:00
Sat 08:00-22:00
Sun 08:00-17:00

Reviews of Urban Reef

Share your thoughts with other diners

Write a review

Book a table

Call Urban Reef to make a booking on:

or visit their website

Other restaurants we like near Urban Reef

Check availability
Back to restaurant
Complete your booking

Book Urban Reef for people on at .


Select a special offer

These offers are optional, and there's no commitment.


Error adding booking details, please try later.

First Name is required field
Last Name is required field
Email Address is required field
Phone Number is required field
Diner First Name is required field
Diner Last Name is required field

By clicking 'complete booking' you agree to the SquareMeal User Agreement