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The Square

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Address: Bournemouth, England
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Square in Bournemouth

Nice to sit and relax when needing a rest, people were friendly walked through gardens which also has a good amount of seating, then across into the square to the town, maps... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Steve P
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having lived here for the past 5 years, we walk into Bournemouth at least once a week and have a coffee at the Obscura, a walk through the gardens, going to the stores. Lots to do. Even take a bus ride to Poole or the opposite direction to Boscombe and Southbourne. So much to do, so little time. Glad we... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice to sit and relax when needing a rest, people were friendly walked through gardens which also has a good amount of seating, then across into the square to the town, maps around also to tell you where you are, good idea!

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Thank Steve P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last time when I have been on this place I ask for a juice and a salad with smoked salmon. Unfortunately I wasn't so lucky with salmon.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This square is overrun with religious people wearing sandwich boards carrying bible quotes on them. Many different religions are there to try and save your soul. Very annoying. Then you have Big Issue sellers on every corner and beggars galore. There are a lot of buskers. Avoid it at all costs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small square but it is always something interesting happening over here. Great place to stop for a coffee or as meeting point.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a huge amount of shops but there is enough to keep you busy for the day, the square is right in the heart of bournemouth its a pedestrianised area, you can walkl the entire length of the gardens and down towards the beach. What i love about this coast line, is the you can see land where ever you... More 

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Enjoyed wandering through her, taking it all in. People walking, families enjoying the facilities, very buzzy friendly place

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went to the square at Christmas and it had the most beautiful, friendly, alive place we have been to. The lovely Christmas cabins selling Christmas wares with their beautiful lights making it a magical place to visit. The moose in the house or rather the inn, was so well worth seeing and he did sing along when he was... More 

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We visited The Square on a bright winter day, and it's nice to be able to find such a busy, vibrant place with such things as Greek and German street food. We enjoyed the happy, buzzing atmosphere.

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Bordon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

had hot chocolate and pannini was tasty enough ,staff were friendly ,, worth a visit here the christmas market was on so it was quite busy but still no problem to get a seat and service was quick

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