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Cliffhanger Cafe

Waterford Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5JA, England
+44 1425 278058
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Waterford Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5JA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Guys what can I say , great location for a cafe but what a cafe turns out to be a great place to eat, Great location and views, Warm welcome and great customer service , ordered two light bites and two teas , teas arrive...More

Thank Johnboy1457
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went their with a friend that has just moved to the area, and we were not disappointed, great food, sitting and enjoying it, in a great location, views all across to the IOW and the Needles. Looking forward to visiting againMore

Thank ann7375
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5* review So pleased you enjoyed your first visit to Cliffhanger. We update our menu on a regular basis to ensure not only changing of the seasons but to ensure we have new and tasty dishes. Try one of our events...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A very popular eating venue situated overlooking the sea near Highcliffe. It is open early for breakfast and offers lunches.afternoon tea & dinner. The food is of a high standard and seating available outside weather permitting.,but plenty of seats inside. The staff are friendly and...More

1  Thank paulrobinson1945
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review Your absolutely correct we do cater for Breakfast,Lunch and dinner at Cliffhanger plus we have numerous tribute nights. 3 course meal/entertainment/dancing. November 10th 4 dine for £79 Celebrating centenary of WW1 Quiz night/2 course meal £16pp Please call Cliffhanger on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quiet considering the wonderful weather and seated with a wonderful view over Christchurch Bay. Had the spare ribs which were on the day’s special menu which were tasty but could have been warmer. Just enough chips and very tasty salad. Scampi was a large portion...More

1  Thank Mervyn B
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5* review So pleased you enjoyed your experience at Cliffhanger Fabulous views with fabulous food that is served all day. Please try one of our evening events as they are very popular. Look forward to seeing welcoming you back soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Five adults and five kids. Service excellent. Whole plaice with slams and chips delicious. Minute steak with roast tomatoes, mushrooms and chips also excellent. Adult scampi and also adult fish and chips all fresh and well presented. All children’s meals fantastic, fresh and well presented...More

Thank Anne-Louise P
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5* review So pleased your group of 10 had a fabulous meal and service at Cliffhanger. We pride ourselves on our locally sourced food and freshly cooked meals. You must come back and try one of our many other events. Family...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a large party for an anniversary celebration. Food superb, staff great and very flexible to requests etc. Very pleased.

1  Thank Nick E
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your 5* review So pleased your large party of guests had a wonderful anniversary celebration at the Cliffhanger. The Cliffhanger team are excellent at accommodating all requests. We look forward to welcoming you all back very soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for breakfast Tuesday, chose from the menu, we could see it was pretty pricey but really fancied a couple of the breakfast options. High prices say high expectations, the service is excellent, however, the food and tea is not. Poached eggs that were...More

2  Thank Alex D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the great choice of breakfasts that the Cliffhanger has to offer. The service is very friendly and the views over the Isle of Wight are fantastic. They also do a great coffee.More

1  Thank sherwoodclan
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your 5* review We do have a vase array of choice for breakfast at Cliffhanger You must also try our daily special options and our evening tribunights are very popular too. So pleased you enjoyed the friendly service at Cliffhanger....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I use this cafe during the day for coffee but have never before eaten there. Went to one of their Friday Night Tribute dos, 3 course meal plus entertainment for a set price. Really enjoyed both. Lovely location, attentive service, great cocktails (lol) the food...More

1  Thank Restless59
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your 4* review The tribute nights are a very popular evening destination to enjoy a three course meal/entertainment. So pleased you enjoyed this evening and will take on board your comments regarding the vegetable portions. Hope to see you at another of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a lovely walk along the cliff with the dogs dropped in here for snack chips where yummy cake and coffee also highly recommend a visit The views fantastic too

Thank Jane H
HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a 5* review Such a great stop after a fabulous walk along the cliff. Pleased you enjoyed your light bites,cake and coffee. Please try our lunch or one of our many evening events. Look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

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LindawhebbSymmons
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Response from Jov1611 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Linda, they have a variety of options for lunch including Fish & chips, Steak, burgers, chicken, salads, pie, mac 'n cheese, sandwiches, jacket potatoes etc. They also have gluten free menu and a 2 for £15 menu. If you... More
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LindawhebbSymmons
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Response from Denis C | Reviewed this property |
You will have to contact them direct I don't work there
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Russ_S6
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Response from Nick G | Reviewed this property |
They do allow dogs but only in one small area over by the back door away from the car park and there are only a couple of tables there. Plus you'll have to walk round the outside of the place from the car park to get to the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterford Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch  >  Highcliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 278058
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