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The Beach Hut Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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We are a family run beach front cafe. We specialise in all-day breakfasts, homemade soups, homemade cakes, ice cream and waffles. Along with these you will find a comprehensive menu and daily specials. We were voted ' Best Family Friendly 2012 ' at the Christchurch Food Festival Best Of The Best Awards. You will always receive a warm welcome when you visit us and with colouring for children provided parents can relax and enjoy the food and the view.
US$4 - US$9
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Walked here for lunch (bacon sandwich and prawn jacket potato). Sat outside looking at the sea. Food was good and service really friendly.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank L9882FPneilh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect place to pop into for a warming hot drink, and a snack. We visited on a busy Sunday morning, and ordered a large breakfast with a choice of beans or tomato. They are happy to exchange items. Breakfast seemed prepped in a rush, which...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rosshI1395QB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly service in a great beach front location. I had the big breakfast and my wife had the Bacon and Brie baguette. Both were excellent. Well worth the visit.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank GeoffGreensmith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well managed to get out for first Beach walk this year and visit to the Beech hut . Well worth a visit friendly staff and always good service . It does get busy so you need a little patience. Enyway your at the beach so...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Whittyd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I popped in for the first time to this beach front cafe during our walk from Highcliffe Castle to Mudeford Quay. My wife selected the sausage and egg sandwich followed by a piece of home-made flapjack and I chose a jacket potato...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DavidL408
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely early cooked breakfasts at Beach Hut cafe yesterday. As ever, super-friendly staff, delicious cooked breakfasts, great value and fantastic views over the Bay in the early morning sunshine.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Johnfrisbee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cant believe I last reviewed here in 2015. Since then have stopped for coffee/Breakfast/Brunch on numerous times so as other reviewers write numerous reviews for same location I thought a new review is in order. The setting for this beach front cafe is perfect with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Visited here on Saturday after a long walk for a coffee and something to eat. I told them it was my goddaughter, Emily’s 21st Birthday. To which they put a candle into a slice of cake and brought it outside to her with a mighty...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank J6EPJ
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

This is my favourite place to go great location nice food friendly staff and when you factor in the above a Very reasonable price

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AdamD31
Reviewed 6 January 2019

We had a lovely Christmas morning. The Beach Hut put payment for food and drink into a MacMillan Nurses box. The banjo band provided music for a singsong. Thank you so much

Date of visit: December 2018
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7 January 2019|
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Response from BeachHut2011 | Property representative |
Hi! Yes we are open all year round. The nearest car park is at Steamer Point which is at the end of Seaway Avenue approximately a 2 minute walk from the cafe😎
19 October 2017|
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Response from BeachHut2011 | Property representative |
Hi Lynda. Yes we love dogs but unfortunately they are not allowed inside. We do have a patio area that we can cover if it's not too windy that they are more than welcome on.
19 October 2017|
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