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Ludo Lounge

34 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth BH6 3RA, England
+44 1202 430699
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“tapas” (41 reviews)
“burger” (25 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
34 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth BH6 3RA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I live just around the corner from Ludo and go there a lot. The menu is extensive, the staff lovely and the cocktails divine, especially their Bloody Marys, which are extremely popular. A friend was staying from London last weekend. She asked to go there...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Laneytog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with 8 others, as a work Christmas lunch. We pre booked and pre ordered two courses. It stated online that if you did this, everyone got a free glass of bubbly. When my colleague asked about this, the waiter said this wasn’t the case....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Grasshoppers B
LudoLoungeTeam, Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Grasshoppers B, I'm sorry about your experience here at ludo. It really upsets me to hear this as we only want every guest to be happy and enjoy there time here. After all we are a home away from home. If possible would you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon the Ludo Lounge whilst we were away for a few days in Southbourne over Christmas. I was very impressed with the separate gluten free menu. I had Lounge Eggs - poached eggs and spinach in a hollandaise sauce on a gf roll. It...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LA2931
LudoLoungeTeam, Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi LA2931, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you stumbled across us and enjoyed your visit, its always lovely to welcome a new face. We pride ourselves on offering a diverse menu based on different dietary requirements. We have recently just made...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Not a huge choice of simple meals, but we went for the butter chicken and it was delicious. Good value too with a sweet for free. Nice relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mandysE3531HN
LudoLoungeTeam, Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Hi Mandy S, Thank you for your feedback and were glad you enjoyed your time with us. We do our best to cater the menu to everyone so were pleased you managed to find something to your liking on there. Hope to see you back...More

Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Visited here early Saturday evening for a family gathering. Friendly atmosphere and we spotted two sleeping dogs snoozing under the tables - so a dog friendly restaurant. An informal menu with something to suit all including gluten free, vegetarian and vegan. Would recommend the super...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sener S
LudoLoungeTeam, Supervisor at Ludo Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Hi there! Thanks so much for the feedback! Of course, we absolutely love dogs. Please feel free to bring yours in any time and introduce them to us! The super hero burger is one of my favourites, and if you like tapas, make sure to...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely spacious cafe which allows dogs! The full English was lovely but I think normal sausages are nicer than sausage patties. Otherwise was great!More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 166bethv
LudoLoungeTeam, supervisor at Ludo Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Hi Beth! Yes, we absolutely love dogs! Also, if you're not a fan of the sausage patties we're pleased to say that we now have to option to upgrade to a proper Gloucester Old Spot sausage on the breakfasts. Thanks for your feedback, and hope...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Some time people with business special in the Hospitality area have to learn about how to manager his Businesses. We were on the 27th October 2018 for Dinner. Food: We ordered Hamburger and Panini, the Hamburger bread was black BURNED and the burger with BONES,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 39ls
LudoLoungeTeam, Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi 39ls, Thank you for your response. I am sorry that your experience with us was not up to scratch and the quality of food not as you expected, it is never our intention to serve overdone food. If you could let us know exactly...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Love it here. Quirky but still professional. It was busy when I ordered but it was good to be acknowledged with a smile. Good was good, in particular my sons vegan breakfast which he said was one of the best he had ever had. Apparently...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank monimiox
LudoLoungeTeam, General Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Hi Monimiox Thank you so much for your review :) look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Superb food at really reasonable prices, fantastic vibe , staff super friendly and obliging , proper dog friendly with the staff fussing the dogs and giving out dog treats. We would totally recommend this place for food and drink

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sam A
LudoLoungeTeam, Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Hi Sam A, Thank you very much for your such kind words!! It was all or pleasure! We always want every guest to be as happy as they can in our cosy little lounge :) Hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Dave

Reviewed 21 October 2018

came here with a friend on Saturday lunch time, nice food, plenty of choice and lovely staff, didn't realise til we were just leaving that they have a roof terrace which would have been nice as it was a lovely warm day...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Catherine L
LudoLoungeTeam, Manager at Ludo Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi Catherine, It's great to hear you enjoyed your lunch with us! It's a shame you weren't aware of our roof terrace earlier! We have heaters upstairs too so you will still be able to enjoy even through the winter. We look forward to having...More

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8 June 2017|
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Response from MsNellgwen | Reviewed this property |
They do but I heard the manager has left and they don't have a new manager yet so best ring
Jessie N
13 August 2016|
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Response from Rosemary T | Reviewed this property |
sorry, you would need to ask the Ludo Lounge themselves.
Mary H
30 September 2015|
Response from LudoLoungeTeam | Property representative |
Hi Mary H, there is restricted parking along Southbourne Grove between 9am to 6pm everyday including weekends 1 hour no return, but there are many residential streets around the area where you can park with no... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth BH6 3RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 430699
  • E-mail
Ludo Lounge is an informal, neighbourhood food led cafe/bar open all-day everyday where families, friends, and locals can come for a coffee, a drink, or something to eat in a relaxed comfortable environment.
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