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“CHRISTMAS MARKET”
Review of The Square

The Square
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City Sightseeing Bournemouth Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #11 of 76 things to do in Bournemouth
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Reviewed 4 December 2013

We made two visits, the first on Saturday 30th November. Food was overpriced, but OK, Currywurst which is a bratwurst or Krankauer cut into slices and covered with curry sauce is £5, the normal sausage in a roll £4. The Gluwein is £4.50 for 200ml, and you have to pay £2.50 deposit for each boot mug which you get back. There are no fried potatoes, apple cakes or sauerkraut. I mentioned this to my wife who was unable to hear me over the din coming from the central stage. Characters in florescent clothing and baseball caps waving there hands and arms about with mouths pressed up the microphone spouting unintelligible jibberish about life on the wrong side of the tracks, while their trousers looked like they were about to fall down. Absolutely what you want at a Christmas market. Nice seasonal touch.
Second visit, Sunday the 1st. The din had been replaced by something a bit more seasonal, but this time, no currywurst. Basic stuff for a German market. This one I am afraid is a poor effort.

Thank kiwisnest
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Reviewed 19 November 2013

I recently visited the Bournemouth Square Christmas market with friends for the first time. After initially being slightly alarmed by the creepy model Santa Clause tight roping across the street, I was pleasantly impressed with what it had to offer.
We first walked around the Gardens and viewed the striking creative light show huts which had various artistic light displays before grabbing one of the delicious Bratwurst rolls. Whilst they were delicious they were definitely slightly overpriced at £4.50 per roll. Furthermore, the mulled wine we brought to drink following was definitely overpriced at another £4.50 a mug.
All in all the market had a great Christmas atmosphere and would definitely recommend it as something to do to get you in the Christmas spirit.

Thank MichaelJamesHorton
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

We spent time here two afternoons, there is a stage with live music, a temporary pub ( The Moose) style of a chalet, selling mulled wine in china boots, xmas songs, a talking moose and so much more. If you want to get into the Christmas mood this place is a must, go and enjoy

Thank Truthfulpeeps
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

The square is a bit of a strange one. At times it is full of overpriced tat in little houses.The cafe takes up a large part if it and I have stopped using it as they seem unable to give correct change. It is not exactly pretty.How ever there is often some good music and talented musicians. Not an appealing place to sit though.

3  Thank Rosalind L
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

Great to sit out and enjoy coffee and toasted teacakes in the sunshine,a bit pricey,but the drink and food was first class,really good service,plenty of room around tables,a local musician playing nearby,hey,it was like sitting in Spain

Thank EddieW299
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