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“Great views, great cocktails, tasty food”
Review of Hot Rocks

Hot Rocks
Ranked #96 of 754 Restaurants in Bournemouth
Price range: US$0 - US$25
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Solihull, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great views, great cocktails, tasty food”
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

After a last minute decision to visit bournemouth Friday afternoon & a wonder on the beach I decided to try Hot rocks always difficult eating solo but the staff made me feel very welcome. The cocktail menu is definitely worth sampling & a good size for the money. Food was excellent really tasty I had chicken strips in a red Thai sauce with pilau rice. I would definitely return hopefully next time with friends or a partner!

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Warwick
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Wish we'd have left”
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

Arrived here on a Sunday night and were immediately asked for ID. Which isn't a problem as we are a young couple in our early 20's. The menu mis sells the food and we ordered what we thought were salads and arrived as a greasy burger. Another couple came in and they were also asked for ID and got quite offended- as they must have been late 30's. They walked out- wish we had as well!

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Thank WarwickEdge1
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Little Gem in B'town!”
Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

After a long day walking up and down the beachfront, we were hungry and thirsty, and were looking for somewhere to eat. My partner found Hot Rocks, and we gave it a try. It was like being abroad, and the whole setting was great. We had a cocktail, which was great. We ordered some light bite food, and the Mexican wrap was fantastic, tasty, spicy and just enough. Reasonable prices here, and the waiter was great. The boss seemed to be walking about with a bit of a chip on his shoulder, but we had no dealings with him. I'm sure we shall be returning when we visit bournemouth again! Recommend to you, give it a go!

Visited May 2014
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Cocktails and Gossip”
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We came here for a night on our friends hen weekend, the cocktails were amazing and brilliant value for money three pitchers between five of us lasted a decent amount of time and we had a selection of food which was well worth the money we spent.
Provided the opportunity to have a conversation and a good gossip and laughter. With some brilliant memories and photos from the hen weekend.

  • Visited May 2014
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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284 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“A Birthday Treat (Part 2)”
Reviewed 30 April 2014

I concur whole-heartedly with the previous reviewer as we were two of the party of four. Excellent food and service as stated. However, an embarrassing moment when we came to pay the bill as their machine would not accept either my or my wife's Credit Card!! The staff told us that this often happens. They need to sort this our urgently. Fortunately, we had enough cash on us to pay the bill, otherwise we would probably still be there doing the washing-up!!

  • Visited April 2014
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