The Local Area

Whether you want to stroll along miles of sandy beaches, dine at chic seafood restaurants where waves lap at your feet or while away the hours visiting vintage shops and quirky bars, you’ll find The Chocolate Boutique Hotel perfectly placed for exploring many of Dorset’s hidden gems.

 

Favourite bars and restaurants of ours include:

lolitas-tapas

Lolitas Tapa Restaurant

3 mins from the hotel

95 Commercial Road, Bournemouth, 07588 065360
facebook.com/pages/Lolitas-Tapas-Bournemouth

Our favourite restaurant in Bournemouth!! Fantastic home made tapas.

But beware Lolita is mad!! Loads of fun and the place has a brilliant atmosphere. Weekends you will need to book, make sure when you go or book you say you are from the Chocolate Boutique Hotel.

koh-tapas

Koh Thai Restaurant

2 mins from the hotel

38-40 Poole Hill, Bournemouth 01202 294723
koh-thai.co.uk

Really good Thai restaurant also serving Thai Tapas. Food and atmosphere is great and service friendly – good value

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Pinocchio’s

2 mins from hotel

18 Poole Hill, Bournemouth 01202 291081
pinocchiosbournemouth.co.uk

Family run Italian Restaurant been there for 30 years – excellent consistent food

1812

1812 Bar & Restaurant

10 min walk from the hotel

Royal Exeter Hotel, Bournemouth 01202 203050
eighteen-twelve.com

Another great restaurant with a cocktail bar, live music in the bar fri and sat

aruba-bar

Aruba Bar & Restaurant

10 min walk from the hotel

Pier Approach, Bournemouth 01202 554 211
aruba-bournemouth.co.uk

For 20 – 35 age group, all day menu turning into a nightclub at weekends- very busy and popular at weekends.

edge-restaurant

The Edge

20 min walk along the beach or 5 mins in a cab

4th Floor, Alum Chine 01202 763788
edgerestaurant.co.uk

Really nice restaurant, recommended for that special night out, not the cheapest but very good.