Always great freshly cooked food. Breakfast is always fantastic! If you measure a place by their poached eggs, then you won’t be disappointed. 100% worth the short walk away from Christchurch Rd towards the sea.
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We took the dogs to the beach for the day and found the Reef Encounter after searching online for somewhere dog friendly to eat. Was a great choice, varied tasty menu and great service. Definitely will return next time we’re in the area!
We visited as a family of 5 adults with 2 small dogs on a cold Saturday night in November. We chose the restaurant as one of the few dog friendly restaurants near Bournemouth. On arrival the restaurant was about half full. We received a warm...More
We visited the restaurant after a wonderful walk down and around boscombe pier which is a stones throw. The environment is very comfy and the restaurant has a lovely feel. They encourage walkers with dogs although I'm not sure if they can go in the...More
Sunday morning we came for breakfast. Both had a Dorset breakfast. The best poached eggs ever- a real skill from the chef to make these perfect every time. All the breakfast was excellent but I think 2 sausages for £7.50 would be a fair improvement.
I was on a strict budget for my wedding reception and evening do, looking for somewhere small and intimate but with a great feel and great food. I found exactly that at Reef Encounter. James and the team did an absolutely amazing job of putting...More
Dog friendly with great atmosphere. Went on their steak night - good value, especially where they serve unlimited fries. Staff are great and very cheerful. We went on a Wednesday and the place was full so recommend you book a table.
Myself and a colleague popped in for dinner whilst on business in the area. The staff and resturaunt are very welcoming with a mix of locals and tourists. The atmosphere was really relaxed, with a few of the locals dogs hanging out too for extra...More
great meal, I had the bacon and cheese burger with fries, even the veggie option was good, especially loved the waffle and ice cream. The atmosphere was great and it seems a popular place to eat out great service, good price.