THE WEEKEND is finally upon us which means lots of people will be looking forward to going on a walk and stopping off at their favourite cafe. 

There's nothing like a proper cup of coffee or a mega hot chocolate topped with whipped cream and a flake - all of which are something these cafe's customers are raving about. 

In and around Bournemouth we are absolutely spoiled for choice when it comes to cafe culture, so why not try out one of these top-rated spots next time you're out and about?

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Here are some of the most-loved cafes in and around Bournemouth on Google reviews:

1. Deli Rocks, Southbourne Grove, Southbourne

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The shop front at Deli Rocks in Southbourne.

With a rating of 4.7 this has got to be one of the highest rated and most popular cafes  in the region. 

Deli Rocks in Southbourne serves a varied Mediterranean menu with cured meats, pastries, pastas and more. 

One reviewer said: "The owner is so kind, warm and welcoming. 

"The coffee is strong but delicious and the homemade sausage roll was tasty and full of flavour."

Another added: "Had a fab take away lunch from Deli  Rocks today. Superb service, food and value."

2. Cafe Boscanova, Christchurch Road, Boscombe

This buzzy cafe has impressed its customers with more than 700 reviews and a 4.6 rating. 

"Staff are very friendly, and always greet their customers with a smile. Coffee is fantastic too," one review says.

Another said: "Wonderful food as always, followed with the best coffee.

"A must go to place when in Boscombe!

And another happy customer added: "Great breakfast, get busy but worth the wait. Really good quality food.

"Try the zinger juice. All freshly made."

3. Joy Cafe, Churchill Gardens, Boscombe

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Image - Joy Cafe in Boscombe

This gorgeous little cafe in Churchill Gardens has gone down an absolute storm with customers who have given it an incredible 4.69 overall.  

One review reads: "Joy Cafe is a wonderful place to be. Great coffee, great food and great people! What more could you want?!"

Another said: "Friendly little cafe with amazing coffee and great food. Such a great atmosphere. What a little gem.

"Try the cakes!"

This customer said: "Joy Cafe is the best little cafe around! Staffed by incredibly welcoming volunteers it is such a friendly and lovely place.

"Great prices on coffee, lunch and cakes in a beautiful atmosphere. I especially like sitting at the window seat looking out over the park!

4. Cuckoos Coffee Bar, Pound Lane, Christchurch

This family run business in Christchurch specialises in coffee and whopping great milkshakes.

With more than 200 reviews they are rated 4.8 on Google reviews.

One local visitor said: "Highly recommend. Very friendly staff, beautifully cooked food and lovely atmosphere."

Another said: "This is one of our favourite guilty pleasures for a weekend breakfast.

"Friendly staff and superb food, the Scottish breakfast is my personal go to, but you can not go wrong."

5. The Fisherman Cafe, High Street, Poole

With more than 130 reviews and an overall  rating of 4.7, The Fisherman Cafe is one of the most-loved in Poole

One customer said: "A favourite with many of the locals, offering some of the best breakfasts around.

"Very good value for money."

Another said:

"This cafe was the highlight of my trip to Poole! Amazing food and even better service!

"The owners are the loveliest people - making our day trip on the boat feel worth it.

"I will definitely be back, thank you for the brilliant experience."

6. Cali Cafe, Christchurch Road, Boscombe

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Breakfast at Cali Cafe.

Cali Cafe first opened in London in 2000 and came to Bournemouth six years later. 

Heralded as the best cafe in the area by customers, they have a rating of 4.7 on Google reviews.

One customer said:

"The best breakfast in town and service is super! Definitely we will be back soon."

Another said: "I popped in for a coffee and a bite to eat while doing my laundry at the very good launderette a few shops down.

"The owner was very friendly and the coffee, food and atmosphere were excellent. There is a very cool menu that includes some really interesting deli style panini/melts etc. all at very reasonable prices.

"Highly recommended!"

Is your favourite missing from the list? Comment below to give them a shout out.