Hoping to make your next meal out one to remember, we’ve turned to Tripadvisor to discover the top ten eateries in Bournemouth based on reviews.

When you treat yourself to a meal out, the last thing you want is to make a reservation, only to discover the food is below par or the waiting staff don’t know their aperitifs from their elbow.

Gaining an insight into the place before making your booking is a smart move, which is where review websites come in. Reading experiences from the people who have been is a great way to get a flavour of what to expect from an establishment.

There are a whopping 560 Bournemouth restaurants listed on Tripadvisor – here are the top 10 according to review scores left on the travel website.

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Top 10 Bournemouth restaurants

1. Etna Pizzeria

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Where: 181 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 9QQ
Score: 5/5
Number of reviews: 82
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Neapolitan

2. SALT Co. Chef's Table

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Where: 49 Poole Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth BH4 9BA
Score: 5/5
Number of reviews: 132
Cuisine: European, British, Scandinavian

3. Moose Kitchen

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Where: 53 Bourne Avenue, Bournemouth BH2 6DW
Score: 5/5
Number of reviews: 561
Cuisine: International, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly

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4. The Bay Tree

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Where: 13 Withermoor Road, Winton, Bournemouth BH9 2NT
Score: 5/5
Number of reviews: 183 reviews
Cuisine: Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly

5. Forno Pizza

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Where: 406 Wimborne Road, Bournemouth BH9 2HB
Score: 5/5
Number of reviews: 167
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Fast food

6. Makla

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Where: 217 Seabourne Road, Bournemouth BH5 2HL
Score: 5/5
Number of reviews: 301
Cuisine: Lebanese, Moroccan, Mediterranean

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7. Restaurant Roots ltd

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Where: 141 Belle Vue Road, Bournemouth BH6 3EN
Score: 5/5
Number of reviews: 537
Cuisine: European, British, Healthy

8. Twelve Eatery

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Where: 12 The Triangle, Bournemouth BH2 5RY
Score: 5/5
Number of reviews: 408
Cuisine: International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly

9. Lolas Restaurant

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Where: 95 Commercial Road, Bournemouth BH2 5RT
Score: 5/5
Number of reviews: 760
Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Spanish

10. Sobo Fish

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Where: 129 Seabourne Road Southbourne, Bournemouth BH5 2HG
Score: 5/5
Number of reviews: 318
Cuisine: Seafood, British, Healthy

There are of course many more fantastic eateries in the area to enjoy a meal out but take this selection as your starter for 10.