Bournemouth has a whole range of great cafes and coffee houses perfect for an invigorating cup of coffee and a delicious slice of cake.

However, if you're going to meet a friend or perhaps just want to indulge yourself, you'll want to head somewhere that's received plenty of great reviews.

Here are some of the highest-rated spots in the Bournemouth area based on Google Reviews.

5 of the best spots for coffee and a slice of cake in Bournemouth

Espresso Kitchen

Address: 69 Commercial Road, Bournemouth BH2 5RT

Rating: 4.7/5 (from 500 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "My favourite coffee shop! The best coffee and cake I have ever had.. definitely recommend the brownies or banana bread.. it is to die for!!"

Cafe Boscanova

Address: 650 Christchurch Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH1 4BP

Rating: 4.7/5 (from 1,105 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "Absolutely best place for a coffee or a bite on Boscombe. Excellent breakfast, coffee baguettes/sandwiches and sweat treats, cake etc.

"Love this place been coming here for years bit [sic] realised I've never left a review! 5 stars all round, highly recommended."

Flirt Cafe Bar

Address: 21 The Triangle, Bournemouth BH2 5RG

Rating: 4.5/5 (from 902 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "A home away from home. I always like stopping by for a coffee and a catch up. Doubles up as a reliable remote working spot from time to time. There’s also a piano if you’re feeling musical!"

South Coast Coffee

Address: 24 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth BH2 6EJ

Rating: 4.8/5 (from 601 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "Delicious coffee and food. Service was amazing, definitely worth going to if you are in the area. Portions were generous and the menu had really good options for all sorts of dietary requirements."

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Esquires Coffee Bournemouth

Address: Burlington Arcade, 72 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 2HZ

Rating: 4.5/5 (from 397 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "I visited as a treat with my stepson & the food was amazing. Lovely coffee & atmosphere. I loved the reclaimed furniture & light fittings. As well as all the wood, plants & books to read. We will definitely visit again."