- Tiered Restaurant
- Free WiFi
- Outdoor Seating
- Families and Children Welcome
- Gluten Free Available
- Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
- Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
- Children's Menu available
- Business Lunch
- Families and Children Welcome at lunch
About Urban Reef Restaurant
The Urban Reef is an informal bar, café, deli and restaurant located at the newly transformed Overstrand on Boscombe promenade. This unique location offers panoramic views over the stunning Bournemouth Bay and to the Purbecks and beyond.
The team behind the Urban Beach Hotel are hugely excited to have had the opportunity to design, build and operate the Urban Reef and have injected the same level of detail, passion and commitment that has already turned the Urban Beach into a respected award winning local business.
Committed to fresh, local & seasonal produce, committed to ethics and sustainability, committed to smiling, having fun and working really really hard to achieve something amazing. Please come and pay us a visit. We opened in May 2009, and have been working frantically every day to create a venue we really want you to fall in love with. There are many many local restaurants so we never rest on our laurels and strive to continually impress you. We're open all winter seven days per week, but please check our opening times before setting out! You can even book your table right now online here with just a couple of clicks. Clever!
What a wonderful location to have a fab lunch.
I really enjoyed the amazing food and service! Clearly lots of work has been going on behind the scenes because of COVID-19 and I felt really relaxed so thank you for all of your hard work!
Staff were fantastic
We had a great breakfast. Food was good quality, cooked and presented well and any specials we asked for were catered to. Great service and looking forward to coming back again soon. Barbara Cox
Restaurant, service and food all excellent thanking you all for looking after me during this strange year & Happy New Year to you all Be safe & I’ll see you in 2021
Service was the best Food was excellent Mushroom risotto was magnificent
The food was excellent Service was fantastic What more could you ask for
A fabulous breakfast, excellent service & friendly staff. Thank you!
From my first contact to book a table for 5 outside due to social distancing through to the payment of the bill the service was excellent.
We’ve been coming to you since you opened and love it every time it’s our special place. I did notice the staff were exceptionally friendly and welcoming this visit. I’m in the same trade in Southampton but my hotel bar and restaurant is closed at the moment. Well done for being open and for making it a safe space and we will continue to support you whenever we can. Bridget, mo and max
The Roast Turkey was excellent! Always have a great experience at Urban Reef
Everything was absolutely excellent
Food, service Everything was fantastic
We had a lovely meal here for my Mums 70th birthday in Covid time. The food/service and atmosphere was fab, a lovely glass of prosecco, and brownie birthday plate surprise given free to celebrate my mums milestone. Very thoughtful Thanks
Amazing food as ever
Love, love, love urban reef
I booked a table for my friends birthday as were were down visiting for the weekend. We were welcomed with open arms (which is a nice change from the service you can sometimes receive in London!) and were given great seats upstairs. The food was delicious and the service we received was perfect - we weren't pestered but also didn't have an empty glass for very long! The evening was topped of with a thoughtful and lovely birthday treat for my friend. We would definitely come back again.
Everything was fantastic
My Husband chose Urban Reef as the location for his Birthday Breakfast. We had been before and knew the food and service are always great! On this visit the staff exceeded our expectations, making my husbands celebration even more enjoyable by adding a few extra touches. Thank you! We will be back again.
Amazing as always. We loved our evening at Urban Reef. The staff all go the extra mile to make you feel special and well looked after. The food is amazing!
Lovely food, attentive service and great sea view. Would definitely recommend.
Beautiful setting , great staff and amazing food, probably my favourite place to eat for any Occasion
Fantastic lunch Brilliant service Wonderful place
Amazing food, drink (fab cocktails!), and service at the Urban Reef! COVID measures were taken very seriously, whilst still providing an excellent experience. What a great spot - hope we are lucky to return someday!
Good service, good food, clean & safe. Warm welcome. Never disappointed when we visit