Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8am till 11pm
Saturday, Sunday: 8am till 11pm
- Disabled Access
- Tiered Restaurant
- Private Dining
- 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!
Amazing location, tasty food and great service.
My daughter & I went to Urban Reef for dinner With the "eat out" discount. We booked a table giving contact details & £10 reservation fee per head. We were seated outside on the balcony. Setting is lovely on the beach. Staff very attentive & welcoming. I started with the lobster bisque & we both had steaks. Food & service was very good. Noticed there was little or nothing for the Lactose intolerant people of which my daughter is as there was no deserts that she could eat.
Lovely food, friendly staff and a perfect location. We will return.
Great food and service with a lovely beach view
Can not recommend this restaurant enough, if you want a balcony table be sure to specify
Food and service was excellent. We waited for my Daughter's pancakes as fresh batter was required, but we were informed of this, and were quite happy to wait and soak up the ambience.
We had a great team lunch there, as a fellow local business we like to support businesses like Urban Reef. Great food, great staff and brilliant value especially with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.
One of the best breakfasts around.
It was great to have lunch on the upper deck with the sun shining whilst watching people going about relaxing on the beach. The food was perfect and served with a smile, what’s not to like! We’ll be back, thanks again
A lovely lunch with friends at our favourite place by the sea! We were meant to get married this year at Urban Reef but have chosen to postpone until next year - we love bringing our friends to what will be our wedding venue and could not recommend it enough! Best chips EVER
YOu rock on every front - I chose to have my 50th Birthday lunch with you and of course you did not disappoint - flexible, friendly, fabulous
One of the best breakfasts we've had and in really lovely surroundings.
Tables were socially distanced with hand sanitizers on entry and exit. Doing their best under COVID measures
Would definitely recommend! Breakfast was lovely and the staff were very friendly and helpful. It was very busy which meant our food took slightly longer than normal but it was definitely worth the wait!! I would recommend booking before hand as there was a wait for tables for those who hadn’t booked.
Our first evening out in a while and it was very enjoyable. The steak was cooked beautifully and was very tasty. We loved the pistachio ice cream too. Every effort has been taken to make our visit safe and will def go again
Great service and the best view of beach 🏖
Fabulous meal and atmosphere, the great weather made it a lovely experience as we were able to sit outside in the evening.
Lovely breakfasts and juices, well organised and fab view!
Wonderful meal with friends on Saturday evening at my favorite restaurant on the beach - staff are always lovely & food great. Thank you
The sea bass was absolutely delicious cooked to perfection Thank you for filleting my fish, I never presume and am absolutely Delighted when you do have the time despite you all being very busy Elton mess was yummy and staff superb
Booked in at Urban Reef for Sunday breakfast at 10.45am, we arrived early, but as accommodating as ever and seated us straight away. Food was amazing as always and a lovely pot of tea. My friends from Devon visiting for the weekend also loved the place. We then went on the beach and back at teatime for pizza and wine. Love the atmosphere, great music, great service.
The setting was great and loved the view out on to the beach. Food was lovely too - cheese soufflé a highlight! I would definitely recommend it here, my friends and I had a great time.
just a great place to go!