Located a mere two-minute walk from Boscombe pier and the beautiful sandy beach, Reef Encounter is a vibrant bar and restaurant with an infectious atmosphere. The decor reflects its proximity to the beach, with reclaimed wood, distressed tables and surfboards in abundance. Friendly staff create a relaxed and inclusive atmosphere, making Reef Encounter popular with everyone from families with children and dogs to friends out for a drink. The bar boasts a great range of craft beer as well as an excellent wine list and an impressive selection of cocktails – try the Black Cow Shake, you won’t be disappointed. The outside terrace with sea views provides the perfect spot for an al fresco meal or drink. Try the delicious New England crabcakes made with fresh Lymington crab, followed by succulent slow-cooked sweet baby-back ribs slathered in homemade barbecue sauce. Why not end you meal with Reef Encounter’s legendary vanilla cheesecake?