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104 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UT, England
+44 1202 514628
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
7 Nov 2017
“Simple and genuine Italian restaurant.”
1 Oct 2017
“A grand evening”
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104 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UT, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Moderately wide selection of the standard Italian dishes. Good quality - minestrone and spaghetti both very good. However rather expensive for what it was - especially the drink.

Thank 179davidsa
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We were a group of 54 attending last Friday. In view of the size of our booking we had pre-ordered our meal choices two days in advance, which was no problem. The attention of all the staff was excellent as was the meal and service....More

Thank VivG19
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Arrived at restaurant, shown to table that was booked on line. Lots of staff which was encouraging. Vegan menu was requested good choices, if having pasta a 20 minute wait before serving...... Ordered aubergine with pasta... Very small pieces big bowl of pasta, sauce, but...More

Thank Sally T
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I went to this restaurant with a couple of friends for the first time. We all had a starter, main course (steak), and dessert plus drinks. What a lovely atmosphere! The owners were friendly and welcoming. The food and service was superb I will definitely...More

2  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Made to feel very welcome on arrival. Attentive service, good menu with interesting specials choice. Very reasonable prices. Would recommend to anyone.

1  Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Recent birthday party food was fabulous with lots of changes as fussy eaters- couldn't be more accommodating and the food was homemade ,authentic and fresh. Football shirts everywhere not sure why but made it a little different- highly recommend the venue everyone was friendly even...More

1  Thank Karen L
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant this evening as all other Italian restaurants in the area were fully booked. On arrival we had a very warm welcome and service by two English ladies. Unfortunately the food was far below standard. There was no freshness to any of...More

1  Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 21 July 2015

A lovely meal and great service. Its been here for years, and I wish I had found it sooner. We had such a nice meal here, I feel its a hidden gem.

3  Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This is without doubt the best Italian restaurant in Bournemouth, I always have a calzone and my wife has steak, always wonderful and a great atmosphere, go there you will not be disappointed.

2  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 5 June 2015

By far the friendliest Italian restaurant this side of the Alps. Ann and her girls always make everyone feel at home. Lorenzo usually chained to the oven. Mainly older couples and families rather than the foreign students who throng the pavements outside but cannot see...More

2  Thank Fohn_13
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Response from Peter C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Harry has no involvement in the restaurant, but there are many photo's on the wall of celebrities that have eaten in the past when he was involved. Peter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 514628
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