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Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
+44 1202 293332
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (135 reviews)
“garlic bread” (22 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A typical Italian restaurant...one that so far has missed all the over commercialisation that is taking place. Good food, great pastas although the Pizza was small and a little soggy. Well priced, and a good selection of drinks. Staff were friendly. helpful and service was...More

Thank Mikailis
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great place! Comfort food in typical Italian portions served with a big smile and in a lively, welcoming atmosphere.

Thank Agnieszka O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We found Valentino’s while on a trip to Bournemouth and loved it. The staff were friendly making a real effort to speak to our little ones and laying a table outside for us. The food was tasty authentic Italian and the prices were good. There...More

Thank Gareth W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying next door in the Hilton so it was a good location as we arrived in the evening Good food, fairly typical menu and it was reasonably priced Good sized portions as well I had Minestrone soup and then the lasagne both were...More

Thank kevin f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We struggled to get into this restaurant this year tho we have eaten here before for three nights in a row. The welcome we had was loud and friendly and good fun - no formalities here! The service was very quick and the food was...More

Thank Gail W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service and atmosphere is very relaxed, but also good and efficient. Food is excellent. It is nice to find a family run, authentic Italian restaurant. Can certainly recommend the mussels and sea bass. Will definitely visit again when next in Bournemouth.

Thank Sandra J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made very welcome. Melon and prosciutto to start very good husband avocado prawns equally good. Salmon good had pizza with anchovies capers good but bit salty for my taste. Nice atmosphere.reasonable prices.

Thank Erica L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An authentic bustling Italian made memorable by the staff. Our hen Kayleigh really was made to feel special by the staff, especially 'Tatiano'. The food and wine was lovely. Despite the restaurant seeming fully booked, we were able to relax, take our time and enjoy...More

1  Thank lara_haines23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit valentiono at least 3 to 4 times a month, what brings us back is there fresh home cooked food, and all the friendly staff, we are so well looked after, and my children really look forward to going every time, my children adore...More

Thank russ6077
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We emailed to reserve a table and were told they were full, but to ring for a cancellation. Fortunately my wife did. The owner told us it would be a squeeze but he could book us in for 7 pm. The whole experience was great....More

1  Thank dave_a_ellis
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24 February 2018|
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Response from Giuseppe F | Property representative |
It depends on the day and time and if the Restaurant is busy , please can you let us know when you are thinking of coming and we can advise you , we do have outside seating but obviously far too cold at the moment!
1 October 2016|
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Response from Nieltea | Reviewed this property |
You can also park in Hampton In hotel car park I am not sure what are the charges but they are very secure.
cathy w
9 July 2015|
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Response from Giuseppe F | Property representative |
Our allergen charts are available to read at the restaurant and can also be emailed on request , these will show which of our vegetarian dishes contain dairy products, then if you could contact us we will inform you if a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 293332
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Friendly informal Italian Restaurant
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