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Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
+44 1202 293332
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Kent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was my 30th Birthday and we went here on 20/5/17 with about 15 people. Had fantastic service within a timely manner and the food was excellent. Portions were plentiful and the atmosphere was fantastic.

Thank Fiona F
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great little Italian restaurant around the corner from the Hilton in Bournemouth Friendly atmosphere with lots of interaction from the staff. Had whitebait for starters which were excellent. Fresh and juicy cooked in breadcrumbs The sirloin I ordered was cooked to perfection and very reasonably priced. If you order a side of fries be prepared for a large portion!!! Food... More 

Thank KiwiKent
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best in the town of Bournemouth, fabulous food and service. More than Happy to recommend this place to anybody who loves Italian food!

Thank Prakash H
Level Contributor
132 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with a friend for an evening meal while in the area for business. We didn't have a booking but this was not a problem. The welcome was friendly and exactly what would be expected from an Italian family restaurant. We both had bowls of pasta which were generous in size, tasty and flavoursome. All was well cooked and accompanied... More 

Thank David-Claire28
Toledo, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The food and hospitality were top notch. I have visited many restaurants on business and pleasure over the years and this was a unique and thoroughly enjoyable experience. I had the mussels and sea bass and both were excellent. I suggest anyone visiting the Bournemouth area seek out Valentino. If you want an Italian experience, give this family your business.

Thank dogbert60
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been before and one of the best little Italian eateries in Bournemouth. Love the feel of the place, family run business that's been there for years which speaks volumes I think about the great food. Lovely staff, fab pizza and pasta and amazing value. Im delighted to say the restaurant was quite busy and had a great atmosphere for a... More 

Thank Debbie S
Bridport, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time at this restaurant and again we had a wonderful meal served by fantastic staff! Will recommend the cannelloni.... was huge serving for me, however the staff offered a doggy tub!! Brill.. I enjoyed the following night at home !! Next time in bournemouth will defiantly book again and recommend to anyone.

Thank sandra c
West Bromwich, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant on a busy Saturday night with friends and had a fabulous experience. We had booked earlier on that day and was glad because it was very busy but despite this we had excellent attentive service throughout the evening. The pace of the serving of the courses was perfect and the food was delicious. I can thoroughly... More 

Thank TanS492
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable lunch with my hubby - the owner Giuseppe and our waiter were very friendly and the food was excellent - wish it was closer to our home and that it could be our local - would definitely recommend

Thank Mary J
Solihull, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been visiting Bournemouth for years and had seen this restaurant but never eaten there. We had the most fantastic meal cooked by and served by the Italian owner and his Italian staff. My partner chose Lanzana and I had Salmon with Spaghetti. The meal was beautiful. It will now be our first port of call when we are... More 

Thank Pam S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 39
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 293332
Friendly informal Italian Restaurant

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?