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La Piccola Italia

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23 Holdenhurst Road | Lansdowne, Bournemouth BH8 8EH, England
+44 1202 551510
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Found by accident, warm welcoming staff. Great Menu and Wine list, good atmosphere not too busy. Little extras offered to keep some of our more difficult guests happy.

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Thank Markw1965
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here several times and all of them have been great. The service is amazing here they are all so friendly and make you feel welcome. I always tend to go lunch time for the 2 course offer which is amazing value for the money. The portions tend to be small if your only want to order a main... More 

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Thank mulls9
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was ok , but we have had better , maybe because it was mid week and lunch time, because when we have been during the evening we have never had any complaints , as there were only a few people there the service was fine and they were Italian staff ,

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Thank shirleymt
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came out for our anniversary the starters where really nice but the mains weren't nice the pizzas we're runny ravioli was crunchy and the lasagna tasted like a microwave meal

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Thank Gordy1979
Greater London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 10 who'd pre-booked and our table was ready on arrival so we were seated right away. As a big group, we took a while to decide what we wanted to eat but the waiter was very patient with us and even took down substitutions to our orders without any issues. Our food arrived in good... More 

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Thank Swapna S
Poole, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for my Dad's birthday last night. The service was just appalling the restaurant was quite busy but only had 2 people serving, one of them spoke barely any English. The time it takes waiting for your food is very poor also. Overall I don't think I will be visiting again, the food is great however it's not worth the... More 

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Thank cathy1893
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited La Piccola on a Monday night. It's a warm friendly restaurant and the staff are really friendly and helpful. Unfortunately we didn't find the food as great as the staff. We started with arunchini and garlic prawns. The arunchini was lacking in flavour and tasting more like something from the freezer than homemade, and the garlic prawns lacked... More 

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Thank Simon W
Poole, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really authentic Italian restaurants are a bit of a dying breed with the spread of chains. To eat Italian food cooked by Italians and served by Italians is becoming a bit of a rarity. Hence the popularity of this excellent restaurant which we have been visiting for many years. The quality of the food and service is better now than... More 

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Thank johnlittle100
Bristol, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited La Piccola Italia on Tuesday evening the 18th April at 20:15 having booked via the website. Our table was ready and we were seated in a few moments. For drinks: we has a 50cl carafe of Cabernet Sauvignon (£11.45) and a glass of Prosecco (£4.95) - these were very nice. Main Course, I ordered Pizza Rustica - Tuscan... More 

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Thank GarySkuse
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I would definitely recommend this little Italian restaurant for anyone who loves an authentic Italian food experience. The customer service is very good as well as the food. There is a wide choice of dishes and people with special dietary needs will definitely find something on the card.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 33
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Holdenhurst Road | Lansdowne, Bournemouth BH8 8EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 551510
Description
This family run restaurant is celebrating 33 years this year. La Piccola Italia is a traditional Italian restaurant serving fabulous stonebaked pizzas, fresh pasta dishes and an array of a la carte options.

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