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Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
+44 1202 293332
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cannelloni” (32 reviews)
“pizza” (111 reviews)
“garlic bread” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked this restaurant a few months ago with plenty of notice. On arriving a little early we were spoken to in a disgusting way by someone claiming to be the manager. We later found out he wasn't but was just a part time member...More

Thank Maddie R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Busy restaurant. Nice atmosphere. Excellent food and very good service. Look forward to eating there again.

Thank JJEnglandUK
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a really lovely evening here last night. Starter selection perhaps a little boring but the main course made up for it. The cannelloni was beautiful, huge portion and really good value. My friend had a pizza which was also very good with a generous...More

Thank disappointed70
Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant is next door to the Hilton Hotel where we were staying, and so was very convenient for us. We visited on the recommendation of friends who live locally, and were not disappointed. A popular and friendly place where we would definitely return to.

Thank davidandkathChester
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely restaurant and very attentive staff. The food was delicious, fresh and great value for money. Generous servings so make sure you go there hungry.

Thank webster172017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have visited on a number of occasions and this time as per previously an excellent Italian meal served with good Italian chat and banter. Forget the chain restaurants and go for authentic Italian at very reasonable price. Good food, good chat and good authentic...More

Thank johncrawfordSurrey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked at late notice for 9 people. We were given an extremely friendly welcome. All the food was fresh, tasty and very good value. The whole party left extremely full and very happy. Thank you for a lovely evening.

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here in July with 7 ex works collegues. Everyone really had a good meal and the final bill represented really good value. I had the seafood spaghetti expecting the odd small prawn but got an amazing amount of seafood more than I'd had when...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have ben going here for a number of years. Great staff, lovely home cooked food. A great independent family run restaurant. Proper food cooked as you like it. Well done

Thank busyaccountant
Reviewed 1 week ago

Why can't all restaurants be as good as Valentino.? Answer is attention to detail and that is why i score this restaurant 5/5 . Had lunch there yesterday and we could not have had a better lunch . I went with my daughter and her...More

Thank RoyTerry
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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
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 39
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
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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