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87 High Street, Poole BH15 1AH, England
+44 1202 678600
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (31 reviews)
“doughballs” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
87 High Street, Poole BH15 1AH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on spec on a Friday night but were welcomed in by a friendly waitress. Service was attentive. The lovely Georgian room was very clean and set with well-spaced tables, so it was a relaxing atmosphere, despite being busy. The menu is varied and...More

Thank fifytyplus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a super restaurant. Excellent service, excellent food. Go there hungry because the portions are BIG! Shame it took us till our last night of holiday to find it. Will certainly be back next time we are in Poole.

Thank aec1745
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Never eaten here before but read a couple of reviews and decided to go for lunch. We thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere, service and food. We will definitely return again also because we found the place to be extremely reasonable and looking around to see what...More

1  Thank mel19sept
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Splendid food good service well worth a visit friendly atmosphere excellent food especially the deserts

Thank James S
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Took my family for lunch today... very good service... really good portions of lovely food at a very reasonable price... would highly recommend.. I had a lightly toasted chiabata with a wide variety of fillings.. accompanied by a nice salad and chips... a really decent...More

1  Thank BronwenEP
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Took the grandkids to this very busy restaurant and so glad they managed to squeeze us in. We had GF pasta arrabbiata which was amazing, great big black and green olives among the other tasty ingredients. Hubby had meatballs with spaghetti which he said was...More

1  Thank VonRob1953
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff. Choice of pasta, pizza or chicken and chips for children. I had pasta, which was ok but not special. Good value for money. E.g. £5 for dessert. Seemed an odd place, almost like a pop-up restaurant. Pink toilets and sinks., strange layout and...More

1  Thank Shirley T
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Tucked into the middle of the main high street in Poole this Italian restaurant is a gem for a superb value lunch. Freshly made excellent pizza or chiablatta with decent salad and chips all for under £6. Children's meals have a salad too. Delightful service...More

1  Thank ChristinaEdwards
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Attended with my family, having walked past this place for years. Well worth finally going in. Very relaxed atmosphere. Brilliant food, great flavours and generous portion sizes. I had a calzone it wa s bursting with flavour. Interior is understated design but adds to the...More

1  Thank Libatron
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely, friendly staff and great food! Nice outdoor eating space with homemade Italian food, worth a visit.

Thank Steve R
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29 November 2016|
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Response from woovers | Reviewed this property |
Hi, our experience of this place, they were not prepared to leave out any fatty or oily items from their dishes. Chef not prepared to make any deviation from the menu. So we walked out and dined at the Alcatraz down the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 High Street, Poole BH15 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 678600
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