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La Mamma

51-53 Bridge Street, Christchurch BH23 1DY, England
+44 1202 471608
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“pasta” (19 reviews)
“lamb shank” (7 reviews)
“profiteroles” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
51-53 Bridge Street, Christchurch BH23 1DY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We used to visit regularly back in the 90s, as the food and staff were incredible. We recently returned to find much of the same authenticity and flavour! The lasagna is the best I’ve tasted!

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to La Mamma for 22 years now. Having just returned from a two week holiday in Amalfi, Italy, where the food was extremely expensive and very poor in our hotel, we decided to celebrate our wedding anniversary with some hot, delicious,...More

Thank Patsyh966
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited following a recommendation from our son who had an excellent meal the week previous. This is a great find if you like authentic Italian and want to step back in time rather than the modern chain Italian restaurant. The menu choice and wine list...More

Thank johncrawfordSurrey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped into La Mammas yesterday lunchtime, ordered a deep fried brie with raspberry coulis. The cheese just melted in my mouth, absolutely georgous. For the main course I ordered an Umberto with egg. This was cooked to perfection and again the combination of the cheese,...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent pasta, very good service, good wine at sensible prices, smooth house red, highly recommended.

Thank GloriaBrown
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Decided to try this Italian Restaurant for lunch. They offered any pasta or pizza at lunchtime for £6.95. I had Tortellini alla mamma and my wife had Penne pollo. Fresh, tasty and large portions. Delicious. Decided to have a dessert. Fresh homemade tiramisu and warm...More

Thank AlienFootprints
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

How nice to find a restaurant which has its own style and not part of a chain. We have often walked past whilst staying in Christchurch and so wish we had gone in earlier. The staff are really friendly and helpful and the food was...More

Thank Mandy_Main
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Great atmosphere in authentic Italian style. Very friendly manager and staff - all very attentive and spared time to chat. Selection of food is great. Pizzas are identical to those in Italy. Would thoroughly recommend La Mamma to everyone of all ages. We have all...More

Thank Sue and Peter M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Wow what can I say,an amazing little Italian restaurant with fantastic service and great staff. The food was amazing right from the start through to dessert. Food was very tasty,hot and very good quality. My partners birthday and they even played happy birthday and put...More

Thank Curious1949
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly environment. My family came in and asked if we can sit outside due to 2 dogs with us and they said yes and set a table for us. Starter: garlic bread and bread & butter- spot on! On time! Mains: pasta / spaghetti...More

Thank Emmila H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51-53 Bridge Street, Christchurch BH23 1DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 471608
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