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Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8AN, England
+44 1202 759100
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
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“pasta” (52 reviews)
“salads” (8 reviews)
“alum chine” (50 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8AN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been twice now this month. I picked the restaurant for its location which is beautiful. First time the service was ok, a bit slow and a few errors with ordering but the food was excellent. Second time a quieter evening for my partners birthday on...More

Thank Zoe L
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a lovely evening at Vesuvio, the food was really nice and the staff friendly. Whilst eating or drinking here you have a lovely view as it is right on the beach. You can sit in or outside and still look at the sea....More

Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited on a Saturday night on the off chance. The restaurant was busy inside and out. The facilities were clean and nicely presented, however, the service seemed very chaotic, no one appeared to know who was looking after each table. We eventually got served...More

Thank Val W
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went early afternoon, so the place was quite empty - this gave it a cafe feel rather than restaurant, but it didn't spoil the atmosphere. The menu is very basic, but as we were just there for lunch, it didn't matter...(I'm not sure I...More

Thank RichardF38
Reviewed 6 days ago

Disappointed as I had been led to believe it was the bees knees but has apparently gone down hill. Pull your socks up. The customer is why you are in existence, not just your location

Thank mkljrc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I went here last week to make the most of the beautiful weather and thought this would be the ideal place to do it. It has lovely views and the restaurant feels open and light. Service was very good (super lovely waitress)...More

Thank Moominlars
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice restaurant very close to the beach. The food is fresh and good and on the menu is anything for everybody. The staff is friendly and children are welcome.

Thank Gaby W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They slotted us in at the last minute for a birthday on an extremely busy, beautiful evening. The food was delicious particularly the bream. The waiters were very busy, but accommodated a birthday cake and sang around the recipient. 10/10.

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed my visit and had a lovely evening in such a great location. The service was first class and very attentive. The value wasn't too bad particularly considering my initial comments. However, I do love my food so I would have to say it...More

Thank andrew k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with a group of 10 people. It's located on the seafront but is a fair distance from Bournemouth pier (about 20 min walk along seafront) Service was good. The waitress was very friendly and accommodating to our large group. The menu...More

Thank jennieg119
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 759100
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