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Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
+44 1202 293332
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“cannelloni” (31 reviews)
“pizza” (108 reviews)
“garlic bread” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice and Friendly staff. We enjoyed to eat there . The food was really good and fresh and we felt at home.

Thank Marika R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

From the outside Valentino looks dated. A white plastic conservatory lacking in curb side appeal - however looks can be deceiving! My husband ate here many years ago and when we found ourselves in Bournemouth, we looked the restaurant up on TA, were delighted with...More

Thank CheshireDancingqueen
Reviewed 4 days ago

Another visit to Bournemouth means another visit to Valentino's. As ever super food with super service and ambience. Can't wait for next visit to Bournemouth!

Thank pkirby246
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I know I've wrote many reviews of Valentino, but I just want to write again how much we love this place, and with so many places to eat in Bournemouth you can not find anywhere better than this place, from the service which is outstanding,...More

Thank russ6077
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was my 30th Birthday and we went here on 20/5/17 with about 15 people. Had fantastic service within a timely manner and the food was excellent. Portions were plentiful and the atmosphere was fantastic.

Thank Fiona F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little Italian restaurant around the corner from the Hilton in Bournemouth Friendly atmosphere with lots of interaction from the staff. Had whitebait for starters which were excellent. Fresh and juicy cooked in breadcrumbs The sirloin I ordered was cooked to perfection and very reasonably...More

Thank KiwiKent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best in the town of Bournemouth, fabulous food and service. More than Happy to recommend this place to anybody who loves Italian food!

Thank Prakash H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a friend for an evening meal while in the area for business. We didn't have a booking but this was not a problem. The welcome was friendly and exactly what would be expected from an Italian family restaurant. We both had bowls of...More

Thank David-Claire28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and hospitality were top notch. I have visited many restaurants on business and pleasure over the years and this was a unique and thoroughly enjoyable experience. I had the mussels and sea bass and both were excellent. I suggest anyone visiting the Bournemouth...More

Thank dogbert60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been before and one of the best little Italian eateries in Bournemouth. Love the feel of the place, family run business that's been there for years which speaks volumes I think about the great food. Lovely staff, fab pizza and pasta and amazing value. Im...More

Thank Debbie S
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Where is the best place to park when eating here?
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
Can some of the vegetarian options be changed to vegan if requested? Thanks
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
US$13 - US$38
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 293332
  • E-mail
Friendly informal Italian Restaurant