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5 Church Street | Christchurch, Dorset, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
+44 1202 484910
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (8 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5 Church Street | Christchurch, Dorset, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waiting staff very friendly and attentive. Bruschetta was lovely, pizza toppings were great but deserved a much better base than the mass produced one used. Making a fresh pizza base would change the place completely. I’d pay more for it as well.

Thank travesty89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant as it seemed go have a good choice for the kids and adults for reasonable prices. When searching Google earlier in the day it gave the wrong opening times and wrong menu - so when getting there they had only just...More

Thank ClareG18
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Good service by attentive staff but the food is not as good as it was. I believe its mostly pre-cooked now which is a shame as you can really tell the difference between fresh & pre-cooked. I think people would be prepared to pay extra...More

Thank RobChristchurch
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A privately owned and run family business offering a range of Italian food at very reasonable prices. Always well prepared, the food is of a "bistro" style. The staff are welcoming and always smiling. The wine list is not extensive but again reasonably priced. Our...More

Thank jackbycroft
Reviewed 3 March 2018

So much better than any of the Italian chain restaurants. We always choose to come here if we're going to the Regent Centre or are out in the evening. Don't expect fancy or trendy decor, it's not been done up for many years but it's...More

Thank F0rbiddenFruit
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Tasty food, good service (particularly from Charlotte) Warm atmosphere and welcoming staff Will be returning and would highly recommend to others

Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

My favourite Italian restaurant! Been coming with my family and friends since I was little and has always been excellent. I may still be a customer but am also a waitress. Great atmosphere, food is Devine, and staff are enthusiastic and polite. Since 1980, still...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I booked a table for 6 for my friends 50th Birthday last Friday. We arrived on time with a queue of 8 people in front. None of the staff approached us or even gave eye contact whilst they were right next to us by the...More

Thank Nayb31
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Sadly we sit in the half of the reviewers who were very disappointed. We decided to pop in for a last minute meal without reading reviews. A third full on a Friday evening was first warning. But decided a cold Feb could explain it. £51...More

Thank jvb1232015
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Chose Pinocchio's after giving up on Soho nearby as far too noisy. Pinicchio's look traditional and appealing. Got sat near a noisy group (shame). Staff friendly and OK. Just wanted a quick easy pizza meal. Both Pizza's we got were really poor. Bases looked and...More

Thank Simon C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Church Street | Christchurch, Dorset, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 484910
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