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51-53 Bridge Street, Christchurch BH23 1DY, England
+44 1202 471608
18:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have come to La mamma many times in the past 10 years and it's always a treat. This time around I focused on the specials including a delicious steak Diane for main and the meringue with raspberries for dessert, super tasty. My father in-law always insist on having the veal and he's never been disappointed. I really like the... More 

Thank evajuk
Andover, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautifully cooked food. Lamb shank perfect and lovely selection of veggies. Starters also spot on. If you are in Christchurch, give this a try....you won't be disappointed!

Thank sevi b
Dorset, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I have now been to La Mamma several times I the last few months. Every time the food has been excellent. The staff are attentive and great fun. This is a superb place to visit for an evening meal but, if you want lunch here, then they offer a very reasonably priced special lunch menu. If you... More 

Thank guypettigrew
Yateley, United Kingdom
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600 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Down to Christchurch for one night and chose La Mamma based on reviews. We were not disappointed. We received a warm welcome, asked if we had any seating preference and shown to our table. We did not spend long perusing the extensive menu as we had previewed on-line earlier. We chose a pizza and lamb shank. Both arrived in good... More 

Thank bparkercars
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A family meal for my mothers birthday. Avoid the Pizzas they are terrible, biscuit base and not much topping

Thank pricestuart01
Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Been coming here for decades. Same good food , pleasant ambience,with competent and funny staff. We are a senior couple who dine aolne but the atmosphere is always more like a night out with friends

Thank malcolm m
Greater London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A very busy, friendly Italian restaurtant with a good menu featuring a wide range of starters, pizzas and pasta mains and of course lovely deserts. Make sure you book as this place is very popular throughout the year!

Thank Count_Schaffhausen
Southampton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We visited with friends and unfortunately won't be returning or recommending...the setting and atmosphere were nice enough but obviously a restaurant is mainly judged on food and service - which were both a let down ...portion sizes were small and not good enough quality . The biggest annoyance was they brought out your meat and then five mins later ...the... More 

Thank dean w
1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Overnight stop while traveling. Very nice relaxed, lovely lit atmosphere with very polite, genuine and friendly staff. The food was fantastic. Thank you! 6 scottish gents x

Thank Liam C
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This is a superb restaurant with an 'old world' feel . The food is good but what makes here excellent is the friendly efficient service. Worth a visit.

Thank Ian G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?