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Alum Chine, Bournemouth, England
+44 1202 759100
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a lovely restaurant in a lovely location. The staff were charming and the food superb. I have veg antipasti (bursting with flavour) and spaghetti Vongole(the clams were lovely and juicy). My friend had mushroom soup (delicious) and salmon steak (perfectly cooked). We shared a bottle of wine and also had 1 dessert and coffee. We thought it was well... More 

Thank lizb66
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited twice now, both times the food I has been very good ! The restaurant has a nice location overlooking the beach, although it's a little walk from the town at alum chine, well worth a visit, but I advise you to book as it does get very busy.

Thank Alan F G
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant prides itself on its family run ethos and, my goodness, does it show! The staff have friendliness and service running through them like the words in a stick of Bournemouth rock. Its Italian food, the lovely ambiance inside or the view from the outside terrace all make for an excellent experience. The coffee's good and the pizza tasty.... More 

Thank Alan F
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal after a long walk on the beach. The pasta and pizza are really good. The service was friendly, although the drinks we ordered took a long time to arrive.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is smack bang on the seafront looked overwhelmingly busy and vibrant from the outside,so we decided to have lunch there. A member of staff manage to find a table of four and got us seated handing over lunch menus. Unfortunately after been sitting and waiting For over 40 minutes nobody approached our table for any service so therefore... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here for the first time yesterday and all four of us were impressed by the service, atmosphere and quality of the food. Two had pizza, one had scampi and I had an excellent lasagne. Prices reasonable. Service was speedy and efficient despite the restaurant being busy. Will definitely return on my next visit to Poole.

Thank BellaSomerset
Poole, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great food and a warm welcome is always found here, I love being by the sea sitting outside, people watching and looking at the sea lapping against the sand. Great lunch offers and dinner is excellent. Staff are very welcoming and friendly

Thank Pearsons26
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here after nice long walk, sat down 3 of us all had different mains, all good 3 empty plates, ordered dessert , good price 3.95 and very good portions, staff really good sat outside, really impressed..

Thank paulashman62a
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited December 27th 2017. We hadn't booked a table but the Maître d (who I think was the owner) found us a table. The place was rammed....but nothing suffered. Drinks were served within 5 minutes, food order took no more than 15 minutes to arrive and was superb. The staff were smiling so by all accounts happy working there in... More 

Thank Keith J
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited this evening for partner's birthday and had a really enchanting evening. Good public car park a minute away £1 for whole evening. Although it was dark and therefore the beautiful beach opposite the restaurant could not be appreciated, the restaurant was so bright and buzzy it really had a holiday atmosphere. All the staff were extremely nice and attentive,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alum Chine, Bournemouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 759100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?