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Italian Diva

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11 High Street, Poole BH15 1AB, England
+44 1202 674319
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went along to this family run restaurant with my cousins this evening. We had a lovely relaxing time and the food was excellent. My favourite was the calamari starter cooked to perfection. We didn't feel rushed and our food was cooked fresh to order.

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1 Thank Catherine J
Poole
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by with my better half after reading all the good and we were not disappointed. I had the scallops to start and they were perfectly cooked. For my main I had a rib eye as reccomended and it was full of flavor and cooked to perfection. I defiantly reccomend a visit.

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Swanage, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in this little restaurant after reading some good reviews and we were not disappointed. Very quite when we went for lunch but it was a cold Thursday lunchtime, however the service was absolutely fantastic and the main courses we ordered were sublime (proper home cooked Italian food) the house wine was also lovely.. Wish we lived locally enough to... More 

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Thank damogoodwine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having read other reviews on here I couldn't resist a visit whilst I was in Poole for an evening. The food was amazing (especially the goats cheese and ciabatta starter), the waiter was lovely and very attentive and it's reasonably priced. Would highly recommend a visit.

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Thank EPete91
Poole, England, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Poole has many good to great restaurants, I thought my wife and I had eaten at most of them, until we stumbled upon Italian Diva, you could blink and walk straight past, it is an unassuming small restaurant, with a BIG helping of fantastic service. Its cosy, inviting and a truly wonderful place to spend an evening, and you may... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As some others have said this is a small and grim the exterior, unassuming restaurant. The warmth of the service together with the truly excellent food made the whole experience a pleasure. Great steak diabolo too. Marcello the chef/proprietor was a great host who made time to speak to us which was appreciated. Not sure if we will ever be... More 

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Thank GarethandCarla
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have tried most of the restaurants in Poole but for reason had never visited the Italian Diva. It's a small restaurant with a comprehensive menu and a number of daily specials. I opted for the Scallops to start followed by a peppered steak cooked to perfection. The selection of vegetables served with the meal was a bit mean and... More 

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Thank Stephen D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hi I went to eat here and found that the food was good and the service was friendly I had a pizza which was nice but as I was on my own it would have been nicer if the waiting staff had spoken to me a little more but saying that I will be back..

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Thank pippapot
Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had a wonderful meal at this cosy, friendly restaurant. The food was delicious with plenty of choice on the menu. Desserts are prepared by the owner's mother; they're super-good with a an authentic Italian taste. The table service was exceptional and nothing was overlooked. If you're looking for somewhere special to eat, this restaurant offers the whole package! We'll... More 

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Thank Shaztapper
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We chose this place on the strength of the trip advisor reviews and got to say we weren't disappointed. Unfortunately we forgot to take pictures of the starters but my partner had the escalopes and I had the garlic prawns which set a very high standard. Our daughter had garlic bread and a kids portion of the adults carbonara which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 High Street, Poole BH15 1AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 674319

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