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5 Church Street | Christchurch, Dorset, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
+44 1202 484910
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible16%
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Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5 Church Street | Christchurch, Dorset, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has been a favourite of hours for many years, sadly over the last 5 maybe, its gradually gone downhill. This time I rang to book a table for 5, expressing it was a very special occasion our daughter's 21st birthday, I was told no...More

Thank cindy o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here many a time and never had a bad meal. Everything is cooked fresh and presented lovely. Plates and food always hot and plentiful. The staff are always happy and excellent service. Very reasonable priced and a good variety to choose from on...More

Thank BournemouthSurfer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been going to this place for years as an easy go to dinner venue when visiting family in the area. Its casual, easy, always busy with a real charm to it. Nothing fancy, straight forward Italian comfort food. It looks like the same family...More

Thank mmkeats
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The decor and furniture could be excused if the food made up for it but oh dear no! This is quite possibly the worse Italian meal we have ever had. We are convinced the pizzas were supermarket box pizzas (small size with limited topping). The...More

Thank ladyloyal
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

YOU WILL BE DISSAPOINTED! This place should be shut down Pizza was soggy and disgusting really an insult to pizza, spaghetti bol was like after birth. 2 pizzas spag bol 4 drinks £60 , horrendous place.. there deceiving pizza virgins 🤷🏻‍♂️

Thank Bennys_big_adventure
Reviewed 16 December 2017

I just came back from Rome where the food was good but pricey. I expected a trade off with the food being not as good but cheaper. I was right the food wasn't as good, but it wasn't much cheaper. I like to support local...More

Thank JimmyL74
Reviewed 11 December 2017

arrived Friday about 6 pm. Already a few people in. No question about whether we had booked. Good table for 4 for the 2 of us near a radiator (very welcome). Drinks came quickly. Only had main course chicken cacciatore and veal escalope in breadcrumbs....More

Thank vivienne h
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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