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Alum Chine, Bournemouth, England
+44 1202 759100
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a terric location and waitwts appear very friendly...Beach walking to meet up with friends.We decided to meet there. Arriving early I ordered a Coffee.Its poor quality..in fact quite yukky but you might decided to drink having paid £3.00 I decided I wanted chips but thought I'd order a kids meal..Fish gougions and chips sounded nice.(Notice the plural!) I... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I walked down the chine from Westbourne. We sat in the sun in the window and a lovely man came and took our order. I chose Bianchetti Fritti with Insalata Di Pomodoro and my friend had a Smoked Salmon Panini. All were delicious and the service was excellent. It's in a beautiful location and I'd love to... More 

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Thank Gourmandsouth
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this Italian restaurant by chance. When we entered we received a very friendly greeting. We were shown a table and from then on the service, the attention we had was superb. The order was taken and brought to our table not long after. The flavours in our choices were excellent. This is a great and friendly restaurant in a... More 

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Thank Pete O
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a family of four on a Saturday evening. Glad we booked as rather busy. Service was very good indeed. Lovely setting and decor. Tables were nicely spaced. Food was excellent. Between us we had varied dishes - pizza, pasta, salad and mussels. All were very tasty with good sized portions. Will definitely be returning.

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Thank ChrisJamesC1969
London
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We all really enjoyed this beach side restaurant. Good pizzas, large portions and a very nice setting.

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Thank 967justind
Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Wow really enjoyed this place amazing food great service would recommend people to try this place out.i will be back definitely

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Thank saucy30
Reading, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Restaurant's interior looks modern, but it keeps traditional elements like colours, or decorations, like peppers in jars. Service was very nice and helpfull. Our waiter was Joseph, professional, elegant gentleman. I had a pizza Vesuvio. It was really tasty, but I'm not sure about rucola topping, it was too much bitter, and spicy. Dough was bit too soft. For the... More 

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Thank PaoloSerino
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Been here many times and we can't resist the cannelloni, which is actually a vegetarian dish, but delicious. One day we'll try another dish. Lovely selection of cakes as well. Living in Westbourne we enjoy dining on their patio area in the warmer months but inside is very pleasant as well. Very professional and friendly staff and excellent lager.

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Thank jas20162016
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Came here randomly as was walking along the beach and stumbled across it . Great location so decided to have a meal here. Was around 6.30pm on a Saturday and pretty quiet yet lady who seated us did take a few minutes to see if we could be fitted in . ( would like to point out the restaurant was... More 

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Thank Tim H
Bournemouth
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with family for lunch. Asked the waiter for allergen guide/menu and he didn't know what I meant but just totally dismissed me until he finally said he would get someone over to the table. Someone came over (after a long wait) with no allergen guide and didn't really know the menu. Played it safe and went for plain spaghetti... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?