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Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
+44 1202 293332
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cannelloni” (32 reviews)
“pizza” (109 reviews)
“garlic bread” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
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1 - 10 of 764 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We are shortly to move from our current home a few minutes walk from Valentino's so this visit may be our last for awhile, but we will be back no matter where we live. We have been going here regularly for 25 years and we...More

Thank Avril H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Genuine Italian food and friendly welcoming Italian attitude make you feel part of the family even on the first or second visit. The food arrives fast and is tasty and fresh. The prices are fair and the service is friendly. Give them a try!

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Real Italian food served by real Italian people. So many Italian eateries are soulless chains, left tonight feeling that we had known the owner and staff for years. Also the food was really good, nothing to fancy but excellent quality and at a very reasonable...More

Thank Calum T
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife Meena and myself have been visiting this little restaurant for the past 17 years or so and we cannot find fault with it. From the moment that you walk in up to the moment you leave, you the customer are treated like a...More

1  Thank Dave B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked in off the street not sure what to expect, however, very pleasantly surprised, nice Italian traditional restaurant good food and atmosphere at a good price. Recommend you try it.

Thank Goodman16
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fab meal at this restaurant, but we booked in the morning! My friends (6 of us in total) enjoyed a great meal with garlic bread to die for. Great atmosphere and staff were attentive and friendly. I nearly didnt book because of the...More

Thank Mumsnetter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited last Saturday night table for 9 to celebrate my Father in laws 75th birthday with the family-great atmosphere, great food, huge portions & awesome staff. We had a brilliant meal with a complimentary bottle of wine and a second pudding for the birthday boy....More

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of eleven of us visited Valentinos recently. The food was very good and we were all happy with our choices. The only negative was we were all sat there for a while before the waiter took our order !

Thank Krystina A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Significant other and myself visited on Fiday 2nd June. Inside was rather warm so as it was a nice evening we decided to eat out side. Significant other had the garlic prawns followed by the spicy sausage pasta both of which were pronunced to have...More

Thank Shevin67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great atmosphere, fabulous delicious food , pizza and canneloni, both large portions and really tasty. Good value for money. Great service. We had a very enjoyable evening.

Thank kevinandruthspeed
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Where is the best place to park when eating here?
30 September 2016|
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Response from Nieltea | Reviewed this property |
You can also park in Hampton In hotel car park I am not sure what are the charges but they are very secure.
cathy w
Can some of the vegetarian options be changed to vegan if requested? Thanks
8 July 2015|
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Response from Giuseppe F | Property representative |
Our allergen charts are available to read at the restaurant and can also be emailed on request , these will show which of our vegetarian dishes contain dairy products, then if you could contact us we will inform you if a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 293332
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Friendly informal Italian Restaurant
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