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Italian Diva

11 High Street, Poole BH15 1AB, England
+44 1202 674319
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (40 reviews)
“pasta” (41 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 High Street, Poole BH15 1AB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Having a family visitor who needed to travel home promptly on a Friday night, the manager fitted us in very amicably at 6pm. We enjoyed delicious main courses, freshly prepared Italian recipes from 'grandma's cook book'. The desserts on offer were home made too. A...More

Thank thompsonjstjet
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our lunch at Italian Diva but I couldn't quite give it a top rating. Our starters were good. The baked goats cheese very good and the bruschetta fine. We both had linguine with scallops which were, at least to our taste a tiny...More

Thank yachtjudge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch, owner was very friendly and helpful in choosing wine etc. I had steak, wife had sea bass and both were absolutely first class. Lovely wine also, would definitely go back.

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

10/10 everything. Lovely, friendly staff, delicious food, and lovely location. Very warm and all round awesome restaurant. Would recommend to anyone. Fantastic Italian pasta, steaks cooked to perfection, fresh seafood and ingredients, topped off with homemade cakes to die for. Love it love it love...More

Thank Ollie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second time in one week and I'm reluctant to review because we don't want it to get any busier. However as someone who doesn't use TripAdvisor very often, I feel the need to express just how phenomenal this restaurant is. Food, service, ambience, location, etc......More

Thank Harry C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly throughout the visit, excellent food, happy to accommodate requested changes to pasta dishes

Thank Markrobins64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a very busy night but got a table straight away. Had rather a long wait for our food but when it arrived it was great and freshly cooked. Will definetly return but next time will book a table.

Thank chrisb1233
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't get to eat out in Poole very often but when I get the chance I like to go to Italian Diva in the high street in the old town near the quay. It's a small restaurant, best suited to couples or small groups...More

2  Thank DrNefarious
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great little restaurant this Ristorante is. Very friendly with great , personal, quick service. Plenty of conversation with a laugh from who I imagine was the owner. The chef's Special of Seabass with lemon and garlic sauce was absolutely delicious.My husband had a...More

Thank mickpeck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We received a warm welcome on arrival. It is a small, very well presented restaurant with a good ambiance. Good variety of authentic Italian dishes to choose from at very reasonable prices. The bruschetta starter was lovely and a rather generous portion. The homemade white...More

Thank Jade Leigh R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
visiting next week. so you allow dogs in eating areas x
29 September 2016|
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Response from 470jenny | Reviewed this property |
I would very much doubt that dogs would be permitted . However , depending on the time of your visit it would be worth asking them
We chose this as a restaurant with vegetarian food. Can we see a menu as our guest has a restricted diet?
4 February 2016|
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Response from Wom166 | Reviewed this property |
If you speak to the chef he will make something special for you if you suggest the type of things you like! Just so obliging you'll be very impressed all tastes so fresh, which it is! All you need there is a bit of sunshine... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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