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5 Church Street | Christchurch, Dorset, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
+44 1202 484910
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
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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

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a quick meal before a show at the Regent Centre . Fast service reasonably price menu tables a little close together though

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 3 November 2017

My friend decided that she wanted pasta for lunch so we went into Pinocchio's. She is incredibly fussy as far as her food being hot and tasty. Her meal didn't disappoint. Mine was great too. Good service and friendly staff.

Thank sharonfbailey
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

It ticked a hunger box:) before heading off to Regent Centre & a movie BUT can’t really give it more than an average tick. Staff were friendly & attentive however while the food was OK there are better Italian eateries in town that I’ve used,...More

Thank Restless59
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Fabulous fast service, lovely food and really reasonable. Decor a bit dated and qwerky but it adds to the atmosphere! Worth a try

Thank goldensnowfairy
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We spotted this quaint looking authentic Italian on our way back to our hotel and decided we would go there for dinner the next evening. We were pretty excited as it looked like a an old traditional Italian and after reading it had been going...More

2  Thank MC D
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing dinner tonight! Have been once before and was as lovely as the meal a few years ago! Very welcoming and friendly! The children loved their pizza!

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We used to live in Southampton back in the 70s/80s and often visited this place when in the Bournemouth area. It has not changed and still has its authentic Italian charm that so many have lost over the years. It supplies great food at sensible...More

Thank barkhall
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

An insult to the art of Italian pizza making. Pizza dough with the consistency of undercooked sponge, cheap cheese and scant toppings. The only saving grace being that the portion is very small, so the whole horrendous experience is at least over with quickly. Pasta...More

3  Thank Anthony778899
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We turned up here on a Tuesday evening without a reservation having tried two other places first and were very warmly greeted and seated in this deceptively sized restaurant. All the staff were very friendly, high chairs were provided and the food was very reasonably...More

Thank Rachel E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, 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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