We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Mamma

51-53 Bridge Street, Christchurch BH23 1DY, England
+44 1202 471608
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (66 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (8 reviews)
“lamb shank” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
51-53 Bridge Street, Christchurch BH23 1DY, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (255)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 255 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to try this Italian Restaurant for lunch. They offered any pasta or pizza at lunchtime for £6.95. I had Tortellini alla mamma and my wife had Penne pollo. Fresh, tasty and large portions. Delicious. Decided to have a dessert. Fresh homemade tiramisu and warm...More

Thank AlienFootprints
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How nice to find a restaurant which has its own style and not part of a chain. We have often walked past whilst staying in Christchurch and so wish we had gone in earlier. The staff are really friendly and helpful and the food was...More

Thank Mandy_Main
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Great atmosphere in authentic Italian style. Very friendly manager and staff - all very attentive and spared time to chat. Selection of food is great. Pizzas are identical to those in Italy. Would thoroughly recommend La Mamma to everyone of all ages. We have all...More

Thank Sue and Peter M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Wow what can I say,an amazing little Italian restaurant with fantastic service and great staff. The food was amazing right from the start through to dessert. Food was very tasty,hot and very good quality. My partners birthday and they even played happy birthday and put...More

Thank Curious1949
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly environment. My family came in and asked if we can sit outside due to 2 dogs with us and they said yes and set a table for us. Starter: garlic bread and bread & butter- spot on! On time! Mains: pasta / spaghetti...More

Thank Emmila H
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Found this restaurant by chance as a visitor to Christchurch. Very friendly, unpretentious and the service and food was fine.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We ate at this place recently and were really disappointed. We all had pizzas and they were by far the worst pizza being served up in Christchurch. The bases are dry, spongy and tasteless - presumably bought in. The tomato sauce was utterly bland and...More

Thank jonnie c
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I looked for a good Italian in Christchurch on Trip Advisor and found La Mamma. Being a visitor to the area and not knowing it at all I booked. When the taxi pulled up and I saw the restaurant I was a little disappointed, this...More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Waiter took our order for drinks but failed to bring them to us! Was more attentive to the large parties around us. Had to ask again for order. When ordering our meal he disappeared to the corner to dim the lights and turn up music...More

Thank TTplayer55
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Decided to visit our local restaurant after a long absence,and what a joy,the atmosphere was just right,so warm and welcoming,the service was absolutely spot on,our lovely waitress was so helpful,the meals were beautifully cooked and presented,all this plus Italian wine and beer made it feel...More

Thank Stuart L
Nearby Restaurants
Loch & Quay
565 reviews
.50 km away
James and White
412 reviews
.49 km away
Koh Noi Christchurch
250 reviews
.44 km away
294 reviews
.48 km away
Nearby Attractions
Christchurch Priory Church
669 reviews
.63 km away
Christchurch Quay
99 reviews
.60 km away
Red House Museum & Gardens
104 reviews
.60 km away
Christchurch Castle
73 reviews
.41 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from La Mamma staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51-53 Bridge Street, Christchurch BH23 1DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 471608
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing