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372/374 Poole road | Branksome, Poole bh121aw, England
01202764050
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Ranked #11 of 303 Restaurants in Poole
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: As a small, family-run Italian restaurant, we take pride in providing superb service and food within a relaxed restaurant environment.
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

a family run restaurant with the best warm traditional southern italian hospitality god food and prosecco and great service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I have been to Al Gatto Nero a number of times and each time the food and service have been excellent. We had a large family get together here on Boxing Day (based on my recommendation) and everyone agreed it was fantastic. Thank you so much Ursula, Leo and staff for looking after us so well, we'll be back!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Nice location, nice food with a good menu to choose from from starters through to the sweet. Nice wine, although the cheaper ones were conveniently out of stock, nice place, highly recommended.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This restaurant gives good service and friendly staff. The food is bland and unimaginative. The menu is very limited which would have been okay if the dishes are tasty which it is not. Most of the seafood tasted dry which make me suspect are frozen.

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

As a family we often visit Al Gatto Nero on Poole Rd . The staff are fantastic and the food is great .every meal we have ever had there has been superb.i also like the fact that they always remember who you are even when you phone to book a table .Highly recommended .

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Have been to all gatto Nero many times and always had a lovely evening. It is warm and welcoming and the food is always excellent. Leo and Ursula are a lovely couple and the service is always first class. I shall be there on boxing day with fourteen friends and am really looking forward to it. Would recommend this restaurant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Had a spur of the moment dinner here with my sister early one evening. Good food and they were able to cater for my sister who has a gluten intolerance. Very helpful service too.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Have been many times before and was made welcome by the friendly owners Leo and Ursula as always. Food is always well prepared and cooked with excellent service. Would certainly recommend this Italian Restaurant.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

This was our first visit to Poole and based on other reviews we decided to try this Italian. We arrived early 6.30 and were warmly greeted, by the owner I presume and shown to our table. The starters,main course we're excellent. Not enough room for pudding. As it was my daughters birthday they gave her a free ice cream and... More 

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Newbury, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The restaurant is very warmly designed which makes it feel very friendly and home like, the food is EXCELENT! Staff is very friendly, is a little Italy on the edge of Poole linking with Bournemouth, is very much worth to stop at and have a nice 3 course meal. We enjoy it very much and go to visit sometimes few... More 

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Additional Information about Al Gatto Nero

Address: 372/374 Poole road | Branksome, Poole bh121aw, England
Phone Number: 01202764050
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
Average Prices: USD 11 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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