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Al Gatto Nero

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372/374 Poole Road | Branksome, Poole BH12 1AW, England
+44 1202 764050
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: As a small Italian restaurant, we take pride in providing superb service...
As a small Italian restaurant, we take pride in providing superb service and food within a relaxed restaurant environment.
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  • 158
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  • 30
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfect

Once again Mez and the guys have out done there selves food just right services always friendly and I never tire of this place can't recommend it enough 😁

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Peter H
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Once again Mez and the guys have out done there selves food just right services always friendly and I never tire of this place can't recommend it enough 😁

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Marbella, Spain
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Had always passed this restaurant and decided to try it as I love Italian food. Four of us dined here one evening and the pasta was great. It left us with lovely tastes in our mouth , top this up with a lovely bottle of wine and you have a perfect evening. Decor a little tired but you cant eat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Really good time, meal was cooked to perfection. Staff was really friendly, and it seemed to have a really good vibe inside. None of the staff pushed for your order or for you to leave. So glad that I'm having my birthday there in August it will be a great night.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

First night in Poole and we hit the jackpot with this Restaurant. Very welcoming and friendly, great food and wine, and comfortable too. Who could ask for more? A thoroughly enjoyable family evening - a grown up atmosphere, but child friendly. Perfect.

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Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We took my mother-in-law to this restaurant on Friday night after having seen good reviews on trip-advisor. The staff were extremely friendly from the off and there was a good atmosphere. My Husband ordered the steak but the waiter came to advise us that the chef felt the particular cut of meat was a bit tough and so offered the... More 

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bournemouth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Came to Al Gatto Nero following a recommendation from a friend. We had a mix of starters and mains cooked to perfection by the Chef, sicilian I was told. The service was excellent, professional and quick without being pushy. Some very good advices on the food dishes and wines. The decor is very pleasant and there is a nice ambiance... More 

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Poole
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

We arrived as a large group and were very well looked after considering it was a week night! The food was fantastic and everything arrived in good time. They sorted out the cake at the end and were very kind to the birthday girl. They made her feel special ....thank you 🎉

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

I had organized a dear member of staffs leaving do! There were 13 of us! All our meals came out correctly and promptly! And were delicious! Not only that, the staff did their upmost to accommodate everything we requested, even a few dancing lessons! Couldn't thank the staff more!! It truly was a memorable and tasty experience!!!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had wanted to try Al Gatto Nero for some time and when we heard that it was under new management, it seemed the ideal opportunity. We were greeted by the new owner, Mezin, who was very welcoming and made us feel right at home. The atmosphere is both friendly and comfortable with a real, cosy Italian feel. The menu... More 

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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Yet another great meal serves food fantastic was a bit sceptical at first but after a couple of visits now finding the new owner very good and the food is good looking forward to the new menu to see how that pans out but overall very pleased

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Additional Information about Al Gatto Nero

Address: 372/374 Poole Road | Branksome, Poole BH12 1AW, England
Phone Number: +44 1202 764050
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
Average Prices: USD $11 to $31
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 372/374 Poole Road | Branksome, Poole BH12 1AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 764050

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $11 to $31
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

Description

As a small Italian restaurant, we take pride in providing superb service and food within a relaxed restaurant environment.

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