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Da Vinci's Restaurant

7 The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
+44 1202 667528
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Ranked #41 of 295 restaurants in Poole
Price range: $14 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: On the second floor of a venerable warehouse, located on the water's edge along bustling Poole Quay, Da Vinci's Pizzeria is open for lunch and dinner every day and offers a casual dining experience in true Italian style! With picturesque views of Poole Harbour's glistening waters, antique charm and a friendly welcome from your Italian hosts there will be no need to go all the way to Italy to enjoy such hospitality and beauty. Relaxing and comfortable from the moment you step inside, Da Vinci's menu ranges from freshly cooked pasta and homemade pizzas to a full range of a la carte dishes. The daily changing Specials Board also offers seasonal dishes such as freshly caught Sea Bass and Tropical Rainbow Trout. For added privacy, there is also a dedicated dining area for parties and celebrations of up to 40 people.
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Dorset
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

The problem I have is do I want everyone to know about Da Vinci's! You know how it is when you find somewhere you really like because it's SPECIAL for so many reasons. Do you tell or keep it your little secret? I think I will say very little. For those people who make the trip they can experience it... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We were in the area and walked past the other restaurants in Poole. This one stood out as it looked very interesting and authentic Italian. Once inside we were not disappointed. It was a busy Saturday night and we were made very welcome. Our two little girls were treated like princesses and the setting is beautiful, overlooking the harbour. I... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

stumbled on this family run italian restaurant late one evening. We were asked to sit in the bar area for five minutes while a table was prepared for us - a busy restaurant is always a good sign! Excellent food, promptly delivered by polite staff. Be aware that english is obviously not their first language, so understanding of your requests... More

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New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

3 1/2 hrs from ordering to finishing, 7 times asked for water, 4 times asked for bread, wine was average. Steaks however the best out table of 12 have ever had. It's such a shame the waiting staff were so dreadful. The chef deserves a medal for his cooking. But unfortunately I doubt Id go back because the staff were... More

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Maidstone
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We visited Da Vinci's for an early evening meal. We were bowled over by the quality of the food. I had a fillet steak which was cooked to perfection - the best fillet steak I've ever had. My wife had tortellini which was divine, and my daughter had a great tasting bolognese pasta. The service was warm and friendly. I'd... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Attentive staff but not over the top. Reasonably priced menu with lots to choose from & loads of fresh specials direct from the harbour. Music could do with updating but otherwise a very pleasant meal.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Thanks for the lovely Evening..its impossible to dont come to davinci for us when we are in Poole I had seabass and it was very fresh My Wife had linguine scallop and she love it...staff was very friendly and the wiew from the window fantastic..can't wait to come again

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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We visited de vinici on a Monday evening. My first impression was the place was very dated the tables where made of cheap woodchip and Where very unstable, I noticed other customers having the same problem. The restaurant was dirty lots of damp peeling Paint and the sash windows badly need some TLC The food was poor and expensive for... More

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Trento, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Fancy a travel to Italy but still stuck in Poole harbour? Da Vinci's Restaurant is the best place to taste the Italian atmosphere. Excellent real italian food and joyful staff. As a nostalgic Italian, I have to say that I felt at home while I was eating spaghetti. I would recommend!

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Dorset, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Thank you to everyone at Da Vinci's for making our retirement party so fantastic. From the initial booking through to the actual evening nothing was too much trouble. The food and service were absolutely brilliant and the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere helped make our evening so special. If you're looking for a restaurant to host a party in Poole, Da... More

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