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5 Church Street | Christchurch, Dorset, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
01202-484910
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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My wife and myself were in Christchurch for the weekend, and so we went to Pincchio's on a busy Saturday night, rather than go Prezzo's we thought why not give the local guys a go. We hadn't booked a table but they managed to sqeeze us in, the place was jammed to the rafters. Everyone seemed to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My wife and myself were in Christchurch for the weekend, and so we went to Pincchio's on a busy Saturday night, rather than go Prezzo's we thought why not give the local guys a go. We hadn't booked a table but they managed to sqeeze us in, the place was jammed to the rafters. Everyone seemed to someone else within... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Visited here on a Thursday evening after not being able to get into a local Thai. Was opposite Pizza Express but thought it was good to give the small local place some support. Staff looked bored. Food not good at all. My friend asked if the pasta was home made - they said no. I think my pizza had a... More 

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london
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A very nice place but a little too crowded ,maybe because food was good ,the prices medium ,the stuff very good and helpful. decorated with pictures from the story ,an Italian experience for sure.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

lovely restaurant very busy so you need to book especially on a Saturday night .lovely food and very good customer service

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Suffolk
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We enjoyed a wonderful evening at Pinocchio's. We turned up on the off-chance and without a booking on a truly busy Saturday evening. Even so, we were made very welcome and the service remained excellent throughout. The food was delicious, the portions were perfect and the ambience guaranteed a memorable evening for us. We fully intend to return to Pinocchio's... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We were not sure when we decided to eat here what to expect but we were very pleasantly surprised ! The service was very attentive by the waitress & the food was excellent ! Pinocchio's was recommended by another Italian restaurant as to where he would eat !!

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Bournemouth
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Have probably been going to Pinocchio's for over 20 years but the service just get's better and better. On our most recent visit the restaurant was quiet, we we're one of only three couples in there. We ordered and, just as our starters came out there was a rush of five or six couples coming in at once. Pearl and... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I've been going to eat at Pinocchio's since the 1980's and I have never had a bad meal in all that time. It's a classic Italian restaurant with great food at extremely reasonable prices. The staff are always friendly and the service is good. I'm looking forward to taking my in-laws there when they come to visit in June. Ok... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place has been here for yonks! I love it though. my wife and I walk from home and have a great old fashioned Italian meal like it was the 1990s again. brilliant fun. always friendly staff good service. never regretted going to this place we just do not get around to going often enough.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Popped in for lunch, wasn't very busy and we served efficiently and friendly. Food arrived in good time and was very nice., garlic bread was dripping in garlic butter and was very nice. Overall a nice, pleasant lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Church Street | Christchurch, Dorset, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 01202-484910

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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