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5 Church Street, Christchurch, England
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Ranked #71 of 134 Restaurants in Christchurch
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
New Milton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

But it stops at that . Was not keen on the little man coming in & out of the kitchen & bar area (in his 60,s)as he was not a happy chap & was dressed very grubby in black but old clothing passing our table we noticed his armpit sweat . Food not too bad though

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We went in the early evening with five adults and two seven and two eight year old. The kids had a table to themselves and we had a larger table nearby. Fortunately the kids are well behaved and polite. The service was quick with the kids wanting pizzas and the adults a selection of the Italian main dishes. The service... More 

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UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Stopped by Sunday lunchtime this time, everyone enjoyed their meals, all plates cleared by everyone. The restaurant is dated but this is part of the charm, it is not fast food but fresh, tasty authentic Italian. Service was great. Have been before and have never had a complaint.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I have been eating at Pinocchio's for 30 years and have never had a bad meal. Great staff always a good atmosphere. Suitable for couples or family groups, can cater for large groups also.

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

Hi Once again visited this restaurant after returning from France. A very authentic Italian eatery with a diverse menu. Food is freshly prepared an well presented. We enjoyed a prawn avocado starter and mushrooms and as mains had a pizza, veal in white whine, cream and mushroom sauce and the Tortillini. Drinks and dessert included a glass of white wine,... More 

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Evian-les-Bains, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I went with my parent we ate a pizza not too bad but not really good (normal in england a good pizza is really difficult to find) and at 10 pm they said that they are closing so we have to go out ... for me it's not possible too see something like that If you go in Italy you... More 

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Bournemouth
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Been eating here since it opened (1982?). Pizza bases are amazing, toppings routine, but well executed, all other food very average. Worth it for the pizzas - much better than new upstart Pizza Express that opened opposite. Customer service hit and miss - when owner in good form service seems to follow, if he's grumpy all staff follow suit. Poor... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Hello again. Had a day off and decided to visit this eatery. Skipped the starters and had the veal and mushrooms in cream and white wine with chips and salad ( cannot pronounce the Italian name ) Service was great, food was superb and atmosphere was exactly what you would expect from a true Italian restaurant. Prices are on par... More 

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Disneyland Paris, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Great restaurant, great atmosphere, great food, great staff. Had a meal a few days ago, what a pleasure to eat in a place with happy staff, so much better than the high street pizza sheds!!

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Kettering
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

No reservations needed in this clearly popular resturant. Usually fit people in, and serve quickly and efficiently. Food very good and reasonably priced. What more can you ask...

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Address: 5 Church Street, Christchurch, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
Cuisine: Italian

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