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

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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
good italian

went on a busy sat night, very busy. staff found us a table for four. allthough busy, staff were quick and freindly. we all ordered different meals, pizza, pasta and steak. all arrived quick considering how busy it was. food was hot, and tasty. would recommend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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English first
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great italian food, the pizzas, pasta and profiteroles were lovely! Very quick service and the staff were friendly. The restaurant has a real italian feel. We have been here multiple times as we regularly visit this area and it never disappoints.

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United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

went on a busy sat night, very busy. staff found us a table for four. allthough busy, staff were quick and freindly. we all ordered different meals, pizza, pasta and steak. all arrived quick considering how busy it was. food was hot, and tasty. would recommend.

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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We visited on a business trip. A totally rainy day, no time to wander. Starter was ok, not pretty, but taste wasn't bad. I had pasta, fair taste. My colleague had puzza, lioked ok, very circular. Good atmosphere. Tiramasu was good.

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bournemouth
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62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I thought the pizza base was getting smaller and it was confirmed when one of the regulars wrote that on tripadvisor. I was still hungry after eating my pizza so would have had to order a starter if I had known. The Pinocchio pizza was very tasty but not good value for money. The lasagne was small too but delicious.... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The food was good BUT the service was very poor it was a quarter of hour before anyone came to our table . My wife and I left after the main course and for the first time I didn't tip as the service was very very poor.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

we have been regulars for many years but your pizzas are now tiny. Will definitely have to try somewhere new. Why did you have to make thrm smaller we dont have huge appetites but the bases are now miniscule making them poor value for money - what a shame!

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Very dissapointed with the meal we only went to this resturant because being italian we thought we would get a good pizza how wrong could you be . On the good side the service was very good and the staff very helpful.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We selected Pinocchio's on the basis the menu had something to offer everyone. This was despite some negative reviews on TA. The food and service was excellent. There is no need to book; they will fit you in. A proper Italian restaurant offering VFM food.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Starters were excellent, generous portions. Pizzas for mains were great; staff were happy to add an extra topping. Desserts were what you would get in your local curry house; the chocolate ice cream was fine by mean, but on ordering cheese and biscuits we were informed that the kitchen had closed, so could not have cheese and biscuits. Checking the... More 

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Bournemouth
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

great atmosphere, small and cozy, excellent food. Very friendly staff, nothing is too much trouble. great location in Christchurch

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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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