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La Mamma

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51-53 Bridge Street, Christchurch BH23 1DY, England
01202-471608
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 78
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
MAMMA MIA

I recently visited La Mamma in Christchurch, the last time over twenty years ago. I was not disappointed. The pizzas were delicious and suited all the family both carnivore and vegetarian. The service was extremely friendly and efficient. I can say hand on heart this is the best place for a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
ROY J
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

I recently visited La Mamma in Christchurch, the last time over twenty years ago. I was not disappointed. The pizzas were delicious and suited all the family both carnivore and vegetarian. The service was extremely friendly and efficient. I can say hand on heart this is the best place for a pizza in Christchurch and maybe even Bournemouth as well

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Hands down best Italian Restaurant in the Bournemouth area. It's authentic, amazing atmosphere and delicious food. I always used to come here for Birthday parties when I was a teenager, and came back tonight with my family whilst visiting from America! And can't fault it. The waiters/managers/owners are all so friendly and welcoming. We got some lovely starters *calamari *Avacado,... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We took some friends here who were visiting the area with their two children. We have visited as a couple before and felt this would be the most reliable restaurant for the children. We were not wrong. It was a Wednesday night on another hideous August summer evening but the restaurant was full to the rafters! We had a range... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We took our daughter and grandchildren to La Mamma on the 20th August 2015. Food was very good and the service was okay. I would recommend the veal escalope milanese.the portions are very good.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

If you like Italian cafes and food portions then you probably won't be disappointed with La Mamma. The staff are friendly and the atmosphere pleasant but the general surfaces of the interior seemed a bit grubby. The service was typically italian efficiency for maximum turnover so any hint of a relaxing linger will be met with invitation to look at... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Celebrated my wife's birthday yesterday evening with the family. Had not been for many, many years. Had a most enjoyable evening. A very warm welcome from all the staff, great atmosphere, great food and great service. Won't leave it such along time until we return!!

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Had a lovely meal here with my partner. The staff and the food were all lovely. Will be returning again soon.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My girlfriend and I took a while to choose where we were going to eat, and I love Italian food so we went here. Although my choice of food was unadventurous, I decided to go with pizza, as we were at an Italian place! When it arrived, it was fairly small, but this wasn't really the problem. It looked like... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We have had a cracking evening at La Mamas tonight.service excellent, steak,veal,lemon sole 10/10.only downer Garlic bread naff!!.But 6 of us tonight had supper eve. Not been for some time had forgotten how gd it is there.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Having returned to Christchurch to visit family, it was suggested that we attend here for some italian food. Upon arriving the restaurant is in a nice location with a pleasant aspect however having entered, this had the usual drab, dated trattoria feel. The usual paper napkins and Chianti bottles being used as a candle stick with wax everywhere. We ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 51-53 Bridge Street, Christchurch BH23 1DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 01202-471608

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?