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Al Gatto Nero

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372/374 Poole Road | Branksome, Poole BH12 1AW, England
+44 1202 764050
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here with my boyfriend after seeing the great reviews on trip advisor and we were not disappointed. The food was excellent and the service couldn't be faulted. We both had the pizza which I recommend as well as the cheesecake for pudding. Will definitely be back.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic meal efficient and friendly staff had whitebait and calamari main was veal with wine and cream with asparagus as good as restaurant in italy last month and meal was very reasonable lovely clean surroundings well done and we will be back soon ...

Thank Christine W
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Again, this place delivered outstanding food and service, Very polite staff and and most importantly superb food, And I must say new decoration looks really rustic, very worm, welcoming and cosy, Thank you once again and see you soon again,

Thank 5char
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Good food and reasonable prices. Great atmosphere, extraordinary food. The owner is really polite person and the stuff is really profesional. But food... I enjoyed it so much I couldn't be more happy with it. Beautiful!!!

Thank Magdalena Ś
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Once again the food was excellent and staff where so happy and pleasant. Lovely location with beautiful music

Thank Paul N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I visited Al Gatto Nero for her birthday as it was walking distance. Wow, what amazing food from a real Italian chef. Thank you Chef for our fabulous starter of ravioli and my main course of veal, I have tasted no better food in Italy. Lovely evening and thank you to Chico and Mez for making us... More 

Thank Whitey66
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Went to Al Hatton Nero for a meal last night as a family meal out We have been a few times and the restaurant is exellent Always a good atmosphere and very friendly Food is fresh and delicious Will be back soon

Thank Suzanne S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Quick and simple review. We went here as the reviews are good and we had always been intrigued as to what really happened in this little place on Ashley Road. Service was good from when we walked in. Food was as good as we had hoped. Lasagne could do with a little more of a kick/flavour if I had to... More 

Thank AppleDev
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Far from the swish interiors of the large chains, Al Gatto Nero is a little more intimate and dated. Service was very friendly (albeit a little on the slow side) and food was both plentiful and delicious. The wine-list was limited, but the Chianti we chose was a fantastic accompaniment to our meal. We will be returning and certainly recommend... More 

Thank romeo_golf
Izmir, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

A little Italian gem in Poole. Happy I found that place. The food was great. I had been lots of times in Italy so I believe I know a bit about Italian food. The meal I had in Al Gatto Nero was very delicious and it gives such evening a personal touch when the owner himself comes to sit at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $26
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 372/374 Poole Road | Branksome, Poole BH12 1AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 764050
As a small Italian restaurant, we take pride in providing superb service and food within a relaxed restaurant environment.

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