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Al Gatto Nero

372/374 Poole Road | Branksome, Poole BH12 1AW, England
+44 1202 764050
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (47 reviews)
“veal” (8 reviews)
“panna cotta” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
372/374 Poole Road | Branksome, Poole BH12 1AW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this great little place, It’s true it’s in an odd spot, but that makes it all the more charming because of itself.... Somehow hidden away, yet in full view of the isosceles Branksome triangle of Tesco, Aldi,and the Wessex Bowl... The welcome is...More

Thank gourmetburger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional italian food. Family run. Good service ,pleasant evening.Slighty over priced. Not a cheep evening out.

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed May 8, 2018

We'd struggled to find anywhere that seemed to open on a Monday night in Poole from looking on Tripadvisor and this was a bank holiday Monday too. Found Al Gatto Nero and booked online. Glad we did. There were a few other tables in and...More

1  Thank Familybreaks
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner are regular diners and we always have a fantastic meal. We recently took my parents and as expected had a lovely meal. We highly recommended this restaurant, great food and great staff!

1  Thank slh01202
Reviewed March 10, 2018

A group of 8 of us, all meet up several times a year, tried this place for the first time. We were all bowled over, with the friendly, patient service that we received. We were all chatting and excitable! Very attentive and efficient service. The...More

1  Thank Jackie S
Reviewed February 23, 2018

I decided to choose 2 simple options , a starter of homemade focaccia bread with topping of garlic. mozarella ,tomato and basil.This was freshly made and tasted very nice.What a shame the lasagne was such a let down .Pasta was rubbery and sauce very disappointing.It...More

1  Thank elainejdavenport
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Good generally fine although 4 small prawns for £7.95 was a bit steep. Panna cotta too firm, steak nicely cooked, garlic vegetables? ??? A nice evening for my wifes birthday which they forgot about ( when booked with a lady she promised to do something?...More

Thank Phillip W
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Often driven past and at last made the effort to visit for dinner. Friendly welcome and sat in the window. Although we were the only customers at the time there was still a nice atmosphere. Complimentary delicious olives and the homemade bread fabulous. Meatballs and...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner often come here if we fancy dinner out, staff are lovely, food is amazing. Can't fault this place at all. Would defiantly recommend to anyone.

1  Thank jlowehomewood
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Went to Al Gato Nero the other day. I’d never been there before although I live very near; had an excellent meal, very inexpensive lovely wine and the staff couldn’t have been kinder or friendlier. Super atmosphere. I shall certainly be back again.

Thank HazelValvona
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $27
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
As a small Italian restaurant, we take pride in providing superb service and food within a relaxed restaurant environment.
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