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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” (46 reviews)
“veal” (8 reviews)
“panna cotta” (5 reviews)
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
372/374 Poole Road | Branksome, Poole BH12 1AW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

Thank slh01202
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank elainejdavenport
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed December 17, 2017

but unfortunately I have to say the food was very mediocre at best: starter of mixed fried fish was overcooked and probably out of a packet I would guess, main course of Veal was rather disappointing being somewhat tough. Having said that, it has a...More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Unfortunately after driving past this restaurant for the past 7 years we decided to visit on our 10th wedding anniversary, what a disappointment. The staff were lovely but unfortunately an Italian restaurant that can't cook a calzone is not on. After sending it back it...More

Thank nicstuabroad
Reviewed November 7, 2017

We were looking for a no chain restaurant and were guided by trip advisor reviews and I have to say that the good reviews are fully justified. The place is cosy, tidy and welcoming. The service is efficient and friendly. All food that was served...More

1  Thank branco-and-carolyn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
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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