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La Mamma

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51-53 Bridge Street, Christchurch BH23 1DY, England
441202471608
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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Anyone visiting Christchurch and likes Italian food, must give this restaurant a try. The food is excellent and the staff are very good. It would be a good idea to book a table as it can get very busy in the evenings. We prefer to eat early evening so never have a problem with bookings. it is only a short... More 

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Thank Iaon1967
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We cannot speak highly enough about La Mamma. We have been going there all our married life and always go there for any special celebrations including just for lunch every couple of weeks. The food is excellent and authentic Italian, which we can vouch as have been going to Italy many times for holiday. The standards are high and service... More 

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Thank Sue and Peter M
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 5 at our table, were first in the restaurant on Saturday evening - 6pm. On being given a menu we were left for a long time before being able to attract a waitress to order our starters. Starters arrived and were nice. After waiting a long time (again) I had to go to the bar area to get... More 

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Thank 981CABrown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited La Mammas a few weeks ago after not going for a long long time and it was still as amazing as ever. Same menu, same style and same lovely staff. What a treat. Lovely wine choices, a massive tasty menu and reasonably priced. My mum used to go when she was younger and she loved... More 

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Thank Daisy-Mae W
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you walk in everyone is so friendly and greets you. We were a party of 7 and our waitress remembered all of our orders. She was very friendly and smiley even to the point of something thinking she liked them. The pizza was the best pizza I have had since I was in Italy. If you visit here have... More 

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Thank Velda W
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you step into La Mama it's a bit like time travelling back to the 70s or 80s, raffia wrapped Chianti bottles and bentwood chairs around check-cloth covered tables, with wax dripped candles in bottles—all very reassuring. The food is good quality, the service is good and the prices are about right. All in all a nice restaurant.

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Thank Dyrck
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great, staff were very attentive and charming. Would love to return next time we are visiting the area. Despite arriving half an hour after our booked time due to problems with the buses, staff were very accommodating. Food arrived promptly, piping hot and freshly cooked. Delicious.

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Thank Jo P
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mum and my partners mum have been going to La Mama since they were little and when me and my boyfriend were born, so did we. I could say it's the best Italian restaurant in the area but that would be a lie as it's the best restaurant in the area overall. The food and wine is wonderful and... More 

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Thank Chanirra
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

La Mamma's is our definite family go-to restaurant for celebrations. Not the cheapest, and certainly not like your average Italian pizza house, but certainly authentic Italian and wonderful cooking. This time it was a celebration for our grandson's A-level results and they, as usual, did us proud. You need to book as the place was heaving, but it was a... More 

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Thank Peter C
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Went with family for dinner and had a table outside in the evening sun. Nice old school service with a good range of Italian favorites on the menu. Excellent food with really delicious flavours.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51-53 Bridge Street, Christchurch BH23 1DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 441202471608

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