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“Delectable Diva”
Review of Italian Diva

Italian Diva
Ranked #4 of 369 Restaurants in Poole
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $27
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
romsey
Level 6 Contributor
108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Delectable Diva”
Reviewed July 27, 2013

Tired and hungry after a visit to Brownsea Island, we looked in on the off-chance early in the evening and were pleasantly surprised to be accommodated promptly.

Had a delicious three course meal, with the spaghetti carbonara of special note; my husband adored the tiramisu.

Staff friendly and efficient. Very much look forward to returning.

  • Visited July 2013
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Charlton Marshall, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“ITALIAN DELIGHT”
Reviewed July 23, 2013

The food is very good . Excellent sauces.A wide range of meals from steaks, pasta pizza. Pasta very light. Steaks good quality. Pizza small but home made and very tasty. Good service all round.

  • Visited July 2013
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4 Thank Tracey H
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Poole, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great food in a relaxed surrounding Friday 19th July”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

Having read the reviews I chose this restaurant for a family get together - you know one of those unusual times when you can get the now adult children together to chill and talk about the week. There was 4 of us & I booked the table 2 weeks in advance. I was not disappointed, perfect for an informal family get together. The restaurant is small & casual. The food incredible, we had - Scallops & crab to start, Monkfish, veal & pasta for mains & meringue for desert. Not a single complaint & 4 empty plates on each course. Fantastic service, the "waiter" joined in our banter the chef came out to see us. Definitely more Friday night get together will be taking place there.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Shirley W
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Bedford
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Don't judge a book by its cover!!!!”
Reviewed July 19, 2013

This restaurant sits in the High Street of Poole and looks like any other cafe/restaurant in the area with its ice cream counter at front. But by night it's a fabulous Italian gastronomic delight. The service is friendly as soon as you walk in, the menu is small but varied. The food is cooked fresh for every course by the owner/chef who you can see working in the kitchen. It as only cover for 24 persons per sitting(2 sittings per night) so I recommend you book ahead so not to be disappointed. The food was fabulous we could not fault it!! We are only in Poole for the weekend unfortunately..

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank 86Brian
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good home-cooked food, a wonderful taste of Authentic Italian cuisine on Poole quay.”
Reviewed July 18, 2013

After reading several of the reviews on Trip Advisor, I chose this restaurant for our romantic meal this evening.

The food was excellent, service was fast & attentive, & we liked the general feel of the restaurant.

Would definitely go there again!

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Emma W
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