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La Piccola Italia

23 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH8 8EH
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Open Daily for Lunch and Dinner

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About La Piccola Italia

La Piccola Italia is one of Bournemouth’s longest established restaurants. We first opened our doors on a hot afternoon in May 1981 with the simple idea of serving authentic Italian dishes using the finest ingredients.

Over the last 33 years we’ve made a few changes, seen a few people come and go, but we still remain focused on our opening ideals. Still run by the original owner and his family, La Piccola Italia is the perfect choice for an intimate dinner, special celebration with friends and family or just a quick lunch.

Cuisine: Italian, Child Friendly, Pasta, Pizza
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Friday, 07 December 2018

We have been visitors to Bournemouth many times and have dined at many of the Italian restaurants. I have to say that La Piccola is one of the finest - the best freshly cooked Italian food at very reasonable prices, sensible portions and staff who care. A very enjoyable evening.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 November 2018

Good food and always a varied menu.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Excellent value Excellent service Well worth a visit

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Excellent food the staff were very friendly, would definitely recommend. Thank you for a lovely evening.

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Visited On Friday, 09 November 2018

Was the best Italian restaurant iv been too

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Visited On Thursday, 08 November 2018

Nice meal but portions could be bigger for the prices charged.

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Great service and good food

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Visited On Saturday, 27 October 2018

This was the first time we came to La Piccola Italia Bournemouth. It was lovely. The meal we had was great and the staff were very pleasant and made us very welcome. Would recommend to our friends and family.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 October 2018

online booking made very easy

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Visited On Saturday, 20 October 2018

Friendly staff, good service and great food.

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Visited On Friday, 19 October 2018

My family thoroughly enjoyed the food and the atmosphere at this perfect find in Bournemouth.

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Visited On Friday, 05 October 2018

An excellent menu reasonably priced. A very pleasant atmosphere and great service with the right amount of time between courses and nothing rushed.

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Visited On Friday, 05 October 2018

We absolutely love it here, only two things I would comment on for our last visit is we were sat out of the way in relation to everyone else, and the woman who bought us our bill, who hadn’t served us all night tried to force us to tip her. All in all, the food is amazing, all other service was great and we will 100% be coming back!

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Visited On Thursday, 27 September 2018

Never had a bad experience in all the years I’ve been coming here

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Visited On Saturday, 15 September 2018

Great Italian restaurant with great staff and wonderful menu

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Visited On Monday, 10 September 2018

Delicious food served in a friendly and informal atmosphere by staff who knew what they were about. My wife (non-meat eater) and I (omnivorous) both found plenty of menu choices to satisfy our needs and the food did not disappoint.

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Lovely meal, good service, would recommend

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Visited On Thursday, 06 September 2018

Me & my family have been going to your restaurant for a number of years now. The meals have always been so nice & tasty, and special, that is why we kept on returning. I even celebrated my 50th Birthday there in Dec 2016. However when returning this September we noticed the menu had changed. The meals were quite bland and we were left disappointed. Why change something that was right and special? A meal that was always a talking point on our holiday. I am sorry but me & my family will not be returning there in future.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 September 2018

I would definitely go again!

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Visited On Thursday, 06 September 2018

Lovely attentive staff , great food , good price .

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 September 2018

Food is delicious. Staff are a great laugh and friendly and helpful. Atmosphere is romantic and chilled, although when it’s busy it can be quite compact! But nothing can be done about that unfortunately. Would highly recommend for a date night or something.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 September 2018

Most Excellent - every time we visit Bournemouth we come to La Piccola , its fabulous !! cant recommend it enough . Ann and Mike Hobbs, Frome ,Somerset.

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Visited On Thursday, 30 August 2018

We have visited you for lunch on many occasions over last 3 years. On our most recent visit we noticed that portion sizes have reduced, there is a much more restricted menu and coffee/mints no longer included. We can understand that prices have to go up. In the past the lunch set menu was extremely good value- it's a shame, however, that in addition to a price increase the other changes have been necessary.

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Visited On Tuesday, 28 August 2018

The things we wanted on the menu you didn't have and the food we did get was poor. We will not come again

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Visited On Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Drinks were overpriced.

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