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 Saturday, 07 September 2019

Won’t be coming back.

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Visited On Friday, 06 September 2019

Thoroughly recommended for an authentic Italian dining experience. Great ambience, great food and great staff.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 September 2019

Always professional. I didn’t give five stars, because there wouldn’t be any room for improvement

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Visited On Friday, 23 August 2019

Nice food and good service great value for money if you get the lunch deal!

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Visited On Thursday, 22 August 2019

Food was good but not very hot. Service good. Could be more choice for vegetarians

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Visited On Thursday, 15 August 2019

This was one of the highlights of our holiday. Last came to Bournemouth a number of years ago and ate at La Piccalo and have talked about how fantastic the food was ever since... so on re visiting Bournemouth this year we made a point of returning . To be honest we were expecting that it might not live up to our memories but we have to say that the whole experience was just as good as we remembered. Well done for maintaining the standards over the years.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

The service was excellent. They were very good when I was delayed in traffic and let the rest of my party wait for me to arrive

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

Absolutely lovely atmosphere and friendly staff! The lasagne was fantastic!

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Visited On Friday, 02 August 2019

A lovely meal, very tasty food, good value, friendly, attentive and professional service.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 August 2019

A very cool place. (It does happen so much in Borenemough).

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Visited On Thursday, 08 August 2019

Girlfriend and I always come here for our anniversaries and special occasions, food is always excellent and the staff are friendly and welcoming. We always recommend La Piccola to friends!

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Visited On Monday, 05 August 2019

I’ve been dining at Piccola for many years. Food always great and so good to eat in traditional Italian restaurant.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

The staff are attentive and funny. We always have a nice time at this restaurant. We have had a Prosecco brunch here a fews time and the food is good quality and value for money.

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Visited On Friday, 02 August 2019

Beautiful meal, amazing staff! Would recommend to anyone!

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Visited On Thursday, 18 July 2019

Delicious pizza so much nicer than the chains!

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

Amazing totally recommend Good food Private environment Good and quick service

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Visited On Thursday, 04 July 2019

We returned following our previous amazing experience 5 years ago. Not being local to Bournemouth, the previous experience drew us back on our return to the City. The food was amazing again. The waiting team were down to just 2, one of which appeared to be relatively new, so the experience and atmosphere were not up to the previous level. I’m sure this will be fixed. For great quality food, well cooked and presented, I highly recommend this restaurant

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

Delicious pre show dinner. Every course superb

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

We ate at La Piccola Italia twice on a recent stay in Bournemouth. On both occasions we received excellent service, fabulous food & wine and enjoyed the ambience & intimate atmosphere of the restaurant. Highly recommend.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Fantastic

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Visited On Monday, 10 June 2019

Excellent starters (smoked salmon & mushroom brushetta) and good seabass & pizzas. Pleasant staff.

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Visited On Friday, 31 May 2019

Enjoyable, but perhaps not as good as previous visit which would have rated 5 stars across the board. Slight mix up on sides order, fries not as 'skinny' as before, otherwise good, spoilt a little by early evening crowding to the front of the dining area.

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Visited On Tuesday, 28 May 2019

The food was delicious and service was great too - thank you for having us!

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Brilliant food and service

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Really lovely little find ... enjoyed everything

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