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87 High Street, Poole BH15 1AH, England
+44 1202 678600
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (32 reviews)
“sundae” (11 reviews)
“chorizo” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
87 High Street, Poole BH15 1AH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We called in early in the evening, the restuarant was not busy and we were shown to a table. The waitress was very polite and served us very efficiently. The meal was prpepared and served without any major delay and was of good proportions and...More

Thank hyperion23
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have visited here on a few occasions after seeing good reviews and then coming with friends, but this last visit was the worst. I ordered a vegetable pizza and the pizza base appeared to be a brought in, pre-made base, and the entire pizza...More

1  Thank Amy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here three times in the last six months with friends , service is great and the staff are very friendly and polite . Pasta dishes are lovely and a generous portion is served . If you have room for dessert then you should...More

Thank kerryjames90
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have had lunch here a few times now. Absolutely lovely. Sat outside in the courtyard. Friendly staff are very helpful. Lunch menu has slightly smaller portions but are very filling. Pasta,s of various types are gorgeous.

Thank pdpickering
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Called in for a meal here for the first time last Saturday lunchtime, just fancied something quite light and picked the Lasgane off the specials board as it was advertised for £5.95, so did not expect much just a quick bite, we ordered the cheesy...More

Thank rj0nes89
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Visited here several years ago on many occasions and it still delivers! Was a Saturday lunchtime and warm and sunny so sat outside the front of the restaurant. Was the only table left! Waitresses were excellent. Bright and cheery and efficient even though it was...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Just visited today 2 June for a birthday lunch with my family, haven't been here for about 4 years, still a really good and varied menu with lots of lunchtime specials also a comprehensive main menu, service by all the staff could not be faulted,...More

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We chose to eat here after seeing amazing reviews here on TripAdvisor and also as the prices were much more reasonable compared to the restaurants on the quay front. I chose from the specials board - chicken and chorizo tagliatelle and the rest of my...More

Thank Ursula K
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We chose to eat here for lunch. There is a lunch time menu, but you can order from the normal menu also. Staff are friendly. I had pasta with a lovely sauce and my partner had a pizza. We live in the area and have...More

Thank spagbol323
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We always eat at Ginali's when we visit Poole, their lunchtime specials are very good value and the food as usual was superb. always served with a smile, by the staff.

Thank terrysmirk
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29 November 2016|
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Response from woovers | Reviewed this property |
Hi, our experience of this place, they were not prepared to leave out any fatty or oily items from their dishes. Chef not prepared to make any deviation from the menu. So we walked out and dined at the Alcatraz down the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 High Street, Poole BH15 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 678600
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