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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Italian, Pizza
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite living in Poole for several years we have never visited, what a mistake, had a lovely meal, waited on by attentive staff, and all very reasonably priced, I had chicken and chirizo tagliatelli, he had chicken in mushroom and wine sauce, both delicious and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old building, excellent service, and the food is truly devine. Can’t wait to go back. Also, I must mention the puddings, truly scrummy.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kayburke123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a lunch. We both had the pizza which were delicious. Finished with a nice coffee. The waitresses were very friendly and attentive. We will be back when here next time.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank B449ZAandrewm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been meaning to visit this restaurant for such a long time, took the kids there this weekend for lunch. The food wasn’t up to much sadly - basically ok, and passable, but nothing special. It’s good value for money more than anything. The service was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank samcat-lynlet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular food and great service best Italian food quality and great little stop for lunch or dinner and very good price portion size are big so are starters definitely go back again next time in Poole.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Claire40W
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

We went on a Saturday night as a family treat - the staff were lovely from the moment we walked in - very welcoming - the food was excellent - big portions and very tasty - can not fault this restaurant - good prices and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jill B
Reviewed 23 December 2018

Our party of 15 were most impressed by the Xmas Party Menu - despite the restaurant being full with lunchtime diners we received a warm and efficient service with excellent fresh food that could not be faulted. This service and quality coupled with the best...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Herston1959
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

We visited for dinner while on a shopping trip to Poole, we didn’t book but they still found us a table and were very welcoming and polite. The food was excellent and served quickly with great table service in a lovely ambience, the prices were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gav20
Reviewed 30 November 2018

I have visited this restaurant probably 50 or so times over the past 12 years. I have always found the food to be of a very high quality and the staff very friendly and efficient. Having read some of the less flattering reviews, and coming...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank collinscommunity2018
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Welcoming staff with very friendly attitude. The food was fresh well prepared and presented. Very reasonable prices and we were very happy with this family run oriented restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2018
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29 November 2016|
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Response from Gray66-12 | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of choice when dining at Ginali's, from Pasta dishes, pizza, steak and fish. They are very helpful and they will recommend a dish for you.
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