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Alum Chine, Bournemouth, England
+44 1202 759100
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Vesuvio is in a great location down on the beach at Alum Chine in Bournemouth. In February its a little quieter, but still a great location for lunch , dinner or a coffee. My partner and I had pizza and pasta and a delicious side of whitebait. The service was good and friendly and the food was delicious and quick... More 

Thank mariaabc2015
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a very good meal with my mother and husband at Vesuvio , good menu choice, and special board, staff very friendly, shame it rained so walk from car park was not good, but not restaurant fault, will definitely go back,

Thank jayne c
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147 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a popular thus busy seafront Italian restaurant opposite the car park at Alum Chine. It has a wood burning oven so bakes very tasty and numerous varieties of pizza. Whilst pizza is a popular dish you can enjoy other classic Italian dishes as well. As it close to the West Undercliff Promenade, you can with have a pre-lunch... More 

1 Thank Michael-Newbury
Avebury, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing could be too much trouble here. Our friends had been seated in a comfortable booth before we arrived; however the sound system (directly above) was affecting our friend's hearing aid, so we were moved to a different table, still with a great view. I also noticed the Maitre d' constantly picking up coats that had slipped unnoticed onto the... More 

1 Thank AlMel27
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

What a lovely restaurant in a lovely location. The staff were charming and the food superb. I have veg antipasti (bursting with flavour) and spaghetti Vongole(the clams were lovely and juicy). My friend had mushroom soup (delicious) and salmon steak (perfectly cooked). We shared a bottle of wine and also had 1 dessert and coffee. We thought it was well... More 

1 Thank lizb66
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Visited twice now, both times the food I has been very good ! The restaurant has a nice location overlooking the beach, although it's a little walk from the town at alum chine, well worth a visit, but I advise you to book as it does get very busy.

1 Thank Alan F G
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90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This restaurant prides itself on its family run ethos and, my goodness, does it show! The staff have friendliness and service running through them like the words in a stick of Bournemouth rock. Its Italian food, the lovely ambiance inside or the view from the outside terrace all make for an excellent experience. The coffee's good and the pizza tasty.... More 

1 Thank Alan F
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had a lovely meal after a long walk on the beach. The pasta and pizza are really good. The service was friendly, although the drinks we ordered took a long time to arrive.

1 Thank infoM6621EK
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is smack bang on the seafront looked overwhelmingly busy and vibrant from the outside,so we decided to have lunch there. A member of staff manage to find a table of four and got us seated handing over lunch menus. Unfortunately after been sitting and waiting For over 40 minutes nobody approached our table for any service so therefore... More 

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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Had lunch here for the first time yesterday and all four of us were impressed by the service, atmosphere and quality of the food. Two had pizza, one had scampi and I had an excellent lasagne. Prices reasonable. Service was speedy and efficient despite the restaurant being busy. Will definitely return on my next visit to Poole.

1 Thank BellaSomerset

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alum Chine, Bournemouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 759100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?