end of an era of excellent food .don't know where I'll go now as everywhere else cannot possibly compare !
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Proper, traditional Italian, NOT the rubbish you get in chain Italian restaurants. The staff are so friendly, and the food is to die for. The portions are large but not excessive, and you will not go away hungry!
It was my partners birthday treat - a weekend in Bournemouth to catch a show at BIC, and dinner out in this restaurant. The food was superb and we were looking forward to eating there again, so were gutted to hear of the closure. We...More
We love this place. Have been coming since it opened more than 20 years ago. Are gutted to hear it is closing due to the demolition of the hotel it is situated in. Last meal there will be tonight. Very sad occasion.
The family enjoyed the pasta meal while I really enjoyed the trout in mushrooms and wine.The decor and atmosphere was very nice. The waiters were a bit abrupt but that's the Italian way. I heard this is the last month of this restaurant. A pity.
The restaurant seemed to be in the basement area of the Wessex Hotel, and I don't recall seeing any windows to the outside world. The staff were attentive, but were not over-friendly. The food was okay - I would recommend the bruschetta starter, which was...More
I have just heard the this wonderful restaurant is closing at the end of October 2016. This is the end of a 25 yeast era. Thank you Luigi, Gioacchino, and Nino for 25 years of wonderful Italian food. We and all your many friends will...More
Dinner in the evening for our party of 10 was at a restaurant called Amalfi in the basement of the Wessex hotel. Service was friendly and eager. The meal was quite good - basically Italian - with everyone choosing something different. I had cream of...More
Recently visited for a family celebration. Made to feel very welcome. Excellent food . Great service. Will be back.
good food at reasonable prices - served by experienced and knowledgeable staff - i will certainly eat here again when in area