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Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8AN, England
+44 1202 759100
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (114 reviews)
“tiramisu” (9 reviews)
“mussels” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8AN, England
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11 - 20 of 826 reviews

Reviewed 22 January 2018

ideal place for a midday or afternoon coffee and snack or just a beer when walking along the promenade,

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 12 January 2018

I should have realised this was not the place to eat when we asked for a table and just as we were being shown a woman came in and complained about the complete lack of service outside and the staff just nodded to pacify her...More

4  Thank Marcus R
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten at Vesuvio a few times now and it never disappoints. The pizzas are the best I’ve ever eaten and the rest of the menu is equally good. Everyone in our party had something different and everyone enjoyed their meal. We were a group...More

Thank SuperflyLondon
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Went there last night and have to say, we have been here a lot and never had a bad meal, but this meal was outstanding. The service was amazing. We asked our waiter a question about a certain sauce and he knew his stuff and...More

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely steak and tiramisu for desert service was brilliant too. Don’t understand some of the bad reviews about this place I’ve never had a bad meal there.

Thank seangriff84
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We love the location of this restaurant (especially with the play area situated at the back) and have stopped for both food and drinks on numerous occasions. However, we have been left extremely disappointed each time by the progressively worsening customer service. The waitresses tend...More

4  Thank Ami G
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

My Wife and I went into this lovely restaurant to have lunch with a large group of friends and also with my Cousin's Wife there. We all had an amazing meal and drinks and we were well looked after by this Restaurant's Guys.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 14 December 2017

My Mum took me here for my birthday lunch yesterday. It wasn't very busy, but we had booked a table by the window and so were able to look over the beach. My Mum can be a bit fussy over eating out, but she said...More

Thank Sally D
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is a great location restaurant. The food is average, nothing to be wow about. But would we eat here again? Yes we would as its a great location by the sea

1  Thank Jack S
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Attended on a Sunday afternoon for a family birthday meal, very disappointed, the service was poor with the waitresses lacking enthusiasm and social skills. We were made to feel like a hinderance. The food was underwhelming and lacked effort and was very basic. One person...More

2  Thank gphillips17
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Lesley G
18 December 2017|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
I do not know.
2 August 2017|
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Response from Jon P | Reviewed this property |
No. car park 2 minutes walk away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 759100
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