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Al Gatto Nero

372/374 Poole Road | Branksome, Poole BH12 1AW, England
+44 1202 764050
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (47 reviews)
“veal” (8 reviews)
“panna cotta” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
372/374 Poole Road | Branksome, Poole BH12 1AW, England
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

My friend and I visited this Restaurant earlier in the year on a very rainy dark day. It was a great shame there weren’t more people. The food was excellent and I have told all my friends plus neighbours where it is located. It is...More

Thank evelcollins
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

I pass this place regularly on the way to branksome station and decided to try it with a colleague It a great little Italian with excellent food and very helpful staff

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 1 July 2018

I have lived in the Poole area for many years, but somehow never visited this great restaurant. We went with friends who have visited before so it was recommended. The food was amazing and great value for money. Little things like can you add extra...More

Thank TGG84
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Appalling service will ruin your meal. The food was okay but nothing more than that but the inability to provide the basic service upset the party I was with. A booked table for 5 should be set for 5, when a drink is ordered (twice)...More

Thank BP8591
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Service very good. Food excellent authentic Italian flavours and taste. Nice selection of drinks. Real Gem on the poole road. Bellisimo

Thank paul2014340
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I love this great little place, It’s true it’s in an odd spot, but that makes it all the more charming because of itself.... Somehow hidden away, yet in full view of the isosceles Branksome triangle of Tesco, Aldi,and the Wessex Bowl... The welcome is...More

Thank gourmetburger
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Traditional italian food. Family run. Good service ,pleasant evening.Slighty over priced. Not a cheep evening out.

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We'd struggled to find anywhere that seemed to open on a Monday night in Poole from looking on Tripadvisor and this was a bank holiday Monday too. Found Al Gatto Nero and booked online. Glad we did. There were a few other tables in and...More

1  Thank Familybreaks
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner are regular diners and we always have a fantastic meal. We recently took my parents and as expected had a lovely meal. We highly recommended this restaurant, great food and great staff!

1  Thank slh01202
Reviewed 10 March 2018

A group of 8 of us, all meet up several times a year, tried this place for the first time. We were all bowled over, with the friendly, patient service that we received. We were all chatting and excitable! Very attentive and efficient service. The...More

1  Thank Jackie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 372/374 Poole Road | Branksome, Poole BH12 1AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 764050
  • E-mail
As a small Italian restaurant, we take pride in providing superb service and food within a relaxed restaurant environment.
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