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Da Vinci's Restaurant

7 The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
+44 1202 667528
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
7 The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
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Reviewed today

Eating here genuinely felt like a taste of Italy. The hustle and bustle of this family run restaurant is delightful. It’s packed but not so much that you can’t have an intimate conversation. I ordered a dish I’d never tried before and when asked if...More

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Chose this restaurant for the variety of the menu for various age group and tastes. First thoughts were it was very over priced. My husband had a pizza, the base was so hard he couldn’t cut it. I had a vegetarian pasta dish and was...More

1  Thank plug333
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visiting friends and family in Rockleigh Park, we booked Da Vinci’s for Saturday night. Aside from a slight hiccup with the table, we were moved upstairs to a more suitable table. The waitress was very attentive and suggested a Sicilian red wine, whilst it was...More

Thank Simon O
Rachel-Elizabet... H, Public Relations Manager at Da Vinci's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your great comments Simon, much appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. Grazie.

Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I ate here for the 1st time this evening, though we’ve lived locally for about 8 years. The staff were welcoming and seemed to know the menu well. We chose 2 different meals, both fish, from the specials board for our mains....More

Thank SusanMV123
Rachel-Elizabet... H, Public Relations Manager at Da Vinci's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely comments Susan, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to Da Vinci's Restaurant and hope to see you again soon. Many thanks.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steak was not done to order so had to be returned. Over priced for what we had. Wont be going back as there are others along the quay. Staff were nice though.

2  Thank hjgfj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Both me and my girlfriend are italian and we had the pleasure to have a nice dinner here. The service was great and Nicola, the owner, really welcoming. We were looking for a meal that reminded us Italy and Da Vinci was the best choice....More

2  Thank Anna O
Rachel-Elizabet... H, Public Relations Manager at Da Vinci's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely comments, we are pleased to hear that you and your girlfriend enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Grazie mille.

Reviewed 1 week ago

On a busy Saturday we booked and waited over an hour and a half for our food. Unbelievable bad service. The young staff were rushed off their feet, not their fault that the owner is so greedy and not turning anyone away. You wait and...More

1  Thank Yvonne C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great meal. The menu offered a variety of Italian meals including fresh sea food. Much better variety than the Italian chain restaurants. The owners are always very welcoming and gave us a personal service. We were impressed. Food is delicious, they bake...More

1  Thank emwhit
Rachel-Elizabet... H, Public Relations Manager at Da Vinci's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely comments, we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Grazie.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place yesterday evening, food was average at best, too much garlic in everything, vegetables were soggy and swimming in water also cold! Pudding was the nest bit, but they used a turntable to put an unnecessary swirl of sauce on the plate!! I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

FOOD WAS COLD, AVERAGE AND OVER PRICED. Never in my life have I ever been so angry to waste money on such an awful meal - I should of just grabbed fish and chips would of spent tenner between 2 of us.

2  Thank Demi H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 667528
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On the second floor of a venerable warehouse, located on the water's edge along bustling Poole Quay, Da Vinci's Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner every day and offers a casual dining experience in true Italian style! With picturesque views of Poole Harbour's glistening waters, antique charm and a friendly welcome from your Italian hosts there will be no need to go all the way to Italy to enjoy such hospitality and beauty. Relaxing and comfortable from the moment you step inside, Da Vinci's menu ranges from freshly cooked pasta and homemade pizzas to a full range of a la carte dishes. The daily changing Specials Board also offers seasonal dishes such as freshly caught Sea Bass and Tropical Rainbow Trout. For added privacy, there is also a dedicated dining area for parties and celebrations of up to 40 people.
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