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About Us

A few words about us

Let us introduce ourselves

Pinocchio is a charming traditional Italian restaurant with a welcoming and lively atmosphere. Established in 1979, and Italian owned since, we have been offering freshly cooked genuine Italian food to locals and visitors alike for over 30 years. From your favourite style pizzas and pasta dishes, plus a wide range of poultry, fish, succulent steaks and tender veal. Spacious and friendly, Pinocchio genuinely welcomes families and children. Our prices are sensible and service is always friendly.

A place to wine, a place to dine

How it all came to be…

With large separate function rooms for all types of parties, fully air conditioned and with a newly refurbished heated terrace, Pinocchio is the perfect place for every occasion – be it birthdays, anniversaries or other types of celebration.

Most bookings are taken by phone and we do recommend making a reservation by contacting us

To Begin

Starters

  • Minestrone Soup
    £4.30
  • Melone al Porto
    £3.95
    Melon with Port Wine
  • Pate Maison
    £4.70
  • Bianchetti Fritti
    £5.50
    ( White Bait )
  • Prawn Cocktail
    £5.50
  • Avocado Prawns
    £6.50
  • Funghi Trifolati
    £5.50
    Whole Mushrooms in Breadcrumbs with a Garlic Dip
  • Butterfly Prawns
    £6.80
    Deep Fried in Breadcrumbs with a Garlic Dip
  • Calamari Fritti
    £6.80
  • Bocconcini Tricolore
    £6.95
    Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato and Avocado
  • Sardine al Pesto
    £6.80
    Fried Sardines in a Pesto Dressing
  • Antipasto Pinocchio
    £7.80
    (Selection of cured Italian meats)
  • Prosciutto e Melone
    £7.80
    Parma Ham and Melon
  • Avocado with Crab
    £7.95
  • Gamberoni Reali
    £8.80
    (Large Prawns with Chilli, White Wine, Peppers and Tomato Sauce)

Pasta

  • Spaghetti Napoletana
    £7.50
    Tomato Sauce
  • Spaghetti Bolognese
    £8.30
    Beef Meat Sauce
  • Spaghetti Carbonara
    £8.60
    Cream, Bacon, Egg & Parmesan Cheese
  • Penne All`arrabbiata
    £8.60
    Penne Pasta Tossed in Tomato, Bacon & Chilly
  • Tagliatelle Pinocchio
    £8.60
    Egg Noodles in Tomato, Cream, Ham and Mushrooms
  • Tortellini Boscaiola
    £9.00
    Tossed in Cream, Ham and Mushrooms
  • Tortellini al Dolcelatte
    £9.30
    Tossed in Cream, Ham, Peas and Dolcelatte Sauce
  • Tagliatelle Mare Monti
    £9.80
    Egg Noodles in Cream, Prawns, Chicken and Pesto sauce
  • Lasagna al Forno
    £8.70
    Layers of Pasta, Bolognese and Béchamel Sauce
  • Cannelloni al Forno
    £8.70
    Mince Meat, Spinach, Tomato and Béchamel Sauce
  • Pennette al Tonno
    £8.80
    Penne Pasta Tossed in Tomato, Tuna, Olives and Garlic
  • Linguine al Salmone
    £9.80
    Flat Spaghetti with Smoked Salmon, Tomato and Cream
  • Tagliatelle Con Scampi
    £10.90
    Egg Noodles in Cream, Tomato, Scampi and Brandy Sauce
  • Linguine Allo Scoglio
    £10.90
    Flat Spaghetti with Mussels, Prawns, Garlic and Tomato Sauce
  • Risotto ai Porcini
    £9.80
    Rice with Porcini Mushrooms
  • Risotto Marinara
    10.90
    Rice with Seafood

Pizza

  • Margherita
    £7.50
    (Mozzarella, Tomato, Oregano)
  • Napoletana
    £8.20
    (Mozzarella, Tomato, Onions, Oregano)
  • Boscaiola
    £8.30
    (Mozzarella, Tomato, Mushrooms, Oregano)
  • Geppetto
    £8.90
    (Mozzarella, Tomato, Ham, Mushrooms, Oregano)
  • Vulcano
    £8.90
    (Mozzarella, Tomato, Hot Sausage, Capers, Oregano)
  • Tropicana
    £8.90
    (Mozzarella, Tomato, Ham, Pineapple, Oregano)
  • Luisa
    £9.10
    (Mozzarella, Tomato, Bacon, Artichokes, Oregano)
  • Pizza Alle Verdure
    £9.10
    (Mozzarella, Tomato, Asparagus, Mushrooms, Spinach, Oregano)
  • Quattro Stagioni
    £9.10
    (Mozzarella, Tomato, Peppers, Onions, Mushrooms, Olives, Origano)
  • Contadina
    £9.10
    (Mozzarella, Tomato, Mushrooms, Onions, Egg, Oregano)
  • Pescatore
    £9.10
    (Mozzarella, Tomato, Prawns, Tuna fish, Anchovies, Oregano)
  • Pizza al Dolcelatte
    £10.20
    (Mozzarella, Tomato, Dolcelatte Cheese, Spinach, Oregano)
  • Pinocchio
    £10.20
    (Mozzrella, Tomato, Anchovies, Peppers, Ham, Onions, Mushrooms, Olives, Oregano)
  • Pizza alla Rucola
    £10.50
    (Mozzarella, Tomato, Parma Ham, Rocket, Oregano)

Specialities

Please See Our Blackboard for Today`s Specials
All Our Meat and Fish Courses Are Served with Chef’s Choice of Vegetables and Potatoes of the Day or Salad.

  • Vitello al Limone
    £15.20
    (Veal Cooked in white wine, butter and lemon sauce)
  • Vitello alla Milanese
    £15.20
    (Veal fried in Breadcrumbs)
  • Vitello Alla Giotto
    £15.80
    (Veal Cooked in Mushroom, Onions, Cream and White Wine)
  • Vitello Alla Valdostana
    £15.80
    (Veal Topped with Ham and Mozzarella Cheese)
  • Fegato Alla Toscana
    £16.90
    (Calves Liver Cooked in Butter and Sage)
  • Bistecca Al Dolcelatte
    £16.95
    (Sirloin Steak Blended in the Rich Italian Cheese Sauce)
  • Filetto Al Pepe Verde
    £19.95
    (Fillet Steak in Green Peppercorns, Cream and Brandy Sauce)
  • Tournedos Voronoff
    £19.95
    (Fillet Steak Dressed with Bacon, Red Wine, Cream and Brandy)
  • Medaglioni Pinocchio
    £19.95
    (Medallions of Beef in Red Wine, Shallots and Mushroom)

Grills

  • Sirloin Steak
    £15.90
    (8oz on Charcoal)
  • Fillet Steak
    £18.95
    (8oz on Charcoal)
  • T. Bone Steak
    £19.90
    (18oz on Charcoal)

Poultry

  • Grilled Chicken
    £10.60
    (Chicken Fillet grilled on Charcoal)
  • Pollo Principessa
    £13.50
    (Chicken Fillet fried in Breadcrumbs Topped with Asparagus)
  • Pollo Boscaiola
    £13.50
    (Chicken Fillet in White Wine, Cream, Onions and Mushrooms Sauce)
  • Pollo Chiantigiana
    £13.50
    (Chicken Fillet in White Wine, Cream. Tomato and Artichoke Sauce)
  • Pollo Cacciatore
    £13.50
    (Diced Chicken Breast in a Rich Tomato Sauce with Wine, Onions, Mushrooms, Peppers and Olives)

Fish

  • Scampi Fritti
    £15.50
    (Fried Scampi Freshly Prepared)
  • Fillets of Lemon Sole Mugnaia
    £17.30
    (Pan Fried in Lemon, Butter and Parsley)
  • Halibut Marinara
    £16.90
    (Cooked in a Rich Tomato Sauce with Seafood)
  • Fillets of Lemon Sole Grilled
    £17.30
  • King Prawns
    £18.50
    (Cooked in Butter, Parsley and White Wine, Served With Rice)

Children’s Choice

(14 Years Old and Under)

  • Spaghetti Bolognese
    £5.30
    (Meat Sauce)
  • Penne Napoletana
    £5.30
    (Tomato Sauce)
  • Scampi and Chips
    £5.30
  • Pizza Jiminy Cricket
    £5.30
    (Mozzarella, Tomato, Ham)
  • Pizza Figaro
    £5.30
    (Mozarella, Tomato, Ham, Pineapple and Mushrooms)

Salads

  • Insalata Pinocchio
    £13.95
    (Prawns, Chicken, Tuna, Parma Ham, Avocado and Cheese)
  • Insalata di Pollo
    £11.30
    (Chicken Salad)
  • Insalata di Tonno
    £11.50
    (Tuna Salad)

Side Dishes

  • Roll and Butter
    £1.00
  • Mixed Side Salad
    £3.30
  • Marinated Olives
    £2.80
  • Portion of Chips
    £2.90
  • Rocket and Parmesan Cheese Salad
    £3.95

Please advise us if you have any special dietary requirements or if you would like something that is not on the menu. We will always try to accommodate your request.

Most Major Credit Cards Accepted

Cheques Accepted Only by Prior Arrangement

Special Lunch Menu

Starters

  • Garlic Bread
  • White Bait
  • Minestrone Soup
  • Funghi Trifolati
    (Deep fried Mushrooms with a Garlic Dip)
  • Bruschetta
  • Melon Cocktail
  • Pate Maison

Main Course

  • Veal Milanese
    (Fried in Breadcrumbs served with Chips or Salad)
  • Scampi Fritti
    (Served with Chips or Salad)
  • Minute Sirloin Steak
    (Served with Chips or Salad)
  • Pizza Geppetto
    (7” Round with Cheese, Tomato, Ham, Mushrooms, served with Chips or Salad)
  • Charcoal Grilled Fillet of Chicken
    (Served with Chips or Salad)
  • Spaghetti Napoletana
    (Tomato Sauce)
  • Spaghetti Bolognese
    (Meat Sauce)
  • Penne Arrabbiata
    (Pasta in Bacon, Tomato and Chilli)
  • Lasagne al Forno
    (Layers of Pasta, Bolognese and Bechemal Sauce)

2 Courses for Just £8.45

Served 12pm to 2pm Monday to Saturday

Wine List

House Wine

  • Fiorile Grecanico (White)
    £14.30
    (Fruity Dry Fresh and Delicate)

    £3.70 – glass (175ml)
    or
    £5.20 – large glass (250ml)
  • Fiorile Rosso (Red)
    £14.30
    (Full Bodied Fruity Flavours with Spicy Notes)

    £3.70 – glass (175ml)
    or
    £5.20 – large glass (250ml)
  • Fiorile Rosato (Rose`)
    £14.30
    (Fresh with Floral and Fruit Aromas)

    £3.70 – glass (175ml)
    or
    £5.20 -large glass (250ml)

Red Wines (750ml)

  • Merlot Del Veneto I.G.T
    £17.50
    (Intense Ruby Red, Rich Full Bodied, Supple Good Structure)
  • Primitivo Della Puglia I.G.T
    £18.00
    (Primitivo also known as “Zinfandel” is deep red in colour with a Distinctive bouquet of spices and red fruit. Full bodied taste)
  • Shiraz Salento I.G.P
    £18.00
    (Matured in Oak Barrels to Produce a Complex and Full Flavoured Shiraz)
  • Montepulciano D`Abruzzo D.O.C
    £17.50
    (Medium Bodied Ruby Red with Intense Flavour, well Balanced)
  • Bardolino Classico D.O.C
    £18.00
    (Light Ruby Red from Lake Garda. Delicate Bouquet, Fruity and Enjoyably Fresh.)
  • Chianti Florentine D.O.C.G
    £22.00
    (Medium Dry with a Wonderful Cherry Fruit Flavour Well Balanced Clear Brilliant Ruby Red Colour. Just What Chianti Should be)
  • Sangiovese Sassoregale I.G.T
    £27.00
    (From Tuscany, Brilliant Garnet Colour, Elegant and Velvety Harmonious Flavour with a rich and Intense Nose)
  • Barbera D`Asti D.O.C
    £27.00
    (Ruby in Colour, Fresh Fruity Nose, Dry and well Balanced)
  • Mara Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso D.O.C
    £28.50
    (Not your Average Valpolicella. This Full Bodied Rich and Velvety Wine is Made Using the Traditional “Ripasso”Technique, Which Involves Re-Fermenting the Finished Wine on the Skins of Amarone.)
  • Barolo D.O.C.G
    £44.00
    (The King of Wines and the Wine of Kings. Austere, Robust And Intense)
  • Amarone Della Valpolicella D.O.C
    £48.80
    (A Fantastic Wine. Full Garnet Colour.Distinctive, Vinous Intense.The Palate is well Structured Smooth and Velvety)

White Wine (750ml)

  • Trebbiano D`Abruzzo D.O.P
    £17.50
    (The Palate is Soft Smooth and Flagrant with a Fresh and Fruity Bouquet Ideal with Appetizers and Fish Dishes.)
  • Frascati Superiore D.O.C
    £18.00
    (Dry Fresh Pleasant Wine from the Hills of Rome)
  • Orvieto Classico Secco D.O.C
    £18.00
    (Classic Wine from Umbria, Gentle and Delicate Bouquet With an Elegant Dry Finish)
  • Sauvignon Bianco Del Veneto I.G.T
    £18.00
    (Straw yellow in colour, Dry and elegant with a Delicate and Aromatic Bouquet)
  • Verdicchio Castelli di Jesi Classico D.O.C
    £17.80
    (Pale Straw in Colour, Dry Soft Well Balanced With a Persistent and Pleasant Aftertaste of Bitter Almonds.)
  • Orvieto Classico Amabile D.O.C
    £18.00
    (Amabile is a Classic Traditional Style for the Local White Wine And Means “Softly Sweet”. Nutty Flavour with a Gentle Sweetness)
  • Grechetto Dell’umbria D.O.C
    £19.80
    (A great wine from Central Italy. Fresh and elegant with intense and individual aromas on the nose.)
  • Pinot Grigio Della Valdadige D.O.C
    £22.00
    (Dry, Full-bodied but firm in Structure with an Intense & Typical Aroma)
  • Gavi di Gavi D.O.C.G
    £25.50
    (Soft Delicate and Persistent Bouquet, Dry Persuasive Taste Full of Character)

Half Bottles Selection (375ml)

  • Orvieto Classico Secco D.O.C (White)
    £10.50
  • Frascati Superiore D.O.C (White)
    £10.50
  • Chianti Florentine D.O.C.G (Red)
    £11.50

Rose Wines

  • Bardolino Chiaretto Classico D.O.C
    £18.00
    (Delicate Floral Bouquet, Smooth Flavour)

Sparkling / Champagne

  • Spumante D`Asti
    £20.50
    (Refreshing Sweetness with Moderate Alcohol)
  • Prosecco di Valdobbiadine Brut
    £22.00
    (Fine Soft Effervescence with a Rich Bouquet of Fruit and Flowers)
  • House Champagne
    £36.50
  • Moet et Chandon
    £48.00

Reservations

Book now on 01202 291081

Or alternatively you can book online using the booking form.

Opening hours:

Monday – Saturday
12pm – 2.30pm & 6.00pm til late

Sunday
5.30pm til late

Contact us

Pinocchio

(Italian Restaurant)
18 Poole Hill
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH2 5PS

01202 291081
info@pinocchiosbournemouth.co.uk

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