La Lupa has been down on Poole Quay for as long as I can remember. It’s stood the test of time when so many restaurants (even on this tourist hotspot strip) haven’t seen out a year.
It’s easy to see why – the decor and food is no-nonsense, traditional, authentic Italian, run by an Italians and frequented by Italians. If that’s not a testament to the place’s authenticity I don’t know what is! Continue reading
The Burger Shop, Bournemouth
They’ve been there for a good few months now, but the new restaurant causing a stir in Bournemouth is The Burger Shop on Old Christchurch Road.
If you’d asked me a few months ago what restaurants are in the Lansdowne end of town I’d have said you’re more likely to find something in the KFC, Subway or O’Neill’s calibre than a burger restaurant which rivals hyped-up London chains Bodean’s and Meat Liquor. The Burger Shop, however, have cropped up in this horribly overlooked part of town, seemingly from nowhere, offering just that. Continue reading
If you read yesterday’s post about my recent adventure to West Dorset (which isn’t much of an adventure when I live in East Dorset!), and how I was invited along to the Bournemouth Bloggers meet-up which involved a fairly random bunch of lovely bloggers from around the country in a cottage in the middle of nowhere for the weekend. Continue reading