The Italian Kitchen
The Quay, 37 South Street, Wareham, BH20 4LR
A contemporary Italian restaurant at Wareham Quay, The Italian Kitchen is ideally situated overlooking the beautiful River Frome. Boat hire is available not far from the restaurant, so on a fine day you can build up an appetite before you dine, or stretch your legs after your meal by pottering along the scenic waterway. Just down the road on North Street you’ll also find The Italian Kitchen’s delightful sister venue The Italian Bakery, which is a haven of crisp homemade bread, elegant pastries and tarts. The restaurant is open seven days a week in summer and serves casual fare, including authentic Italian pizza and pasta dishes during the day, and a full à la carte menu in the evening. The menu reflects simple, authentic Italian food in a modern style, using only the best local ingredients. The family-run team achieves this exceptional standard of cuisine using the freshest local fish, the best quality meat and seasonal New Forest vegetables. Dishes are accompanied by an eclectic array of wine from around the world. At The Italian Kitchen, diners can enjoy great food and friendly service in a relaxed atmosphere without having to break the bank. Bustling Wareham Quay has become a magnet for foodies who want to enjoy the scenic setting, and there is a vibrant market every Saturday selling a range of local delights. Wareham also has plenty of other attractions, and an information centre providing tips for visitors is handily located near The Italian Kitchen.