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Mustons Lane, Shaftesbury SP7 8AD, England
+44 1747 855566
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Mustons Lane, Shaftesbury SP7 8AD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Arrived and was seated on a large table for 6 and not a romantic table for two as booked. The food was inedible (Fillet steak that my dog took an hour to chew) - there was no service the place was cold. The chef was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank thekibbs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered pasta with smoked salmon and asparagus. The meal came out far too quickly and it soon became obvious that there was no asparagus and I could not see any smoked salmon. We complained to the waiter who proceeded to turn my plate around...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Vivien63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The setting here is amazing - a wonderful old church building, full of character, however the interior didn't reflect such magnificent architecture (especially the seat covers which were a messy disaster). The food was typical Italian. We had a steak and a tagliatelle. Both good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ursulaey
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Beautiful, quirky setting, friendly and attentive staff, wonderful food. In the age of Italian restaurant chains it was refreshing and memorable to visit an independent like Amore. If we lived locally we would choose it for family celebrations, romantic dinners or relaxed lunches, could suit...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The manager has no personal skills, rude to his staff and evene has the waitress in tears. No pre opening checks, hand dryer in gents did not work and no paper towels. Had to ask. Slow service, you would expect a table of 14 to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Found this in a side street in Shaftesbury, proper Italian in am amazing setting of an old church, it had just opened so good quick service and the carbonara was just perfect, along with a nice cold pint. Definitely use again if visiting

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank andyj290
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Six of us are here on Saturday evening. The food was fine, no complaints at all but the service, well that was a different matter. The waiter who served us for most of the evening described himself as Moroccan but born in Italy. It was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank DaveP789
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We wanted a pizza dinner and decided to try out this restaurant which is in an old chapel. The building is attractive and the pizzas were good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ProdiptoB2
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I was born in Shaftesbury and used to worship in this now converted Congregational Church. I came away very disappointed with the service and standard of food. My wife and I waited an hour to be told that our order of scallops for anti pasta...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DavidS17
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Went to this restaurant during a recent visit to Shaftesbury. Just walking through the town and came upon the restaurant almost by chance. As we were going in a customer came out and totally unsolicited told us it was a good restaurant with good food....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 272GordonB
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2 December 2018|
Response from Amberleybeerfan | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
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Very welcome. Its a huge space.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mustons Lane, Shaftesbury SP7 8AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Shaftesbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1747 855566
  • E-mail
Ristorante Amore is a family run business, trading since 1998. Under new ownership as of August 2015, we welcome you to join us for a dining experience of traditional cooked Italian food.
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