Set within the beautiful gardens of Compton Acres in Poole in Dorset, this unique, luxurious venue is available for weddings, private hire and corporate events. The Italian Villa provides unmatched character and grandeur whatever the occasion. Awarded ‘Most Popular Venue’ in the International Wedding Awards 2015, and exclusively managed by multi award-winning caterers Beales Gourmet, The Italian Villa combines unique character and classic architecture with modern facilities. The Italian Villa also has a professional team dedicated to making your special day perfect. The wedding & events venue hire is available for exclusive use and comprises of three elegant suites, each designed to provide a glamorous setting for your function.

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New Christmas menu launched for 2017

Christmas Menu 2017Ham hock terrine (DF, GF)Pickled vegetables, thyme crostini & spiced apple chutneySmoked salmon parfait (GF)Horseradish, pickled beetroot & grilled sourdough Toasted pumpkin seeds & crème fraiche  Roasted butternut squash soup (V, GF,...

Results announced: The Great British Wedding Survey 2017

The Italian Villa is delighted to announce the result of the nationwide wedding survey we conducted in January 2017. Over 200 brides from across the UK were asked a series of questions about their wedding, including about the proposal; the planning; and the big day...

Sensational summer offer for 2017 weddings

With the last few key dates in 2017 left available at The Italian Villa, now is your chance to take advantage of the following discounts for your dream wedding at our multi award-winning venue: 15% discount off our LAST FEW REMAINING KEY SUMMER DATES in June, July,...

Wedding Open Days for 2017 announced

We're delighted to announce our 2017 Wedding Open Day (and evening!) events.Our team, and the region's top wedding suppliers, will be here to help you plan your dream wedding day!Don't forget we have 15% discount off selected summer dates in 2017 (including the very...

Join our award-winning team!

Want to work for our award-winning team?We are often looking for outstanding part-time staff for these roles:Waiting staffBar supervisorKitchen porter/ kitchen assistantChef de PartieSo, what are you waiting for?!Click here to email your CV to Molly Beales or contact...


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