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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Ultra Luxury Cruise Show returns to The Italian Villa

We are delighted to once again host the Ultra Luxury Cruise Show at The Italian Villa. This is your opportunity to meet the world’s leading five star cruise lines and be WOWED ahead of your next holiday! The show takes place on Wednesday 5th October 2016, from...

Wedding Open Days for 2017 announced

We’re delighted to announce our 2017 Wedding Open Day (and evening!) events. Don’t forget, we’ve still got 1 open day left for 2016 – on Sunday 23rd October (11am-3pm). Our team, and the region’s top wedding suppliers, will be here to...

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 staff Bar supervisor Kitchen porter/ kitchen assistant Chef de Partie So, what are you waiting for?!Click here to email your CV to Molly Beales or...

Our next Wedding Open Day

Sunday, 29th January 2017 – 11:00 to 15:00 You are invited to visit the UK’s one and only Italian Villa all dressed up for the perfect wedding. Let our friendly, professional team give you a personal tour of the Villa and meet some of the region’s...

New Christmas menu launched for 2016

Christmas Menu 2016 Duck liver & Armagnac Parfait (GF) Spiced fig chutney, brioche toast and sauternes jelly  King Prawn, Crab & Avocado Tian (GF) Tomato, caper & dill dressing    Celeriac Soup (GF, DF, V, VG) Crispy pancetta & truffle foam  ~~ Roasted...


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