Introduction

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, providing 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 and has a professional team dedicated to making your special day perfect. The wedding & events venue 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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News & Events

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...

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...

You are invited to our Corporate Open Evening

We are excited to be hosting our 3rd annual Corporate open evening on Thursday 19th May 2016 from 5pm to 7:30pm. Not only will you be able to network with some of the best and brightest businesses locally, but also have the opportunity to see The Italian Villa set up...

LUXURY FOR LESS WITH YOUR DORSET WEDDING PACKAGE

Creating the wedding of your dreams may be easy in your mind’s eye. However, when it comes to putting it all together you might find that not all you desire is within easy reach. Perhaps you have found the dress or suit of your dreams, the cake of your fantasies and...

The Italian Villa named Wedding Venue of the Year 2016

The Italian Villa, based at Compton Acres in Poole, has been awarded the title of Wedding Venue of the Year (Town/City) at the prestigious annual Wedding Industry Awards. The accolade was collected by Managing Director, Tony Beales, at the glittering event at Café de...

Expert tips for choosing wedding flowers

Wedding flowers are the ultimate finishing touch in making your wedding venue look absolutely spectacular. But with so many options available, where do you start? To find out, we interviewed Danielle Street, co-owner of Hill View Flowers, who explained her journey to...

VIEW AVAILABILITY & BOOK

Use our calendar to check availability on your preferred dates.  Please note, we get booked up very quickly it is advised to book well in advance.

Unsure of your date? Enquire here and our friendly team will be able to help.