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Marcello

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32a Fore Street, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0HD, England
01392 879061
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
It is what it is

I've eaten here a couple of times as it feels perfectly 'safe' for a lone female diner away from home on business. The veggie options are limited, a little strange (as in not really authentic italian) but never the less tasty, and always cooked to order. The staff are friendly and service pretty... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Sarah Z
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Swindon, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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115 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Swindon, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

I've eaten here a couple of times as it feels perfectly 'safe' for a lone female diner away from home on business. The veggie options are limited, a little strange (as in not really authentic italian) but never the less tasty, and always cooked to order. The staff are friendly and service pretty quick, even when busy. But it does... More 

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Cornwall
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Absolute little gem! From the welcome on arrival and throughout, to a quality of food that just melted around the taste buds. The restaurant seemed to have an authentic feel, complimenting not only the quality of menu but the high street and quay of Topsham. Without doubt, we will return if able. Truly wonderful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

We were here last Thursday. We love coming here and are happy to drive from Torquay for the Pizza and the Penne de casa. It was a little quiet but that did not make any difference. The young lady who served us provided good company with a professional service and we enjoyed meeting the chef. Lovely little Topsham Gem.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Lovely food and atmosphere ! I visited the restaurant with my family, the staff were friendly and helpfull , the food was very good too.. Deffinetely go again , thanks guys.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

went there many times, and every time the service is just perfect!! the food is delicious and do not leave the restaurant hungry its a little gem in Topsham and its worth trying it out

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We visited marcello many times and it always deliver what it says on the menu The service is super friendly and the food is freshly cook. Prices are good and the wine list has just enough to suit every palate. Don't hesitate, just go in, it's a great Italian

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Devon, UK
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had a family meal celebrating our 8 year old daughters birthday, she loves Italian food. Having been to ASK, Zizzi's and Pizza Express in Exeter we were very keen to avoid the chains and the voucher codes etc. We were met with a big smile and made to feel very at home, both by other guests and the restaurant... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The restaurant was very cold inside, the food is actually pretty good. However the red wine was watery and cold and not particularly cheap. The exchanged bottle was also dumped on the table unopened so could not get to try. Ok all round but could be so much better with more attention to detail.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I visited here with my husband in August. Food was absolutely delicious, we were both impressed. The wine was reasonably priced and lovely (house wine). It is quite small so I wouldn't recommend bringing children but great for couples or small groups. Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Popped in on a Friday evening. Enjoyed a really good plate of pasta with meatballs, mushrooms and garlic in a tomato sauce and certainly didn't come out feeling hungry. Attentive service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32a Fore Street, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter  >  Topsham
  • Phone Number: 01392 879061

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?