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Marcello

32a Fore Street, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0HD, England
01392 879061
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Ranked #5 of 16 restaurants in Topsham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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87% Recommend
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English first
Bristol
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We came across this wonderful little restaurant in Topsham by browsing the web. The initial phone call was warm and welcoming and the person confirmed a table for later that evening. The restaurant was full (always a good sign) and busy but we had a warm greeting from the waitress and the owner as if we were the only ones... More

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

On a recent visit to Exeter to catchup with family, we were taken to this restaurant on good recommendation. I chose the Tre Gusti pizza which was absolutely wonderful. I also had the rocket salad to accompany it.... So no complaints from me. However the chicken dish was a little disappointing as the chicken is served on the bone with... More

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Knutsford
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Went to Marcello last week - our first visit to Topsham. Very friendly staff and quite efficient but they could really do with some ventilation (and I don't mean opening the door!). My wife had the Insalata as a starter which was fine but I was slightly disappointed with my Funghi - the portion was on the small side. It... More

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CHARD
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

went here last night small place with space upstairs for diners decor is a touch grubby and styling ok just . staff are very attentive and friendly but were stretched when covering upstairs also . the wine list is limited and the better wines with that are only available by the bottle likewise sparkling wines ! The food is just... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Since I have moved to Topsham, I have been to Marcello several times. Each time I have ordered the same dish, the penne de la casa, purely because it is so delicious, but all the other dishes look just as wonderful. Each time I have had to book because it has been so busy, which goes to show I am... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

very little but friendly place. great food worth the wait. could do with more of a selection of drinks.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We came here on a week night and were surprised how busy it was ! The waitress was very attentive and explained about the specials and when we asked if we could have pasta with out some things she said that was fine ( sign of how fresh the food is, and cooked to order ) the calamari starter was... More

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Devon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Lovely, freshly cooked good food, good size portions. Can't really fault it except that we got sat up stairs on our own where we didnt see anyone else the whole time there which took away from the atmosphere as there was no music or anyhting.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stayed in Topsham for the weekend and this restaurant was directly opposite our accommodation. We went on a Saturday night without booking and had to be seated upstairs. It was okay but lacking in atmosphere as it was really just an overflow space - very noisy and echoey too. Food was pretty good, we had antipasto, calamari to start... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We visited with friends who manage a pub in Topsham and had already booked a table for us all to meet. The waitress was very friendly and helpful. There was a wide variety of choice on the menu as well as some specials. I had the house pasta for main but didn't like one of the ingredients, so I asked... More

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