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Marcello

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32a Fore Street, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0HD, England
01392 879061
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Reliable Italian

I have eaten here several times as I come to the area three times a year for work. Most recent visit last weekend when they were able to fit 6 of us in on Saturday night, fairly last minute. We were put in the upstairs room with one other table (for 4). It was freezing! We ordered starters but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 24, 2015
geesefeet
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shropshire
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for first time last night. Were seated by the door that was continually opened by staff taking good upstairs or customers entering. Did ask to be moved as had elderly parents with us and only one other table occupied, but was refused unapologetically. Food was OK, but nothing like mamma used to make - maybe I've been spoilt? The... More 

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Thank msdemeena
shropshire
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

I have eaten here several times as I come to the area three times a year for work. Most recent visit last weekend when they were able to fit 6 of us in on Saturday night, fairly last minute. We were put in the upstairs room with one other table (for 4). It was freezing! We ordered starters but we... More 

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1 Thank geesefeet
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

This isn't the biggest restaurant in the world nor has it got the most extensive menu, but it has a great relaxed atmosphere and the food is well cooked and served in a very friendly way.. Highly recommended for a relaxed evening out.

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1 Thank JT410
Exeter, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Have eaten here a few times, most recently last week. There's nothing fancy about the menu or the restaurant itself, but the food is nicely cooked and good value for money. Waitress was friendly and attentive without being too pushy. Recommended.

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1 Thank fiat500owner
Leicester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Three of us visited on a Tuesday night and the restaurant was busy. However, service was prompt and food arrived in a reasonable time. There is a good choice of starters and mains. The food was nice and hot when it arrived and great tasting. Obviously they use good ingredients. The only problem when using the restaurant is what to... More 

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1 Thank xyzKerry
Exeter
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Walked past marcello many times and thought we would give it a go. Food was fantastic and reasonably priced. We shared a bottle of wine and again the price was fair. The restaurant is small and i would advise booking but the staff are helpful and friendly.

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1 Thank Hawkeys
Topsham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Italian should be safe and it is here. Small town, everyone should have access to a pasta place. Quiet during the week, busy on week-ends

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Thank TuttleBaldwin
Exeter, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great little independent Italian restaurant with a lively atmosphere and good value. Definitely advise booking in advance on busy weekend nights as it's a popular choice.

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1 Thank Giraffe_Wings
Marazion, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My friend and I went into the restaurant on the off chance of getting a table,we were lucky. Friendly waitress and good service. Food cooked well and very flavoursome and hot, we both enjoyed our meal. Drawback toilet facilities up a long flight of stairs.

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1 Thank Carol E
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The food was good. But now that I write the review there is absoloutly nothing remarkable or interesting here that sticks in my mind. Yet another cloned Italian restaurant. Strange as I am normally able to write long reviews. Would have scored higher elsewhere, but there are some exceptional restaurants in Topsham. One point though – may not suitable for... More 

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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, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?