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Barnfield Road, Exeter, England
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Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout
Description: Continental bar and self service restaurant - take away available

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good place to eat italian dishes

These are my last few days here in Exeter, so today I decided to try this restaurant near High Street. It's like a self-service where you can choose lot of typical italian dishes such as salads, pasta and pizza. I had only an half pizza and pasta with meat, aubergines and tomatos. Pizza is very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2014
Marcello C
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Alcamo, Italy
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Half term in Exeter this week meant the usual central Exeter restaurants all had lunch time queues, a quick walk down to Barnfield Road had no such waits and my lunch guests were impressed with the 1, 2 or 3 choice lunch dishes. My son was impressed with the portion sizes of his pizza, pasta salad trio. Everything is good... More 

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Thank JLF56
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Possibly the worst lunch I ever had to pay for. Not very clean and over priced. I won't be recommending this place to any one.

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1 Thank Richard B
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

most authentic Italian food we have ever eaten outside Italy. Go back time and again and it never fails to deliver in taste, value and choice. Very helpful friendly staff who can answer all questions regarding the menu, wine is okay, beers coffees and soft drinks all good.

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Thank Carol M
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Ordered the lasagna and whole garlic bread. The lasagna was read-meal-esque and lacked flavour and substance but the garlic bread was probably the best I've had! It also reminded me too much of my old school canteen when I walked in. Only been the once so my judgement is only based on that visit and that meal.

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Thank Jamie W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I went here for the first time today and I will be visiting every Saturday now, food was great and the Italian host was very helpful and full of energy and made me my wife and daughter very welcome, the place is very clean and very reasonably price for great tasty food, just a tip don't look at the menu... More 

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Thank Kevin B
Devon
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Love this place! Very friendly staff, service with a smile and makes you feel valued. Always good range of vegetarian options, today we were offered 2 types of pasta and 1 risotto on one plate! Absolutely delicious food, very good value, nice relaxed atmosphere.

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Thank cocoamoose
Alcamo, Italy
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

These are my last few days here in Exeter, so today I decided to try this restaurant near High Street. It's like a self-service where you can choose lot of typical italian dishes such as salads, pasta and pizza. I had only an half pizza and pasta with meat, aubergines and tomatos. Pizza is very much far from italian standards... More 

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Thank Marcello C
Exeter, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Myself and my partner have been visiting this lovely place run by a fantastic, welcoming family for years. We popped in for lunch on Valentine's Day and as usual were not disappointed. The choice of Italian dishes on offer is broad, exceptionally fresh and always filling. Nothing is too much trouble for the owner/managers and even on the bleakest Winter... More 

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Thank Adam12345678
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

What a lovely evening! We booked a family table for 6.30pm after reading fantastic reviews. We were not disappointed ! Sadly we were the only diners but this did not ruin the atmosphere! We could not have been made to feel more welcome than we were! The service was the best, warm & friendly, nothing was too much trouble. We... More 

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Thank Ljz1975
Exeter, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I have only been here for breakfast on a few occasions so can't comment on the main Italian courses, however it is extremely good value and also good quality, and they aren't frugal with the portion sizes like lots of places. For two huge cooked brunches with drinks on the weekend we paid just £11. The coffee is also exceptionally... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Barnfield Road, Exeter, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Description

Continental bar and self service restaurant - take away available

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