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La Scala Delicatessen

24 Regent Street | Cheltenham, Cheltenham GL50 1HE, England
01242 502 621
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Ranked #41 of 345 Restaurants in Cheltenham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: With a motto of 'great service, quality goods and value for everyone', La Scala Delicatessen certainly sets the stakes high - and luckily for the discerning foodie, it delivers on every count of its promise. As if this ethos was not attractive enough, the vast array of wonderful foodstuffs adorning every available space will soon have your mouth watering. The quality of the produce is obvious - from the shining gleam bouncing off plump olives and the rich smell coming from perfectly matured cheeses, to the sound of crusty bread being wrapped in rustic paper.Whether you are on a rushed lunch break or simply enjoying a languorous browse, there's plenty to feast your eyes upon at La Scala. There are some delicious snacks and more filling main meals to be had, all available to take away. If you are heading back to the office, add a little indulgence to your desk-dining with an open sandwich of poached salmon with fresh salad and a balsamic and lemon dressing. Alternatively, you may enjoy a tapenade, goat's cheese and sun-blushed tomato panini, or perhaps a sandwich filled with beef in a spicy tomato sauce. The salads are healthy yet hearty, including combinations such as avocado with mozzarella, baby tomatoes and mange tout, all laced with La Scala's house dressing. Of the hot dishes, the smoked bacon and Cheddar pasta bake is a winner, as is the pesto pasta with salami, mozzarella, black olives and tomatoes. If a snack is all you are after, there is a fabulous range of antipasto on offer, including cold cuts of meat, peppers filled with feta, olives in various marinades, stuffed vine leaves and of course a selection of fresh bread. If you want to spread some La Scala joy among your friends, the hampers make lovely gifts, and are also perfect for posh picnics. Your only problem will be picking a selection of delicious delicacies, as everything from La Scala is packed with flavour and unbelievably tasty.
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English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The coffee and food served here are consistently good. Most dishes are served with a tasty dressed salad but I always make room for one of the delicious cakes.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Tasty imaginative yet simple Italian dishes using top-quality ingredients. Staff always friendly and attentive. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu but my personal favourite is the Napoli pasta.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Excellent choice of pastas, salads, paninis and wraps - hard to make a choice! And lovely desserts to finish off with. Been wanting to try here for a number of months and so pleased it lived up to expectation. The seating area is much larger than expected as well. Brilliant food, great portions and I would say better than Dolce... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

A favourite place to go for a light lunch. Tasty fresh food served by friendly and efficient staff who always make you feel welcome. I wish the seating wasn't quite so cramped though.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It is the perfect place for a nice breakfast or lunch...the atmosphere is great, food is always good and the staff always makes you feel at home!!!!

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Smalll basement bistro. Friendly staff and really tasty food. Good size portions, well presented. Value for money.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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162 reviews 162 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Basement deli in the centre of town. Clean with Italian atmosphere - great music. I had a very hard toasted mozzarella panini. Difficult to eat. Latte was good. Slow service.

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Stonehouse
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

As we shop regularly in Cheltenham we have tried many of the copious amounts of eateries , some we have visited more than once, others do not get a second visit. We have popped into la Scala for coffee on a number of occasions, today we were running late and it was after 2.30 by the time we were looking... More 

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Gloucester
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

One of the best in Cheltenham for eat in or take away. Quality, freshly prepared food and great coffee, nice for a cheeky red wine too. Great service, wonderful selection on menu and very reasonabley priced. Love it!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I've been coming here for years, it's really a lovely place for lunch or coffee and cake. Gorgeous food and reasonably priced.

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Additional Information about La Scala Delicatessen

Address: 24 Regent Street | Cheltenham, Cheltenham GL50 1HE, England
Phone Number: 01242 502 621
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
Cuisine: Italian

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