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Piccolo Mondo

36 Windsor Terrace, Southampton SO14 7SL, England
+44 23 8063 6890
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Ranked #11 of 608 restaurants in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: One of the area's most friendly, and welcoming Italian restaurants, Piccolo Mondo 1 is the oldest in the city, having been established since 1969. With seating for only 34 people, it is small enough to have an intimate atmosphere, but also welcomes families. There is a good choice of value for money meals including authentic pizzas and pastas, together with a selection of fish, meat and vegetarian dishes, and not forgetting their home-made bread and desserts. Smaller sized meals are available for children. Parties of up to 30 people can be catered for. Please ring to make your reservation
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English first
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This is my favourite restaurant, despite being possibly the smallest one I've ever visited. The service is second to none, always friendly and helpful, They always make you feel welcome. This is one of the few places that have perfected the art of serving customers, That difficult line between leaving you too long and constantly hurrying you to order or... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This was my first visit to Piccolo Mondo, but it will not be my last! Fantastic food, friendly service and brilliant value for money. Best Italian by far in Southampton!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We had a meal for two here on the back of the recommendations on Tripadvisor. Food and service were great and the place has a true Italian feel to it. Portions were good and the chef was upset when my wife did not eat all her main meal but it was just portion size. We will be back soon.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I will start by saying that if the location of the restaurant was in the center of London, I would happily pay 5x the price for what I had. Everything is top notch (bread sticks before the food, really comforting staff, Italian atmosphere and very good food of course). This restaurant is classified at the moment of writing this review... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I am reluctant to write a review for this restaurant as when people discover how good it is then it might not be so easy to get a table next time i go there The food is superb, how the chef knocks up those delicious pizzas pasta etc etc in such a small space is beyond me...the salad is the... More

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stupandus
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We have always had a great meal here.The quality,quantity and price are really good. Added to that ,the place has a lovely atmosphere,due to very friendly staff.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

While the location is unusual and hidden, the food is the opposite. Beautiful food and large portions. I've lost count of the amount of times I've eaten at this restaurant. The staff are lovely and friendly. The only bad thing I could say about this place is the menu is very difficult to choose from as there are so many... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This is by far my favourite restaurant in Southampton and I have recommended it to so many people I have lost count! The atmosphere is amazing, the food is incredible and amazing value (I will never try anything other than Carbonara because I can't imagine how it could possibly be nicer!) and the staff are friendly and helpful but not... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Understated, perfect little Italian restaurant. A quaint little menu with plenty of choice with a specials board that makes choosing a meal very difficult. Our starters were fabulous and very tasty. My tuna main was cooked to perfection and extremely tasty. We would definitely visit again and again and again.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I have been going to the Piccolo Mondo since the late 80s, when my family moved to Southampton. It became our favourite restaurant because of the quality of food and intimate atmosphere. I last went because of a family birthday and it did not disappoint. The food is fresh and tasty and reasonably priced. I've been recommending it to friends... More

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