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1 Guildhall Square, Southampton SO14 7FP, England
+44 23 8063 9568
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Ranked #52 of 644 Restaurants in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $19
Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Situated in Guildhall Square only 15 minutes from the train station and close to West Quay Shopping Centre and Guildhall. Turtle Bay is perfect for a big night-out, a quiet dinner for two, lunch with work-mates, somewhere to dump all those shopping bags or just somewhere to break the journey home.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Great value for money, I had a rib ,meal for just under £10 with sweet potato fries... where I live in Essex this would be on average £15. So was really chuffed, loved that they always have 2 4 1 cocktails, usually I would take advantage of this but i had a long drive home. My partner had the whole... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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79 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

The food was amazing - try the Jerk prawns - they are fabulous as is the Jerk Chicken, the curries especially the Goat curry - All cooked in an open kitchen in front of the diners What really lets this place down is the toilets - DISGUSTING - ONE working ladies toilet for a really busy restaurant - - people... More 

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Turtlebay S, Manager at Turtle Bay, responded to this review

dear theofficemanager, thank you for taking the time to write a review for us here at Turtle Bay. Firstly can I thank you for the comments you made about the team and the food - Im glad you like it!! In response to your email, I am really sorry that no one has been in touch before - if I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We came here as a party of 8 friends to celebrate a xmas evening together. Prior to the evening the booking process for xmas parties was flawless and relaxed. We ordered our food before hand so that we could relax when we got there. Upon arrival we were greeted by multiple staff and shown to our table. It was still... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We stumbled across this walking thorugh Southammpton and looking for somewhere to eat for lunch. We went in and I am very glad we did, I enjoyed the cocktails and my meal very much and the atmosphere is very relaxed after a few rum punches (on BOGOF which is also great) I felt like we were on holiday. Service was... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This has to be my favourite restaurant in Southampton whether going just for cocktails or a meal. The prices are so reasonable and the atmosphere is really great. The staff are friendly and provide a great service. Also, the banoffie cheese cake is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Great atmosphere I've been here many times and it's always our first choice for special occasions. The food is delicious and spicy and the cocktails are always well made. I've never had a server there that I didn't like or who wasn't helpful. Would recommend .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We decided to have our Christmas work night to go for a change of festive cuisine and we were not disppointed. Instead of Turkey there was curried goat which I am going to come bback for againow and again. In fact no on in our party had a bad word to say. In fact some said it was the best... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I've now been here a few times after walking past and it always smelling AMAZING. It's been delicious every time and the cocktails are to die for. Would always recommend the passion fruit rum punch. Have been served twice by a girl called Jenny who is very polite, chatty and happy which is always nice. Overall good food, good drinks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I love this restaurant and come here regularly with friends. It has a great atmosphere but i would make two small suggestions in order to give it a complete 5 star rating: 1. An indication on the menu as to how spicy each dish is- currently i cannot see this and would find it helpful when ordering. Also, can customers... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

First date in nearly a year! Mrs was bangin on about this place so I took her for a cheeky cocktail and some grub. Needless to say she hasn't complained and the staff are worth the service. The barman guided us through the food menu (it was tough as we were hank marvin) and I have to say the food... More 

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Additional Information about Turtle Bay

Address: 1 Guildhall Square, Southampton SO14 7FP, England
Phone Number: +44 23 8063 9568
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 9 - 19
Cuisine: Caribbean

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