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1 Guildhall Square, Southampton SO14 7FP, England
+44 23 8063 9568
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Ranked #50 of 651 Restaurants in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $18
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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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

The food was great, the service good, the portions are qiute big. The price was a bit too high but it's a good option once in a way to go with friends

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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40 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I went her for dinner/drinks with a work colleague! The restaurant is tastfully decorated we were greeted at the entrance and seated straight away. It took a while for the drinks to come but were worth the wait! The food was amazing, very tastful and filling! I am most certainly going back again, we have the chickpeas taster dish -... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food is great!! The cocktails are even better the only down side was the service very slow! But to be fair to them it was a Friday night. Will be going back!

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Lunching here with colleagues from work, we enjoyed a tasty meal with reminders of the years I worked in the Caribbean. The Jerk Lamb was a good sized piece of meat well cooked and spiced to enhance the flavour of the meat not to mask it... delicious! For pudding I enjoyed banana fritters and ice cream... and they serve genuine... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

I will say firstly I personally have not eaten her but been here numerous occasions the food always looks great packed with people but the staff they never put of those who want to a cocktail or two all cocktails are made fresh in front of you would love to come and eat but I never seem to find the... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I absolutely LOVE eating here! The food is delicious - full of flavour and spice and the cocktails are largely rum based which is just perfect. Turtle Bay have got the atmosphere just right - relaxed but sophisticated. Absolutely divine!

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Hythe, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was my first visit to Turtle Bay after many recommendations. I wasn't disappointed. The staff are fantastic, both the guys in the Cocktail bar and the waiting staff. The chefs in the Kitchen also flashed a few smiles. There is a really good vibe in this place! We started with 2-4-1 cocktails...a Mojito for me. So great to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Visited here with work colleagues. Greeted by friendly staff and shown to a table straight away. There was a good atmosphere even though it wasn't full. It was nice to try a different range of Caribean dishes. Jamaican fried bait was very good as was the jerk chicken. Would recommend.

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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The staff were all very friendly and lovely. I ordered a curry with was spot on. The cocktails were exceptional and wouldn't doubt them at all. The waiting time for food was just right. (Plenty of time for chat and more cocktails) Couldn't make it to desert as I was to full. But overall was lovely

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I've been here a few times and yet to write a review. At my last visit, just before question, we booked a table for 7pm but got to the bar at 6.30pm so that we could try out some of the happy hour 2 for 1 cocktails! When I booked the table I was informed we could have it for... 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 - 18
Cuisine: Caribbean

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