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1 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GF, England
023 8033 1543
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Ranked #189 of 642 Restaurants in Southampton
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

After booking by phone for a table for 6 for 5:30 on a Saturday & specifically enquiring that pasta and pizza were available we arrived and were seated upstairs. We considered the table menu, ordered a drink and asked where the pizza and pasta menus were. We were informed that after 5:30 pizza and pasta were only served downstairs -... More

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I hadn't noticed this restaurant before so after checking the menu on-line decided to give it a try. Apparently only opened in September - the site used to be a Bella Italia and ideally placed opposite the Mayflower Theatre. Housed in an old style house so it is quaint, narrowish stairs to the upstairs restaurant and gents toilet. For us... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Being in close proximity to the Mayflower Theatre Gusto Lounge is ideal for a pre show meal. There is a large menu available catering for all tastes and a Bistro menu on the first floor. It does get extremely busy at 5-6pm so it is advisable to book a table to avoid disappointment. The staff are friendly and the service... More

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Eastleigh, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

What a fantastic meal in the Bistro upstairs! We had the Cure beef fillet fo starter, and Pork medallions parma ham for main was well seasoned, was tender and yummy! I coud not say the same about the tiramisu it was average and desapointing, husband had vinilla panacotta that was alot better test really fresh. We agree that was good... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Although the service was very good, food was stunning and atmosphere was nice and relaxed, there was one thing that bugged our table of 6 on the 25/10/2014 our table was booked for 19:30..... after returning from the toilet a bit shocked and upset, my future mother-in-law was subjected to a subtly sexist remark made by you're manager, I unfortunately... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Came her for a meal before a night out with friends. We were seated after a couple of minutes wait. Such a variety of items on the menu. I had the chickpea burger while my friends had the shared platter (soon shut them up), another had lasagne and the other the pollo pesto dish. Everyone agreed how wonderful the food... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This place has changed dramatically we made the mistake of booking by e mail not realising the restaurant has two sections the traditional classy Italian bistro is upstairs and downstairs you now have everything from a snack menu Pizzas, Burgers, some Pasta we had not knowingly been allocated a table in the snack area as the Bistro is not open... More

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Lilliput
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Met up with two friends and had the table by the corner window. Love the decor. We all remarked on it. The downstairs was being finished off in the corner and looked great. Ordered Pastas and Pizza between us. Cannot fault the food. Delicious as always when I have visited before. Good prices during the day. Menu had plenty of... More

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

There were three of us - me, my wife and my step-daughter. We usually dine before shows at the Ovation Restaurant in the Mayflower theater itself, but this time we decided to give Buon Gusto a try. We are very discerning restaurant customers, my wife and I having regularly dined-out for years, and my step-daughter is a very experience hotel,... More

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Booked table for dinner on 18th Sept before we went to theatre ,there was ten of us ,some of the dishes we're cold when we told waitress all she said was really !!!then walked away, then when she was told again it was clear she wasn't going to do anything about it so when the Bill came we said we... More

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Address: 1 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GF, England
Phone Number: 023 8033 1543
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
Cuisine: Italian

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