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1 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GF, England
442380331543
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 108
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best £5 lunch deal, awful cocktails

Came here for lunch with my girlfriend after seeing their £5 lunch menu. The atmosphere as you walk in is very chilled, with mismatched furniture making up the downstairs. A lot of people seem to complain about the £5 menu not being readily available to them, but we were seated downstairs and given... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
callumjack93
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Popped in here for a quick lunch, had a great chilli beef pizza 10" and a drink for £5 and there was a lot of other things on the £5 lunch menu I would like to try. Service really good, fast and just excellent.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Came here for lunch with my girlfriend after seeing their £5 lunch menu. The atmosphere as you walk in is very chilled, with mismatched furniture making up the downstairs. A lot of people seem to complain about the £5 menu not being readily available to them, but we were seated downstairs and given it straight away. I went for the... More 

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Pool, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I hadn't eaten here for quite some time, not since they have changed their format and I can't say it has changed for the better. First of all the restaurant is now up two flights of very narrow, steep stairs whereas previously it was on the ground floor. The number of people eating there before a very popular matinee at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Researched this place and their £5 lunch menu took my eye. Was seated upstairs and offered the menu advertising that deal only to be told that deal was only available downstairs as that was normally reserved for the corporates! Moved downstairs but not offered the menu with this deal on it, had to ask for it. To be fair the... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Went here after looking at the other reviews. Have to say we were a bit disappointed as we walked in and downstairs was a bit dirty looking. You go up some grim brown carpeted stairs (watch out of the holes). Take a torch because the stairway and landings really dull. Upstairs the decor was very tired and you are met... More 

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Portsmouth
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We ate here before going to theatre on Saturday evening. We sat upstairs in the dining room. The menu has a good selection of dishes and are reasonably priced. The food was delicious, the service was excellent. we will definitely be returning.

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Stone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The staff were very friendly and helpful. It says on the outside that they are friendly and they lived up to their promise. Food was good too. Would recommend.

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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We had the dinner here, it's a quite nice restaurant, it's not the best one but the atmosphere and the people were ok. Good service, busy restaurant, really enjoyed the main (chargrilled fish with roasted potatoes), we've got whitebait and calamari as a starter (calamari really nice, whitebait awful, smelly, we couldn't eat them, nobody asked us if it was... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The staff are very charismatic and will do what they can to help. The food is actually very pleasant, the desserts especially, the waiter even managed to guess all of our desserts correctly which was pretty fun. They got the bill slightly wrong but it was quickly corrected.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We have eaten here many times over the years for pre-theatre dining, this was the first time we have been since it has changed to bar/bistro dining and I am sorry to say we won't be going back. We chose to eat upstairs in the bistro restaurant. The menu was very limited, We chose Cajun chicken pieces with salad and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: 442380331543

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 38
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?