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La Pergola

193a Wellingborough Road, Northampton NN1 4EA, England
+44 1604 624466
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Ranked #53 of 399 Restaurants in Northampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: La Pergola is a small, traditional Italian restaurant located in the heart of lively Northampton's Wellingborough Road. Our food is freshly cooked to order using only the best quality Italian ingredients and locally sourced top quality meats and vegetables. With its relaxed and intimate atmosphere, it is the ideal setting for any occasion, whether it is a romantic meal for two, a dinner with friends or a lively celebration. We can accommodate parties up to 40 people to suit every budget.
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English first
westkirby
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Visited here last week when staying in the area. First impressions not good,on being seated,a couple of the chairs were broken ,and the waitress very 'frosty'--not a welcoming restaurant i have to say. One of the beers we received was cloudy,how could staff not see this? Service was slow considering place was empty,but we could not fault anything about the... More

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knoxville tn
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Looking for something different. I was alone so I wanted a table not sitting at a bar with lots of people. Quiet place. Maybe too bright lighting for a nice Italian restaurant but the food was fabulous and the price was right.

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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We love this place! The food is always freshly cooked to a high standard, service is excellent, the waitress Maria is great. Saw a few negative comments about her, in our opinion these are rubbish, there is not a bad bone in her, Maria is funny, attentive, definitively an original, which makes a refreshing change to standard restaurant staff, service... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Definately one for good honest "home cooking-type" experience. I also enjoyed the wit and humour of the waitress there. It's worth going just to hear her. It's a one woman comedy show,

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

A quiet Wednesday dinner for two in this delightful restaurant. Steaks to die for, the best since the last one here. La Pergola food is superb, hardly a surprise with such an experienced chef. Mario cooks for the love of cooking. We love coming here.

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Northampton
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

I never usually write reviews but this needed to be said. Our starters and main were bland, good italian food is simple but very tasty this is not. Tomato sauces were just tinned tomatoes heated up with no seasoning, herbs or flavour. Cauliflower cheese tasted of plaster and they even badly cooked the vegetables! We went based on previous reviews... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

We have just had the worst meal that we have ever had the misfortune to experience. From the moment we walked in the door the waitress was surly and rude!!! Our starters were ok, but then the mains appeared. My chicken was ok and the sauce was tasty. My partners lamb shank was appalling, the tiniest bit of meat on... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

After a hectic day travelling to and from my friends relatives and shopping we already had ate a dinner at the Swan Inn Lamport Northampton. it was 2100 as we had an early lunch we were hungry we had no starter just a large lovely piece of Salmon and seasonal vegetables and a light white wine sauce not too heavy... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Evening out with our good friends at very short notice, met at the Pickering Phipps and ventured along the Welly Road. For whatever reason we have looked in this restaurant and opted not to try it. Our friends had been here before and loved it, so we decided to give it a whirl. It was a midweek evening and very... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Thank you Mario, Maria and staff for the best birthday celebration meal out that I have ever had. The food, atmosphere and service on a very busy night were wonderful and you really made me feel very special and lucky to have found your delightful restaurant. All my family had a wonderful meal and a very special evening. We will... More

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