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54 Bridge Street, Northampton, England
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Ranked #1 of 404 Restaurants in Northampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Ended up managing to get a table here at the last moment by sheer luck, first time I've ever eaten at this restaurant and the food was amazing! Good portions, was absolutely stuffed and the service was really good. Friendly, comfortable and cosy atmosphere

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Well done to John Panayis the Proprietor of this fine restaurant. Attended a family birthday party of eighteen where we enjoyed an excellent meal with extremely attentive service. The quality of the food was exceptionally good and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Would certainly return again when in the area.

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Sussex, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I loved spending my birthday there a couple of weeks ago! I have only been once but definately going to return. All of our food ordered was delicious and the service was so friendly. Everyone singing 'happy birthday' in this cosy restaurant on a cold evening just made it even better :) Book early as it was full on a... More 

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Andrew K, Owner at Sophia's, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for spending your special occasion with us, Many happy returns, We all wish you a very merry christmas and hope to see you soon, Kind regards, Andy, John & Team Sophias More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I have dined at Sophia's many many times spanning the last 15 years or so. I have never left disappointed and this recent visit was everything I expect and more. The garlic prawns were so big & juicy I just could have eaten them all night long and as always the steak was cooked to perfection. I will definitely be... More 

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Andrew K, Owner at Sophia's, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for your continued patronage, We all wish you a very happy christmas and a fantastic 2015, Please come and see us again soon, Kind regards, Andy, John & Team Sophias More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

Sophia's opened early so that a group of friends & I could eat at a certain time. The menu offers an array of dishes at a price much lower than I would expect to pay for the quality of food and service, and for the 'family' feeling shared by staff and customers alike. Not one of us could fault any... More 

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Andrew K, Owner at Sophia's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review on here, Im pleased that you had such a great time, We all wish you a happy christmas and hope to see you soon, Kind regards, Andy, John & Team Sophias More 

Northampton, England
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I regularly eat out in Northampton, and until a few months ago, inexcusably I’d never eaten in Sophia's. I have now visited 3 times in relatively quick succession. It’s really intimate, the food is of superb quality and the staff are brilliant. The last couple of times we nipped in after work without booking and they were very accommodating, even... More 

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Andrew K, Owner at Sophia's, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, Im pleased that you found us, We all look forward to seeing you soon, Wishing you a very merry christmas, Kind regards, Andy, John & Team Sophias More 

Duston
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We have been to Sophia's a number of times and always had a great time. We visited tonight for my wife's birthday with a party of 7 on a very busy Saturday night close to Christmas. As always the service was excellent despite the restaurant being full and the staff were friendly and cheerful. The food was excellent and all... More 

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Andrew K, Owner at Sophia's, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for choosing to spend your special occasion with us, We all wish you a very happy christmas and a fantastic 2015, Kind regards, Andy, John & Team Sophias More 

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Sophia's hard earned reputation is well deserved and jealously guarded. Not surprisingly the place is extremely busy and buzzing most nights of the week. The food is authentic Italian and freshly made to order. Staff are attentive, friendly, informative without being over fussy or obsequious and kind to the solo visitor. Having booked only an hour or so earlier they... More 

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Andrew K, Owner at Sophia's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review on here, all of the team will be pleased to read your comments, We all wish you a very merry christmas and hope to see you soon, Kind regards, Andy, John & Team Sophias More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Restaurants normally have a quality bypass at Christmas. I was a single diner but the team still got me a table, one of the best veal dishes I have had in a long time, rare that you can get this in the UK. Bailey's cheese cake was quite excellent.

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Andrew K, Owner at Sophia's, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review im pleased that you enjoyed the veal and cheesecake, We all hope to see you again soon and hope you have a lovely christmas, Kind regards, Andy, John & Team Sophias More 

Walberswick, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We had a wonderful evening last night at Sophia's. This is a traditional restaurant which shows it has been established for over twenty years. However the food we eat was extremely good. We both Started with Cozzie Marinere and then my fried had the fillet steak and I had the Steak Diane, cooked at the table in the traditional way.... More 

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Andrew K, Owner at Sophia's, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review, your comments will be greatly recieved by the whole team, we are pleased that you enjoyed our little place and hope to see you soon, Wishing you a very merry christmas and a happy new year, Kind regards, Andy, John & Team Sophias More 

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Address: 54 Bridge Street, Northampton, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Northampton
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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