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186 High Street, Guildford GU1 3HW, England
01483 560 752
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lovely food, superb service

really nice menu - simple food made very well. Family run restaurant where service is terrific. I had the linguine with clams (excellent) and my wife had the chicken salad. The wine menu was extensive with plenty of choice for any budget. would recommend this place - but i would recommend... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
SurreyHillsBilly
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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141 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

really nice menu - simple food made very well. Family run restaurant where service is terrific. I had the linguine with clams (excellent) and my wife had the chicken salad. The wine menu was extensive with plenty of choice for any budget. would recommend this place - but i would recommend booking

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Came here on Valentines with my girlfriend, had a lovely meal. Shellfish starters were cooked perfectly, and the pizza's are by far and away the best in Guildford. Highly recommend this little gem.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Brilliant family run Italian. Fresh tasting delicious food. They could do with an interior designers help but don't let that put you off!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The food was cold and less than mediocre. Service was a disaster despite booking a week in advance for 12. Very disappointed and will never go there again.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The food was way below par. I'm not certain but I'm pretty sure the pasta dish was microwaved. Food cooked normally simply doesn't emit that much steam. The pizza base was raw dough. There's no denying it, soft mushy goo that tasted of flour. The service was also very slow. We had empty glasses, the waitress saw me wanting to... More 

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TreArcieri, Owner at Shardana, responded to this review

Dear Food Critic We are Sorry to ear that. We would have be more then happy to deal with your issues at the restaurant if you only could have told us. We are impressed with the fact that you can spot cooking procedures by the amount of steam produced. I am sorry to contradict you, however, to your knowledge Shardana... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The worst Italian food and place in Guildford. Service is slow and the food very bland. I was very disappointed with it all.

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Winchester, UK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We enjoyed a true Italian experience in the centre of Guildford. We were welcomed as friends even though it was our first visit and the food was the real stuff and cooked to perfection. It was really one the best Italian restaurants we have been to since the Colombino d'Oro in Holborn and then Old Compton Street closed some 30... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I do not regularly write reviews but after yet another wonderful meal at this authentic Italian, I felt it compelled to pass on this recommendation to others. In a town now drowning in faceless chain restaurants, this feels like a real find. Tucked away off the high street, this isn't necessarily somewhere you would simply stumble upon. On our first... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Have seen Shardana tucked away in a side street for a while and had never been. Took the family on a whim and was very pleasantly surprised. This is genuine, family Italian experience. Great service, very good food and great all round experience. Be hungry when you go as portions are generous but prices very reasonable. I'll definitely be back... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Why would anybody eat at pizza express or similar when you have a brilliant and authentic Italian restaurant just off Guildford high street. Great food, wines , service and value. From a quick pizza to 3 course meal Shardana is fab!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 186 High Street, Guildford GU1 3HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford
  • Phone Number: 01483 560 752

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?