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La Sosta

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45a Carlisle Road, Derry, Northern Ireland
(028) 7137 4817
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Monday
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 111
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 7
    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Authentic Italian

Having lived in Italy, I can say with confidence that this is an authentic Italian dining experience. The menu is small but I like that! It means that the chef cooks to order, and has chosen a selection of delicious dishes that can be cooked well and using fresh ingredients. The staff are fantastic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Jaks M
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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English first
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Having lived in Italy, I can say with confidence that this is an authentic Italian dining experience. The menu is small but I like that! It means that the chef cooks to order, and has chosen a selection of delicious dishes that can be cooked well and using fresh ingredients. The staff are fantastic and very knowledgable. Highly recommended.

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Derry
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Booked a table for a birthday treat on a Tuesday evening. Booked for seven and arrived and was immediately seated as restaurant was empty. Service was great, food fabulous and a great choice. I love this restaurant, thankfully more people arrived which gave a bit of atmosphere. Recommend this place, but not cheap but you get what you pay for.

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Nõmme, Tallinn, Estonia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It was great finding with really friendly and homy staff who served you as a very welcomed family member:) Also delicious food and good place for meeting with John Hume:)

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Derry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

With 149 restaurant in Derry you are think you can get one open when you want but not so as the choice can be severely limited but not so here at this Italian eatery always have a table available for a hungry diner

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

LA Sosta is an exquisite restaurant. The food was amazing;the finest quality and taste. The only negative is not visiting La Sosta sooner! With friendly staff,wonderful views of the City and exceptional food it is a real treat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My first visit to La Sosta was a great experience. Restaurant looks great, staff are very friendly and it has a nice view of the City. The food was amazing and of a really high standard. I will definitely be back at La Sosta soon.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Had a meal here at the weekend. Had to book later than we wanted but on arrival the place was nearly empty. Staff all looked unhappy and were rather unfriendly. Prices were very high for the quality and portion size of the meals. On speaking to locals later we discovered that this was a common complaint.

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belfast
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is a wonderful restaurant in the heart of the City and would rival anything in Rome. The food was amazingly and the staff were attentive and very helpful and nothing was a bother to them. If you like Italian food (who doesn't?) you will love both the food and the place.

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Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We ate at La Sosta recently for our friends' wedding. The atmosphere was wonderful. We were met at the door by Claudio who welcomed us. The food was absolutely gorgeous. Every bite was delicious. It is a little bit of Italy right on our doorstep. We can't wait to go back. Try it yourself because you won't be disappointed. By... More 

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Dallas, Texas USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We had the opportunity to take a dear friend to dinner at La Sosta on her St. Patrick's Day birthday. Food and service were excellent. The northern Italian cuisine was wonderfully prepared and presented. We look forward to returning again on our next trip to Ireland.

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Additional Information about La Sosta

Address: 45a Carlisle Road, Derry, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: (028) 7137 4817
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45a Carlisle Road, Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: (028) 7137 4817

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 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?