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La Sosta

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

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Visitor rating
  • 105
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    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
Che pranzo delizioso

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
brendandoyle
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belfast
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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138 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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belfast
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 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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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We've eaten in La Sosta a few times over the years and have never been disappointed. We asked if Claudio and Maureen would be able to host our wedding (50 people) and they said sure, we didn't give them a lot of notice, about a month, and were in contact by email a few times in that time. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Attended this restaurant for a Friday night out and was more than pleased. Food was excellent as was the service. Nice surroundings and beautifully decorated. Had duck for the starter followed by a steak. Look forward to my next trip back and would recommend to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The only descent meal I've eaten in derry a hidden gem maybe to well hidden. Even the locals find it to find the location but as a chef myself give it full marks would recommend it to any1 and refund their meal of they had a bad one personally

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Inishowen
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Was looking forward to eating here and overall was not disappointed. The variety of food on offer was great, I loved the textures from the grilled Goats Cheese starter and the home baked bread was delicious, pity there wasn't some nice olive oil and balsamic vinegar to dip it into. Our mains of stuffed chicken and mushroom pasta were served... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Was at this restaurant on it's opening night in 1995, absolutely loved it then and have visited it a few times since, was there last night with my wife and it's still the best in Derry.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I was here last night with some friends to celebrate a birthday. It was my second visit. As before the food was excellent but what really stands out is the time you have. There is no rush to order and what I really love is that there is a good time between courses. All to often your starter dishes are... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

After staying in the city on a number of occasions we decided to try somewhere different and we stumbled across la sosta..! We had a wonderful meal, I had the red cabbage risotto which was amazing! Lovely food and attentive staff! Definitely would recommend this restaurant..!

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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: Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups
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?