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Giovanni's

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9 - 11 Main Street | Dickens Heath, Solihull B90 1UB, England
121 744 8088
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
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  • 223
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Competing with San Carlo - Friendly family owned Italian

We've visited Giovanni's numerous times over the years and have never been let down. The portions are great, the food is outstanding (especially the duck ragu!) and there is a lovely atmosphere. We find when we visit the likes of San Carlo that we are rushed off our table. This isn't the case at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Andy J
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We've visited Giovanni's numerous times over the years and have never been let down. The portions are great, the food is outstanding (especially the duck ragu!) and there is a lovely atmosphere. We find when we visit the likes of San Carlo that we are rushed off our table. This isn't the case at Giovanni's - the host and Giovanni... More 

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Solihull, West Midlands
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We were taken there for Chistmas Day lunch & must say they did us Proud wanted to go again this year but unfortunately they couldn't accommodate a party of 7 which is a shame

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We reserve this place for special occasions eg anniversaries. Great for a couples evening meal- lovely menu and delicious food and wines, with first class service. Owner is the chef and him or his wife usually come and speak to their guests.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The food was beautifully made and presentation was to a high standard. The staff were kind, charismatic and good at providing information about the food. Highly recommend!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

When we have visitors, this is the easy option - we know that the food is good, the atmosphere is good and the service is excellent! So why go anywhere else??

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Never disappointed! Staff are always friendly and helpful, menu modifications are never a problem if due to allergy or personal choice Giovannis alway try to accommodate changes. Wine of the month is always a welcome recommendation. Cannot fault it even after all these years

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Giovanni's food was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves as usual. Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff.

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United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We went to this lovely restaurant for the first time,for my wife,s 50th birthday celebration meal.The owner,Giovanni and his wife were very welcoming and attentive,. Our food was nothing short of absolutely excellent!.We had delicious fresh bread,starters were great and main course of chicken just melted in your mouth.Wine was very nice also! The only reservation I would have in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Firstly, my advice would be to disregard the review written by 'Kenton027' mainly because it is rather difficult to understand - Illiteracy is clearly where she should be eating. As for my personal experience, I can vouch that this restaurant is outstanding. The food is fresh, authentic and truly yummy. I cannot recommend it highly enough if you're in the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

You'd think at 8pm midweek you'd be able to have a nice quiet relaxing birthday meal with your partner. We arrived a little early, and there was a very large family table dining in the centre of the room - with 2 children and a baby. The noise was horrendous - it's not a large place anyway. I wish we'd... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 - 11 Main Street | Dickens Heath, Solihull B90 1UB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull
  • Phone Number: 121 744 8088

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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