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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
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  • 215
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    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
Pasta la vista

When you eventually find this little gem of a restaurant within the rabbit warren of Dickens Heath you will get a warm welcome, an imaginative menu, well cooked/presented food and an attentive owner/chef who genuinely cares. A tad on the pricey side and not a pizza in sight makes this rather... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Peter G
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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English first
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Order of bread and olives do not particulery get on with stale bread. The main coarse of swordfish was a large plate of watercress with the fish transparent In the cress. I found that any complaint fell on deaf ears, Perhaps the customers in the Solihull area,many of which have given rave revues about this place should perhaps Broaden their... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

When you eventually find this little gem of a restaurant within the rabbit warren of Dickens Heath you will get a warm welcome, an imaginative menu, well cooked/presented food and an attentive owner/chef who genuinely cares. A tad on the pricey side and not a pizza in sight makes this rather small restaurant a little gem for the discerning diner.... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a place for serious Italian dishes. Plenty of variety on the menu. It is obvious that front of house staff understand the food and that is a rarity at these prices. I've never been less than delighted at Giovannis.

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Wallasey
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56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Went as part of a networking event, and the food was superb, staff fabulous and the place was buzzing for a Wednesday. Lovely terrace and atmosphere inside. Will come back with family soon.

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London
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73 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The food, service and restaurant were excellent. However, it is very expensive and you need to add a side order to the mains. I live in London so perhaps I'm not used to Birmingham prices. The only other downside was that when we ordered a Coke we received a glass of cola rather than a bottle of Coca Cola. It... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Having frequented Giovanni's on numerous occasions i still find the personal service and quality of the food excellent and well worth a visit highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I saw the notice board outside advertising lunch and a glass of wine for £10.95. It was a hot day and that sounded appealing. I had previously eaten dinner at Giovanni's and found it to be excellent but this was my first time ordering from the more limited better value lunch menu. I ordered a bream salad with chorizo, new... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This was a very friendly Italian restaurant and we liked that the chef came round the tables after the meal to ask if everyone had enjoyed it

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Have been a couple of times and always have great food with really good personal service. I would recommend the ravioli starter and veal main as it is so tasty. Wine is nice and the desserts are great, but filling. We do always have 3 courses and wine so it could be that, but it does always seem to be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Visiting relatives in Solihull and decided to go out for dinner. This restaurant looked good on Trip Advisor and so it proved to be. Very friendly service, good ambience and good food. I had the days specials for starter and main and they were both excellent. I noticed that some reviews said it was a bit pricey but I thought... More 

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Additional Information about Giovanni's

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

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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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