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O Sole Mio - CLOSED

45 London Road, Cowplain PO8 8DH, England
02392 233355
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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English first
Portsmouth
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We booked this restaurant to celebrate Christmas with some close friends and was not disappointed. It's now actually called the Sorrento and I think it keeps maintains its Italian roots and ambience. Our waiter was Italian and was very friendly and helpful throughout the night despite it being packed out. We all had a starter each and they were the... More 

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Havant
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Following a big face lift and modernisation O Sol Mio has re-opened as the Sorrento. First impression was of a much more modern feel with new decor, carpets, table linen and staff. As the meal progressed my partner said "The atmosphere has gone" The Chianti bottles that hung from the ceiling are missing, the cameo appearances of the rotund smiling... More 

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Popped in early one evening and there was only myself, my husband and another couple. Had a very nice meal though. Have heard some people say it lacks atmosphere because it is quite a large place but I haven't really noticed it. Just undergoing a re-furb so be interesting to re-visit once they re-open

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Been here for a few birthday celebrations, we like that the food is cooked fresh, the staff are very welcoming and helpful. They do offers any pizza or pasta £7 Monday-Thursday 5:30-7pm They also offer a delivery service

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Hampshire
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is a local restaurant to us and we have been several times over the years. We had our grand daughter staying with us and as she will only eat Pizza this seemed like a good idea. Our previous meals here have been good but maybe on the expensive side for what they were, hence an infrequent choice. This time... More 

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Portsmouth
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This restaurant is very local to me so we can walk there. This means we can enjoy a glass or two. Ate there last night and had a very nice steak. Service was excellent, until I ordered a cup of tea which arrived at the table with the tea bag still in the cup. Maybe this is how Italians serve... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

The waiter was so incompetent it was a joke. The manager was rude and unwelcoming. The decor was dated, depressing and smelt decidedly musky! No amount of candles detracts from the place looking like a shabby canteen. Menu completely uninspiring and limited. Service was so appalling and slow that we gave up and left after still not receiving mains after... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Lazy owners, lazy chef. The cooking and décor are from the 70's and not in a good way. It is amazing that this place has been here so long and was busy on the night we visited, perhaps the locals think food is supposed to be as carelessly prepared as this. I hadn.t been for 5 years, I now remember... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This was a spur of the moment visit so we hadn't booked a table which seemed to annoy the waiter as we were told to wait by the door while he dealt with the others who had booked. He easily found us a table but then just ignored us, after 30 minutes without ordering or a drink we got up... More 

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Had a meal in here last year and considering the restaurant was empty. ..we were the only ones in here, the staff rushed us so much that all three courses including drinking were done in 45 minutes. Above all though the food was mediocre. I have eaten in some lovely Italian restaurants and this was no match. Sorry.

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Additional Information about O Sole Mio

Address: 45 London Road, Cowplain PO8 8DH, England
Phone Number: 02392 233355
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Cowplain

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