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West Street, Boston, England
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lively on a Friday and Saturday night.

Attentive waiters, good range of dishes available, always good quality food, nice house red at a very fair price. Sometimes due to its popularity service can be a little slow, but lively atmosphere makes time fly by. Favourite is a steak meal, however had most things on the menu and never... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
johng9258
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Boston, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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English first
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I must first say I am completely shocked that this restaurant has even one bad review! I hand on heart have never had a mad meal here!! The atmosphere is brilliant you can have a good laugh with your friends and family and not have to worry about being too loud! The staff are very helpful and very friendly.. I... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Attentive waiters, good range of dishes available, always good quality food, nice house red at a very fair price. Sometimes due to its popularity service can be a little slow, but lively atmosphere makes time fly by. Favourite is a steak meal, however had most things on the menu and never disappointed.

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Boston, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

This is a very noisy, very lively restaurant. If your wanting a quiet romantic meal for 2, then avoid, or at least avoid fridays or saturdays. The staff are friendly and helpfull-however...they are also rubbish at their jobs. There is no organisation, no understanding of specific orders, wrong orders were served to wrong people/tables, tables wasnt ready for us on... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Taken here by friends yesterday (Saturday) evening! It was crowded with take-aways being picked up and a full house and hopeful customers being turned away. We managed to get in early enough. The food was plentiful, hot and very tasty with the smell of garlic and tomato and cheese drifting through the restaurant. The staff didn't have time to be... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I went here for an early booking on New Year's Eve (We managed to book a table for two people two days before!) and was seated right next to the radiator on a cold night which was a bonus! Also got a cracker on our table for the festive period which was a nice touch. We ordered the special parma... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The good point - the fillet steak is always superb and can't fault it. Service is appaling, everyone needs sending on a course training to be a waiter and whats involved! Fancy a beer with your meal?? you will be fine here as long as you like tiddly little bottles of Peroni!!! if you don't then tuff!! no draught beers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Went for dinner on Sunday and thoroughly enjoyed the food, I had the chicken in Gorgonzola sauce and although a little dry was still lovely. Although I had noticed many reviews about the staff being grumpy they seemed in quiet a pleasant mood. Must of caught them on a good day. Over all a pleasant experience

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Visited Sunday tea time. Walked straight in and was immediately seated. Service was swift. Food was devine. Staff were their usual helpful but grumpy selves. People have said about the staff being grumpy, that's just how they are. Hardly anyone in which spoiled it for me a touch because unlike others I love it when there's a good crowd in... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

In my opinion this restaurant is to noisy, you can't sit and relax you just want to eat and go, I wouldn't go back.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Went here with friends as fancied Italian for our night out. There were several birthday parties going on as the happy birthday song was played several times with the sparkling items coming out. With this the place was loud and we struggled to hear ourselves and even worse the waiter. The menu was good in variety and not over priced.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: West Street, Boston, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Boston

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Doing business

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