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“Fabulous Meal” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Piazza Fontana

Piazza Fontana
30 Castle Street, Cirencester, England
01285-64-31-33
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Ranked #12 of 97 Restaurants in Cirencester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: nice local restaurant serving good value food in a friendly atmosphere.
England
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Fabulous Meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We went for my birthday meal. Made to feel very welcome and excellent food wine and atmosphere. Have eaten here before both as a couple and on a girls' night out. would be more than happy to eat here again.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Lovely little restaurant we came across by accident when pizza express was too busy, but so glad we found it, we preferred it here! lovely atmosphere and the service was great, will definitely be going back!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Truly wonderful food with excellent value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Found this nugget by luck more than planning. It's easy to miss it. We visited the area, so don't know the town at all.
What a gem of a find it was.
Service attentive, friendly and professional without once being intrusive.
The food, well, you need to be hungry as the portions are generous, and the flavours, lip lickingly good. We had assorted ciabatta for one and shared between two, followed by the pasta special of the day, and one tagliatelle with assorted roasted veg. Can't remember what it was called.
Absolutely delicious. Then creme brûlée. Now that was almost too much deliciousness to cope. Well it would have been rude to not indulge, and indulge we did. We also had a glass of wine each, all for £42.
Pity we live about 100 miles away. Mind you, just as well we do.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Truly authentic Italian food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

If you blink you might miss it - but don't! Down a rather dark and unpromising alleyway next to Pizza Express, lies this authentically Italian restaurant whose food is well worth the trip. The enthusiastic Sardinian chef and owner really understands food and serves it with the flair and inventiveness that it deserves. The flavours and recipes will bring back wonderful memories to any who have already experienced Italian food in its homeland and will introduce anyone else to the genuine article.

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Cirencester
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3 restaurant reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Brilliant!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

We have just arrived back from a lovely evening meal at this little Italian gem. It is situated down a little alleyway and has a lovely back street Rome feel about it. The waiters were very attentive and could not do enough for you. I am currently undergoing chemotherapy which means my meat has to be very well done and this was not a problem whatsoever. The waiter even said to me that if it is not well done enough, then do not be shy to send it back. Myself and my partner both had fillet steaks in a beautiful mushroom and red wine sauce and it was absolutely delicious. We had bread for starters which was also beautiful and fresh as well as a tiramisu and a chocolate sponge type desert for pudding which was also lovely. This was truly a lovely place where nothing was too much for the staff. I am very much looking forward to going back very soon!

Visited October 2013
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