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“Excellent Italian Food!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Terra Nostra

Terra Nostra
50 Red Bank Road, Blackpool FY2 9HR, England
01253 352114
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Ranked #12 of 578 Restaurants in Blackpool
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Basildon
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103 reviews 103 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“Excellent Italian Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

After reading reviews we booked dinner here on Friday. We arrived slightly early and were greeted most enthusiastically, as though we were regulars although this was our first visit.

Seated at our table with grissini and olives & carrot batons with a dip as an appetiser whilst perusing the menu was a most pleasant start to the meal. Discussing our drinks we settled on a bottle of the house white and were not disappointed.
As we are both fish lovers we chose starters and main s from the daily specials board - an excellent decision as both the prawns (starter) and cod (main) were superbly fresh, perfectly cooked ( I can't stand over-cooked fish) and excellently sauced and presented.
We had a leisurely meal (don't expect instant food as everything is cooked to order) with pleasant conversation with the owners (who were interacting well with all customers including children) follwed by an excellent grappa and superb espresso coffee.

A great meal at a good price and with such excellent service that I left a 15% tip which, being a yorkshireman with short arms & deep pockets, meant I was highly impressed.

An essential place to visit for great food - next time in Blackpool we will return.

Visited September 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Blackpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“Amazing food and great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I have been to many restaurants and ordered steak and almost always been disappointed so I am delighted to find somewhere that has a good size steak cooked perfectly with such a tasty diane sauce, the staff are very friendly, I'd have to say it is the best Italian restaurant on the fylde coast

Hugos Blackpool

  • Visited September 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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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Excellent food, outstanding service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

If anyone wants a good Italian in Bispham, go here. Fabulous food. Can recommend the bruschetta, minestrone soup and steak Diane. Meatballs for My 2 year old and were more than happy to accommodate him, offering to cook anything we wanted for him. Service exceptional. A diamond of a place.

  • Visited September 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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Lancashire
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44 restaurant reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Best Italian on the Fylde”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

For us, this is the best Italian restaurant on the Fylde Coast. A warm welcome, excellent food with a great menu selection, including plenty of vegetarian options and great value for money - what more could one ask for? We arrived at 6pm on a Wednesday and by the time we left just after 7.30, the place was full - not bad for midweek. There is an early bird menu but the a la carte prices are pretty good anyway and there is an extensive specials board, along with the very rare experience these days of breadsticks being offered free on arrival, along with crudites and dip. We just wish it was open all day Sunday rather than having to wait until 5.30. Highly recommended.

  • Visited September 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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“Spectacular authentic Italian restaurant in the heart of Bispham.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

I recently visited Terra Nostra and was delightfully greeted by a friendly Italian waitress who showed me and my partner to my table. As soon as we sat down and read through both the food and wine menu, we knew we were in authentic Italian surroundings.

We were recommended by the waitress to try the scallops, which were perfectly cooked, sealed and dressed. I chose the slow cooked lamb rump, served with a mint pureed potato, which was smooth and comforting and was ideal for the winter transisitioning weather. A perfect seasonal dish. My partner ate the mozarella wrapped in parma ham on dressed leaves with pesto and a medium fillet steak with a blue cheese and wild mushroom.

We plan on retuning to this restaurant and will recommend this to friends travelling through Blackpool.

  • Visited September 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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