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La lupa

123-124 High Street | Below Bar, Southampton SO14 2AA, England
+44 23 8033 1849
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (39 reviews)
“spaghetti” (11 reviews)
“garlic bread” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
123-124 High Street | Below Bar, Southampton SO14 2AA, England
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Whilst in Southampton for a weekend we decided to have a meal in La Lupa on Saturday evening. What a delightful place it turned out to be. The staff were very welcoming and attentive without being to over the top. The food was fabulous and...More

Thank Boatinggranddad
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Food was fantastic. All perfectly cooked and brought out very punctually after ordering. Unsure if cooked fresh due to the speed of service but nonetheless very tasty. Wine menu is a little lacking in regards to grape selection and premium quality but reasonably priced. Overall...More

1  Thank Ian T
lupaSouthampton, Owner at La lupa, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Ian Thank you for your comments and feedback. I'm please you found the food fantastic, but not sure I completely understand all your comments. The set menu price was £27.95 per person for a 3 course meal, and correct, it wasn't negotiable. We don't negotiate...More

Reviewed February 16, 2018

I fancied going out on Valentines Day so booked La Lupa via Open Table. Alarm bells should have rung when they rang back and asked for a £10 deposit each but paid anyway. On arrival we were given a menu along with a Valentines set...More

1  Thank Steve F
lupaSouthampton, Owner at La lupa, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Steve Thank you for your comments and feedback. I’m not sure the terminology you have used is appropriate, nonetheless I address your points as follows: On Valentine’s Day, we actually have extra kitchen staff working and the issue isn’t about capability. Moreso, an extremely high...More

Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Organised a private party for my husbands 50th birthday here, everything was spectacular from the service to the entertainment. They organised a singer and all the decoration and tailored a private menu to suit the dietary requirements of our 70 guests, many of whom have...More

Thank sibs73
Reviewed January 7, 2018

We were 6 ladies on our annual pre-Christmas Shopping Trip. We were very impressed with La Lupa. The service is friendly and attentive. And the Antipasto Sharing Boards were amazing. Authentic Italian in every way. We had one of each. Both were excellent but the...More

Thank Yank88
Reviewed January 6, 2018

We dined at la lupa Italian restaurant recently with friends. We dined early, at 7pm and the restaurant was quite busy - I would imagine booking would be necessary for popular dining times. We chose calamari to start and seafood pasta for our main course....More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Managed to book again this year for new years eve dinner and music 🎶 another fantastic evening well looked after everything was fantastic, food, staff, boss, and the singer once again excellent I loved his version of piano man,great start to the new year!!

Thank davec507
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing night last night at this family run restaurant for their New Year's Eve menu with entertainment. Their singer, Martin Murphy, is absolutely fabulous with a full range of easy listening songs.The atmosphere was lovely, service and food was great and, all...More

Thank Nic W
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Fresh cooked food all lovingly prepared and served with enthusiasm in a very good location. So much nicer than the new local corporate chains with their 'boil in the bag' menus. Really worth a visit and also good value.

Thank NickC39
Reviewed December 22, 2017

During an unexpected stay in Southampton we tried several restaurants and found Lupa to be the best one for constant quality, friendliness of staff and great food.

Thank chieva
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Questions & Answers
Shara N
March 13, 2016|
Response from lupaSouthampton | Property representative |
Hi There is on street pay and display outside the restaurant and a multi storey car pro within a few minutes walk.
Noelle H
August 23, 2015|
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Response from lupaSouthampton | Property representative |
Hi We apply a 10% discretionary charge on parties of 6 and over. Please call if you need any further assistance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123-124 High Street | Below Bar, Southampton SO14 2AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8033 1849
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Welcome to Lupa, a vibrant Italian restaurant and bar with chic yet informal surroundings situated in its popular Southampton High Street location. Our broad menu offers something irresistible for everyone, serving a wonderful combination of both modern and classic Italian dishes prepared in an open kitchen complete with pizza ovens. Open for lunch and from early evening to late at night, the intimate and bustling bar area creates a true continental feel with a delicious array of tapas to enjoy with your favourite drink. In keeping with the classic Italian tradition, Lupa is also perfect for family parties and celebra
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