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The Food Factory - CLOSED

15-17 High Street | between Lidl & TSB, Southampton SO14 2DF, England
+44 23 8023 2532
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Feb 24, 2017
“Birthday”
Feb 13, 2017
“Awfull”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Chinese, Indian, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
15-17 High Street | between Lidl & TSB, Southampton SO14 2DF, England
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1 - 10 of 473 reviews

Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Came for my sisters birthday was average, a lot of the food was luke warm, and soggy, good offer though

Thank Ngraham878
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Not surprised at all that this restaurant has closed. Started off excellent, but I think the manager & staff moved on, & the restaurant went downhill fast

Thank 90paul
Reviewed January 25, 2017

We went up the stairs to this first floor eatery in the High Street, between Lidl and a bank. Done up with paintwork, murals to resemble a factoryish atmosphere - overall orange and grey. Polite and professional welcome and asked if we'd been before. As...More

Thank kimbayley
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Not a very welcoming place , up a dark stair way to a miserable looking man, who we think might have been the manager ? Man cooking the naans needs to be a bit happier in his work, I felt like I shouldn't of asked...More

Thank Ellie G
Reviewed January 23, 2017

All you can eat buffet, with a wide variety of cuisines: Italian, Mexican, Indian, Chinese, etc. The name "Food Factory" sort of gives the hint. Perfectly acceptable, an interesting experience, but there are many better restaurants, even in the same street. We came on a...More

Thank JamesHappyWalker
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Went here on a popular day. Busy but seated quickly. Staff were friendly and helpful. Excellent choice of food. Indian, Italian, Chinese, Roast with all the trimmings to name few dishes. Fresh made naan is a must, choice of fillings. Leave room for dessert, plenty...More

1  Thank Jim D
Carl-TFF, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Food Factory, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2017

Dear Jim D, Thank you very much for your recommendation. We're very pleased that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Kind Regards Carl Tiffin, Sales & Marketing Manager

Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Used a Groupon voucher and had a lunch with husband. Mainly chose the Indian food, was very tasty and a freshly cooked nan bread was very nice. My husband had freshly made Chinese noodles and beef. Very good value for money.

Thank bluetopaz49
Carl-TFF, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Food Factory, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2017

Dear bluetopaz49, We're so pleased you and your husband enjoyed your visit to The Food Factory and found it to be value for money. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Kind Regards Carl Tiffin, Sales & Marketing Manager

Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Went on a Groupon deal at midweek lunchtime. Nice greeting and friendly waitress. Loved the noodle bar, piping hot and freshly cooked as was the naan bread when I had the Indian selection. Popadums were fresh but prawn crackers a bit soft. Overall I'd go...More

Thank tardis1956
Carl-TFF, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Food Factory, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2017

Dear tardis1956, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit to The Food Factory. We're very pleased you enjoyed the food on offer and hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Carl Tiffin, Sales & Marketing Manager

Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

Tried this place as had some fussy eaters in the party that made it awkward to pin down one type of restaurant. Everyone was happy, great prices, excellent selection of food and good service. Seating is not crammed in either which makes fora good dining...More

Thank MattyTheGreek
Carl-TFF, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Food Factory, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2017

Dear MattyTheGreek, We're so glad your Stag Party enjoyed eating at The Food Factory. Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review and we hope to see you all again soon. Kind Regards Carl Tiffin, Sales & Marketing Manager

Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Been for lunch tuesday after noon food was amaging front house staff very friendly ...must go for dinner soon with my food lover wife

Thank stylerkaka
Carl-TFF, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Food Factory, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2017

Dear stylerkaka, Thank you very much for your review. We're very pleased you enjoyed your lunch at The Food Factory and welook forward to welcoming you and your wife back for dinner. Kind Regards Carl Tiffin, Sales & Marketing Manager

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$11 - $20
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-17 High Street | between Lidl & TSB, Southampton SO14 2DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8023 2532
  • E-mail
Description
The Food Factory is Southampton's first multi-cuisine all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant. Choose from a variety of Indian, Chinese, Thai, Mexican and Italian dishes. With over 180 seats we are the ideal venue for group outings and celebrations. Our highly qualified Chefs cook many dishes in front of our customers in our "live theatre" kitchen. Whatever the occasion we will make your visit special. Our new bar area offers a wide variety of World Beers, Cocktails, Wine and soft drinks. We also serve lighter bites from our bar menu. We have just launched an all-you-can-eat breakfast menu from 8am.
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