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186 High Street, Guildford GU1 3HW, England
+44 1483 560752
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was OK, though we were seated next to an industrial scale air conditioner, and we moved ourselves to another table. Maybe we ordered the wrong dishes. They were as described, but were a bit disappointing. We thought that the wine list is expensive.

Thank Mark_and_Ann_Reilly
Province of Palermo, Italy
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108 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a Sicilian visiting Guildford my English friends took me to a Sardinian restaurant. I normally do not go to Italian restaurants abroad but they insisted. I had a really good surprise: the food was excellent, tasting really like at home, the vermentino white wine really good and the owners, the staff and the place are friendly and really make... More 

2 Thank Gianluca D
Coventry, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came across Shardana a couple of years back after a restaurant cancelled our table and we was not disappointed. Returning again this year I had no doubts that, that was where we were eating Shardana is completely authentic Italian and has great hospitality there was 21 of us and we did not have to wait long for our food.... More 

1 Thank Jemma T
Guildford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like Italian food this is the place. It can be noisy but never fails to be friendly; in summer the small tables outside , although not on a scenic walkway, are quiet and sometimes, if you're lucky,in warm sunshine. The food is always good quality, it's child friendly, and not expensive.

1 Thank Dr P
Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A late review but nonetheless a very well deserved one. We "stumbled" upon Shardana in January 2016 when we were looking for a venue for our wedding meal for a party of 24. Our first meal there was excellent, as was the service, and on the strength of that we booked our wedding meal for 2nd September. We had 3... More 

1 Thank Colin181
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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287 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located just behind the high street, this restaurant's building is eclectic both inside and out, but I really liked the simple, slightly industrial style on the inside in particular which was lovely and warm on a cold autumn night. The staff were very welcoming and very busy, which lead to the need to call them over quite a bit -... More 

1 Thank Gary T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food is alright. I had a pizza which was very nice, albeit a little salty, whilst the rest of my family had pasta dishes which they all enjoyed. Service is ok, we had to wait a while (2-3mins) at the door to be seen about getting our table. But the staff were friendly and food and drinks came pretty... More 

Thank James F
London, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Such an amazing Italian restaurant, set in the upper high street of Guildford. Only choice for an unexpected 'away day to Guildford ' Fabulous, Fantastic, Wonderful....cuisine, service, (family owned...and it shows! Don't think I need to say more !😊

1 Thank laketravellersSurrey
Guildford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Shardana remains my favourite place in Guildford to eat. You can rely on this independent restaurant that exudes real passion to deliver fresh and extremely tasty food. Shardana has a lively atmosphere and friendly staff - never fails to impress.

1 Thank Tom W
Guildford, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Try the Farfale Swordfish, it's absolutely fresh and so delicious. The pasta is covered with a dark tomato sauce with many chunks of tender swordfish. Black cherries, garlic, tomatoes and the sprig of basil all make every mouthful a treat... Had no room for anything else. Thank you Chef ! RicardoPJ

1 Thank RicardoPJ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 High Street, Guildford GU1 3HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 560752

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?