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Topolys Italian

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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49 Southgate Street | GL1 1TX, Gloucester GL1 1TX, England
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Been meaning to go for some time as enjoy both real and modern UK Italian, but been put off by location and dated decor. Decided to try it and food decidedly bland, tasted like a packet sauce with a sliced breast of chicken added, rice like uncle bens, roasted vegetables tired. Did get gluten free so that's good. Very few... More 

Thank sustainablelife
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Saturday night with my other half. It was empty and yet they still tried to sit us by the door, the service after that was amazing and the food didn't take too long, it wasn't reasonably priced I felt for what we ate. I don't think I would return.

1 Thank swalks123
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Gloucester on a rugby weekend and we decided to give Topoly's a try when we walked through the city centre looking for somewhere to eat. When we first walked in, they were full, so took my mobile number, offering to phone me when a table became available. We went for a quick drink and fair play for... More 

1 Thank tourist57680
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Excellent food. Beautifully cooked and presented. The view out of the restaurant windows is that of the Via Nerva in Rome itself. Lampkin House and the Swan Hotel; Greek revival architecture. The Emperor Nerva himself would be pleased because, on his plinth, in Southgate Street, he is looking at the same buildings!

Thank Museum_Treasurer
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

All fresh food cooked and run by a lovely Italian family! As it's all completely fresh you wait a bit longer but it is 100% worth it as you can completely tell the difference from the processed Frozen rubbish you get anywhere else. They will also remove any ingredients you don't want even in the sauces. It is like a... More 

Thank stef2509
Exeter, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We booked here as we had read the good reviews. Our starters of mixed sea foods were fine and the Prosecco was delicious. However, our mixed seafood main courses were very disappointing. The fish was overcooked and dried up, although the quantities were enormous. The balsamic sauce was very good but it did not make up for the dry lumps... More 

1 Thank swallowtail2016
Nottingham UK
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Met friends from Cardiff here on a Thursday night - good atmosphere- very good service. Deal of the month menu excellent value for a three course meal - very good range of dishes - portion sizes were more than expected. Would recommend a visit - a pity we live so far away.

Thank RonNottinghamUK
Truckee, California
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300 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Excellent Italian food. My picante was not as picante as I find at most restaurants but very tasty. Partner's risotto (seafood) had more than the usual amount of good seafood in it.

Thank sharon33191
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Looking at the menu, we hoped for authentic Italian food, but were disappointed with pasta and risotto selections. Portions too big and rather bright colours of sauce - difficult to know how this had been achieved. The ice cream was very sickly and sweet - probably not Italian.

Thank Jill G
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Great family run business, beautiful fresh food , great for any occasion has a great range on the menu. Also has a set menu which also has a lot of choice . Meals are very large for the price good value for money. Service is always very attentive to your needs. Always checking how your food is & making sure... More 

Thank Jasmine H

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Southgate Street | GL1 1TX, Gloucester GL1 1TX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: 01452331062

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