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Sofia's Italian Restaurant

8 High Street | Guild Hall, Walsall WS1 1QW, England
+44 1922 632223
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good12%
  • Average11%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible45%
Feb 22, 2017
“Not brilliant”
Jan 20, 2017
“Fantastic service, gorgeous food ”
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8 High Street | Guild Hall, Walsall WS1 1QW, England
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151 - 160 of 557 reviews

Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Don't bother. It would appear that they can't even be bothered to open. Unfortunately I'm unable to review the food as the building was closed when we arrived for afternoon tea which had been booked through Groupon. Knocked on doors and attempted to contact them...More

5  Thank Michelle C
Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

You can understand why this restaurant is on Groupon! The restaurant is dirty and food greasy and basic. Hence they need to offer great deals as repeat custom must be very rare! The venue is a lovely building, it just needs a better operator, such...More

6  Thank Shaun B
Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Still can't believe this "restaurant " if you can call it that, is still serving meals! Terrible place with terrible service. Sack the staff I say. I'm glad now I never got my food, sounds like I had a lucky escape! Being telling all my...More

3  Thank matt118600
Reviewed November 1, 2015

Booked through groupon as an afternoon tea for four female friends to enjoy a catch up. The building is a beautiful old guild hall the inside I would say have been in its previously life a Chinese restaurant and now an Italian the Chinese presence...More

1  Thank Missemel
Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We visited Sophia's on a Thursday night, when arrived there the place was cold smelt of damp and was really run down & dated. We were shown to our table and noticed that there were only 6 other customers so thought that we were at...More

3  Thank SAOH1
Reviewed October 25, 2015

The worse experience of dining out ever......We had booked well in advance and arrived in good time....we were kept waiting 40mins and assumed that they must be really busy....In fact the restaurant was empty. All the waitress staff were fresh out of school and didnt...More

8  Thank Jay20150
Reviewed October 23, 2015

Certainly wont be going again. First time I've ever said no when asked if meal was ok and had to complain as it was company policy during eating which meant my meal went cold. So many mistakes throughout the meal which was booked for 8...More

5  Thank Olivia P
Reviewed October 21, 2015

Wonderful meal, lovely staff and great atmosphere...... Visited here last Friday and we had a really nice evening. We used a groupon voucher for two courses and a glass of Prosecco. The waitresses were very attentive and nothing was too much bother for them. The...More

1  Thank Zoe B
Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Went here on Saturday night for the steak and prosecco deal having booked a couple of weeks in advance. We arrived at 7.30pm and were the only people in here until we left an hour later ( party of 4 then arrived) When I booked...More

5  Thank Sue C
Reviewed October 16, 2015

We were greeted by Michael the restaurant manager and Holly who was our waitress. We dined at 6pm so fairly early and it hadn't got busy yet it was a Thursday so expected it to be fairly quiet at that time. Me and my husband...More

1  Thank Danielle B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 High Street | Guild Hall, Walsall WS1 1QW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Walsall
  • Phone Number: +44 1922 632223
  • E-mail
Description
The Guildhall in Walsall's Old Square is an imposing old building which dates all the way back to the 16th century. Now a Grade I listed gem, the site has been converted into a lively neighbourhood Italian restaurant and the never-ending dining room is crammed with tables of all sizes, fairy lights and an open-plan kitchen where chefs are hard at work tossing pizzas in the air. Live music & Italian music is played at Sofia's, adding to the upbeat atmosphere, and the menu is filled with old-fashioned favourites and also traditional English Favourites such as afternoon tea and Sunday Roast
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