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Giovanni's

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9-11 Main Street | Dickens Heath, Solihull B90 1UB, England
121 744 8088
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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you haven’t been to Dickens Heath near Solihull, then there are at least two reasons to make the journey. First, to sample the astonishing architecture – one of the last gasps of pastiche post-modern Italian renaissance designed by among others John Simpson, one of Prince Charles’ star architects (I thought this weird style, popular for corporate HQs in the... More 

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2 Thank David L
Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is fabulous. Great atmosphere, wonderful staff. Have been multiple times it never fails to disappoint

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Thank AnnaMarieB274
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the restaurant on a variety of occasions & the food has always been fantastic, tasty & well prepared. Staff are helpful and friendly, always delivering high standards, with good knowledge of the food & drinks available.

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Thank Hacks71
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having just moved in to the area we thought we'd check out the local Italian restaurant. We received a friendly welcome. The menu looked great so we ordered. My wife ordered mussels which was tasty but maybe to many closed to be happy with. My pate was pleasant enough. My wife's main meal of fillet steak was just ok. I... More 

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Thank oldfolker62
Solihull, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoy the food and atmosphere of this restaurant - one of the best Italians in Solihull - fabulous family run restaurant

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Thank Sue D
Solihull, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Ate here with family, there were four of us in total. The restaurant itself is a lovely small place, family owned and the service is so friendly, polite and genuine. The food was all round delicious, I had the spinach and ricotta ravioli for main. Desserts were lovely, chocolate fondant was perfect. Such a nice touch when Giovanni the chef... More 

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Thank sem2048
Dickens Heath, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Really friendly staff, the chef always comes out to chat to you, which is a great touch, just to make sure everything is good with the food - it always is! The food is simply delicious, good portions and the house wine is good too.

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Thank TL4747
Solihull, UK
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78 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

We visited here with some friends last night and it’s the first time we’ve been for a while. I love Italian cuisine and finding a really good Italian is unfortunately not so easy in Solihull, you have to head into Birmingham for better. The restaurant is a nice place to be, situated in the colonnade in Dickens Heath. There were... More 

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Thank SolihullTraveller
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Three of us, including one vegetarian, enjoyed a mid-week dinner here. Scallops were a special appetizer that evening, with an very flavorful sauce. We each had a pasta entree, and the waiter suggested that my seafood one might be better with risotto than the spaghetti listed on the menu...a much appreciated suggestion & it was! The restaurant offers smaller lower-priced... More 

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Solihull
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We went for a midweek birthday meal (four of us), there were only a few other diners so it was difficult to tell what the ambience would be properly like. The food we had was all very good but the waiters were in-attentive and the service slow and poor. We didn't want to be rushed through our meal but you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-11 Main Street | Dickens Heath, Solihull B90 1UB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull
  • Phone Number: 121 744 8088
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?