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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came here with my wife for a Friday night date dinner. Super warm service throughout the meal. We had the antipasti to start, lovely! I had the roast lamb which was recommended and was perfectly pink, my wife had the chicken in a tomato sauce which was delicious. The chocolate fondant pudding was outstanding! We had a bottle of the... More 

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Harpenden England
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A friendly welcome to this most pleasant restaurant. It is comfortable and has a good atmosphere. The menu has a good selection of choices and the food was delicious, generous and well-presented. I left the choice of wine to Giovanni and was not disappointed. The service was excellent and the staff attentive. A most enjoyable meal for all 8 of... More 

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Thank CandAHarpendenEnglan
Solihull, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, service and hospitality - enjoyed by all my. 40 guests. Thank you Giovanni and your wonderful staff.

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Thank coles980
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting this restaurant on a regular basis since moving to Dickens Heath two years ago. But we remember Giovanni well, as we held our Wedding Reception in his Kings Heath Restaurant 30 years ago ! The very friendly and efficient service is always most welcoming, and the food always delicious. We are lucky to have a Restaurant... More 

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Thank JohnD25
Burnley, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here early evening with family small family run restaurant , excellent value for the kiddies £6 and good food. Some specials expensive for portion size, and need to order veg as extra, overall lovely food and wine with friendly service, will visit again.

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Thank placey4
Solihull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We paid our first visit to Giovanni's on our Wedding Anniversary and my husbands birthday. It was a weekday evening, and the restaurant was not particularly busy. However, the food was good and the staff had time to chat with us about Italy, places to visit,(Italy is one of our favourite holiday destinations),the local cuisine, and we discussed the photographs... More 

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Thank Jacqueline S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say, we had our wedding reception here on the 11/06/2016 and the whole experience made our wedding dy even more special. The staff couldn't do enough for us, the food was amazing and all of our guests said it was by far the best wedding meal they had ever had. I am just about to book a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went to celebrate my birthday. We had never been to Giovanni's before but decided to go based on the reviews. The food was excellent and the attentive staff made the experience that bit more memorable. The atmosphere was delightful. Will definitely will visit again .

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Visited yesterday with a friend, we were served drinks and water and then waited almost 30 min till the waiter arrived and took our order. In the meantime people who arrived earlier then us had been served! Just unbelievable, no apology, nothing... Food was good, nothing too exceptional. Will certainly not be coming back again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Went here for a family celebration booked by someone else, so I didn't really know what to expect and with so many restaurants claiming to be authentic I was a bit apprehensive. Turns out there was no need, the service was efficient and the staff friendly, professional & accommodating. The food was excellent, although I found my risotto a little... 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, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?