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Villa D'Este

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2 Chapel Street, Marlow SL7 1DD, England
01628472012
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Marlow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Popular restaurant with conventional menus. Food is fine and good value. Ambience is , busy but not overcrowded.

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Thank Hannah W
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We go here quite often with friends and always enjoy ourselves. A bit noisy but the food is good and it has a good Italian wine list. Parking tight opposite but there is a big car park behind but further away.

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Thank petergreig
RWestr@aol.com
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't been for a few years so decided to revisit. The food was delicious and, for once, excellent portion sizes. Most restaurants at the moment seem obsessed with huge quantities of food which really put me off. The only thing that needs radically changing is the very old fashioned dessert trolley. So dated, not good, and very tired looking.... More 

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Thank bubbles54
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Judging by other reviews we decided to eat here at the weekend. The menu outside looked good, and we liked the idea of a local Italian restaurant. However the food was rather mediocre, although the veal escallopes were good on the whole. The vegetables were a disaster - obviously just reheated from what was left over at lunchtime, and some... More 

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Thank Lucile_11
bucks
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had not eaten in there for many years but had friends down and thought we would revisit it again. Just as good as we remembered it. Lovely food ,good atmosphere and great service

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Thank flynnybucks
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service and a range of Italian classics; well presented and delicious. Sensibly sized portions mean that you can manage starter, main and still have room to sample the sweet trolley. It's not cheap (nor, for that matter, expensive) but you certainly get what you pay for.

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Thank Dominic_M59
Los Angeles
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Came with 2 families: 4 adults and 4 children ages 10-11. Everyone was very happy with the food and service.

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Thank EZCworldtraveler
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Having visited here before many times we knew how good the food and service was and yet again it lived up to its own high standards. This time we took the parents as they had been wanting to visit for some time. They loved it. Great food with an even better service.

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3 Thank Mark B
Sarasota, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We live in Florida but whenever we get to the UK we make a point of getting to Marlow particularly the Villa D'Este and it never lets us down. The service is great, this year we witnessed them dealing with a particularly difficult customer with the utmost patience and civility. The food is to die (or travel) for. It is... More 

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2 Thank brian h
Surrey
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is a first class Italian in the heart of Marlow. Great service, a wide selection of Italian dishes and fresh daily specials. I had perfect Dover Sole, the dessert trolley is scrumptious! Fine dining at a sensible price, a winning combination in true Italian style.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Chapel Street, Marlow SL7 1DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Marlow
  • Phone Number: 01628472012

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