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Il Girasole

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13 South Street, St. Neots PE19 2BW, England
+44 1480 211211
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my partner come here very often and this was our first visit after they had decorated for 2017 since last year. Always a friendly face on the door to great and take your jackets. We had booked since it was a Saturday night around 8pm to make sure we definitely got a table. The place looked great always... More 

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1 Thank Simon B
St. Neots, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I came to Il Girasole for a Sunday evening meal. We expected it to be quiet, which it was, and that's fine. We had seen it had been quite busy the evening before and decided to give it a go. Upon arrival there was a young waitress stood at the bar. We were not greeted until a... More 

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Thank Matt C
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is so tricky - I've had amazing service and food here and I've had awful service and food. When it's good it is spot on. The restaurant is quite dark inside which can make it quite romantic. There is sometimes live music and the fresh food is lovely. However, I've also had clearly microwaved food which was stone cold... More 

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Thank ljw1222
St. Neots, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Avoided the place for a number of years due to historic bad service. Very good service, very good food. The only downside on a cold Friday night was the draught each time the door opened (I'll avoid tables at the front in future).

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Thank Loudcrier
UK
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94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Il Girasole has been one of our favourite local restaurant for a few years now - mainly because the food is quite good and the ambience is good. However I suspect it might have changed owners - not sure though. The menu appears to be the same but the food seems just that bit better and they are definitely trying... More 

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1 Thank Sharon B
IlGirasoleRistorante, Owner at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Hi Sharon, thank you for the review. Yes it has changed ownership, albeit 18 months ago, and we have changed the kitchen team so I am glad you have noticed the difference. I will pass on your comments about the standard of service to the team here, they will appreciate the positive feedback. We are now closed for refurbishment until... More 

Stevenage, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Have collected many takeaways from il girasole since moving to the area and i can't remember a bad one. We have had the calzone, pizza, dough balls, triple cooked chips and garlic bread pizza and all have been lovely! The staff have always been good and i always wish i was stopping to eat Seriously recommend you try the 2for1... More 

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1 Thank Roy D
IlGirasoleRistorante, Owner at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Hi Roy, thanks for your review, it's greatly appreciated More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Nice surroundings. Staff really helpful and the food was good, and you get plenty. Can't fault it to be fair

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1 Thank dazman05
IlGirasoleRistorante, Owner at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for the review, it's appreciated. Hope to see you again. More 

Kettering, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Great food , good staff who were alert and aware but not in your face .Only down side really was parking , especially for us as we were not from the area the main car park was fenced off , but that was not the restaurants fault.We will definitely be back.

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Thank Trevor S
IlGirasoleRistorante, Owner at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Hi Trevor. Thanks very much for the positive review. The town square car park was fenced off on Saturday night ready for the turning on of the Christmas lights event on Sunday so was a one-off. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Stotfold, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

as a family all adults I have been 4 times , It is easy to find at the southern end of the town car park [free in evening ] exit at the end just past the taxi rank turn right at the tee junction the it is on the left next to the well lit bookies. There is a small... More 

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1 Thank Bill A
IlGirasoleRistorante, Owner at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Hi William, thanks for your comprehensive review. With regard to the beer selection we do also stock Birra Moretti which has a lower ABV% than Peroni so you may prefer this. Shame about your steak, you don't say when it was when you had this but in the 18 months since I have owned the restaurant we've never garnished anything... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

We love this quiet, relaxed restaurant, and go as often as we can, but also use it as our favourite Italian take away.

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1 Thank Paul O
IlGirasoleRistorante, Owner at Il Girasole, responded to this review

Hi Paul. Thanks for the review, it's greatly appreciated. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 South Street, St. Neots PE19 2BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  St. Neots
  • Phone Number: +44 1480 211211

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