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La vela

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4-6 Abingdon Street, Burnham-On-Sea TA8 1PH, England
01278 782 707
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was very busy when we arrived,but where shown straight to our table. I had my 4 year old grand daughter with me and she was made very welcome. The food was reasonable priced. Steaks where cooked exactly as required, the prawn starter was fantastic and the grand daughter enjoyed her meat balls and pasta. Well worth a visit

Thank Gail C
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely food, drinks a little on the dear side, but I guess you expect that in a restaurant! Pizzas are lovely and big, you definitely don't need to eat anything else!!

Thank Debbie B
Somerset, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very close to the seafront and opposite a large car park this Italian themed restaurant is our favourite place to eat in Burnham on sea. They offer a good choice of pasta and pizza although the risotto is my favourite. They also can do a take away service although the restaurant itself is very nice, spacious and has a nice... More 

Thank Maurice M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pleasant evening meal - perhaps a little overpriced - but good food - generous portion of chicken in the caeser salad and the pizza was good except that the egg in the middle was undercooked

Thank NJAH1962
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As this is the only Italian in the town, you really don't have a choice if you want to eat Italian (other than pizzas), however, don't worry, the food is very good and the staff friendly and welcoming. If you like Italian food, give it a try, you won't regret it.

Thank barryemery
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we love coming here, when ever we visit Brean we always try to come to eat here , delicious , we always recommend to friends and family and i know a lot of them have visited and agree that the food and service is great

Thank clare-rice
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to La Vela for some years and have never thought of writing a review until now. It's such a great place to celebrate something special or for a lovely evening out anytime. The pizzas are always very very good and being able to see the stone pizza oven adds to the experience ( and the lovely... More 

Thank Croesygirl
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a little gem in Burnham-on-Sea. There is not much selection in the town but this place is the life and soul. We booked two hours before we went and as soon as we arrived was seated. The food was beautiful and we ended up having three courses which is unlike us. I would definitely come back again... More 

Thank Lauren H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying in Burnham on Sea for the weekend and were recommended this restaurant by a colleague. The food was lovely and quick, very busy would recommend, but you definitely need to book. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Rosie184
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our 4th Viait to Burnham on Sea it was our pleasure to see this lovely Italian Restaurant was as good as it has always been, friendly staff, good menu and great food. We even had a take-away which was equally as nice and enjoyable. At weekends it is clear you need to either arrive early or better still book... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-6 Abingdon Street, Burnham-On-Sea TA8 1PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Burnham-On-Sea
  • Phone Number: 01278 782 707

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