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“Proper Italian”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of La Tavernetta

La Tavernetta
Ranked #16 of 846 Restaurants in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Somerset UK
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Proper Italian”
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Real Italian food prepared and served by real Italian people. Superb! If you like Italian food you must try it here. Extensive but faithful menu and generous portions at very reasonable prices, can't fault anything, if it had a view of the Italian countryside it would be perfect.

  • Visited July 2014
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2 Thank Tombolas
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Hard work....”
Reviewed July 18, 2014

We went to La Tavernetta with a Tablepounce deal where we had 50% off our food so I don't know if because of this everything was just little bit rubbish; service (we had to convince the extremely grumpy waitress that we needed the clearly rationed serviettes), food (including a very sad looking Greek main course salad) and drinks (being charged £3 for a glass of lime and soda water)....it was hard work our meal here and that's never good thing eh? My friend has been before reasonable regularly and said that usually its fine, so maybe just a bad night, not that that helps us much though....

  • Visited July 2014
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2 Thank KvbAbbie
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Traditional Pizza”
Reviewed July 14, 2014

We have been getting bored with the multiple chains of Italian restaurants, so it was great to find this place doing traditional pizza at a great price, £6.50! My marinara was thin and crispy with an ocean of seafood topping it, once the order was placed the pizza arrived very quickly. I even risked a portion of tiramissu, fortunately it came with two spoons otherwise I wouldn't have finished it. Great food, prompt service, great price. definitely worth making a reservation, as it is not a big place and gets busy.

  • Visited July 2014
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2 Thank Broadhurst
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Friday 4th July pre cruise meal ”
Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Went to this lovely restaurant had a fantastic meal. Food was brilliant especially Spaghetti Fruitt de Mar and their Tiramisu is to die for drink flowing nicely and waiting staff fantastic

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1 Thank cozymezza
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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“EXCELLENT!”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Have been going to this restaurant since I was a child with my parents, always fantastic service and such a warm and welcoming place. The staff are always smiling, I always recommend this to any friends visiting Southampton.

I recommend trying the Spaghetti Al Salmone! perfection.

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank Colleen B
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