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“If you are in tunbridge wells then go here. Simple”

Il Vesuvio Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $41
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Authentic, family-run Italian Restaurant, serving traditional Southern Italian recipes and welcome. Using the freshest ingredients to create many dishes to keep following the Mediterranean Diet.
Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

Whenever I visit tunbridge wells to visit family, we go here. Great food and a good old fashioned family greeting when you arrive. The nicest family run restaurant I have been too in a long time.

Food is reasonably priced and there is a really good selection. Service is impeccable. I have tried lots of different types of food from pizza to crepes, all of which har been faultless. Belisimo!!

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Thank Jez A
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Reviewed March 23, 2013

It was so nice to eat at an Italian restaurant that's not a soulless chain. There is a warm welcome and the staff are charming and efficient. It is incredibly family friendly if you have children and the food is good...especially the pizzas.

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Thank Kirsten B
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

Have eaten here three times over the past year, and we always receive a very warm welcome and lovely service. However, the food is nothing special. Pretty standard Italian fare, with no style or distinction.

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Reviewed March 10, 2013

A great little restaurant with an extensive menu, real Italian staff and a friendly attitude. We went on a Saturday lunchtime with my wife & 2 children (6 & 9) and we all had a great meal. Decent sized portions, proper thin based pizzas, tasty mussels and good wine. Overall a highly recommended experience.

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Thank johnjohn5964
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Reviewed March 3, 2013

We chose thsi restaurant whist in Tunbridge Wells because of the reviews on tripadvisor. We were a family party of four booked in on a very busy Friday night. The sign outside said that the restaurant was fully booked always a good sign.
Service was attentive and not overbearing.
Starters chosen were the bruschetta, whitebait plus grigliata vegetali (grilled vegetables). All were eaten up without complaint.. I would say though that the portions are large and if I had known that I might have then stuck to just a main course.
Main courses were Minced meat balls on a bed of spaghetti. This looked a bit strange as there were only two very large meat balls about the size of tennis balls.However, they were very tasty and nothing was left. My choice was the pan fried chicken breat with a creamy mushroom sauce. Unfortunately although the mushroom sauce was delicious the chicken was overcooked and tough. So not the best. We did think that the menu is far too lextensive. One of my pet hates is that these establishment then can't possibly get everything right. The atmosphere was great we enjoyed the buzz and people were definately enjoying themselves.
So on the whole we would recommend this restaurant but owners if you read this please reduce your menu. Too much choice is overwhelming.

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Thank lindylou49
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