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“Nice pizzas, shame about everything else”
Review of Pizza Express

Pizza Express
Ranked #61 of 263 Restaurants in Basingstoke
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Description: Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Basingstoke (Festival Place) offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. Family-friendly Pizza Express gives kids the chance to design their own pizzas.
Reviewed November 25, 2013

Obviously late sunday afternoon is not an hour that pizza express wants to welcome you in to a semi rural city centre location. Welcomed with a "no reservations" comment we couldn't understand and finished with a surly non speaking waiter when we got to bill time. Pizza and Calzoni were excellent, no complaints there. Toilets were disgusting which I did report, clearly no hourly checks going on there at this time of day. No obvious management, what a pity as I still love your pizzas..

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Reviewed November 24, 2013

I always enjoy a trip to Pizza Express where the service at many outlets I've visited has been fast and efficient. Not today though. Our Sunday lunchtime visit to a reasonably busy restaurant turned out to be a bad experience. Dough balls arrived at the table cold after a bit of a wait, however on mentioning this to server warm replacements were bought to the table.

Then on to the main course which finally arrived after a rather long wait, also cold so this was sent back at which point we were offered our starters on the house. Long wait too for cutlery, then another rather long wait for the coffee and desserts. Friendly and apologetic staff but service on this occasion was overall not great at all. On a positive note, food was great.

Thank Tim R
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

We ate here last night and it is great for a light meal before the cinema. The staff were very attentive and served us very well. Its laacrte but for a pizza very welcoming.

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Thank ROGLANDER
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Reviewed October 31, 2013

Visited the restaurant with relations and my 2 year old grand daughter. It was busy - lunch time and half term, but we were quickly seated. The waiting staff were very friendly and helpful. Service was quick and the food good. There is nothing more to be said really.

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Thank KenMaideheadUK
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Reviewed October 25, 2013

Although the restaurant was quite busy when we went in but the staff was quite polite. They offered us a table and service and food both were excellent.

Thank shishir a
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