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“Still the best choice for Italian food in Maidstone”
Review of Vesuvius

Vesuvius
Ranked #15 of 345 Restaurants in Maidstone
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $47
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Traditional Southern Italian Restaurant offering authentic Italian food, with specifically sourced Italian ingredients.Pasta, pizza, seafood, meat (including veal and our famous meatballs), desserts and coffee all available to eat in or take away. Our food is cooked fresh and express, so do take it into considerations when yo are 1 of 70-80 guests trying to eat on a Saturday night.
Reviewed July 22, 2013

I went to Vesuvius for dinner on saturday night and it was as wonderful as I have become used to.
We had wine this time and asked for a recommendation from Alessandro. It was very good and well priced.
The restaurant was busy but we made to feel welcome by the staff, as always.
The food was as delicious as ever, we tried a few dishes that we hadn't tried before (and they were great) and some that we had before (which were great as well).
Always recommended and always the only place to consider if you want Italian food in Maidstone.

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1  Thank FSR1977
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

Don’t bother with the pretend Italian restaurants, if you want good Italian food, served and cooked by real Italians go to Vesuvius. We were concerned about some comments on the amount of time you may have to wait however we were served very quickly, all I can say is you sometimes have to wait for freshly cooked food. Just book early.

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2  Thank Markbredgar
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Went with a small group of friends. Absolutely lovely.

The staff were attentive, friendly and helpful.

Loved the extra little bits, we had free breadsticks on arrival and complimentary limoncello and chocolates after. Their house white wine was really good for the price as well!

The only slightly negative thing is I thought my risotto was a bit too garlicky but that's just my preference! would definitely come back to this restaurant!!! :-D

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Thank derrybrooker
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Reviewed July 19, 2013

We had a fabulous meal at Vesuvius in Maidstone. We enjoyed our carafe of house white (Trebbiano) and the bruschetta and caprese salad starters were deliciously simple and reasonably priced. The pizzas tasted authentically Italian and fresh - we almost forgot we were in the UK! The service offered by the Italian owner & staff was genuinely friendly and attentive. Such a refreshing change from the cookie-cutter chains with their irritating 'up-sells' and scripted service. Nice limoncello and chocolates topped it off beautifully.

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Thank HungryLondoner
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

I've eten here twice with colleagues and both times everyone has commented on the fresh flavours and great quality of the food. The service is very welcoming, friendly, and relaxed and the prices are very reasonable for the quality on show. You may wait a short while if its busy but you will find it worth the wait when your food arrives. Fantastico!

Thank FatJack1972
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