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“Ok place, nothing to write home about”
Review of Giuseppes

Giuseppes
Ranked #49 of 118 Restaurants in Helston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Post code TR13 8pS
Reviewed September 15, 2013

It's ok, if you want a quick in and out Italian meal. Nothing I couldn't knock up at home with a bit of effort, not a place for a special meal, but very edible.

1  Thank Jonathan R
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daniela m, Manager at Giuseppes, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2013

Hi Johnathan r

I am sorry to read that you feel that the meal you had at Giuseppe's was just 'edible' and could easily be replicated at home....To be fair I think with a bit of 'effort' and a receipe, that could be said for the majority of dishes served at restaurants..

I'd like to add that Giuseppe's is a ONE CHEF establishment offering an extensive a la carte menu and specials board that is prepared and cooked to order by Giuseppe himself ...It may not be the most technical menu but we believe it creates enough variety to suit all tastes and is fitting for the location and type of restaurant we want to be..

We have only been re open 3 weeks and have already had two large birthday parties, a hen do and an engagement party celebrated at Giuseppe's so customers do like to dine with us for a 'special meal' also...

Again I apologise for not being what you want us to be and would be very grateful if you are able to get in touch with us and let us know what dishes were ordered and what you think was lacking, to enable us to see if there is any adjustments we can make...

Kind regards, Daniela

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Reviewed August 30, 2013

We are locals and have enjoyed many meals at Giuseppe's. Every time the food has been excellent. I can't believe anyone has put negative comments on here. The food is always cooked fresh to order so you should expect a short wait if the restaurant is full. However this has never been a problem for us as we will just enjoy the wine whilst we wait. Staff have always been very friendly and polite. We will be enjoying another fantastic meal there tomorrow. We can't wait. So if you don't agree with my comments....... Don't go back! They don't need to hear from people who don't appreciate good home cooked food!!! None of the locals we know who have been to this wonderful restaurant have had a bad experience!!! A great father and daughter team to be proud of. See you tomorrow. Jo and Al

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Thank Jo B
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daniela m, Manager at Giuseppes, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2013

Hi Jo and Al

Thank you for your kind words xx....It is always a pleasure to serve you both and hope to see you soon :)...


Best wishes, Daniela

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Reviewed August 23, 2013

I work locally in the town, and always struggle finding something wholesome and nutritious to eat for lunch, without going down the pasty pastry route. Came across Guiseppe's Friday lunchtime meal and now Carbonara is my friday carbs treat. Yum! Great pasta....great service!!

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1  Thank GoMobile
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daniela m, Manager at Giuseppes, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2013

Hi Go mobile


Molto grazia for your review....


Kind regards "The best carb dealer in town" : )

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Reviewed August 15, 2013

We have had several meals in this Italian establishment over the last few years and each time the food has been cooked to perfection and served by staff that make you feel as if nothing is to much trouble. You do have to wait a little while for your food, but this is only because it is cooked to order. Went there this evening for a Birthday meal and decided on the lamb chops in a Red wine sauce that is on the specials board. Well worth a visit if you like Italian food, reasonably priced too. Granddaughter had a pizza which was huge and couldn't manage to finish, so staff kindly gave her a take away box to bring it home. Will visit again soon.

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daniela m, Manager at Giuseppes, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2013

Hi Sharon

Thank you for choosing to share your special day at Giuseppes....It is always a pleasure...

Kind regards, Daniela

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Reviewed August 12, 2013

We stumbled upon this little restaurant 5 years ago looking for somewhere to eat and at 8.50pm ish we walked in and not knowing they were due to close at 9pm the waitress showed us to a table and took our drink order. We did not once feel rushed to place our order or even rush eating the food when arrived. Great friendly atmosphere.
The food – Is well worth the wait! I prefer to wait for my food to be cooked to order than the typical stereo typed restaurant these days who only have to shove the food in the microwave for 5 mins on high heat and you end up with rubbery burnt hard food. This food is just lovely.
We first visited in 2009 and have been back every year since, we were recently there Tuesday 6th August 2013 and we now visit every year as a special anniversary meal, what more do you want, great food, Great Service....just perfect for me and my husband.
Can’t wait to return next year and every year after that.

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Thank SarahMcCartney
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daniela m, Manager at Giuseppes, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2013

Hi Sarah

Many thanks for sharing your dining experience at Giuseppes... It is really humbling to read that you have chosen to spend such a special evening with us each year....

All the best, Daniela

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