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“Perfect food. Perfect service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Il Corallo - CLOSED

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Il Corallo
Price range: $49 - $49
Dining options: Reservations, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Seating
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Perfect food. Perfect service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

We had the most wonderful lunch at this wonderful restaurant on Saturday. The food was just delicious and the service was superb! I thoroughly recommend this place to anyone looking for great home made Italian food!

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Nattiw
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13 reviews from our community

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English first
Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
“slightly disappointing.........”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

A last minute decision for Friday night dinner - we thought a reservation could be difficult. It wasn't and perhaps that was an indication.
We have been to Il Corallo a number of times over the years and always found Giovanni's welcoming Sardinian restaurant a very enjoyable place for lunch or dinner - both at the previous location in Esher and Claygate.
This time, the atmosphere was quite flat and although there were some other customers in, it was by no means full.
Service was a little slow to get started but quick choices from the Friday set menu and the a la carte got us going. The food was good, albeit we chose fairly standard fare, salads/pastas/pork fillet. Slightly expensive at £18 for a salad and a plain pasta with sauce
which I wouldn't mind but a somewhat soulless feel about the place took the edge off the enjoyment. Perhaps no Giovanni nor the older crew lowered the buzz and it seemed just a lightly up-market pizza/past parlour - which Il Corallo isn't, really.
£75 for 3 including some wine and gratuity - We would go there again but with a little circumspection perhaps and maybe not first choice.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank stanmansurrey
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“Excellent service and food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2013

Great place, absolutely amazing food and service. Very traditional Italian feel. Good wine selection. They looked after our group of 10 so well, with a great selection of anti pasti to start and a some wonderful traditional mains, pizzas, pasta and veal we're all soo tasty. Thank you.

Visited April 2013
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Thank StueyBear
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London, United Kingdom
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“Best food and Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2013

I thoroughly enjoyed my meal at Il Corallo, from the moment we walked in we were given a warm welcome the food came out and was probably the best itallian food I've have had in a long time.the kids had pizza that was amazing and couldn't help but finish it off, really well priced for the the portion size's and quality. You could taste how fresh it was and that they cared about what they were cooking. I can't wait to go back!

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank BT812
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“It is not just about food...”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2013

I will start with the good points: food is quite good and portions are generous (maybe too big)

The place however disappointed us: 70's Italian music (maybe great for some but i question it will appeal the average customer), it was a bit cold and the general atmosphere was not great.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Luis V
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