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“Lovely Food”

VesuviO Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Sharnbrook
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $24 - $80
Cuisines: European, Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The VesuviO Restaurant & Bar has been the Ciampi family business since 1987 where it originally opended in Clapham, Bedfordshire and in November 2006 it relocated to the new site, still serving our excellent traditional English and Italian cuisine. VesuviO is the beating heart of The Sharnbrook Hotelappetising all visitors from Conference Delegates to Wedding Guests to the Romantic Couple.
Reviewed August 2, 2013

After a shaky start with hard avocado which was swapped without question for an alternative, the main course was excellent. I've never had pasta with honey in the sauce before well I have so missed out over the last few years, makes it extremely moreish. The sea bass also highly recommended. Dessert time, very good choice, rich sweet and the perfect end to the meal. The one glaring error was lack of product knowledge amongst the staff, although very polite and helpful when questioned about the food or drink they stumbled.
We asked one waitress what the selection of vegetables were and she said they were difficult to describe.... couldn't answer any questions about the wine, neither could the waiter who poured. The biggest disappointment was the dessert wine, it was definitely past it's best and has left an after taste 12 hours later.

However, despite the few problems we encountered we would definitely eat there again, the food was lovely. It would be great if this review was seen as positive criticism because the errors are relatively easy to iron out.

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Thank Lily-Anne999
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

Went to VesiviOs again last weekend with some friends from Skegness. The food here never fails to dissapoint. I'm Coeliac, so can only eat gluten free food, and VesuviOs do an excellent gluten free menu. I can really recommend the seafood salad starter; a plate piled high with squid, mussels, prawns and salad and they even served up slices of gluten free bread with it! Followed by a big plate of spaghetti bolougnaise. Not very adventurous I know but I love the way Vesuvio's cook it and it is filling and satisfying. Washed down with a caraffe of the house red. Soft and fruity. The rest of the party enjoyed their food and drinks too. The atmosphere there is happy and family friendly. It is great for both large groups/parties and couples or small groups. Some interesting b/w Italian photos around the walls, and a screen with old Italian movies with the sound turned off. All adds to the atmosphere. Well done all who run and work at Vesuvio's. You just have to go there if you like Italian, although they serve English style food, and if you're a coeliac you must try it.

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Thank philnsue
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Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Took my family here on my birthday, 28/07/ 2013 kids had a good choice of meals, also adult menu very good the food was delicious and plentiful, and the new desert zipole San Giuseppe is yummmm. Well done I will come again.

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Thank Joe01234
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

we ate at this restaurant on saturday 20th july with our friends who go there often, and i can see why.it was really good food and very good value for money. my friends husband needs gluten free food and vesuvios has a full page of food for him to choose from.yes we would love to go there again whan visiting our friends.

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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Family meal on a Friday night. Restaurant quiet. Food good but service incredibly slow and dishes arrived at the table at different times which was awful. No attention from staff and ultimately a really underwhelming experience. Have eaten here many times over the years both in Sharnbrook and previously Clapham however this episode showed a downturn in value for money and quality of service. Won't be rushing back which is a shame.

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1  Thank storeys4
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