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La Scala Delicatessen

24 Regent Street | Cheltenham, Cheltenham GL50 1HN, England
+44 1242 580800
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average1%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (27 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
24 Regent Street | Cheltenham, Cheltenham GL50 1HN, England
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Popped in for lunch midweek, good service and excellent authentic Italian food, what more can you ask for. Only slight criticism was no ice in the drinks on a boiling hot day, but otherwise great.

Thank Sophie323
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came out of the guildhall turned left looking for something to eat looked at the menu and stayed glad we did had the seafood salad followed by cheesecake both superb and very tasty both served with A1 care will definitely call again and recommend

1  Thank Dean W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good fresh simple ingredients are an important factor for good Italian food. La Scala serves just that in its basement location in the centre of Cheltenham. I would choose La Scala over Carluccio's every time.

1  Thank vontrap1
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We love it here, fab food in a lovely Italian atmosphere, can't rate the chorizo pasta and paninis enough and as for the homemade cheesecakes.....HAVE to be tried, they're awesome. Have some extra sweet chilli relish on the side with your main, perfect. Will be...More

Thank goldilocks40
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Myself and my husband popped in for a light lunch, we have eaten there several times & there is no denying the food is good. I just wanted a snack and ordered the stuffed vine leaves appetiser but asked if it would be possible to...More

2  Thank ladybaketree
DCHELTENHAM, Manager at La Scala Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Dear Lady, Thank you for your comment about your experience at La Scala Delicatessen.I know you as regulars. My intention was to make you small salad and to change as bruscetta £3.50. But the proposal for that was dismissed by you,I thought you are ok.Will...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

After myself and my friend both ordering tuna steaks, we both had upset stomachs, with other symptoms characteristic of escolar fish ingestion. This is not actually "white tuna" as it is mislabelled, but a cheaper fish which is incredibly waxy. We did think it tasted...More

2  Thank hhunter95
DCHELTENHAM, Manager at La Scala Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Dear costumers, Thank you for your comment. I we'll be very happy to see you again soon. More than 90% trip advisor costumers give La Scala Delicatessen,excellent or very good comments we have this business for 16 years,we do not have double standards.We like, HAPPY...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been here a good number of times and also recommended to friends and family. It has a great choice of dishes on the menu. We normally stop here for a quick lunch so tend to just choose a panini or...More

Thank travel-agent-amy
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I love coming here and recommend it to all. Our firm favourites are the chicken and mushroom pasta and the spicy meatballs. The takeaway service is great for a quick, easy and delicious meal at home. Portions are very generous and staff...More

Thank saw646
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Good food with authentic flavors at a very reasonable price! A bit difficult to find but worth it! Perfect for a quick lunch and you can even take away.

1  Thank Ana Margarida d
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

My 3th visit at la scala deli , the focaccia bread and pesto pasta absolutely fantastic, delicious grilled sardines, finish with a coffee and panettone ice cream, we def, will back soon Max and yana

Thank Maxromano77
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Regent Street | Cheltenham, Cheltenham GL50 1HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 580800
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Description
With a motto of 'great service, quality goods and value for everyone', La Scala Delicatessen certainly sets the stakes high - and luckily for the discerning foodie, it delivers on every count of its promise. As if this ethos was not attractive enough, the vast array of wonderful foodstuffs adorning every available space will soon have your mouth watering. The quality of the produce is obvious - from the shining gleam bouncing off plump olives and the rich smell coming from perfectly matured cheeses, to the sound of crusty bread being wrapped in rustic paper.Whether you are on a rushed lunch break or simply enjoying a languorous browse, there's plenty to feast your eyes upon at La Scala. There are some delicious snacks and more filling main meals to be had, all available to take away. If you are heading back to the office, add a little indulgence to your desk-dining with an open sandwich of poached salmon with fresh salad and a balsamic and lemon dressing. Alternatively, you may enjoy a tapenade, goat's cheese and sun-blushed tomato panini, or perhaps a sandwich filled with beef in a spicy tomato sauce. The salads are healthy yet hearty, including combinations such as avocado with mozzarella, baby tomatoes and mange tout, all laced with La Scala's house dressing. Of the hot dishes, the smoked bacon and Cheddar pasta bake is a winner, as is the pesto pasta with salami, mozzarella, black olives and tomatoes. If a snack is all you are after, there is a fabulous range of antipasto on offer, including cold cuts of meat, peppers filled with feta, olives in various marinades, stuffed vine leaves and of course a selection of fresh bread. If you want to spread some La Scala joy among your friends, the hampers make lovely gifts, and are also perfect for posh picnics. Your only problem will be picking a selection of delicious delicacies, as everything from La Scala is packed with flavour and unbelievably tasty.
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