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La Tavernetta

1-3 Civic Centre Road, Southampton SO14 7FJ, England
+44 23 8063 5185
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (49 reviews)
“tiramisu” (28 reviews)
“fritto misto” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1-3 Civic Centre Road, Southampton SO14 7FJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Read lots of the reviews & have to agree - DELICIOUS food - we had pasta with prawns that were truly delicious & enormous ! Very attentive service - no complaints - would definitely return - charming quirky decor too 😀

Thank Boswell48
Reviewed 3 days ago

Perfect location for a pre or post theatre meal. Booking advisable. Lots of choice on the menu. Can get busy. Window table on ground floor has perfect views but upper floor quieter and warmer. Friendly staff and great service. Never had a bad experience. Pizza...More

Thank 21jan2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good Italian food, all the usual dishes you'd expect in pasta, meat and fish. Good service (by real Italians for the most part). Nice friendly informal atmosphere.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We eat one special dish: Spagetti with lobster, divin. Then the pizza 4 seasons, wine of the house italian.

Thank Elio C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 5th visit to this excellent restaurant. The weather was appalling, freezing cold. The welcome was warm as was the table by the window. We both had the fritto misto and the rib eye steak. Great potions and delicious, cooked to perfection. We...More

Thank suewright18
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

La Tavernetta was a great setting to spend Valentine’s Day in. The staff were very attentive and friendly and the candle centred on our table was very atmospheric. Despite knowing that there were bookings after us on the night, at no point were we made...More

Thank jameshfdavies
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We would absolutely recommend this fabulous restaurant which we found by chance on a visit for a concert. Food quality, service, cleanliness and overall atmosphere was absolutely faultless. I imagine booking is sensible as it filled up incredibly quickly

Thank Firsdale
Reviewed 15 February 2018

So I came here some years ago and the pizza was not great, really bad in fact, so I've not come again, until recently when my girlfriend wanted to visit. So came again and the pizza seems to have improved, but as a Vegetarian something...More

Thank Toastytea
La Tavernetta C, Manager at La Tavernetta, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Toastytea, I presume you have read the a la carte Menu in Our Website, I agree with You, that is been a mistake, when it's been published, But If you Really Had a Dinner in Our Restaurant You Will find out that the only...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Love this place. The food never disappoints and the staff are friendly. A lovely informal relaxed atmosphere. Have had lunches and dinners and all experiences have been very pleasant.

Thank lauramayjohnson
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We visited after watching another show at the mayflower . Yet another great experience, we now have visited here several times now and have always had a great time . The staff are very welcoming and friendly, we always get served promptly and have wonderful...More

Thank MSA5348
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Questions & Answers
Colin B
30 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Sebastiano F | Property representative |
Yes, Sunday evening is not a particularly busy day for any Restaurant in Southampton that is why we take last food order at 8 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Civic Centre Road, Southampton SO14 7FJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8063 5185
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