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La Tavernetta

1-3 Civic Centre Road, Southampton SO14 7FJ, England
+44 23 8063 5185
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1-3 Civic Centre Road, Southampton SO14 7FJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not been to Southampton before and chose this restaurant from Trip Advisor as two minutes walk to the Guildhall where we were seeing a band. The staff and manager were very helpful. We ordered a starter and a main. The starter we both chose was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Anita P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I could have given 4 and 1/2 stars I would as there was just one little bit that let them down. When we ordered our drinks we ordered some appetisers to have whilst we chose from the menu. These took a while to come...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Helen A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked in advance again (son at Uni in Southampton) for his birthday. Firstly we arrived yesterday lunchtime and the draft Italian lager was 'off' as the pipes were being cleaned (really at 12.30?) ... we then ordered some favourites. Firstly the bread and balsamic...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have to spend time occasionally in Southampton on family business, generally speaking it's not an experience that we enjoy. But La Tavernetta is a quiet, welcoming little oasis, where we know we will be well fed. We arrived in the city this time at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Moira W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for the first time last night before going to a show at the nearby Mayflower Theatre and we wish we had discovered this little gem sooner!! After a warm welcome we were quickly shown to our table and offered drinks. The specials...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jid K
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I needed somewhere to take some friends who were in town for the night before they sailed on the Queen Mary the next day but I needed a restaurant near to their hotel so we could walk there. I chose La Tavernetta in Civic Road...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank U919MUsarahl
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to La Tavernetta many times for business lunches over several years and the food, prompt and friendly service has never faltered. We always think of trying somewhere new just to be different but always end up returning as it’s exactly what we want...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bugnerh
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Welcoming, friendly & efficient staff, good atmosphere - our first visit but won't be our last. Great food - the meatballs starter was very tasty with lovely bread, the pasta & pizza for mains was very good too. We didn't need a dessert - but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TrewinDorset
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We were warmly welcomed by the Maitre’d and we were seated immediately. It is not a large restaurant but very comfortable. We ordered drinks which came quickly and then ordered. I had the lasagna which was a very generous portion and my wife had the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank donaldk455
Reviewed October 26, 2018

We went as a party of 12 the night before we went on a Cruise from Southampton. From the first booking that I made, the contact was excellent and Sebastiano emailed me back straight away to confirm the booking and so it was all extremely...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jacquie H
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October 30, 2016|
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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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