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The Vestry Restaurant & Bar

61 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GG, England
+44 23 8023 1101
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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Closes in 21 min
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
61 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my second visit to this pub, again very impressed. This was a tribute night which included a three course meal and half a bottle of wine. The evening was excellent, great atmosphere , the staff worked so hard and the food was excellent....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Holly W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ordered 3 Turkey lunches today. All under cooked and inedible could even cook sausage meat stuffing right through. Has anybody told the chefs about undercooked poultry and sausagemeat. We sent it back and left.. I can't believe that you can get something so basic so...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank seaweedfreak
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to eating here as we often have pre theatre drinks but now the too expensive. How can you get baked Camembert wrong? Well, they do here! It went back twice and was still cold on the third attempt! Then came...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wendygray47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I had a post matinee early dinner from the set menu. The venue has such a lovely atmosphere and friendly staff, shame about the food they are churning out which is, simply put, awful. Will not be patronising this venue again until...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Seaside26501721713
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was appalling. This place has a very limited fixed price menu as it exists to provide quick and simple pre-theatre meals for people attending performances at the Mayflower Theatre just over the road. Bookings are required so the chef knows in advance roughly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gary A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely setting good atmosphere Food was good but not largest portions still sufficient and well presented Staff pleasant and helpful

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank turnelld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us went for lunch today one friend ordered the Breast of Chicken when it came looked rather small not much meat and contained a large bone it was a leg of Chicken not breast when mentioned to the waitress (the American one) her...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kim G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for a cocktail before a show at the Mayflower. Unwittingly we order two 3 mins before happy hour started - had we waited until 3 mins it would of made a difference of paying two for £5 instead of the £16 I was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank OnAir55993145320
Reviewed October 19, 2018

What a venue! Great service, good food, overall thoroughly enjoyable. We booked the table for 5.30pm, were a little late thanks to the A34 and M3, but no problem for the restaurant staff. The food was lovely, served hot, just as described on the menu....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TheOwens738
Reviewed October 18, 2018

visited this place for a birthday expecting it to be really good. it wasn't. thats all i can say, waste of money and waste of time. the food portions are overpriced for what they are!! 1 pork chop with a bine through the middle with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank kirsten1818
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Questions & Answers
January 23, 2017|
Response from Jade M | Property representative |
Good afternoon, I hope you are well, thank you for your enquiry, yes we do organize this sort of parties too, If you would like to talk about it in more detail, please feel free to email us and we will get back to you... More
Jessica T
January 16, 2017|
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Response from Jade M | Property representative |
Yes we do, within the ladies toilets
June 21, 2016|
Response from kareng551 | Reviewed this property |
It's not really a burger and chips place. Allow about £19 for a two course meal excluding drinks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$32
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8023 1101
  • E-mail
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