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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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Bar, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
61 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GG, England
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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Venue is a lovely setting and sets up the anticipation of a great meal....however that's where it goes down hill. poor food which is overpriced and not worth the money.

1  Thank Paul_Vicky
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Visited here on the Friday after the hottest day of the year so far with a view to having cold drinks outside. However given that everyone else had the same idea with office staff cooling off on TGIF we resorted inside. This was very fortuitous...More

Thank ChrisC46
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Attended a birthday celebration at The Vestry, there were 26 of us and the seating was not the best. The food was really nice but not much of it, I had the Cod it was lovely but on looking at other plates that so much...More

3  Thank 13Kirbs2016
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Sunny day with people wanting to sit outside. The seats were filthy, cigarette ends everywhere, poor state, broken parasol bases. Looked very sad & neglected & not the classy venue it used to be. Huge queue for drinks,the staff said there was no food!!!???? It...More

Thank Lotsa B
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

The building is stunning inside and both food and service are good. We had a lunch on a bank holiday Monday and the place was almost deserted which was a shame.

Thank N D
Reviewed April 8, 2018

A great place to enjoy good heavenly food. I had a lunch party and I could not fault anything. The staff were friendly and attentive, the food was heavenly and was enjoyed by all my guests. I enjoyed the duck breast starter particularly. The whole...More

1  Thank gpw150
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Very steep steps to access the restaurant although our table ,when we were inside ,was on the level ground floor. Loos also an ground floor with level access.One of our party has limited mobility. We went lunchtime although 2 of the main courses were off...More

Thank elizabeth a
Reviewed April 2, 2018

This was a pre-theatre meal for my partner and two friends and is probably the 5th or 6th visit to this restaurant for my partner and myself. We have previously had some very good meals here (always 'pre-theatre') with service and food of a very...More

Thank Eddie H
Reviewed April 2, 2018

I last had dinner here 2 years ago & gave a glowing review. Have visited since for pre-show drinks, which were ok. This recent visit was for dinner & sadly the restaurant & food has gone downhill. We had booked a table & were shown...More

Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

This bar looks good on the outside but what a disappointment on the inside. They obviously feel they have a captive audience being located opposite the theatre. Wheelchair access is under the fire stairs to the right of the building . Inside it is ground...More

Thank JanCrispin
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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 karen g | 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
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
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