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The Vestry Restaurant & Bar

61 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GG, England
+44 23 8023 1101
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
61 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GG, England
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21 - 30 of 763 reviews

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
Reviewed March 26, 2018

I now see that their details say 'Wheelchair Accessible' but, you will need to confirm this when making your reservation as, they will need to let you in through a side 'Fire Exit' off the untidy end of the car parking area, then down a...More

Thank Greynomad70_11
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Ate here before the final showing of “ Miss Saigon “ food was amazing , service was excellent and quick .More

Thank nal1675
Jade M, General Manager at The Vestry Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us! We are so glad to see you enjoyed your time with us here at The Vestry! I will pass your lovely comments on to the team. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Called in here for what we hoped would be a bar meal but were seated in the restaurant. Menu offers 2 or 3 course meal options so we opted for 2 courses. Wait staff very pleasant and although my meal didn’t come out as I...More

Thank Amanda M
Jade M, General Manager at The Vestry Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

Hello Amanda, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us! We are glad to see you enjoyed your experience and will pass on your comments to the team. On the afternoons with no show at the theatre, we do have a...More

Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

The vestry is a nice place for a drink but the food was disappointing, quite expensive and small portions. Such a shame as it is such a lovely venue.More

Thank gillsfx
Jade M, General Manager at The Vestry Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us! We are sorry to hear that not everything quite lived up to expectations, but we are currently working on our spring/summer menu which is set to be released soon, and we hope...More

Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

First visit. Slightly taken aback at the slightly sniffy attitude on arrival. We had not booked and it was made very clear we should be grateful that they could fit us in. This was even stranger given there were still several still empty tables when...More

Thank Nick G
Jade M, General Manager at The Vestry Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

Hi Nick, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us! I will pass your comments on to them team, and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards, Jade

Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

Nipped in again to be honest I didn't want to after my last visit, but my father in law wanted a sherry, I ordered a large spice rum and ginger, a large gin and tonic and a large tio pepe, the guy serving us gave...More

Thank davec507
Jade M, General Manager at The Vestry Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. My apologies that your experience with us was less than what you anticipated. We are currently looking into the issues you have raised, if you wish to discuss anything further, please do...More

Reviewed February 27, 2018

Pre-theatre meal and wish I'd gone somewhere else! The ambiance of this place is lovely and proximity to the theatre is unbeatable. However the food on offer is 1 dimensional, basic and pricey based on what you could expect. Set menu - 2 courses -...More

Thank WatfordPete
Reviewed February 22, 2018

The Vestry is a must for unwinding and the perfect start to the weekend. Instantly started to feels relaxed with the impressive live music set which begins from early evening on a Friday and creates the perfect ambience. The daiquiri cocktails are made to the...More

Thank sylviamunday
Jade M, General Manager at The Vestry Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us! We are glad to see that you enjoyed your time here at The Vestry, and we look forward to welcoming you in the future. Kind regards, Jade

Reviewed February 15, 2018

I would like to say the meal was very good, and the staff were excellent, the girls were pleasant upstairs. My only complaint was the greeting we got when we entered the restaurant, there was nothing, the girl was on computer and we had to...More

Thank as535498
Jade M, General Manager at The Vestry Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us! We are continuously working on ways to improve our service so your feedback has been duly noted. We are so glad that you enjoyed your dining and drinking experience with us, and...More

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angela61-28-10
January 23, 2017|
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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
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Jessica T
January 16, 2017|
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Response from Jade M | Property representative |
Yes we do, within the ladies toilets
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59jackie
June 21, 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$32
Meals
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
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Saturday
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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