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La Tavernetta

Leaside Court Clifton Gardens, Folkestone CT20 2ED, England
+44 1303 255044
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cannelloni” (13 reviews)
“crepe suzette” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Leaside Court Clifton Gardens, Folkestone CT20 2ED, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Felt I had gone back in time, old fashioned Italian restaurant with old fashioned menu. Went twice. Service and food good and easy to walk to from local hotels such as the Leas.

1  Thank HellWSussex
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard this was one of the best restaurants in Folkestone. We were so dissapointed . As we entered we were met by such a grumpy waiter . We should have left at that point. He went on to be so miserable throughout the...More

3  Thank ANGELWINGS123
Kirstine B, Owner at La Tavernetta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I sent a message to you yesterday ...please can you call us on 01303 255044 we would really like to speak to you about this matter ...when did u visit us ?...we are really sorry that did not enjoy your experience with us ..please ask...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with my son, we had a stopover on the way to France and were hungry. Decor was nice enough, the front of house staff very nice and attentive. Menu was ok, I had veal and my son had spaghetti. My cream sauce was...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We had an Italian restaurant in Cranleigh for over 30 years it was fantastic but sadly no longer open. Going to La Tavernetta was like being there again although this restaurant was slightly more plush but it was the food and the service. We were...More

2  Thank kaff43
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Mid week evening visit to the Tavernetta,was like eating out used to be.Before we all started eating out in “gastropubs”.Nice to enjoy proper linen and professional waiting staff.The al a Carte menu,was excactly as you would expect very 1970s.My portion of calves liver was rather...More

1  Thank 257kc21
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Myself & my husband visited this lovely restaurant on a recommendation & we were not disappointed! Lovely restaurant with friendly welcoming staff & superb food! Good value for money with mouth watering freshly cooked food- if you are in Folkestone I highly recommend this restaurant...More

1  Thank JLAH
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We often visit La Tavernetta, with great expectations. We know the staff and receive a warm Italian welcome. Relaxing good old fashioned atmosphere there. Comfortable, classic table lay ups, with real linen serviettes. We love the menu....classical Italian dishes, some are finished at the table,...More

1  Thank robertgrieve24
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Visiting Folkestone for the first time in a few months we went on the Friday night for a very sociable meal. We enjoyed some mixed starters and then a variety of sole, cod, cannelloni and steak. Very nicely prepared with some excellent cauliflower cheese and...More

Thank Duncan P
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

The friendliest of restaurants serving great tasting Italian food favourites. The 3 course dinner set menu is excellent value.

1  Thank tfbear
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went Saturday before Christmas the restaurant was very busy and staff seemed slightly fro ugh the We were a large party perhaps they should have asked us pre Oder Food was rather disappointing in my opinion

Thank Tim P
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19 November 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leaside Court Clifton Gardens, Folkestone CT20 2ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 255044
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