We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

La Tavernetta

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Leaside Court Clifton Gardens, Folkestone CT20 2ED, England
+44 1303 255044
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

272 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 266: English reviews
Loughborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visit my Great-Aunt 2-3 times a year and on every visit we go to La Tavernetta - in Jan it was her 82nd birthday and as always Tomasso and his wonderful team made a fuss of my aunt (We especially love Diego and his magic tricks) The food as always was superb, including the raspberry meringue roulade which came... More 

Helpful?
Thank wabbodog
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visit to this very nice traditional Italian restaurant for a family birthday lunch on a February Saturday. There is a very good choice of dishes with a well priced set two or three course menu which we ordered. All dishes were tasty and well presented and we're obviously 'home made', deserts were delicious and they even brought out... More 

Helpful?
Thank Swainc01
Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the first time last month with friends and what a fabulous evening. From walking through the door until we left we were made very welcome by all staff. The service, food and banter was very good.

Helpful?
Thank Chardonnay17
Folkestone, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a family Wedding Anniversary Sunday lunch yesterday. It was fabulous! Nothing is ever too much trouble here - the service, food and atmosphere is all amazing. Our party included children and they were treated just the same as the adults - which at 9 years old is a big deal! The best Sunday lunch around. So much food!... More 

Helpful?
Thank Becky A
Kent, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Only been to this restaurant twice but both times were lovely. I'm not a huge fan of Italian food but really enjoyed it! Lovely staff, very welcoming!

Helpful?
Thank laurenthomason
Sandgate, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Had a great first Christmas lunch with friends. Never fails to.please as we normally come here every year. Puddings fabulous as ever.

Helpful?
Thank J G S
Rodersdorf, Switzerland
Level Contributor
48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had our first wedding anniversary dinner at Le Tavernetta back in 1969 and have recently celebrated our 48th there. One of our favourite restaurants in Folkestone.

Helpful?
Thank CHINCH43
Folkestone, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal here and was so pleased with how excellent the service was...nothing was too much trouble. Will go back again soon

Helpful?
Thank Victoria I
Folkestone, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
82 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We were six, well four to begin with. Not a very smiley welcome, shown to our table. Our camerero obviously ltalian, rather dubious to begin with. Our hoist had decided we ate off the alternative menu, what we had was tasty enough ''very good''- but our preference really should have been the main menu. The wine not spectacular besides requesting... More 

Helpful?
Thank Remarks4711
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

My friend and I had a meal at La Tavernetta on a Monday night in early September. When we arrived, a waiter showed us to a table next to where a couple were sitting, despite most of the other tables being empty. We asked to sit somewhere else away from the couple (who quietly thanked us) and the waiter took... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sue V

Travellers who viewed La Tavernetta also viewed

 

Been to La Tavernetta? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of La Tavernetta and other visitors
9 questions
Ask a question
Lydd, United Kingdom
over a year ago

See all questions (9)

Questions? Get answers from La Tavernetta staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?