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Villa D'Este

2 Chapel Street, Marlow SL7 1DD, England
+44 1628 472012
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (29 reviews)
“tiramisu” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Chapel Street, Marlow SL7 1DD, England
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1 - 10 of 479 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We haven't been to the Villa D'Este for a while now so went back for a pre Christmas celebration. Whilst the atmosphere is much the same the service was a little laid back. The food was well cooked but lacked the usual "wow" factor. Doubtless...More

Thank P0acher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live locally but hadn't been here for a couple of years. We went with another couple and had a great night. Superb service, food and wine. Very consistently excellent.

2  Thank d_jones25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, good menu. Food well cooked and presented. Rather quaint,and a little old fashioned but nothing wrong with that. Would return

3  Thank ChilternRugby
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

The staff managed to fit a table of 9 of us late notice which we really appreciated. We heard there was a new Christmas menu and thought we must try! It was delicious! Staff always friendly and atmosphere always pleasant.

3  Thank Daniela M
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Not your high street pizza pasta chain, but instead a vast menu of traditional Italian dishes, with the specials relayed to you in a wonderfully authentic way. The restaurant itself is stylish and chic, all of the staff are Italian and utterly charming, the pudding...More

4  Thank Wantsitgetsit
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Proper Italian restaurant - excellent food, drink, service, atmosphere. will definitely be going again.

4  Thank MikeWDE
Reviewed 24 November 2017

My partner treated me to a Birthday meal and I enjoyed it very much. This diminutive building holds a secret! - A very good Restaurant where an Italian Menu is treated with respect. It is not expensive, continues to be good value, and seems able...More

4  Thank John O
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Great food, wine and atmosphere. Your looked after like part of the family. It offers and wide range of foods and wines. Probably the best gavi I ever had, and I've tried a few!!!!!

3  Thank V5274USpaulp
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Don't be put off by little taste, this restaurant packs big big flavours into their food. Charming evening with my friend who came to visit and whose husbands family are Italian. I had some living up too! The restaurant didn't let me down, we both...More

4  Thank Lynnieboots63
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were recommended to this restaurant by our hotel receptionist and her judgement was excellent. Not the typical outside appearance, but inside very lively with lots of attentive staff and excellent food, served quickly. Italian dishes cooked well but each with their own unique take....More

3  Thank Philipw44
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Questions & Answers
Ramona C
11 February 2017|
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Response from Bucklands | Reviewed this property |
Not sure best to call them.
27 October 2016|
Response from roma026 | Property representative |
Yes, the lunch menu is available Monday - Sunday except during the month of December. It is also available for Sunday evening at £18.50.
15 August 2015|
Response from Barbara B | Reviewed this property |
There are public car parks directly opposite at the front and the one near Sainsbury's at the back. Both are a 2-3 minute walk.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Chapel Street, Marlow SL7 1DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Marlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1628 472012
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