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“Lovely restaurant, food ok”
Review of The Basilica

The Basilica
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Description: An exquisite italian Sicilian family run restaurant with a warm welcome. The Basilica is the latest addition to the Burzotta family’s offering in furthering the traditions of Italian heritage and culinary cuisine. Its menu offers modern Italian dishes with a strong emphasis on seasonality.\r\n\r\nWith the first restaurant having opened in 1974 in Sicily, its recipes were transported to the UK in 1987 and have continued ever since. Dine In Or Takeaway available!
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Description: An exquisite italian Sicilian family run restaurant with a warm welcome. The Basilica is the latest addition to the Burzotta family’s offering in furthering the traditions of Italian heritage and culinary cuisine. Its menu offers modern Italian dishes with a strong emphasis on seasonality.\r\n\r\nWith the first restaurant having opened in 1974 in Sicily, its recipes were transported to the UK in 1987 and have continued ever since. Dine In Or Takeaway available!
Reviewed July 11, 2021 via mobile

We visited for the first time for dinner on a Saturday evening. The decor of the restaurant is very authentic and classy. The staff are wonderful and friendly whilst professional. We really liked that there is no feeling of being rushed at any point. We stayed at our table for 4 hours, everyone in the restaurant also stayed more or less the whole time we were there as well. We were even asked if we wanted our main meals yet as they were ready. The starters were all very good - whitebait, mussels, deep fried mozzarella and a mushroom dish. The main meals were unfortunately disappointing for some of our group. Whilst the lasagne and sea bass were nice, the pasta and pizza dishes we had were bland and uninspiring. The pizza in particular was not very cheesy and it seemed like the toppings had been added after cooking as it had raw mushrooms and peppers. The pasta was very bland and overcooked. In summary, service and the restaurant itself were 5 star but the food we felt was only 3 stars, therefore I feel a rating of 4 is fair.

Date of visit: July 2021
2  Thank Jane73586
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Reviewed July 5, 2021

Thought that I had left a review of our visit in May. Phoned at the last minute and they were able to accomodate us. From the moment we stepped in the service was amazing. We were waiting for our fourth who was stuck in traffic, but there was no problem. Nothing was too much trouble. The food was fabulous. Returning this week and really looking forward to it. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Date of visit: May 2021
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5  Thank LynkayLangdonHills
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Reviewed July 2, 2021

This place never fails to amaze me. The food is really nice, the staff are extremely friendly and are of course very passionate about their work. I love going there for our family celebrations. A beautiful place to eat and enjoy the heart of Italian food and company!!

Date of visit: July 2021
3  Thank Wesleytaylorstone52
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Reviewed June 30, 2021

Another excellent night at Basilica.
Food was tasty and well presented.
My kids decided to have a fillet steak with
Mushroom sauce,while myself and my wife
we share a succulent Florentine octopus,
and as a main course we had a tagliatelle lobster and a skate in butter and capers,
Simply outstanding, also the service was impeccable.
Once again thanks for everything.
See you soon.

Date of visit: June 2021
3  Thank Samo S
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Reviewed June 29, 2021 via mobile

Great atmosphere, excellent customer service and great food couldn't fault it. Will definitely revisit

Date of visit: June 2021
3  Thank lisawright49
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