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Piano Southwell

1 Westgate, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0JN, England
+44 1636 816770
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Westgate, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0JN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great night at Piano on Saturday, beautiful weather and we were given a choice of indoor or outdoor seating, we sat outside with a wonderful view of the Minster. Food was very good especially smoked salmon starter and my wife's vegetarian pasta, all...More

Thank chunkboozy
Reviewed yesterday

Thought this would be busy on a Friday night as very central and near the beautiful Minster but disappointed to find quite a lot of empty places. Food just about ok for an Italian restaurant - a chicken dish/carbonara and salad not exactly challenging but...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An excellent restaurant. Great food and service every time. We’ve always had a really good night out at Piano and would recommend it.

Thank GordonBS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous small restaurant, freshly cooked delicious food. In view of Southwell Minster. Lunch deals with a glass of wine, which are very reasonable prices.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful family meal here after my wife's ordination at Southwell Minster. The food was fantastic and the staff impeccable. We had desert on their heated (not needed!) patio which overlooks the minster - a magnificent end to a very memorable day. We will...More

Thank K568DWdjb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We applied for and was granted a private function for 45 people in this fantastic restaurant overlooking the Southwell Minster. Prior to the date, a comprehensive menu was provided and all guests pre-ordered and table plans were drawn up. From start to finish the service...More

Thank kerryl0ve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and a friend visited here for lunch. The outdoor terrace is lovely, overlooking the minster however we chose to sit inside in the splendid piano room. The waitress was attentive and the food was delicious. I ordered from the surprisingly varied vegan menu and...More

Thank C_Noir
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning view of the Minster and lovely ambience. Starters of garlic mushrooms and olives were substantial and tasty... perhaps less olives and a variety of little breads? Seafood risotto and salmon risotto ordered for mains and again these were very large portions and absolutely...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this place online,we like to have a meal out every week and we are always looking for nice new places within an hours drive. Loved this place and will definitely be returning. Great intimate atmosphere and immaculate and friendly service .Lovely and extensive Italian...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Southwell for the festival and decided to eat here for an early evening meal. The decor and atmostphere was lovely. The food was very nice with reasonably good portion sizes for pasta (always an issue for me...leaving a restaurant full!). The tomato...More

Thank nickoaj
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Sophie-May A
4 October 2017|
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Response from NinjaRichie | Reviewed this property |
No Pizza here. It's upscale fayre. Traditionally pizza is fast food. I like proper pizza, but a pizza joint this aint!
3 March 2017|
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Response from AfshinG | Property representative |
The establishment which existed prior to Piano was called "Porky's".
13 January 2017|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
No But saracens head is across the road very cosy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Westgate, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0JN, England (Formerly The Cafe Piano)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent  >  Southwell
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 816770
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