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El Castello

High Street, Odiham, Hook, England
+44 1256 704281
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (47 reviews)
“risotto” (14 reviews)
“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Odiham, Hook, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is awful ! Starter was OK main came up with mins after starter belly pork had been sitting in roasting tray for what looked like days and waiter said yes we have had lot of complaints. Was replaced by pasta dish which was...More

Thank nwies
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here with friends and enjoyed the food and the service was good. It is obviously quite popular, so probably best to book rather than take a chance on a table being available!

Thank Redeye38
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, good service, good price very enjoyable. Can't wait for summer to enjoy the pavement dining. Highly recommended.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never heard of Fernet Branca - Italian after dinner digestive. Risotto is a cheat. No Italian staff to be seen.

Thank wentworth012017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here many times and the food is lovely. Some interesting additions to the main menu pop up as 'specials'. I don't understand the negative comments. It's a real Italian restaurant with a buzzing atmosphere as it's always busy. Great to sit outside when the...More

1  Thank K_The_Tourist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely small, friendly and authentic Italian restaurant. You won't find stuffed sardines in a chain Italian restaurant. The Misses had Penne Arrabbiata which wasn't on the menu but they were happy to cook for her. She said it was delicious. I would...More

1  Thank Londoncabby
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Came here with the "mothers" for dinner and in all had a nice time. It was very busy and tables had obviously been moved to accommodate a large party so it was quite cramped - not the place for an intimate romantic dinner date! Service...More

1  Thank cn26
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Visited last night with friends for a bite before heading over to the pub. Ordered dippy bread, it was delicious, warm and soft, followed by spinach and ricotta ravioli which was just out of this world. Family run business with our server being the son...More

1  Thank charlylou
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

What can I say, we visited here for my nieces 18th birthday. The food was wonderful. We all had different dishes. My daughter ordered garlic bread to start and had to share it out it was pizza size but very nice I had garlic prawns,...More

1  Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 16 March 2017

On recommendation we went with a couple of friends. We had a table near the door which was a mistake on a chilly evening. The service was very good and the waiter exceptional. The menu was typically Italian but a tad expensive our starters were...More

2  Thank M34k51
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Odiham, Hook, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Hook  >  Odiham
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 704281
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2nd restaurant opened by owners of El Castello in Fleet, Hampshire