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Zizzi - Exeter

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21-22 Gandy Street, Exeter EX4 3LS, England
+44 1392 274737
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited this restaurant as part of a group visit to catch up with old friends. The food and service were superb and the place was very tastefully decorated. I really enjoyed the experience and wouldn't hesitate to return (if I were to visit Exeter again). I would also happily recommend it to friends and family. Very well done!

Thank Wanderlustgb
Brossac, France
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to this restaurant to celebrate my Son's birthday . My wife and I ordered pulled beef and venison pasta.When it finally came neither my wife or I could find any meat only some sort of sauce with a mushroom quarterd and shared between us. To acknowledge they did give a full refund on both our meals,BUT it spoilt... More 

Thank Martin B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a 'Little soul bread' starter to share. Described as 'doughy puffs', doughy they most certainly were, puffs they were not. Chewy and a little unpleasant. Wife had spag bol. Shes had it before and this time she remarked that it lacked flavour. I had Casareccia Pollo Piccante and it was quite nice I suppose, although, the Pollo was... More 

Thank andyr8603
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely airy and spacious restaurant. Had reserved a table but turned up early and were seated straight away. Very attentive waiter...albeit a little over attentive at times but put that down to the fact the restaurant wasn't busy as it was early evening and he was only dealing with three small tables. Were given a jug of water without having... More 

Thank elevenelevencornish
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We'd never eaten in a Zizzi, and I was slightly apprehensive that it would be like other national Italian chains...noisy, slow and underwhelming. How wrong was I! Our waiter, Ben, was friendly and attentive throughout our visit - such a nice chap! Mum and I shared the breseola special and the pulled pork arancini starters. Both were absolutely delicious and... More 

Thank sammipee
Crediton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant service! Wonderful food! Great atmosphere! After a dreadful experience with the Terrace nearby, Zizzi came to our rescue to celebrate our friends 40th Birthday. Even though they were full up, they were really accommodating. The dinning room was very well managed and we were found a table within a few minutes. Our waitress was really lovely and the food... More 

Thank lou992016
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent food staff free glass of fizz as it was my birthday...ideal for my 4 adult veggie children faultless....

Thank HOP25
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent experience the staff are amazing as is the manager gave the party boy a bottle of prosseco. The food is amazing and well worth the visit well priced also. I would definitely return to try the rest of the menu spoilt for choice.

Thank Ron A
Homestead, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a Birthday treat for my Husband. Restaurant was bustling and there was a nice atmosphere. Our food was very disappointing the chicken penne I ordered was piping hot but extremely salty and when Italian hot rustic pizza arrived at our table it was almost cold. We ended up drinking tap water with our meal as white wine arrived... More 

Thank Jane R
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Loved our visit here, i had a vegan pizza and my gf had the Lasagna. We both loved our meals. We also loved the decor and the over on show. Everything felt authentic, it did not feel like a chain, it felt like a one off in Italy! Service from Ben was outstanding, asked us if we wanted tap water... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21-22 Gandy Street, Exeter EX4 3LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 274737
At Zizzi we like to do things a little differently. We don’t do over-complicated recipes or scrimpy portion sizes. We’re all about the well-chosen ingredients, simply put together to make exceptional Italian food.We are situated on the famous Gandy Street, just off the main High Street and close to Exeter Central train station, making us a popular destination with shoppers and tourists. We are housed in the old City Chambers, providing a lovely open plan dining area which can be used to accommodate parties and families of all sizes. Dine al fresco with an outdoor dining area for sunny weather.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?