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26 Lower Stone Street | ME15 6LD, Maidstone ME15 6LX, England
+44 1622 664969
Sun 18:00 - 21:30
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Once again had a great meal last night, 3 courses and beer for under £59........ along with free limoncello at end of meal worth five stars.

Thank Stephen J
Kent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Probably the best restaurant in Maidstone. Very nice food and they don't overfill the restaurant. We're repeat customers and always recommend.

Thank Ollie D
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a large table of us.. all the food was delicious and the menu is a lot more interesting than the chain Italian restaurants..

Thank DSince83
Kent, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The antipasto starter was lovely, but when the lasagne and risotto came out it was a different story, the lasagne was FREEZING and the risotto was tepid at best, I told the waiter and he said sorry and only took the lasagne away, i called him over and said we didn't want the mains and could we have the bill.... More 

Thank Amy W
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here for a while, had a great reception from Alexandro.....sadly the food whilst well presented, was quite salty, we suspect it was the zucchini and potatoes. On our next visit we will request no added salt. Well worth a visit as one of the few independent restaurants in Maidstone...if you don't like salty food make sure you request... More 

Thank Heather V
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food good portion not expensive close to centre no parking no delivery but pick up food available lovely service

1 Thank Bella M
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
142 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit and it was as good as the first. Don't be put off by the fact this restaurant is in a slightly grotty part of town. We booked in advance as it was the Easter.weekend. We were quickly seated and asked about drinks while we looked at the menu. The staff were pleasant and helpful. The... More 

1 Thank 30Annemarie16
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great family run Italian restaurant. I had grandma's meatballs and the test of my family ate pizzas. Don't miss the Torta Mimosa for dessert.

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1 Thank MikeyGr
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Italian Restaurants usually have a pasta packed menu. However I avoided pasta on my last visit and really enjoyed the wide and generous portion of selected cured meats followed by fillets of seas bass well seasoned and served with a good selection of vegetables. I will certainly visit again, not least for the fine selection of wines to complement the... More 

Thank John N
London, United Kingdom
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279 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We went for a family dinner. The waiters are very knowledgable about their food! The food itself is outstanding. It is delicious and of generous portions. They also cater for allergies which is great. Highly recommend!

1 Thank Keren B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$39
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Lower Stone Street | ME15 6LD, Maidstone ME15 6LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 664969
Traditional Southern Italian Restaurant offering authentic Italian food, with specifically sourced Italian ingredients.Pasta, pizza, seafood, meat (including veal and our famous meatballs), desserts and coffee all available to eat in or take away. Our food is cooked fresh and express, so do take it into considerations when yo are 1 of 70-80 guests trying to eat on a Saturday night.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?