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La Tavernetta

Leaside Court Clifton Gardens, Folkestone CT20 2ED, England
+44 1303 255044
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cannelloni” (12 reviews)
“crepe suzette” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Leaside Court Clifton Gardens, Folkestone CT20 2ED, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food, and very charming staff. They even did a zabaglione for one when the menu said you had to have two people ordering it.

Thank OccasionalHope
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We were a party of 3 and as soon as we walked in the door there was barely a greeting and a look of disdain which surprised me as usually restaurants are very welcoming. We were seated, the waiter we had did not smile once...More

Thank JJYW2017
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Whilst in the area we checked out the reviews for a local restaurants. La Tavernatta had the best by far. As we were only in the area for one night we decided that give it a try. This restaurant was very busy and it is...More

Thank Joannehat
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Lovely meal of good portions came out very hot unlike some resturants, staff are very nice the young man who served us was very chatty and polite, only problem is we do not live in Folkestone otherwise we would visit more often.

1  Thank AndDev
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We booked a short break on the Leas, Folkestone and discovered a first class Italian restaurant close by. Following our 1st 3-course lunch we immediately reserved a table for the following 2 days of our break. The welcome was a genuine one and we had...More

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The lunch and dinner menus are fantastic value for money but I tend to go a la carte because I like my veal milanaise if it is not available on the lunch menus. The desserts are to die for and the starters are exquisite. The...More

1  Thank barberjd
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Two of us dined here on a Friday evening a couple of weeks ago. Made our selection from the 3 course fixed menu and was not disappointed. Everything was cooked to perfection and very tasty. Service was friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Will return...More

2  Thank Christine V
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Went for a family meal hear, the service was good and the starters and deserts were really nice, but he mains we had were not so great. I had the seafood linguini, it was the worst I have ever had. I am pretty sure the...More

2  Thank Graham W
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Warm welcome by the Italian/British staff including if our 2-year old. We had a very pleasant meal with veal dishes and vegetable sides. A good valpolicella. And amazing selection of deserts that they rolled up to the table to our enjoyment. We recommend when in...More

1  Thank lnfortin
Reviewed 18 September 2017

In our opinion the Tavernetta is the best restaurant in Folkestone and Hythe. The food and service is excellent.

Thank Linda S
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20 November 2017|
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Response from Viv1405 | Reviewed this property |
Never been but would imagine it's as excellent as any other night
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leaside Court Clifton Gardens, Folkestone CT20 2ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Folkestone
  • Phone Number: +44 1303 255044
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