We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

La Tavernetta

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Leaside Court Clifton Gardens, Folkestone CT20 2ED, England
+44 1303 255044
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

283 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 277: English reviews
St Margaret's Bay, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
185 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of four who booked an early table here on Friday night as we were going to the Theatre and the restaurant is in a good position being a minute's walk away. We are certainly glad we did as we thoroughly enjoyed our food. The young waiter who served us deserves a special mention as he was... More 

Helpful?
Thank 732kent2
Chatham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Monday evening. Got there early and we were first ones in. Entrance isn't very inviting but once inside it's very well decorated. The 2 hosts were welcoming. Had asparagus and gamberoni for starters. Tasty, however prawns had not been de-veined. Both had beef bordelaise which was nice (chips, broccoli and cauliflower cheese were included) with the house... More 

Helpful?
Thank CaCarolin
Kent
Level Contributor
30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is extremely welcoming and you can be sure of a very good standard of food and service.

Helpful?
Thank Pekepal
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had lunch with friends today and the food was gorgeous, really hot and plenty of vegetables. The dessert choice was excellent. The waiting staff were very professional.

Helpful?
Thank Nicky W
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
255 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We arrived without a reservation on a Friday evening a short while before a large party arrived. We were accommodated swiftly and unflawed service followed. In addition to the party of about 14 people, the restaurant was respectably busy. That was probably in part due to reputation because the food is very good. Starters, mains, desserts, not a mis-step. Portions... More 

Helpful?
Thank John_Oram_Eats
Dover, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

La Tavernetta , what a pleasure , went for a birthday lunch today , had the 3 course set lunch , all had three different courses , each was simply delicious, if you like to feel special. Real Italian food , and house red wine fantastic , spoil yourselves and visit this restaurant, you will not be disappointed! Attentive front... More 

Helpful?
Thank David F
Folkestone, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
133 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

It has been many years since I last visited La Tavernetta and to be honest I don't know why I left it so long. The service was impeccable as was the food. I will be visiting again very soon.

Helpful?
Thank BIG_APL_68
London, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Lovely food especially the dessert trolley!! Tasty Italian fare served by friendly people : ) my Baileys meringue dessert was to die for !

Helpful?
Thank Carole_R89
Folkestone, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This was a very pleasant surprise,i last visited many years ago,the whole place has had a complete make over,staff and food were excellent.Will definetely be going again

Helpful?
Thank david b
Greater London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed in folkestone before travelling to france last night 10/3/17. Home made food out of this world, home made desserts out of this planet. Great friendly staff especiallythe young lad that served us , he knew the menu well and very curtious. Next time we're in folkestone the Tavernetta will be again visited.

Helpful?
Thank mozzyboy

Travellers who viewed La Tavernetta also viewed

 

Been to La Tavernetta? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of La Tavernetta and other visitors
9 questions
Ask a question
Lydd, United Kingdom
over a year ago

See all questions (9)

Questions? Get answers from La Tavernetta staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?