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La Vista Italian Bar & Restaurant

17-19 Shamrock Way | Hythe Marina, Hythe SO45 6DY, England
+44 23 8020 7730
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
3 May 2017
“Nimbus boat club celebration”
11 Apr 2017
“Very pleasant lunch”
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17-19 Shamrock Way | Hythe Marina, Hythe SO45 6DY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was day tripping in the area and looking for lunch. Came across this delightful restaurant in Hythe Marina Village. Excellent food, great service and wonderful setting. Seating inside and out They also have an 'open' kitchen, on view from the restaurant, which I always consider...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times now and every time has been brilliant. Lovely waitresses and very consistent food, it's always the same guy cooking which explains it. One very minor moan would be the liquor coffees take quite a while, which is the only thing...More

Thank SouthamptonScirmish
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 11 boaters who were moored in Hythe Marina overnight as part of a week's Solent cruise. The restaurant looked welcoming and festive with rows of lights. The staff were friendly. The food choice was good and some of us took...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Visited La Vista last night, Thursday, booked for 6.30 and had a very enjoyable meal, the staff were attentive, the food was excellent, especially the starter, bruschetta, which we share. Can definitely recommend.. we have been a number of times and have never been disappointed.

Thank Jackie H
Katie P, Owner at La Vista Italian Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely comment we noticed that you only gave us 1 star so would like to know if there's anything we can improve on? Kind regards Katie

Reviewed 28 April 2017

We used to be regular visitors to this restaurant, first attending over 20 years ago, but a few years ago we noticed a lowering of standards and service so stopped returning. We decided to try it again, and were delighted that the quality has improved....More

Thank andrew l
Katie P, Owner at La Vista Italian Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you we are glad you enjoyed it and delighted you to have you come back, we look forward to seeing you again soon Kind regards Katie

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Second visit to the restaurant and was not disapionted. Service and food were very good, staff were pleasant and attentive and made us feel very welcome. Will be visiting again.

Thank mmg671
Katie P, Owner at La Vista Italian Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Katie

Reviewed 10 April 2017

I reserved a table for 2 two weeks prior so I was very impressed that they had a table waiting for us. We were shown to our table very quickly and were given the option to move to a different one if we preferred. The...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We were a party of 7. We had booked but had to pay a deposit on booking as it was a special day. It was very busy, the staff were rushed but were still friendly and helpful and the food came in a reasonable time...More

Thank Hazel L
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Came here with my partner for a midweek meal and throughly enjoyed it. The restaurant was busy due to a party but the staff were very efficient, following up orders and customers and the food wait was in all 10mins for starters then mains! Nice...More

Thank miss-p1993
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I attended with my family and children to enjoy a lovely mothers day treat. The set menu had plenty of variety and the food was tasty and well cooked. Lots of full tummies and happy faces. Staff were efficient and happy to help, even when...More

Thank Samantha H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-19 Shamrock Way | Hythe Marina, Hythe SO45 6DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Hythe
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8020 7730
  • E-mail
Enjoying spectacular views over Hythe Marina, at La Vista Italian Bar and Restaurant we are renowned for our fresh fish and authentic Mediterranean dishes prepared each day on the premises using only the best local ingredients. With a menu that includes both the classic and the contemporary, we strive to offer all our guests something special and delicious which exemplifies our passion for genuine Italian cookery and that they will want to return for again and again. Buon Appetito!
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