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The Vestry Restaurant & Bar

61 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GG, England
+44 23 8023 1101
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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61 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Vestry with a group of friends this Christmas and unfortunately we ended up very disappointed. At booking we had to pay upfront( almost £40 per person including the service charge) We expected to have a lovely festive meal with our friends. How wrong...More

Thank sn0wfl0w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we had high hopes for our visit to the Vestry, the Christmas party menu sound absolutely amazing and at almost 40 pounds, we were hopeful it was going to be top notch!! Well were we in for some serious disappointment. The bar was was...More

Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite this being a lovely building we were disappointed from the start. When I booked I asked for a downstairs table as my mother has mobility difficulties. I was advised when we got there that there were no tables downstairs as it was Christmas. So...More

Thank Spygirl88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They were busy, we hadn't booked but they still managed to organise a table for five. The service was excellent and the food great. Lovely friendly atmosphere too. Not cheap but worth paying for. Would well recommend it. Thank you Vestry.

Thank malcolm l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had pre theatre meal, good food and service is timed to perfection so as to co-inside with theatre times

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Vestry for a pre theatre dinner and were not disappointed, the food was good and the service was friendly and efficient. We had cocktails and the three course menu. We would go there again.

Thank Nibelik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Conveniently situated right opposite The Mayflower Theatre Pre booked easily on line ( would advise per booking as gets very busy) I ordered the fish pie followed by the chocolate pot from the pre theatre menu Food was delicious Service was efficient and perfectly timed...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Just across the road from the theatre and service was fast but ... everything seems to be very prepared to the extent that if you ask for bread or toast to go with your starter it can't happen before you've finished. Quite expensive but tasty

Thank 838Jane
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Visited the Vestry following a theatre trip to the Mayflower theatre to see The Band - had booked a table for dinner but on arriving at the Vestry my mother started to feel unwell - the staff were amazing - told us not to worry...More

Thank Carol52606
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I booked a table online - wanted to go about 19.00 or 19.30 but website said only 20.00 available. When I arrived the place was empty. Strange! Ordered a two course meal with 2 glasses of wine. Starter arrived and was delicious. As soon as...More

Thank ianrwilliams62
Claire S, General Manager at The Vestry Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Hi Ian, Thank you for writing a TripAdvisor for The Vestry, we are glad you enjoyed the service and food. Should you wish to book at 7pm but the online booking agent is not allowing you, you are always welcome to call us and see...More

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Questions & Answers
24 January 2017|
Response from Claire S | Property representative |
Good afternoon, I hope you are well, thank you for your enquiry, yes we do organize this sort of parties too, If you would like to talk about it in more detail, please feel free to email us and we will get back to you... More
Jessica T
16 January 2017|
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Response from Claire S | Property representative |
Yes we do, within the ladies toilets
21 June 2016|
Response from karen g | Reviewed this property |
It's not really a burger and chips place. Allow about £19 for a two course meal excluding drinks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$32
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8023 1101
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