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The Vestry Restaurant & Bar

61 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GG, England
+44 23 8023 1101
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, European, British, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
61 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Used to be a handy haunt from the office. Full of character and excellent staff. Good menu and drinks selection.

Thank Pete T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a friday night with the Mrs. Odered a drink at the bar. Barman was friendly and drinks were nice. Unfortunately there was kind off posh uni even going on up stairs constantly banging on the tables (god knows why), quickly realised place was...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Another great pre theatre location for Southampton opposite the mayflower. Staff here are friendly and efficient, good range of drinks from wines to cocktails. Food service is pretty quick and lovely quality. This place really is part of my pre mayflower show routine.

Thank MrMillsy
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This was my third evening out at the Vestry and each time has been a super experience. Brilliant atmosphere, great service and delicious food. The menu is brand new with lots of freshly prepared meat, veg and fish options. I had lovely smoked duck salad...More

Thank sylviamunday
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Popped in ad hoc for a quick drink. Friendly staff and Saadia made me an amazing Pornstar Martini. I was very impressed as I'm used to London cocktail bars. Loved the stain glass windows also.

Thank Sinead_Brid
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic, superb service and tasty food served promptly. Would definitely recommend. Best meal I’ve had for a long time 😀

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We initially tried to book online, but nothing was showing as available, so we called and booked with no issues. The venue is wonderful - a beautiful venue - previously a church, obviously!! Our waitress didn't have a lot of personality, but was helpful, but...More

Thank JillyB5965
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We had booked Friday evening seats at the Mayflower theatre opposite to see Blood Brothers. We parked nearby for free after 6 pm. We had reserved easily on line and were shown our upstairs seating by pleasant welcoming staff. The dining area looked fully booked...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 12 May 2018

A brilliant location for Dinner if you're going to the Theatre. Greeted as we arrived. The seating area upstairs looks magical with string lighting entwined near the seating. The waiting staff were attentive and nothing was to much trouble. We ate from the pre Theatre...More

Thank kats0127
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Decided to go for lunch as we wanted somewhere close to the theatre as we had matinee tickets. Wow, what a superb menu. Gluten free options. Vegetarian and vegan also available. The food was beautifully presented and the taste exquisite. Duck salad to start followed...More

Thank Chrissy S
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Questions & Answers
24 January 2017|
Response from Jade M | 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 Jade M | 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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