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Sorrento Restaurant ... a taste of Italy

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7 - 8 Ely Street, Town Centre | just off the High Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6LW, England
+44 1789 297999
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17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
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Tue - Fri 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 13:30
Sat 16:30 - 22:30
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Dubai
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I can't recommend this restaurant enough. The food is amazing - especially the seafood dishes. I had the black linguine with crab and it was delicious, and my mum had a pasta dish with giant prawns and lobster tails and she loved it. The service is friendly and atmosphere is nice. Its not the cheapest place but worth it.

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband & I came across Sorrento's whilst in Stratford upon Avon. We had a brilliant meal before we went to the Swan Theatre off the Pre Theatre Menu. Fantastic value. Special mention for the lasagne! Best we've ever had!!

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Thank JosGS81uk
Exeter, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

very welcoming, sat in bar seating area and had a drink, friendly staff, restaurant nice and cosy, good choice on menu, food presented well, only small minor problem was felt rushed with dessert choice, asked for a few minutes grace but 3 times staff in quick succession came over for order, however overall very good

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Warwick
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512 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here for the first time while a friend was visiting. We had to wait for our table, but the lounge area is a comfortable place to wait. We were given our menus to look at while we waited. Seating was a bit uncomfortable; the tables are very close together. My friend had the lasagna and said it was good.... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this traditional Italian family restaurant. Big menu and Italian comforts abound. Have been dining here annually for over 25 years and keep coming back to this old friend. Good quality food and a great reasonably priced wind list.

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Thank IrishMike1964
Bucks
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found on trip advisor as wanted a change and fish menu appealed greatly. We had a great evening, food good, vey friendly service and relaxed friendly atmosphere with other diners.

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Thank Andybaz1961
Worthing, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant tonight with my partner for his birthday treat. The service, atmosphere and ambience were wonderful and the food was exceptional. We would highly recommend the minestrone, lobster bisque, Steak, tagliatelle bolognaise and amaretto roulade. If you are in Stratford upon Avon and want a special meal visit Sorrento. Thank you for making my partner's birthday meal... More 

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Thank LoubieLou66
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No draught Peroni. Food was ok. But not good value. Staff very polite and a nice atmosphere. Quolity of food we was not as good as the other Italian resterant we visit.

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Thank Colin B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant over 30 years ago - very poor then - as did not get our main course until 2 hours after our starter which arrived an hour after orders were taken! Hoped it would be different this time. Disappointing- starter - my husband who is not a cook said he could have down better. No offer of any... More 

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Thank finediner22017
Oxford, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect location for a special celebration. Visited on our wedding anniversary. Food and wine were fabulous. The sea food being a particular highlight. Out of the way location makes it a less crowded venue. Tip: Choose a time while the performances are on to be sure of a table.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$70
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 13:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 - 8 Ely Street, Town Centre | just off the High Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Phone Number: +44 1789 297999
Description
Family run,independent, Award winning Italian Restaurant est1984 -33yrs! Open Tues - Sat Lunch and Dinner. Lunch & Pre theatre Menu 2/3 course £14.90/ £18.90 TUES to SAT.Offering a taste of Italy to the historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon, the Sorrento Restaurant open Pre Theatre from 5.00Pm Tues-Sat, with a tempting 2/3 courses for £14.90/£18.90 Respectively. Wine from £2.90 Per 125ml glass/ £4.30-175ml./£5.70-250ml per glass, House wine £16.90. Sorrento is a family-run Italian restaurant, est 1894, that offers high-class dishes, using the finest and freshest ingredients. The interior is elegant yet unimposing, with classic Neapolitan decor and stylish seating. The menu is hearty and flavoursome, including deep fried squid, pasta with garlic, chilli, olive oil, rocket leaves and parsley, salmon and lemon sole with capers and garlic, and veal flamed in brandy with mushrooms and cream sauce. On average, a sumptuous 3 course meal costs an affordable £35 per person. The 2/3 course set menu available from Tuesday to Saturday, as well as daily chef's specials. Examples a lobster tail, with king prawns, mussels, and clams, served with linguiniin a white wine, tomato, garlic and chilli sauce. Calves Liver, Fillet and Sirloin Steak, Escallops of Veal, Seafood Platter, Just 4 minutes from the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre, peaceful al fresco dining is available on the terrace.

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