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La Tavernetta

Leaside Court Clifton Gardens, Folkestone CT20 2ED, England
+44 1303 255044
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cannelloni” (20 reviews)
“crepe suzette” (5 reviews)
“calves liver” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Leaside Court Clifton Gardens, Folkestone CT20 2ED, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant has been here for years. I remember eating here regularly in the 80's when it was considered one of Folkestone's best restaurants. It went down hill a bit since then but recently it has been tastefully refurbished and the place has a revived...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Donsafe
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the best restaurant in town. It has been open for years. The food is good and NYE had been celebrated there with friends. There were those good decorations and things that went bang like crackers.

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank yestobigjetsfromlydd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food good, service haughty. If you were known to the waiter seniors, it was all attention and welcome. As stranger was made to feel your custom was not really welcome. Didn’t try and see if ordering the over priced drinks would have changed the welcome.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Euth-in-asia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 4 with a toddler and 14 week old. Managed 3 courses and a bottle of wine. Always a challenge was made that much easier by welcoming staff. Food arrived in good time, was tasty and delicious. Cannelloni, veal and salted caramel and pecan...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank MT438
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food just ok the drinks are overpriced and the silver service is dated they added on the service charge £24.50 for six of us and then another 10% was added for VAT £40 have never such a bill even in London total rip off and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Amy666
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Year in year out one place you can rely on for eating excellence. And of course the chance to rub shoulders with Folkestone's glitterati.. The go to haunt of Folkestones millionaire elite. Knowing they are there is one thing recognising them out of their orange...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank graemerf
Reviewed 11 December 2018

As we were from out of town and not knowing the ameneties Folkestone has to offer I booked a table for four based on TripAdvisor ratings, It prooved to be a wonderful choice. On arrival we were warmly greeted and had our coats taken out...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank paul b
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

We tried this place when staying down the road. The food is great and reminded me of the restaurant in my parents village in Italy, flavours, freshness and service! Amazing staff absolutely make the restaurant. Don’t change a thing just perfect.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Second visit to La Tavernetta. Didn’t disappoint. Good Italian food and good value. Staff very attentive and professional. We will return.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 14 November 2018

A great restaurant, like a visit to Charlotte Street in the 1970's. Great atmosphere, the constant buzz of conversation, lovely food, great service, home made pasta and deserts, nice wine list and at last, an Italian restaurant that will still make zabaglione at the table....More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank MarkS8998
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
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
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