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Review of Casalingo

Casalingo
Ranked #15 of 1,189 Restaurants in Brighton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$33
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Friendly & relaxed family run Italian Restaurant with authentic northern Italian cuisine
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I recently reviewed this restaurant with an honest review, but the owner responded with a rude and untrue reply. There was NO finger bowl supplied with the prawn dish. (Something which you expect when eating king prawns) there was absolutely NOT a birthday banner on the table that we asked to move from. If there were we would have seen it.
I am most certainly not against people enjoying themselves, but we were crammed in, couldn't hear ourselves speak, and my little girl was knocked twice. We were not rude in any way, but simply requested to move table. We did NOT get offered black pepper and other guests orders were taken before us even though they had arrived afterwards. I had to ask twice for tap water, and we WERE charged for bread and olives we did not ask for.
Food was very mediocre. Poor service and service charge was added even though there were only 4 of us.
I have written many reviews on ta, some good some bad, but all of them are honest.

2  Thank bettybee3
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angelomartinoli, Owner at Casalingo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

I have no time to keep up with YOU.
I have better things to do than replying to your reviews....
Below are some reviews from HAPPY Customers that may conflict with your expertise in being a FOOD CRITIC...good bye forever.....

Great little restaurant, with a wonderful menu and some nice wines. managed a 3 course meal and wine and it was beautiful. Staff were friendly and nothing was to much trouble and happy to assist in explaining which wines went with each meal. Gnocchi with three cheese is to die for

Great little restaurant, with a wonderful menu and some nice wines. managed a 3 course meal and wine and it was beautiful. Staff were friendly and nothing was to much trouble and happy to assist in explaining which wines went with each meal. Gnocchi with three cheese is to die for

Nice helpful staff, a pleasant environment and tasty Italian food with no pizza in evidence. The house wine wasn't great either white or red but the food was really good. The service was excellent and portions generous but not silly.

We had the most amazing meals tonight. We were actually sad that we couldn't finish our meals - they were so delicious. The service was excellent and the food was incredible. After not being able to finish our fantastic meals, we ordered a couple desserts to share - creme brûlée and tiramisu - absolutely over the top. Don't miss the opportunity to dine at Casalingo. You will not be disappointed!

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Nice helpful staff, a pleasant environment and tasty Italian food with no pizza in evidence. The house wine wasn't great either white or red but the food was really good. The service was excellent and portions generous but not silly.

Thank Sidewinder4504
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We had the most amazing meals tonight. We were actually sad that we couldn't finish our meals - they were so delicious. The service was excellent and the food was incredible. After not being able to finish our fantastic meals, we ordered a couple desserts to share - creme brûlée and tiramisu - absolutely over the top. Don't miss the opportunity to dine at Casalingo. You will not be disappointed!

Thank DETOHO
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

...Or anyone with an understanding of Italian cuisine, good for those who like food swimming in oily fat, cream and salt and garlic

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1  Thank Valeria C
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angelomartinoli, Owner at Casalingo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

A review should be constructive for all parties including potential customers and owner alike and a true reflection of your particular experience at my restaurant.
This review does not mention the dishes that were oily, swimimg in fat, cream, salt and garlic at all.
I am very dissatisfied that TripAdvisor did not screen such review!

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Free breadsticks, good food, big portions. A nice fresh, clean and modern look. Well worth a visit if you're in the area and fancy Italian.

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Thank Dan_202_z
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