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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I enjoyed our lunch at Zaza Bushey from the very reasonably priced two-course set menu. The staff were very kind and opened the garden area specially for us (after it had been closed for bad weather) so that my dog could join...us after a walk in the fields - which we really appreciated. They also kindly brought my dog water and the service all round was great. The garden area is a real gem on a sunny day - but the conservatory and interior proper are also lovely. The food is unpretentious tasty Italian, with generous portions and something for everyone on the menu. I live locally, so this was not my first trip to Zaza Bushey - on every occasion, the experience has been excellent. Always fabulous service, always a lovely place to sit and chat, and always nice food & drink.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is excellent, the service is not very good, you are just left, & you have to try and get the Waiters attention we were left for 15 minutes before asking what we wanted to drink. It's all male servers, no woman waitresses perhaps they...need to look at that. Also poor Rose wine on menu only 2 & yet 10 White Wine. Won't go again on a Saturday early evening again. Zaza BusheyMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was join today lunch the food was excellent. I’ll be back , I have calamari starter and carbonara, Maine was delicious well done

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

SAMIR was our main waiter. He was superb in every way, as were his colleagues. The food was excellent and we have now been twice in two weeks. We both had steak and it was absolutely delicious. Well done Samir for your service and perfect...hospitality. Dr. Jana and Peter RMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 5 March 2024 via mobile

Thank you so much for a great Sunday meal🤩 The food was amazing and the service really good! I can’t wait to be back ❤️ Alex and his team were very professional and friendly. I will recommend this restaurant to all my friends and family....Grazie Mille ☺️More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 March 2024 via mobile

Been coming here for years. Booked at 12:30 At 12:30 called informing that I was going to be 5/10min max late due the the closure of the main road due to flooding ( they knew that as all the locals have been affected by) This...guy called Alex answer the phone. He recognise me as I’m a regular client!! I was as always very polite and his answer was: OK BUT NEED THE TABLE BACK SOON My answer was not to worry as I was going to be only 5 min just the time to park and again his comment was : I NEED THE TABLE BACK At that point I’ve told him… you know me it’s only me my wife and my daughter… we always eat fast and I’m aware of the 2 hrs turn around policy as it is clearly stated on my booking confirmation I’ve told him, look I’m on my way. Again from this guy , no friendly comments not see you in a bit, just the 3rd I NEED THE TABLE BACK in 2 hrs. By then I was really annoyed and didn’t want to go But as I was with my wife and 13 years old daughter I decided to go I’ve told him see you in a bit and you can have the table back as soon we finished but make sure your service its not going to be slow!!! We arrived there and as I was saying good morning to the staff at the door ( as mentioned we are regulars ) I’ve seen this Alex. Did t want to make fuss but the smirk on his face when he saw me I couldn’t resist and asked him : What’s your problem today???? He showed me to the table again with that smirk!! I was wating for his apologies instead again he was explaining that today the need tables etc etc I was very annoyed and the other staff noticed that!! We sat, order taken waited 40 min ( don’t know why as only 1 table was eating and food not coming out) did t make a fuss and eat regularly Pointed out that many tables were late specially a table of 4 next to me, 2 guests arrived and 35 min were wating the other 2 guest that were late… guess what Alex??? When the other 2 arrived He rushed at the table to say hi to this guys ( clearest he k ew them) And total different treatment than me politely calling to inform 5 min late… the waiter Gabriel that served us noticed that and I pointed out to him… look at Alex, didn’t worry about the table back with them Shocking experience This guy ruined my family lunch. Great hospitality experienceMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 21 January 2024

Excellent place for a leisurely lunch. Friendly, polite staff, great service and delightful food. Would highly recommend

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 2 January 2024 via mobile

Food was fine and as expected. However there was a very abrupt end to the evening with the waiter giving us the bill whilst we were still on desserts…and making it very clear the restaurant was closing in 15 mins (10:30). The lights in the...kitchen area then went off. All very embarrassing as we had brought friends to the restaurant… and on top of that abrupt end to the evening they still thought it appropriate to charge us 12.5% for service. This was embarrassing and whilst it was clear the restaurant was closing at 10:30 the way in which this was handled was so disappointing that a restaurant like this cannot handle the closure of an evening in the restaurant more elegantly.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 18 December 2023 via mobile

Amazing service by all staff warm and welcoming extremely efficient even when the restaurant was busy. Incredible menu and fabulous food we had a wonderful afternoon. Thank you all so much

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 14 December 2023 via mobile

We had average food with average service. The place looked pretty with all the Christmas decorations but it was very noisy, which spoils the evening. My food was edible but not enjoyable. The lamb shank was small and the mashed potatoes were tasteless. The zucchini...frites were cold. The pate had minimal flavour and the choice of wine by the glass was disappointing. Service was speedy but impersonal. If you did not know, you would believe you were in one of the multiples that seem to be fading away, such as Prezzo or Cote. £80 per couple for 2 courses each and 1 glass of wine, did not represent great value.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 21 October 2023 via mobile

Went with my wife for dinner because I read very good reviews about it To be honest is a normal chain restaurant with nothing special food bland and a normal service ! Overall not bad

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 14 October 2023 via mobile

Amazing great service and clean thank you wonderful atmosphere will be back with the family for Sunday lunch and some Christmas evenings

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 1 October 2023 via mobile

8 of us went for diner to ZaZa food was wonderful and service was both very friendly , helpful and just excellent. We are returning guests and each time gets better .

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 16 September 2023 via mobile

We’ve been coming here for years. The staff are always fantastic, it’s like a home from home. The new conservatory is incredibly well designed. You feel like you could be anywhere in the world. It’s gorgeous out there. The food as always was great, we...had all the specials and each one was fantastic. It’s the best restaurant for miles. Well done for constantly keeping the standards high.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 1 September 2023

Meal was fine, but the whole experience was spoilt by the 12.5% service charge. This is UK, we don’t have a tipping culture. A service charge is just a ‘hidden’ rip-off charge buried in the small-print of the menu in the hope that no one...minds or notices. It just alienates customers – I won’t return.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Same as all week look online for menu
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Basically I just checked the menu on their website before we went, but we thought the food & prices were very good!
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Zaza Bushey is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5