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Il Capriccio

4 Frankfort Gate, Plymouth PL1 1QD, England
+44 1752 941502
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
4 Frankfort Gate, Plymouth PL1 1QD, England
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in town last Friday, the 13th, with my brother and he recommended we stop in here for lunch. We had a coffee and some olives to start with and he had the Pasta Puttanesca as a main and I had the Pasta with...More

Thank Altarica B
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Didn't enjoy the owner was rude and unfriendly. We ordered pasta and pizza, we had to wait for a very long time and when we finially got our food it was cold.

Thank dave u
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Delightful and Authentic Restaurant. Italian chefs cooking fresh food. I am not a bread lover at all but the bread here was amazing!!! The pasta dish appeared small but with the amazing bread of different varieties that it was served with, left me full to...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I'll Capriccio is a fantastic, unique, little Italian restaurant. You can see the chef's at work and it feels like you're in their home. We ordered Bream Ravioli and seafood risotto and they were both great dishes. The puddings were amazing too. The service was...More

Thank Nelly C
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Authentic Italian!!! Perfect service & superb fresh food. Great experience. We will be back. Lisa & Geoff

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

A small Italian restaurant, but not crowded, if you love and know Italian food, then visit this restaurant. It is not fast food, not because the service is bad, it's because the food is made fresh and it's authentic tasty and wholesome. We order the...More

Thank Sabiar21
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Was looking forward to eating here as it had such good reviews. It's a lovely family run restaurant but the risotto and pasta dish was disappointing. I specifically asked for spaghetti and I was served linguine. The portions were on the small side. The atmosphere...More

Thank lynn s
Reviewed 29 July 2017

One of my favourite places to eat in Plymouth. The calzone is fantastic, as is the bread selection and olives. We have yet to try the pasta. The best thing about this cafe is undoubtedly the bread. The focaccia and farinata/socca is DELICIOUS, I will...More

Thank Ellanor-Aquitaine
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

After passing several times the honest nature of this restaurant drew us in for a pre Father's Day meal. This is the real deal, the food is peerless in Plymouth such a family friendly and hospitable venue . This is the first time in many...More

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We visited this restaurant last Friday for the fourth or fifth time and it was a fantastic experience as usual. The three of us had bread and olives to start, the fresh tagliatelle (made to order before our very eyes) with various authentic flavourings, and...More

Thank Tjtiptoes
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Questions & Answers
5 January 2017|
Response from bbrignolo | Property representative |
We are doing everything possible to keep going and contain the price increase. One change for this year is that all the pasta we serve will be fresh and produced by us. Thanks for your question and happy new year Barbara
23 April 2016|
Response from bbrignolo | Property representative |
Hi, We have lots of gluten free food, gluten free pasta, frittata, salads, risotto, fish, hazelnut cake, ice cream, sorbets and farinata which is a gluten free bread. We do not have gluten free pizza as it would require a... More
13 December 2015|
Response from bbrignolo | Property representative |
Hi, I loved the hand painted sign and maybe this is impersonal but we really needed a readable one from the distance! Thanks for your concern. Barbara
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Frankfort Gate, Plymouth PL1 1QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 941502
  • E-mail
We are open 12:00pm-09:00pm Mon-Sat, but deliver through just eat in the evening. We are all Italian chefs, very passionate about fresh traditional Italian food.We prepare everything as we would do for our own family. We use old recipies from our mums and nannies as well our own creations, but at the heart of it all there is love for cooking and the best fresh ingredients. Our aim is to bring you a little bit of Italy in a relaxed atmosphere at an affordable price.We look forward to welcoming you. Barbara, Roberto, Ramona and Simona.
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