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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed today via mobile

This can get very busy but is very child friendly. Basic meals are around £10 and there are some good value specials. Portions are generous. Lots of outdoor seating. Good value and welcoming.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank X8085XIalanf
Reviewed 2 days ago

We waited an absolute age for a tea and a coffee. When we enquired as to how much longer the wait would be we were told they were busy. Well, they certainly didn’t look at all busy - mostly empty tables. Hate to think what...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Patriciacc62
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Order 2 coffees - half an hour later drinks arrive. One is wrong drink. Can’t fault friendliness of staff - just not enough of them. Half term is not an excuse. It happens very year !

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Cookgeneral
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a shame that in this beach side location the food and service does not live up to expectations. Portions were slightly small but my risotto was also nearly tasteless. There was too little squash in it and far too many unchopped halves of walnuts...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank jacqueline p
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Ate here as a family of 4 a quiet lunchtime earlier this week. Kids starter took ages to arrive, a pack of breadsticks with some cucumber and tomatoes, no sooner had they opened the packet their pizzas arrived. Pizza was average. The waitress tried hard...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank nadine632
Reviewed 1 January 2019

Waited for over an hour and 45 mins for meal and had to leave before it was served, fully realised they were busy but patrons who arrived well after us were served and orders delivered. Such a shame.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank AndrewVCorcoran
Reviewed 29 December 2018

Vesuvio is in a wonderful location on the beachfront in Alum Chine right next to a car park. We were a group of around 10 and ate in the conservatory with large windows overlooking the sea with Old Harrys Rocks visible in the distance. As...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Nikki G
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

An hour to get fed. It was busy when we got there but not by the time we left. I did not like that we were not kept informed. The food arrived suspiciously soon after we’d complained leading me to think it had been sitting...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 511jom
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Excellent position on the sea front with good views. This was a cool windy December day and so there were not many other diners. The staff were friendly and attentive. Our group of 8 were pleased with their food. Four chose starters and mains from...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Joy H
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Having been before and enjoyed an enjoyable meal we went at the weekend. Everything seemed a bit tired and the food was just ok.

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank Dolly186406
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No. car park 2 minutes walk away.
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