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The Pizza Parlour & Music Cafe

5 Cowgate | Cowgate, Peterborough PE1 1LR, England
+44 1733 902233
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“linguine” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
5 Cowgate | Cowgate, Peterborough PE1 1LR, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We often come here for a reasonable priced meal and fab service The staters could be better as un inspiring but the pizzas are very good and wine and drinks decent price The owner is really nice and the head waiter excellent

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Droopydrawrs52
pizzaparlour, General Manager at The Pizza Parlour & Music Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your continued support for our family-owned restaurant.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ordered through Deliveroo from this restaurant 2 polpette starters and 1 pizza. In the picture you can see what we paid 12.50£ for.. 4 meatballs and a bit of bread. Pizza had a couple of teaspoons of cheese on top and the base was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MARIOS_ANT87
pizzaparlour, General Manager at The Pizza Parlour & Music Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

You appear to have made the erroneous assumption that restaurateurs and hoteliers are at liberty to remove reviews they believe to be inaccurate or misleading. If that were so, then Trip Advisor and the like would serve no purpose whatsoever. So to your order of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Literally just eaten a pizza to serve 4 had a choice of 4 different pizzas and chose a combination of chicken, caramalised onion, and chili. Best pizza in town bar none.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Road522335
pizzaparlour, General Manager at The Pizza Parlour & Music Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you - pleased you enjoyed the 20" BadaBing, made for sharing but who said you have to? Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely place for couples, family or business meetings, superb food and service plus relaxed atmosphere highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chip_In86
pizzaparlour, General Manager at The Pizza Parlour & Music Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a glowing review - our entire team deserve their share of the praise - we certainly hope to see you again at The Pizza Parlour.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a Christmas treat from a friend. Booked in advance although perhaps did not need to on a Thursday evening. Good ambiance and friendly waiting staff. Enjoyable choice of music in the background. Very tasty started in the affetato misto although far too large...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank savvieg
pizzaparlour, General Manager at The Pizza Parlour & Music Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your very positive comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to our family-owned restaurant - please do mention your preference for less tomato on the pizza the next time you visit and we will make sure it's to your liking. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family lunchtime meal after good reviews. The food and the atmosphere was great and very clean. Great family run restaurant. Staff helpful and great food. Maybe a little on service but was nice.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 1183green
pizzaparlour, General Manager at The Pizza Parlour & Music Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive comments, we hope to see you again at The Pizza Parlour.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food at this restaurant was amazing. They have a vegetarian/ vegan and gluten free menu as well as the normal menu, which is great because it suits everyone. There was live music later in the evening too, which was amazing. The wait staff were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Erin R
pizzaparlour, General Manager at The Pizza Parlour & Music Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Erin, yes we believe in catering for all diners including those with specific dietary requirements/preferences and we host live music most evenings of the working week and of course, our hugely popular lazy Sunday afternoons. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a family birthday celebration. 16 of us including adults and children. We had a great sunday afternoon. Atmosphere was great with a live act. Good service and nice pizzas. Bar bill was steep but not unusual for restaurants.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank diner928
pizzaparlour, General Manager at The Pizza Parlour & Music Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review - we are very pleased you chose to celebrate the special occasion with us at our independent restaurant. We hope to see you all again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I fancied a quick pizza after a Christmas shopping trip. Walked in at 5pm and asked for a table for two. The waiter who greeted us was very welcoming and then suddenly another member of staff - the manager? - leapt forward...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NancyReg
pizzaparlour, General Manager at The Pizza Parlour & Music Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide this honest feedback. We are extremely sorry that this was not handled more courteously on our part - whilst we had several large bookings coming in, we should have done better. We do hope we can persuade...More

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

I have been here over 10 times now tried a lot of things on the Menu it's Amazing! I had Bada Bing! Tonight and Demolished it! Great Staff Excellent Food! Fantastic Owners be back again Definitely!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chris E
pizzaparlour, General Manager at The Pizza Parlour & Music Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Thanks Chris for your continuing support for our independent restaurant here in Peterborough. Not many diners can demolish a 20" Bada Bing pizza! Well done and thanks again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Cowgate | Cowgate, Peterborough PE1 1LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1733 902233
  • E-mail
Description
A unique combination of traditionally cooked pizzas in a wood-fired oven, pastas and grills with feelgood music from the '60s. Live Music is available on: Sunday with our lazy afternoon session, Monday is live music night Tuesday is our Open Mic night where you can listen to new artists or even play and sing yourself. Our special offer for the week is our lunch offer at £5.95 for pizza or pasta with one side dish. On Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings from 10pm we dim the lights and transform into a wine & cocktail bar.
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