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Taormina

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7 High Street, Crawley RH10 1BH, England (Formerly Da Peppino)
+44 1293 516677
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Today
12:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went with my fiancé and my parents for a lunchtime meal on a Saturday. The restaurant was dead apart from one other group dining but this was not an issue for me personally. We found the food to be of a generally very good standard. I particularly enjoyed the pear and Gorgonzola pasta dish that I had and it... More 

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Thank Stephen D
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a table at Taormina at the last minute yesterday and they were so accommodating in fitting us in, despite there being five of us. I told them over the phone it was my triplets 17th birthday and after the main course they produced a little portion of sorbet each with a candle in and a happy birthday song... More 

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Thank lisajarvis
London
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Overpriced, underflavoured, unimaginative, just poor, poor, poor. There were only three tables occupied on a Friday evening at 830 which should have been a clue. Overly loud music, poor service, bad wine and ultimately barely edible food. The beetroot and mozzarella starter was a laughable slab of cheapest mozzarella with a few slices of pickled (!?!?) beetroot with a garnish... More 

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Thank Faycp
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried the deep fried squid, it's so crisp👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 And the pasta 🍝 is good, creamy, chilly. The atmosphere is q fancy, good for couples or friends, staff is friendly too. The price is fair, highly recommended.

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Thank Mikki L
West Sussex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service, excellent food, excellent ambience. Thoroughly enjoyable evening, my steak was cooked to perfection, you are not rushed, I could not recommend this restaurant more highly.

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Thank sheilajm22
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot rate this restaurant highly enough. I have been very fortunate to travel to Italy alot with work and I have to say hands down the Italian food here is the best I have had in England. Service is always impeccable, it can be very popular with groups and service can be abit slow on those nights but never... More 

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Thank Kiwitravels1986
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simple, but authentic Italian food. Good ingredients, not overly saturated in 'sauces'. Very friendly staff. I would genuinely recommend this restaurant. The one downside was that I was a bit surprised that the helpful suggestion of a recommended wine for our seafood choice was at the very top end of the wine list which almost doubled our food bill, so... More 

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Thank Mark W
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to go there for my birthday meal Thursday, atmosphere was lovely as well as the service. Food was lovely and tasty really enjoyed it. Would definitely recommend great price!

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Thank Lauren R
Eccleston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In Crawley for one night....this was such a good find; great food, good service and a menu with quite a few more different options than the usual Italian restaurant- liked the individuality! Would happily recommend and return if we're ever in Crawley again!

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Thank LJRodofile
Lancing, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Was my birthday, my 30's, was so excited, blocked a table for 6.30pm, just for me and my hubby, went in, the manger, I believe was the manager, was in the phone, we waited, he came to us still on the phone, looked at us, and waved at us to go to the table on the window, turned back still... More 

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Thank Monique R
selaudin b, General Manager at Taormina, responded to this review

Dear Monique, very surprised to read your review. As a result i personally checked our CCTV camera and noted that you actually decided not to dine with us long before you arrived. Disappointed to see that in order to boost another business close to us, you feel the need to give us a bad review. Happy to get criticism when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$31
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 High Street, Crawley RH10 1BH, England (Formerly Da Peppino)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley
  • Phone Number: +44 1293 516677
Description
We are a new independent restaurant, owned by three friends who want to bring you a truly special culinary experience, almost making you believe that you could be sitting in Taormina, Sicily and not in Crawley. Our menus are traditional Sicilian fare, which include a wide selection of fish dishes, thus moving away from the trendy chain restaurants we will introduce you to a friendly new restaurant experience where it's all about our customers being content. Of course there are some traditional Italian dishes that should never be replaced and we will always try to accommodate our customer's desires where possible. We look forward to introducing you to Taormina Restaurant's stylish and relaxed ambience very soon. Arrivederci

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?