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Avanti

85 High Street, Wallingford OX10 0BW, England
+44 1491 835500
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (14 reviews)
“veal” (9 reviews)
“calves liver” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
85 High Street, Wallingford OX10 0BW, England
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1 - 10 of 455 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Good reasonably priced Italian food. Staff were very organised and we had excellent service. It gets very busy so be sure to reserve a table. A great family restaurant.

Thank Cat050
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We organised my 50th birthday celebration for a large group of 25 people at Avanti having been there a few times before so already knowing that the food was really tasty. From start to finish we had a fantastic evening - Luca was so accommodating...More

Thank leighedmond
Avantiitalian, Owner at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Leigh, thank you very much for the fantastic comments. We are glad that you all enjoyed and thank you for choosing as for your special party. Grazie mille Ciao

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fantastic! The food, both to take away and in the restaurant, is always delicious and the owner is such a character! A really lovely guy! And he has the nicest staff working for him. It’s small but that gives it a really...More

Thank FontyH
Avantiitalian, Owner at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow thank you very much for the wonderfull review We looking forward to see you again Grazie mille Ciao

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here but I can understand why it would rank no. 1 in Wallingford. Food is excellent and really good value. Pizza was excellent, calves liver superb, wine reasonably priced, atmosphere buzzy. Will definitely return. Make sure you book in advance it was very...More

Thank Mmunnery
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

The staff and owners at Avanti made us feel at home, friendly and personal service that we would return for (if we lived in the area). Good food, reasonable prices and owner went above / beyond expectations when we’d walked in to a full restaurant...More

Thank tristangordon
Avantiitalian, Owner at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Tristan for your great comments! It was a pleasure to looking after you both and I hope to see you soon Ciao

Reviewed 18 August 2018

This is a hidden gem, we loved the foood, the atmosphere and the welcome. Restaurant was busy and buzzing, food was hot fresh and flavoursome. We will be telling our friends and visiting again. Well worth the trip!!

Thank Nic W
Avantiitalian, Owner at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Nick, thank you for you great review! Is probably the first time that we been recommended on the plain, great!! Ciao

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

In a world of chain ‘Italians’ that are nothing like the real thing, it’s rare to find a place like this. We really enjoyed everything. The bruchetta was fantastic - such fresh ingredients. The fish, pasta & meat were authentically cooked. Particularly impressed by the...More

Thank CRPOxon
Avantiitalian, Owner at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Wow! thank you for your great comments. We are glad that you enjoyed our little family restaurant:)) We hope to see you soon Ciao

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Recommended from landlady at B&B. Husband and I met up with son for a meal here. Thoroughly recommend, good food, good value, lovely staff.

Thank Janis1950
Avantiitalian, Owner at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Janis for your wonderful review. We should thank the landlady for the recommendation and we hope to see you again Ciao

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Smaller front hides the hidden gem, great food, freally friendly and efficient staff, great drinks and a very good range of Italian cuisine

Thank TerryMJones
Avantiitalian, Owner at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Terry for your great comments! We are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to see you soon Ciao

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Food excellent, tho no table available at our pre-booked time. Had to stand at bar in congested area for upto 15 mins til table vacated. However food was worth the wait. Only other criticism would be the noise levels. Deafening!More

Thank 55sussexroad
Avantiitalian, Owner at Avanti, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello and thank you very much for your kind comments. Yes on the week end can get a bit happily noisy, after all we are only a small restaurant so when is very busy and people having a good time the level of noise can...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 High Street, Wallingford OX10 0BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 835500
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