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Villa Romana

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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At Fareham’s Villa Romana rustic and contemporary combine to create an authentic Italian dining experience with a splash of olde worlde English thrown in to the mix. This centrally located, 18th century coach house oozes character with exposed brick and beams.The ideal setting for a romantic evening or stylish dinner with friends. Villa Romana is using fresh local ingredients, the Chefs produce an excellent combination of classically traditional and inspirational new dishes to whet the palate of any Italian food fanatic.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews tagliatelle lamb shoulder tiramisu mussels sea bass antipasti king prawns seafood chilli steak pudding potatoes recommend villa italian food coach house seated upstairs restaurant for years
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had not been to this restaurant for years. It was busy but nevertheless, an hours wait for our starters was a bit much. For a main I had Tagliatelle con grancio e aragosta which was a mistake. Luckily, I only live 5 minutes from...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gadlem
villaromanaltd, Owner at Villa Romana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your feedback about the wait for your starters. I'm sorry that you felt the wait for your food was a long time. Our food is freshly prepared to order and on busy nights it can take a little while, but an hour...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming to this superb authentic Italian restaurant for the last 12 years But tonight the service let them down , so sorry guys for writing this but 6 adults ate tonight and the the waiter spoiled our overall experience of our evening...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sam W
villaromanaltd, Owner at Villa Romana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of Villa Romana. I'm very sorry to hear about the service that you received. I can assure you that this was a one off incident and that the member of staff has been appropriately disciplined. Again, i'd like to apologise...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal, highly recommended. Very tasty well presented, plenty of it. Service was superb throughout. Will definitely return. Thanks

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JW M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a Friday night. I booked late, so we sat in the 'back' room, but we were still attended to with care and dedication. Pasta? Wonderful. This independent restaurant is well run and has a great kitchen. It's in a superb old stone...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 570keithb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this restaurant many times and it's always a delight, however my last trip wasn't so good. It took a while to have our orders taken, and starters arrived 30 minutes later. These were very good - the king prawns are magnificent! Sadly,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Froggies2006
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

This is the most magical restaurant. Every time we come here we are treated like family and made to feel special. Rico and Maurizio are so welcoming. The food is absolutely faultless consistently and this is one of our favourite places to eat. 10/10

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AndrewBimCook
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Friend took me here for a birthday meal my birthday was 24th of Oct, I was on annual leave from 27th of Oct. We visited on 29th Oct and we welcomed in, in a friendly manner. We had the lunch time menu. The non alcoholic...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Kelly F
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

A lovely building in the old part of Fareham. Welcoming reception by proper Italian people, rare considering the main stream, high street, brands. A good menu of choice Italian dishes, I had a lovely glass of chianti and the service was very good. Average is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nathanrT6016CK
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Another superb night at my wife and I’s favourite restaurant! The Food/Drink/Ambience is superb and Maury and Albie are the best hosts. Thanks once again and we will be seeing you and the team very soon!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Darren L
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

This place ws recommended and food was ok but terrible service waited an hour for meal. Won’t go back again.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank beelady2014
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