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Il Giardino

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12 The Beach, Clevedon BS21 7QU, England
+44 1275 878832
Tue - Fri 19:00 - 22:30
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Sat 18:30 - 22:30
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my partner found this gem on a day out in Clevedon. The staff were attentive, and the food was beautiful. It was lovely to meet the chef and tell him how impressed we were after the meal. Will definitely return!

1 Thank Stacey H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent service and food.Fish was perfectly cooked. Nice to have a veg side dish instead of a few veg placed on the plate,Sophisticated atmosphere.Large portion of cheese and biscuits.

1 Thank c r
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218 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A rare 5* from me but in this case absolutely 100% deserved, it was an absolute fantastic dining experience from beginning to end and all down to Francesco and Adriana Sormani who work with their team to run this restaurant so well and with such passion! We were fortunate enough to get a table at late notice on Valentines and... More 

2 Thank sdcsmith2000
Ferndown, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Il Giardino is a real Italian family-run restaurant. It has a wide-ranging menu that never disappoints. We particularly like the fish dishes, which provide a choice of sauces for each fish. Pasta lovers can select from every type one could want at reasonable prices. For our most recent visit we chose old favourites; avocado vinaigrette starters followed by halibut in... More 

Thank PeterBurton70
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

It was seven years ago that we moved to this part of the country and soon after found ourselves in the pleasant coastal town of Clevedon and the restaurant, Il Giardino caught our eye. My wife and I enjoyed an excellent lunch today day. We have revisited several times since and were there again yesterday, this time to celebrate one... More 

1 Thank Rick_The_Diner
Clevedon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Lovely family restaurant, very friendly owners and staff which serves fantastic fish and lovely steaks. A favourite of my late mother, we go once a year and really enjoy it!!

Thank Simon G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Having had to cancel the last couple of reservations, due to circumstances beyond our control, I had been looking forward to a specific main for some time. All starters were good although over-priced for what they were - apart from one, all in the region of £10. The main I wanted had sold out a day or so previous to... More 

Thank C-M N
Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Top quality Italian grub, lovely romantic atmosphere in this family run restaurant. The wife and I have been in many times and will continue to visit.

Thank Paul R
Somerset, United Kingdom
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695 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Just as Dudley Moore scored Bo Derrick as 10/10 we regularly score our favourite restaurant, IL Giardino's, as 10/10.

Thank Peter B
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

A very warm welcome from all the staff and owners, followed by delicious food with some excellent service! Couldn't fault any of it, and would thoroughly recommend this lovely restaurant to others. Thank you.

Thank Allison O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 The Beach, Clevedon BS21 7QU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Clevedon
  • Phone Number: +44 1275 878832

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