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La vela

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4-6 Abingdon Street, Burnham-On-Sea TA8 1PH, England
+44 1278 782707
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After visiting LA Vela for a few special occasions previously (Valentine's Day being one of them), we thought we would return this year for a romantic, relaxing night out. We chose wrong. We were booked in for 6pm. Arrived, were stood at the door for a while longer than we should whilst conversation was going on between the staff. When... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to eat out very clean and tidy, great food with a fast service. Toilet's up to date better to book in advance as very busy and great setting for a romantic meal.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food great, the menu is varied with all sorts of mainly Italian food. The noise level is a bit on the high side for my taste, but I will be going again. The staff are brilliant and the service is excellent.

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1 Thank Colin S
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice menu. Staff are friendly and helpful. Food was lovely. We have been a few times and have always enjoyed it. Sometimes it can be quite busy and there is a bit of a wait for service, but from the restaurant's point of view they are probably glad to have it busy. Seems popular both in and out of... More 

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Thank caroleleo6
Somerset
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit. Although very busy we did not have to wait. Our drinks were served immediately and the food followed soon after. The portions were good and the meal was delicious. A very friendly and chearful manager helped us to have a splendid evening. Looking forward to next visit.

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1 Thank muaresi
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly staff nothing is too much trouble. Eat in and take-way food is amazing. Great atmosphere. Would recommend you try it.

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2 Thank daviddX279YM
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seven of us dined at La Vela on Saturday 14th of January. All our meals were great especially the steaks. Starters and desserts were also delicious. Even the house wine was very good. Highly recommended!

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2 Thank noniebridgewater
Highbridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Steak simply Devine and prawn and Cray fish linguine will blow your mind. Very fussy parents taken here twice and they love it!

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2 Thank Sarahjuppy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I took my family to La Vela for my son's birthday. The food and the staff were fantastic. Great menu choice and the whole family came away very satisfied. I like this Restaurant so much it is the first place I would recommend in Somerset!!

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2 Thank Nick J
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere in this restaurant. Staff are friendly and welcoming.. beautiful Italian food.. the best lasagne ever!! Definitely going back 😊

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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
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-6 Abingdon Street, Burnham-On-Sea TA8 1PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Burnham-On-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1278 782707

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