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La vela

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4-6 Abingdon Street, Burnham-On-Sea TA8 1PH, England
+44 1278 782707
17:00 - 23:00
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Highbridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Sarahjuppy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!!

Thank Nick J
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 😊

Thank keener69
Bristol, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Myself and partner visited for the first time for my birthday on a busy Saturday night .. As soon as we arrived we were made to feel very welcome by the manager who showed us to our table and took time to explain characters of wine on the wine list so we could make an informed choice .. The food... More 

Thank m8kate
Somerset UK
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112 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Too many covers crowded in, hence too noisy to enjoy the good food. Would go again but only on a quiet night!

Thank DW111
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Everything from the decor to the service including the food is exceptional. I have been a regular customer at La Vela for 3-4 years and always look forward to going back. The staff are very friendly and the manager leads by example, he is always accommodating and chatty which leads to a relaxed dining experience leaving you the feeling that... More 

1 Thank Ian B
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I had a pasta dish with chicken and chorizzo, odd for an Italian but very tasty indeed. my wife had the chicken supreme which was excellent, and large enough for me to have to finish it.

1 Thank Peter C
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

What can I say!! Fantastic service Food was just incredibly good! The manager was very friendly to all customers. He made everyone feel very welcome... lush place!

1 Thank brains15
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

All the elements for a good dining experience were present, but there was definitely something missing. Unfortunately, I am unable to determine exactly what it was. Service was good, the pizza not bad ( a little soggy, needed to be cooked longer), sticky toffee pudding too sweet( if that is possible). The restaurant was near empty, but I was seated... More 

1 Thank Larry C
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Although I live in the area for some reason it's been a few years since I last visited this restaurant. The food was good then and still is of a high standard. We were pushed for time and they accommodated our needs perfectly. Absolutely recommend this place for some authentic Italian cuisine 👍

1 Thank Frank E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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?