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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews pasta steak cheesecake potatoes surf and turf rice sunday lunch brandy sauce special board enjoyable evening excellent food main course specials board couldn't do enough portion size lovely restaurant piping hot
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Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant and we’re so glad we did - the food was beautiful! For starters, my boyfriend and I both had the calamari. The portion sizes were brilliant and it was hot and fresh. The mains were what stood out to us....More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 10 October 2020

Lovely restaurant with very nice food. Staff were very helpful too. We were staying in Vindomora Lodges for 5 days and ate out at this restaurant twice during our stay. Starters were mouth watering and lovely steaks for our main.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 5 September 2020

We visited this place for dinner one evening whilst staying at a log cabin in Ebchester, as this place had been recommended by the owner of the lodges. This place is advertised as an Italian restaurant, and whilst it does offer a range of classic...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 25 August 2020 via mobile

Very welcoming team at this restaurant, we were staying near here on holiday. Beef dinner was lovely, such good value for money, children's meals looked equally nice. If you are looking for a good Sunday lunch out this is the place to go.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 18 July 2020

It was wonderful to be back, post Covid, although we have had several takeaways which have been lovely, but missed the friendly atmosphere of Michael and his lovely staff. Food was brill!!! Atmosphere good too!! Great to be back! Will be back soon!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

Fantastic Italian food and Sunday lunch there is a full array of beveragest and they are also happy to accommodate my wife's gluten free needs!Fantastic saff and atmosphere!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 27 February 2020

We visited tonight for a special Tapas night. Excellent food, very good value, brilliant service and a lively atmosphere. Very enjoyable!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 9 February 2020

It was my daughter's birthday and again we came to Santonios, which is close to where she lives in Chopwell. I'd used the "contact us" link on their website to book a table and had a courteous reply looking forward to our coming - a...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

With bigger groups, especially during the weekend when it's noisy, try and get the waiter to come over to you. She insisted on standing at one end of the table and making you shout across. Because of this she got the drinks and the side...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 1 February 2020

Lovely special board. All dishes freshly made. Great choice on menu. House wine excellent. Staff and attention to detail make it a special occasion.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Marjorie R
22 May 2017|
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Response from Pauline A |
The menu is quite varied, not sure about steak night haven't tried that yet, but have enjoyed the food very much.
13 April 2016|
Response from WallySnowball | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a bar area at the front and you can go for just a drink. We went a few weeks ago and the log fires were on at the front of the restaurant.
Susan G
11 March 2016|
Response from WallySnowball | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but they are on facebook.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Santonios

  • Yes, Santonios offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Santonios offers delivery services.

  • Santonios is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5