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“Incredibly rude staff”
Review of L'Abate

L'Abate
Ranked #57 of 279 Restaurants in Sorrento
Price range: US$34 - US$136
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Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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“Incredibly rude staff”
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

Attempted to eat here one evening, we were told that we would have to wait 5 minutes for a table, and we had no problem with that. While we waited, another couple arrived and asked for a table, they were also told it would be a few minutes before a table was available. While they waited, they were handed a glass of champagne each, however we did not receive any champagne. About two minutes later they were given a table (ahead of us, even though we were there before they were). At that point, we were so annoyed that we turned around and left. We ate in a restaurant nearby where the customer service and food were fabulous - Ristorante Da Gigino.

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Porthcawl, Wales, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Rushed”
Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

After walking past the restaurant on numerous occasions and it always being so full we thought we'd give it a whirl!! The food of course was fantastic but we felt very very rushed! They wanted to get rid of you as soon as possible which is sad when in Italy you are supposed to sit in a restaurant for hours having numerous courses. Disappointing.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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“superb food and service”
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We went here twice as the food service and atmosphere was excellent booked a table for My wife s birthday and table was not ready as we were a little early so we were presented with 2 glasses of prosecco to enjoy while we waited ( 4 mins ) food was superb and the desserts are to die for

Visited August 2014
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Armagh, United Kingdom
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“Last night in Sorrento”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Food was very good, in terms of both quality and variety. Fresh bread and complimentary pizza bread were a nice touch. Shrimp coctail tasty. Both main courses lived up to expectations.

Downside, service was not very good, in fact outside of taking our order we werent looked after at all. Placed beside "live entertainment" who was setting up and really intruded on our dining experience where at one point quite literally his backside was over the table. This coupled with cigar and cigarette smoke made for an unpleasant atmosphere.

  • Visited August 2014
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“Great pizza”
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

We called in at lunchtime and we're seated outside. The pizza was delicious and one of the best I had in Italy. Lots of people seemed to be ordering seafood. Prosecco was reasonably priced and good. Perfect for lunch.

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