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“Great Meal”

Piccolo Italian Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed 8 June 2014

As we needed an early meal we booked a table for 6pm, and the place was pretty full (always a good sign) when we arrived. Service was excellent and drinks and starters arrived promptly.

The main courses were superb (veal & veg and Spaghetti Carbonara), piping hot, beautifully cooked and generous portions. And all at good prices :-)

A proper independent (family?) Italian restaurant, and 1000 times better than horrid high-street Italian 'restaurants'.

We would be very happy to eat here again...highly recommended.

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Thank Tango555
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

Googled restaurants near Cliff's Pavilion and found this one. We booked a table for 6pm Friday evening and glad we did as it was soon full. Great location for pre-theatre meal. Lovely staff and great atmosphere. Food was great, hot, lots of it and served quickly. Extensive menu and good choice of specials. Very slick operation on show night when people need to get in, eat and leave quickly. I would love to go back when I have time to linger longer and have room for dessert.

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Thank Claire J
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

We booked a table for 4 at 18:00 with a 20:00 show at the Cliffs Pavilion. The place was packed when we got there which I always see as a good sign. Even though it was busy we were shown to our table straight away and drinks order taken. We all had 3 courses and all the food was hot and good quality. I would recommend the Parma ham and mozzarella starter and the lasagne as main, both were very good. We got out at 19:45 so pretty good timing for the show at 20:00.

Only thing I would say is that the service was a bit slow at times. They seemed to struggle a little bit when the whole place is full and we had to ask for more drinks a couple of times and for the bill a few times. However is a nice little place to grab dinner before a show and would definitely recommend.

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Thank LJCrozzo
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Reviewed 24 May 2014

We went to a show at Cliffs Pavilion, & fancied a meal after, we walked down to a little group of restaurants we had spotted earlier. Piccolo caught our eye but considering we were quite late we weren't sure if we would be welcome, well, we couldn't have been more wrong, the very friendly staff assured us it was no trouble. We had an amazing meal, & even though we were last in the restaurant, we didn't feel rushed. We decided the next day we would stay another night in Westcliff, we didn't give another thought, straight back to Piccolo's , receiving a lovely warm welcome back & more delicious food. Definitely will be returning next time we are in the area.

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Thank trudybax b
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

Great food. Really good atmosphere. Someone proposed whilst we were there, and people all around got involved in congratulating the couple etc. Only problem was the bill took a long time to arrive when requested, and it had an extra drink and two desserts on it. Took two attempts to get it corrected, but was done eventually. Overall recommended, and will consider returning again.

Thank sexyjw
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