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Piano Southwell

1 Westgate, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0JN, England
+44 1636 816770
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 Westgate, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0JN, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have recently moved to Southwell and where looking for a nice evening meal with friends that was also child friendly for our 17 month old son. After popping in and speaking to the staff we confirmed a high chair was available and that we...More

Thank dannjemtravellers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent restaurant. Staff were terrific. Food was top notch. Had a wonderful night. Very pleasant atmosphere. Prices were not cheap but were excellent value for the quality of the food.

Thank Marco J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this restaurant upon several occasions, it never fails. Good and interesting location in the centre of town overlooking the minster. Pleasant and helpful staff, always good food, and of good value. Its always worth the visit esp if you like the Italian/med...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressive Italian restaurant. We were shown to a table at the rear of the restaurant with views of the Minster. My only critique is that the table was a little too near the entrance door. Food was fantastic! We had booked for the Valentine...More

Thank SpiceyMike
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Thirteen folks needed an evening meal at short notice.... this restaurant surpassed our expectations with excellent fare and live music ...an evening to lift our spirits!

Thank AndrewWhite277
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Italian type food. Well presented in a small but cosy restaurant. Close to the Minster in the centre of the town and local attractions

Thank Joan S
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We booked in last night in the name of Harding, table for 2 adjacent to the piano, we had an absolutely fabulous evening, and would like to stress that we booked this restaurant specifically as it is Italian cuisine and it has the fabulous bonus...More

2  Thank RichieH281
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Went for a meal last night. They catered for us well, despite us not booking. Good atmosphere. Nice menu, with lots to choose from. The cannelloni was delicious. Reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend.

1  Thank Lucy R
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Had a brilliant evening last night. Being a party of over 20 we were fairly noisy but this didn't phase the staff or the singer - Cambell Bass. All the staff were friendly, the food tasty and hot and nothing was too much trouble. We...More

1  Thank Barbieg4228
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We picked this place as it is only about 20 feet away , opposite the hotel. What a great choice, the inside is lovely with a great atmosphere , lively with live music. Food was greatand great service

1  Thank zoe123England
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Questions & Answers
Sophie-May A
4 October 2017|
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Response from NinjaRichie | Reviewed this property |
No Pizza here. It's upscale fayre. Traditionally pizza is fast food. I like proper pizza, but a pizza joint this aint!
3 March 2017|
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Response from AfshinG | Property representative |
The establishment which existed prior to Piano was called "Porky's".
13 January 2017|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
No But saracens head is across the road very cosy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Westgate, Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0JN, England (Formerly The Cafe Piano)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Newark-on-Trent  >  Southwell
  • Phone Number: +44 1636 816770
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