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Il Capriccio

4 Frankfort Gate, Plymouth PL1 1QD, England
+44 1752 941502
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“ravioli” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (39 reviews)
“bread” (20 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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4 Frankfort Gate, Plymouth PL1 1QD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to Il Capriccio with a friend who is a regular. Not the best end of town but I can overlook that: what a find! We went for lunch and I had one of the Specials that just happened to be tuna steak cooked to...More

Thank SharonSto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an unassuming place at the Frankfort Gate end of the city. The food is fantastic and all freshly made with a passion which is so sorely missing from chain restaurants. The service is friendly with both a knowledge and enthusiasm for the menu...More

Thank Ian2425
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely family meal here tonight before the panto at the theatre royal. The pizzas were excellent and the best spaghetti Bolognese I have tasted. The home made mint ice cream kept my ten year old son quiet for the whole five minutes it...More

Thank mark_richardson30
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We have been meaning to go to Il Capriccio fir some time and were delighted to find that we could get in for lunch yesterday, despite having not made a reservation. The restaurant is small - but the owner stresses that he only wants the...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017

We were looking for somewhere informal but with good food for lunch. We love Italian food, but would rather not go down the Bella Italia route. This was a marvelous find; the service was good, and the owner spent a lot of time explaining a...More

Thank Xenophoneme
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I was in town last Friday, the 13th, with my brother and he recommended we stop in here for lunch. We had a coffee and some olives to start with and he had the Pasta Puttanesca as a main and I had the Pasta with...More

Thank Altarica B
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Didn't enjoy the owner was rude and unfriendly. We ordered pasta and pizza, we had to wait for a very long time and when we finially got our food it was cold.

Thank dave u
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Delightful and Authentic Restaurant. Italian chefs cooking fresh food. I am not a bread lover at all but the bread here was amazing!!! The pasta dish appeared small but with the amazing bread of different varieties that it was served with, left me full to...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I'll Capriccio is a fantastic, unique, little Italian restaurant. You can see the chef's at work and it feels like you're in their home. We ordered Bream Ravioli and seafood risotto and they were both great dishes. The puddings were amazing too. The service was...More

Thank Nelly C
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Authentic Italian!!! Perfect service & superb fresh food. Great experience. We will be back. Lisa & Geoff

Thank Geoff W
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Questions & Answers
5 January 2017|
Response from bbrignolo | Property representative |
We are doing everything possible to keep going and contain the price increase. One change for this year is that all the pasta we serve will be fresh and produced by us. Thanks for your question and happy new year Barbara
23 April 2016|
Response from bbrignolo | Property representative |
Hi, We have lots of gluten free food, gluten free pasta, frittata, salads, risotto, fish, hazelnut cake, ice cream, sorbets and farinata which is a gluten free bread. We do not have gluten free pizza as it would require a... More
13 December 2015|
Response from bbrignolo | Property representative |
Hi, I loved the hand painted sign and maybe this is impersonal but we really needed a readable one from the distance! Thanks for your concern. Barbara
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$42
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Frankfort Gate, Plymouth PL1 1QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 941502
  • E-mail
We are open 12:00pm-09:00pm Mon-Sat, but deliver through just eat in the evening. We are all Italian chefs, very passionate about fresh traditional Italian food.We prepare everything as we would do for our own family. We use old recipies from our mums and nannies as well our own creations, but at the heart of it all there is love for cooking and the best fresh ingredients. Our aim is to bring you a little bit of Italy in a relaxed atmosphere at an affordable price.We look forward to welcoming you. Barbara, Roberto, Ramona and Simona.
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