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La Sosta

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45a Carlisle Road, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7137 4817
Tue - Fri 17:30 - 22:00
Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Superb food and service at this delightfully intimate Italian restaurant. Thank you to owners Claudio and Maureen for a fabulous evening.

Thank sjmck66
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious dinner at la Sosta, the lamb with broad beans was amazing. Service by Owner Claudio was excellent, very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere.

Thank wineanddine50
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Do not miss out on the chance to dine here, it is a real gem, fantastic food, great service. Excellent wine menu, real Italian food , simply delicious.

1 Thank minidriver10
Derry, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Went for a meal after a friend recommended it. They weren't wrong, the food is really lovely and the service excellent. My only problem is the decor, which being very stark (white walls, white tablecloths, and full lighting don't lend themselves to providing any real ambience. I would have given 5 stars if it had been cosier as although I... More 

1 Thank TrishaMcD4
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Had a beautiful meal here last night. The wine was excellent, chosen from an extensive wine list. The feel of this authentic Italian restaurant is relaxing and most enjoyable. The food was delicious from start to finish. The service was exemplary. We had a really nice evening. We would definitely recommend this restaurant ☺

1 Thank minidriver10
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I happened upon this hidden restaurant when out for an evening stroll. Alas, I had already had eaten well earlier in the day, but after peeping into their kitchen, I thought I had to give it a go even though there was no displayed menu. I was not disappointed! Try it! OK, it's not the cheapest but a food and... More 

Thank Txarli_SE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Had dinner here with husband and friends at the weekend.It had been a few years since last there, next time we wont leave it so long. This place is great, it makes me long for Italy. It is just like a really well run family restaurant typical of what you find in Italy.Caudio is a great host and his wife... More 

Thank sunshine07irl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The staff and the food is 100% perfect they make you feel at home and can help you choose from the menu to eat or from the wine list which is very good a perfect place to eat and enjoy friends and family

Thank ConalMeenan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

What a absolutely delicious surprise! Great with a great wine list and the service was so personal. We never felt rushed. It was truly a wonderful delicious evening.

1 Thank Laura B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is just outside the walled City. Totally Italian. Food was awesome. I had the penne, m wife had the ravioli. Excellent. Ambiance was romantic with authentic Italian music. Good was superb. Claudio the owner was charming and his wife is the true gourmet chef. Do not miss this place if you love Italian food.

1 Thank Sheshe43

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45a Carlisle Road, Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7137 4817

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?