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“Nothing special”
Review of Il Palio 2 - CLOSED

Il Palio 2
Price range: US$4 - US$53
Cuisines: European, Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Friendly but slow service. Good authentic food in generous portions. Better than a chain Italian, but nothing special.

Thank Katharine_H675
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Reviewed 21 February 2012

We have not been to eat here for many years and to some degree I have been influenced by the negative reviews.
Our experience was superb. It's exactly as I remember it from my youth, full of character, really buzzing and a lovely traditional feel both from the food and Italian service.
It's so very different from the totally bland chains of restaurants that now dominate the high street and have killed off so many family concerns.
Perhaps they have their days when things don't go so well but that was not our experience in any way.
Truthfully I very much regret being influenced by the negative reviews and not have returned much sooner.

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Thank JLGNewForest
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Reviewed 17 February 2012

100% Italian atmosphere there. It is recommended to book as it is a well known place by the locals.

Thank Fred_UK_111
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Reviewed 13 February 2012

Fantastic food !!

The other half and i really fancied some italian food whilst on a trip to the new forest, and WOW the food was amazing !!

The garlic bread started is huge, it was the size of a usual pizza and tasted divine !

I had the pasta carbonara and my other half had the pizza, the portion sizes are very big neither of us finished out meal (i blame the awsome garlic bread and us being greedy) and both meals were fantastic, also the prices were very reasonable.

If you're staying near by i would say to defiantly give Il Palio a visit . . . Nom !!

Thank Michelle_maria
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Reviewed 4 February 2012

check out the fillet steak options and the homemade pizzas ! good value food in a nice warming envoirement would go back again.

Thank rod060
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