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Zest Restaurant

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Sandy Lane, Shedfield, Southampton, England
+44 1329 833455
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Bishop's Waltham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Overpriced and uncooked. When asked for a voucher to redeem meal they had run out...what does that say. They then offered an evening meal and sent voucher for a lunch. Hmmm!

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Thank MrsC47
London, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We have eaten here a few times and this wasn't as good as the other times. We couldn't fault the food, but the service and little things were lacking. I acknowledge that they were busy and told us that they had a large party arriving, but this isn't an excuse for bad service and most of it happened before the... More 

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Thank sa1gon
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We ate here after we went swimming in the gym were really hungry. The food is fantastic, I would especially recommend the pizzas. Service is good and it has a nice atmosphere

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Thank becmusic12
London, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I am pleased to say how much we enjoyed dining here, once again. I don't know why we tried to dine elsewhere, we have two more booking at this hotel and dining at Zest will be a must, on both visits. Why go elsewhere when I cannot fault the food or service here. I had a Smoked Salmon starter and... More 

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Thank sa1gon
London
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Some of the best food I've had in a hotel restaurant in a while. We've had breakfast lunch and dinner here over 2 days so sampled much of the menu. The food was really good. Some people have mentioned the restaurant is noisy. Unless you are accustomed to eating in a dark room with no windows I would describe the... More 

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Thank L0vingL0nd0n
Boynton Beach, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Waited ten minutes at the bar for drinks despite 5 staff members chatting nearby and consciously ignoring us and after the waitress serving our food had also ignored us for over half an hour meaning we had to leave the table to get fresh drinks in the first place. Danny and Lace very polite and apologetic for the inconvenience but... More 

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Thank Ruud J
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The Zest restaurant is relaxed and fairly informal sharing the same area as the Zest bar. The staff in here are courteous and polite and nothing is too much trouble. You can eat either in the restaurant section or in the bar area, I can recommend the sea bass which was a special and the Caesar Salad, but I honestly... More 

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Thank garp_kaz
Jersey, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Was initially disappointed to learn that my preferred restaurant was closed & I'd have to eat in Zest but by the end of the night I was more than happy to sign off on the very reasonable bill. The food was delicious, the room pleasant & the staff professional & friendly.

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Thank KitKatKim
Manchester
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139 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

staying over night means unless you drive out or get a taxi then you need to eat here in the hotel. Busy and noisy and average food but lovely staff

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Thank Jacobs08
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. Made to feel welcome. Felt the prices were a bit high. My colleague's loved the pizzas and burgers.

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Thank Marie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 16
Cuisine
British, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandy Lane, Shedfield, Southampton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton  >  Shedfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1329 833455
Description
Hotel is located within the Marriott Meon Valley Hotel
http://www.marriott.co.uk/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/sougs-meon-valley-a-marriott-hotel-and-country-club/

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