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36 Mayflower Street, Plymouth PL1 1QX, England
+44 1752 661290
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bruschetta” (35 reviews)
“pizza” (51 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
36 Mayflower Street, Plymouth PL1 1QX, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been a few times for big meals with the family, quite enjoyable atmosphere,busy as getting late in the evening. Decor could be renewed, I suppose, a bit out of date.In general the food was lovely, wine nice, authentic music, service good.

Thank 281yana
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I have visited this restaurant both in the evening and lunchtime. The food is amazing quality and there is such a variety of meals! We visited one evening with friends and then just had to come back one lunchtime (we rarely go...More

Thank Devonmaid62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is consistently good. Family run, been here for years, huge menu, exciting specials, freebie tasters, friendly, scrumptious Italian food and superb house wine; what's not to like? Reasonable prices, and by 7.00pm they are busy - even on a wet Tuesday night in...More

Thank fredandchristine
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to step back to a time when staff are genuinely friendly, give you just the right amount of attention and teach you a little bit of Italian then this is the place for you. The portions are generous, the choice is huge...More

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this Friday for a birthday meal after a long hiatus and we were immediately recognised by the staff - a sign that they really do care. Food was lovely as usual, atmosphere just as we remembered it and rightly still our favourite restaurant in...More

Thank Liam B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Positano is a family run restaurant resonating an incredibly friendly and welcoming vibe from the moment you walk through the door. The Italian food is authentic to the cuisine's origins, providing intense bursts of flavour that are simple, fresh and layered to satisfy your tastebuds....More

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the spaghetti bolognese which was a big portion but severely lacking in taste, the mango cheesecake was nice but the service was slow.

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled across this restaurant and what a find! Great food, friendly efficient service, fantastic atmosphere, everything you could want.

Thank EdithJ71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here frequently over the years both as a couple and also in a group. The food has been consistently good. The greeting is welcoming and the service is good although occasionally slow. The one minor area in need of improvement is the...More

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to celebrate my dads 50th birthday. The staff were so welcoming and friendly through out the evening, the food was delicious and the restaurant has a great atmosphere. I would definitely recommend positanos and am looking forward to our next visit

Thank Laura B
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Questions & Answers
Adam N
24 February 2017|
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Response from sga4359 | Reviewed this property |
no Halal meat
30 December 2016|
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Response from Benjamin B | Reviewed this property |
yes... they're limited to pasta options but there are gluten free choices. you'd be best off asking a waiter for a specific walk through on what is gluten free on the menu...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 52
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Mayflower Street, Plymouth PL1 1QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 661290
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