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Gina Italian - CLOSED

1 Fore Street, Harlow CM17 0AA, England
+44 1279 427108
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible14%
4 Jun 2015
“LOVE IT!”
30 May 2015
“Family party”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
1 Fore Street, Harlow CM17 0AA, England
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 4 June 2015

such a lovely place, the couple that own and work there are very friendly and always around for a chat, the food is AMAZING! - i love the risotto balls to start! and the desert is brilliant. So lucky to have this nice and close...More

3  Thank Charlii T
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

A party of 13 of us visited the restaurant tonight.... Very unimpressed... Poor service with plates being literally thrown on the table....very heavy on price for average food...and to top it all after paying £13 for a salmon fillet they want to charge you £9...More

1  Thank jsmith4519
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Great food and service as always with Steve and Ann Marie, alas they are closing after nearly 35 years in charge. They will be greatly missed by all the regulars who have used them over the years.

3  Thank mcgullion
Reviewed 8 March 2015

The restaurant is an eclectic mix of styles. Gabled ceiling, with contemporary interior, and bits of Italian dotted about. It felt as though we were being hurried to finish and leave. Not offered a dessert menu, or even coffee. We'd eaten, paid, and we're outside...More

2  Thank Reynella
Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

We found the very cold dining area an immediate let down then seeing only two other tables with diners, we knew the atmosphere would be lacking. The food was average (and that is neither a compliment nor a complaint) The presentation was substandard and the...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 February 2015

I had dinner here with a group of friends in December and we really enjoyed our evening. The service was friendly, it has a nice bar area before the meal and being December the overall atmosphere was great with everyone enjoying their night. The food...More

1  Thank Richard_UK
Reviewed 31 January 2015

The atmosphere in the restraunt well there wasn't any. The service was very uneasy. The quality of food was shocking as well as the presentation was terrible. And to top it off I was still Hungary. For the amount of money I've spent for the...More

1  Thank Hhhamilton
Reviewed 19 December 2014

We had our company Christmas bash at Gina Italia tonight. This establishment deserves 6 stars! The food was SPECTACULAR and the customer service was EXEMPLARY!! We were made to feel so welcomed! The restrooms were CLEAN and LUXURIOUS (rare combination). A MASSIVE THANK YOU TO...More

1  Thank Donna E
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Not a great place to go due to the fact that they are stuck time. The lady owner who "greets" you is miserable and the fact you have to have a drink in the reception area is antiquated. Food is satisfactory but I wouldn't return.

Thank Morston1
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I was really looking forward to visiting this restaurant but sadly I was not very impressed, although the food was good it was not outstanding and was quite expensive. The staff all seemed to be hovering around one table at the time so you had...More

1  Thank Bill B
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 20 - USD 50
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Monday
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Fore Street, Harlow CM17 0AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 427108
Description
Bringing contemporary dining to a traditional building in historic Old Harlow, The Gables is a place to impress a new girlfriend, cheer up a friend or put you in the parental good books. Attractively appointed with dark beams arching over swagged windows and Victorian fireplaces the atmosphere is intimate and relaxed throughout the restaurant and the less formal bar. The menus, whether Sunday lunch or Table d���Hote, are of the umming and ahhing kind ��� packed with dishes it���s just impossible to choose between. Examples? Roast monkfish with red pepper sauce or spiced breast of duck with hoi sin... well, we certainly couldn���t pick.
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