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Valentina Fine Foods

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143 High Street, Sevenoaks TN13 1UX, England
+44 1732 469349
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08:30 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my husband for lunch, we were impressed by the friendliness of the staff and Marco's welcoming approach. The menu is not very big but everything we ate was freshly cooked and so tasty!!! After lunch we stopped in the shop and bought some lovely food to take home. Amazing!!!

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Thank 991Marina
James A, Guest Relations Manager at Valentina Fine Foods, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review, it's great to hear that Marco made you feel so welcome and that you enjoyed your meal - we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! More 

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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Girlfriend and I visited here Thursday night for a date night. Everything was lovely the Calamari starter, the bread and oil and also the mains... Until my girlfriend discovered by crunching down repeatedly on shell that had accidentally be left on a few prawns which spread hidden throughout the dish. The nasty surprise crunches every other mouthful ruined the... More 

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Thank Richard W
James A, Guest Relations Manager at Valentina Fine Foods, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback, I am sorry that your experience came to such an unpleasant end as I can imagine it somewhat marred the evening. I am even more apologetic that the response by our staff was less than adequate. If you wouldn't mind emailing online@valentinafinefoods.com with infomation regarding people you spoke with, and the approximate time... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came to dinner here on Saturday. Food was so delicious enjoyed every mouthful, really good cocktails loved that it was authentic Italian and all waiters spoke in Italian will deffentaly be back and recommending to friends and family 😄

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Thank Natalie W
James A, Guest Relations Manager at Valentina Fine Foods, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review, we are so glad you enjoyed your meal with us and we look forward to seeing you again in our restaurant or deli! More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Was recommended , staff not smiling changed menu no apologises horrible Experiance , would not recommend and the food is average at best

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Thank William P
James A, Guest Relations Manager at Valentina Fine Foods, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we are sorry that your experience with us was not enjoyable and we will use your feedback to work on improving our service. We hope we will see you soon at Valentina's where you experience will be more enjoyable. More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great evening celebrating a family birthday, the whole team looked after us extremely well. The food and atmosphere was brilliant and just what you expect in a family Italian! The best Italian in Sevenoaks by far.

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2 Thank SBrockington
James A, Guest Relations Manager at Valentina Fine Foods, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review and a belated happy birthday to your family member from everyone at Valentina. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back soon! More 

Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Food delicious, although usually quite salty. I ordered the Capella Romana - a baked tagliatelle dish with mini meatballs wrapped in speck and baked, and discovered that they now only put 3 mini meatballs in the dish. I passed this feedback to the manager, and they said that they have been told to do this by the owners!! and that... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The food was lovely, we each ordered something different and each enjoyed our meals! The service was very good. Well worth a visit

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1 Thank sjp195
Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We have shopped in Valentina's food store/delicatessen but this was our first visit to the adjoining restaurant. We were definitely not disappointed as it serves Italian food with a difference and sets itself apart from the so many Italian-based restaurants in Sevenoaks. It is a small restaurant, but this provides a much more intimate atmosphere for dining. The staff were... More 

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Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

A very nice restaurant, however, our telephone number has the same digits and we have many people transposing the numbers! We should be charging for taking their reservations !!!!!!

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2 Thank Oscar77777
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing place! The pizza's are the best that we've had outside of Italy itself & our toddler couldn't get the child's pasta down him quick enough! Staff were quick & friendly & couldn't have been better with our son. Can't wait to return!

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2 Thank tvsyd
ValentinaDeli, Manager at Valentina Fine Foods, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are so pleased that you loved our pizza and that your son enjoyed his pasta. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 31
Cuisine
Delicatessen, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 22:00
Thursday
08:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:30 - 22:30
Saturday
08:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 High Street, Sevenoaks TN13 1UX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sevenoaks District  >  Sevenoaks
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 469349
Description
Valentina���s Sevenoaks restaurant is the newest addition to this charming family of Italian deli restaurants. As well as a hugely well stocked delicatessen and a range of over 200 wines, the Sevenoaks branch also has a bustling 50 cover restaurant. The family run group has been satisfying southwest London locals from its Putney branch since 1991 and customers south of the M25 are already doling out rave reviews for the Sevenoaks branch. Enticing window displays, capable and friendly service as well as a classic Italian menu, reasonable prices and authentic Italian coffee all garner praise. Dishes like Capella Romana (tagliatelle with Nonna���s meatballs, wrapped in speck and oven baked, served with a bolognese sauce) utilise tried and tested family recipes and quality produce. Wherever possible, ingredients here change with the seasons, and egg pasta is made fresh on the premises daily. Slightly less Italian but no less beloved, breakfasts of scrambled eggs and smoked salmon are also very popular.

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