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4 Holloway Street, Minehead TA24 5NP, England
+44 1643 706372
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (41 reviews)
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
“scallops” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
4 Holloway Street, Minehead TA24 5NP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very popular Restaraunt so I would advise booking to avoid disappointment. I have visited this Italian Restaraunt several times now and I can honestly say the food has been cooked to perfection each time. If you like Italian food then you will...More

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed this a lot. Having booked several weeks earlier it was good that on arrival they were expecting us and had also noted that I'm coeliac and so need to be gluten-free. The manager on duty was excellent as were the other waiting staff....More

Thank John J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best way to describe Fausto's is small, friendly and quite noisy. This in no way detracted from our dining experience. Staff were pleasant, quick and efficient. There were two celebration parties on other tables at the time of our visit which added to the...More

Thank redleader632
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Very friendly young female waitresses who know what they are doing, must have been well trained. Mixture of Italian and English food, a good variety. We had mussels and a seafood dish for starters, both good although the mussels may have been marginally overcooked. The...More

Thank Nigel2819
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

If you enjoy Italian food then avoid this so called “Italian” restaurant. The decor will not win any awards and the service was not very friendly or courteous. Unfortunately this establishment is the only “Italian” restaurant in Minehead, we ate here years ago when it...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018

The scallops starter was excellent and I can also recommend the pizza. The menu choice is huge and the restaurant is popular. Service was efficient and friendly, but not very Italian!

Thank Roganroy
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Been there twice so far but will return. Tried carbonara, seafood pasta, belly pork. In fact first time was a party of 20+. Coped really well with us all but we pre ordered so not too long to wait. Puddings fantastic as well.

Thank eelainewillson1952
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Whilst the food was reasonable the bar service was poor. Every item we ordered to drink was wrong. can't believe they read what the waitress wrote down. Given the lack of good dining options in Minehead this was probably the best food option.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The food is fantastic and very reasonably priced, the service is fantastic, and the atmosphere is faultless. There is no rush to finish you meal. It is very relaxed and has a "family feel" about it. We have been coming here for over 20 years...More

Thank hopkins92529
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Small bistro style restaurant with a comfortable and intimate atmosphere. The staff are both charming and attentive, without being “over the top” and fawning over you. If you have any special requests, the restaurant will endeavour to assist with your request,being honest with you if...More

Thank pmt17
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Logan G
9 September 2017|
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Response from 705Lorna | Reviewed this property |
Ditto what Heather O said, but the menu is probably on-line.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
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18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Holloway Street, Minehead TA24 5NP, England (Formerly Zest)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Minehead
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 706372
Restaurant taken over from Zest, with new management. Serving Italian and European Cusine, using local ingredients where possible. Now also serving fresh fish and seafood, and beautiful steaks from a local producer. Our specials board is updated frequently. We cater for small to medium size parties, and our restaurant is ideal for birthdays, anniversaries and other special ocassions. Our restaurant has recently been redecorated and offers a cosy feel, with friendly service and freshly prepared food.
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