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Ristorante Da Massimo

Lydfords Lane, Gillingham SP8 4NJ, England
+44 1747 823759
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (29 reviews)
“calamari” (7 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pub, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Value
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LOCATION
Lydfords Lane, Gillingham SP8 4NJ, England
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I first tried this Italian Restaurant some weeks ago and fell in Love with the food. On our first visit we started with the `Zucchini Fritas` being sliced courgettes fried in a delicate tempura batter - absolutely delicious with garlic butter dip...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank demodave1
Ctmzoe, Owner at Ristorante Da Massimo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. 😊

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Italian cuisine at its very best and friendly helpful staff in relaxed atmosphere. What more can you ask for.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ivan E
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Acceptable for a family meal. Good food and wine. Rather dated decor, but even so, a very busy restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Susie H
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

My daughter and son-in-law had a very cosy wedding ceremony in Dorchester and wanted an informal party in the evening for friends and family. The Massimo/Buffalo team provided us with just what we wanted. We had sole use of the restaurant area and the cabin...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JeanniePD
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We didn't eat there! We looked them up and saw they opened at 5.30. We arrived just after (it was a Thursday by the way) walking in to a bar, otherwise empty with two men at the bar and a bar attendant. Not a word...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank June H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

My daughter and I have dined in this restaurant twice in the last week and both times the meal exceeded our expectations. The menu offers much choice and is reasonably priced which also applies to the wine. My selection was lasagne and carbonara both of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank trollope2016
Ctmzoe, Owner at Ristorante Da Massimo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. We hope to see you again soon. 😊

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Tasty, great value and a pile of food to feed a hungry family (including 3 big eaters!!). Also, very friendly staff and the pub has an easy going atmosphere that is very welcoming.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank alexsQ4714KF
Ctmzoe, Owner at Ristorante Da Massimo, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review, I’m glad you enjoyed your meal with us. We hope to see you again soon. 😊

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Having just moved very nearby, we thought we would give it a try. There were five of us, including two children and every one of us just loved the food. The restaurant itself is not huge, but there is lots of outside space, where, on...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JeanniePD
Ctmzoe, Owner at Ristorante Da Massimo, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Hello there. Thank you so much for your kind review. I'm glad you enjoyed your meal with us and look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Cate 😊

Reviewed 12 July 2018

We spent a family evening here celebrating a 21st birthday! The staff were attentive but not overbearing. the food was just great and I can totally recommend the Mussels- Belisimo!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank sarah_jane_long
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Not sure I want to disclose this secret but this is the best Italian restaurant I have visited in over 35 years. The staff are attentive, and treat you as royalty and nothing is too much trouble. The food is so good you may be...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank AuricGoldfinger21
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June H
17 September 2018|
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Response from Ctmzoe | Property representative |
Hi there. Our opening times are as follows: Monday - Closed Tuesday to Saturday - 12-3pm and from 6.30pm Sunday - 12-3pm Booking is strongly recommended on 01747 823759. Hope this helps. Regards, Cate
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bernardvera
6 October 2017|
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Response from DavidW6905 | Reviewed this property |
you will have to check their website
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SamanthaR3003
27 March 2017|
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Response from KeithG33 | Property representative |
Yes. They are happy to have dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lydfords Lane, Gillingham SP8 4NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Gillingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1747 823759
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