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“excellent food, excellent wine, excellent service!!!”
Review of Taormina

Taormina
Ranked #8 of 271 Restaurants in Crawley
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 27 - US$ 33
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: We are a new independent restaurant, owned by three friends who want to bring you a truly special culinary experience, almost making you believe that you could be sitting in Taormina, Sicily and not in Crawley. Our menus are traditional Sicilian fare, which include a wide selection of fish dishes, thus moving away from the trendy chain restaurants we will introduce you to a friendly new restaurant experience where it's all about our customers being content. Of course there are some traditional Italian dishes that should never be replaced and we will always try to accommodate our customer's desires where possible. We look forward to introducing you to Taormina Restaurant's stylish and relaxed ambience very soon. Arrivederci
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Thu 21 Sep 2017, 1900, x2, table in window (No 10)

excellent food, excellent wine, excellent service!!!

OUR first visit here... nice to find a non-chain Italian, as the other chain ones in Crawley are so DULL...

Antipasti - "Pizzetta aglio e formaggio" - yummy!!!

starters - "Carpaccio di salmone" and "Timballo di parmigiana" - FAB!!!

Great mains - we both had the mixed se grill - swordfish, sea bass, giant prawns - FAB!!!

Desserts - "Cannolo Siciliano" and "Tiramisu" - FAB!!!

Wine - a bottle of ZONIN Montepulciano d'Abruzzo - full-bodied red, fruity - VERY nice!

All in all, a right gem of a place, so we'll be back!!!

SO much better than wasting time on a pretend-Italian chain!!!

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Working in Crawley for a week and decided to have Italian.
My favourite Italian dish is Spaghetti Puttanesca which isn't very common in commercial chains.
My work colleague suggested I visit the Taormina, a family run restaurant which don't mind making a dish that doesn't appear on their menu.
The chef was happy to make me a Spaghetti Puttanesca which I thoroughly enjoyed.
Lovely restaurant, pleasant staff, great food, well worth a visit

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Five of us for Monday night dinner and had a lovely evening.
The quality of food was outstanding and the service and value for money was very good.

Thank Gary H
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great time here for my mums birthday.
Food was amazing
Staff were so friendly and entertaining
Would highly recommend and definitely go back again

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

The food is very good, have been several times and will return.
The portions are nothing to be complained about. The service at times slow, but nothing to complain about.

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