Orari di apertura
- Lunedì Chiuso
- Martedì 18:00 - 22:00
- Mercoledì 18:00 - 22:00
- Giovedì 18:00 - 22:00
- Venerdì 12:00 - 14:30, 17:30 - 22:00
- Sabato 12:00 - 14:30, 17:30 - 22:00
- Domenica 12:00 - 14:30
We went on Saturday night when the restaurant was full but still had excellent and efficient service. Danielle, one of the owners, has trained some new chefs and it was great to see that the high standard has been maintained. Being Italianophiles this is one of our favourite restaurants where the regional Sicilian food is of excellent quality just like you get in Sicily!
Beautiful food and friendly, helpful staff. One of our favourite places to eat, whether it's just a night out for the two of us, or dinner with friends. Barbaracca is always good!
As usual excellent place. Food really good quality and different and well priced. This has to be one of the best restaurants in Godalming. The staff were also great friendly and attentive. Even the owner had time to talk and socialise. Great place which we will keep coming to.
Our first dinner at Barbaracca and it was lovely. Lots of gluten free options, good wine list and lovely puddings, especially for the kids. The service was great too xx
We are not so keen on the newish menu offered by Barbaracca after its rebirth from the former La Luna. Part of the problem is the very Italian menu card - we should have asked for more info on what the items were, as we ordered a starter of what turned out to be a selection of tempura-coated things, with the emphasis on the batter. Much too fatty for a starter. My sea bass was utterly delicious, I have to say and the pear sorbet as heavenly as ever. My companion's salmon salad was very ordinary, however, just salad and salmon, not what you expect for a bill of over £100 for three. Sorry to have to say this, as the staff are as efficient and charming as ever and the attempt to offer real Sicilian food praiseworthy, but it didn't quite work this time for us.
From the warm welcome as we arrived the whole evening was wonderful.We had a gorgeous meal in a lovely family friendly atmosphere. Great service with Daniele making all his customers feel special as he went around the restaurant chatting to them all. He especially made the children enjoy their meals. We will definitely be returning to enjoy another tasty meal. Well done all at Barbaracca you have got it just right.
We've tried to eat at Barbaraca many times, and they've always been fully booked. Tonight we tried again on the off chance and we were lucky to get a table at the time we requested. Wow!! What a gem of a place. The service was outstanding. The staff are super friendly to everyone and what was a really nice touch was they gave you a choice of several tables in different locations to pick from, so you can have the view or setting that you wish. The food was beyond amazing..it was delicious and cooked to perfection. Our daughter started to feel unwell and without hesitation they boxed up her food so we could take it home. The only issue we have is, when can we get another booking so we can eat more of this delicious food!
I still feel pangs about the switch of format from La Luna which was very special. This new Barbaracca style is very much in the modern mode but doesn't quite make it. The food is still good and the staff warm and friendly but the pricing seems uncomfortably trapped between the upmarket cost of La Luna and the midmarket pricing of the new and threatening arrival of Cote round the corner. A re-think is probably needed.
Another great meal in the friendly atmosphere at Barbaracca. We had the Seafood risotto, Lamb with peppers, and spaghetti bolognese sicillian style, all delicious. I thought I would not be able to manage a dessert but the Tiramasu was as light as anything and soon disappeared. Thank you Danielle and your staff.
The food was excellent and the service matched it. It was my wife's birthday and Barbaracca very much made the day for her. A very friendly restaurant with highly professional staff. A pleasure to eat there, and will go back.
Went for the special Sunday lunch menu; booked well in advance. Arrived to find that only the normal dinner menu was on offer because, to boot, the chef was on holiday. Asked about the catch of the day which was on the menu but was told that was not on offer. Expressed disappointment on both counts, noting that the website gave no indications of disruption and no one contacted us once we'd made our booking. Observed that it was not what I had planned for our wedding anniversary lunchtime celebration treat, away from the kids. Basic apology given by the waitress but no other gesture made (eg manager apologising; complementary coffee;...) Not sure who was cooking but they did a good job. Core Italian food with good ingredients and decent composition. Will go back at some point but will not rush as there are other places out there.
Very welcoming and friendly ambiance, staff were very helpful and attentive without being intrusive. Varied menu including vegetarian options, salads, pasta and other main dishes. Starters and main courses to share or individual portions and a good choice of dessert. Disappointed in the food but maybe our choice: starter of calamari was delicious but the sauce to accompany the tempura courgette and spinach & potato croquettes was a very watery, flavourless tomato sauce - all in need of more seasoning and depth of flavour. Perhaps some cheese in the croquettes? Main course salad was delicious but accompanied by very hard, ring-shaped, tasteless breadsticks. Sharing pasta with venison ragu was very boring and rather dry, mixed salad had seen better days. Choc ice-cream and pannacotta with fruit were all delicious. Mid-range prices for below average food, such a shame.
Normally I avoid Italian restaurants as the food can be pretty variable and often is below what you could have cooked at home. In case, I couldn't have been more wrong The octopus and potato salad was lovely with the octopus cooked perfectly. I asked for the rump steak to be rare and it came as promised. Overall, one of the nicest restaurant meals, I've had this year
Great food and great service. Can't wait to come back. I would definitely recommend this restaurant. We came earlier in the year and it was very busy so it took a bit longer than normal to get served. We didn't complain and didn't consider it excessive, but got an email later in the evening apologising and offering us a free bottle of wine, which we have just had.
Lovely warm welcome and we were seated quickly. The hot starters were fantastic. My main course was fantastic (Hake) and my wife's pasta was tasty but lacked much aubergine which when it is called an aubergine & tomato pasta was a shame. The decadent sundaes are great to share and are delicious. We had a nice bottle of wine and a couple of dessert drinks and the bill was around £75.00, not cheap but hardly extortionate for the quality of food.
Food was so delicious and amazing value for money, we went at lunch time. The atmosphere and decor attention to detail was quirky and amazing. Staff were friendly, accommodating and helpful. My friend had looked at the dinner menus on line and they were able to accommodate her request for it at lunchtime. Our friend is Scilian and she loved her food too. Definitely will go again.
The main part of the restaurant is very noisy - you end up hearing the mundane nonsense of those with time to watch the Jeremy Kyle show..it's more for the riotous... However, there is a quiet little room to the side and it is a sanctuary that allows the more peaceful clientele to really taste the delights of Sicily - my partner - Sicilian, was thrilled with the food, and once we had decamped to the quieter room I could begin to focus my senses on the taste and not the sound! Something for everyone and quite a favourite. :-)
Barbaracca never disappoints. The food is always excellent - interesting Sicilian menu, wonderful flavours, good quality ingredients, cooked to perfection, friendly staff who are attentive but not over-bearing as in some restaurants.
Fantastic pasta and calamari for lunch - Barbaracca is a great place to go to eat in Godalming. Highly recommended, good value, would definitely go again, perhaps for dinner next time.
Great Italian food with many sicilian dishes with both an informal and formal menu choice. Nice wine selection. Super, personal service. Relaxed buzzy atmosphere. 100% sure we will go again. For our main course we chose pink rump of South Down Lamb, rosemary jus, breaded peppers (room temperature), hand cut chips which was served exactly as described - perfectly cooked.