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Bill's Restaurant & Bar - Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire

Bill's Restaurant & Bar - Southampton

4.5
4.5
1274 Reviews
£25 and under
British

Bill’s Southampton restaurant is in a fantastic location and provides a welcome escape from shopping. Feeling both urban and cosy, it's the perfect place for great food all day and into the night.

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Booked 77 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    British, Breakfast, Comfort Food

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Wed 08:00–22:00 Thu–Sat 08:00–11:00 Sun 09:00–22:00

  • Phone number

    020 4517 8034

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

Experiences

  • Seasonal Set Menu

    £13.95 per person

    28 Mar - 30 Jun 2022
    Sometimes being spoilt for choice makes it hard to make a choice at all. For all you indecisive ones, our carefully selected seasonal set menu makes it easier. Our seasonal set menus change every month so head to our website to see this months curation. Just one big decision to make… two-courses or three? 2 courses for £13.95 3 courses for £16.95

Popular dishes

Menu

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What 1,274 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseEnergetic

Loved For

  • Hampshire

    Brunch

  • Hampshire

    British

  • Hampshire

    Most Booked

  • Southampton

    Best Overall

  • Southampton

    Best Food

  • Southampton

    Best Service

  • Southampton

    Best Ambience

  • Southampton

    Best Value

  • Southampton

    Fit for Foodies

  • Southampton

    Group Bookings

  • Southampton

    Lunch

  • Southampton

    Romance

  • Southampton

    Special Occasions

  • Southampton

    Vibrant Bar Scene

  • Southampton

    Most Booked

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The waitress looked after us so we’ll, the food came quickly and tasted fab

  2. JA

    JanetA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic food great waiter . Would definitely come again .

  3. GC

    GaryC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 April 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience4

    Waitress was very abrupt and didn’t point out that the service charge of 12.5% had already been added so paid before realising Some of food was also cold so would never have paid this amount if known in advance

  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 April 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4

    Amazing food Staff were really helpful and friendly Food service was slow though but they were busy and when we said we were going to the cinema to see a film so we ended up being pushed for time. They did chase our order up with the kitchen. Did think adding at 12 1/2 % service charge was a bit much. But it wasn’t obligatory and we just gave our own tip.

  5. SW

    SharliW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 April 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Great lunch with friends. Bills team very accommodating

  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Bath

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5

    Service was really good, although some servers seemed flustered and rushed but overall really really good. Food was lush as well and came out quite quickly.

  7. KS

    KarenS

    Hampshire

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 15 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Lovely as ever!

  8. MR

    MichaelR

    Hampshire

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 12 April 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    We always enjoy meeting family here the staff are very friendly and helpful which adds to the experience of a good time.

  9. NK

    NymK

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 April 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Had a lovely time, would probably expect an included side with some of the dishes and there wasn’t one. Otherwise fantastic

  10. m

    matt

    Hampshire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 April 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience4

    Shame they have a very limited menu on a Sunday, although the burgers were very good. They really need to bring back the Fish pie as it was their best meal by far

  11. MR

    MichaelR

    Hampshire

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 10 April 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Enjoyed the latest visit to Bill's the new addition to the menu of Bill's Brunch (all day breakfast) a welcome addition to the menu. Our server Jemima looked after us well which added to the experience. While the nice man that initially showed us to our table - waved a thank you and goodbye as our party was leaving, even though he was eating his own lunch. Nice friendly touch!

  12. M

    Matt

    Hampshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent food as always and polite staff. Definitely recommend.

  13. A

    Akai

    Hampshire

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience4

    The starters were delicious. I ordered lobster and seafood linguini. When the food arrived it smelled really fishy and the prawn was definitely off. My partner paid 16pounds for a very small half a chicken. They refunded my main but we still ended up paying 50 pounds. The manager apologised for my food but I didn't get the impression that they realised the seriousness of serving a customer gone off seafood. Never again

  14. TG

    TraceyG

    Hampshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Booked for lunch, nice atmosphere, always is, busy without being too loud. Excellent service, lovely food had the vegan dirty burger, prepare to get in a mess! But so tasty. And then the Bill's classic their mini doughnuts. Heaven!! Great service, very happy to recommend as Bill's have never let us down yet! Eaten there many many times and always fantastic.

  15. HW

    HayleyW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lovely food, all so fresh tasting, nice staff, didn't wait long for order.

  16. PW

    PeterW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent service and great food well worth visiting.

  17. T

    Twinkletoes

    Hampshire

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 8 April 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    We go to Bills every time we visit the cinema and we have always enjoyed the food and the service. The atmosphere is good and the staff always friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend.

  18. T

    Tiffany

    Hampshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This was my first time having a meal in Bill's. Overall was amazing and overtook my expectation. I was impressed by the interior design and cosy vibe when I first stepped into the restaurant. The waitress treated us so kindly and patiently guided us to our table without any procrastination. The portion size of Full English Breakfast was great and tasted wonderful, also the price was reasonable. I had a firmly memorable experience in the Bill's. Thanks for all your effort.

  19. MN

    MartinN

    Hampshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The service is excellent, with the right amount of attentiveness with out being intrusive. The food is amazing and we find it refreshing that each repeat visit is just as good as the last.

  20. S

    Susie

    Dorset

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 7 April 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Service was excellent, staff friendly. I would have liked some healthier options on the menu but what I had was lovely. Enjoyed it

  21. LB

    LindseyB

    Hampshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Bills at west quay has been a popular choice of ours. The reason for this is we have never failed to get a table, every one who works there are so friendly and with different sets of friends we visit with have all enjoyed the food.

  22. YS

    YvonneS

    Hampshire

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 5 April 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4

    We felt that the menu choice was poor, predominantly burgers which we ended up having , however we did not realise that we had to pay extra for cheese and bacon. My burger ended up costing over £16 which was not worth the money. I am also not able to eat chilli so I chose the sticky duck salad which turned out to be full of chilli. It did not state this on the menu anywhere. I had to change it for soup. We would not go there again.

  23. L

    Lizzy

    Hampshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 April 2022

    overall4food2service5ambience5

    Overall an enjoyable experience. Unfortunately I thought the food I chose lacked flavour and wasn't as good as previous meals that I've had. The staff and service was as amazing as always.

  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 April 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    Very friendly staff

  25. MT

    MikeT

    Hampshire

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 3 April 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Good range of standard, vegetarian and vegan breakfast options. Excellent service. Two breakfasts came too cold (avocado cooled the eggs) but immediately replaced so no issues there. Overall a very good experience and we'll be back - regularly

  26. m

    mrsrdiamond

    Hampshire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 April 2022

    overall3food2service1ambience3

    I don't usually give negative feedback.... but we've been to Bill's numerous times now and always had good service, but on this occasion, were extremely disappointed. We asked for some tomato sauce and some mayo with our meals. The waiter brought the tomato sauce in a tidy dish on a tray, then we waited 10 mins for the mayo, not sure why they couldn't have been brought together. During this time, the waiter knocked the tomato sauce onto the floor which preceded to splatter all over one of our parties jackets, and some of the sauce even hit a lady on the back of the head who sat quite a way from us. There didn't seem to be any urgency that there was sauce all over the jacket or even all over the floor right by where we sat. We questioned whether they were going to at least get the sauce off the jacket so it could be worn and also clean the floor.... After a while the waiter came back and said he had spoken to his manager and offered a free drink.... It will be quote some time before we go there again.

  27. LH

    LucyH

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 April 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience3

    Came here for a date yesterday, I was seated first as I was early, my date then arrived at 2:58, table was for 3. The waiter was nice and took our orders quickly but we didn’t actually eat until 4:03 so we waited an hour for our food! It was ridiculous. The waiter didn’t even come and apologise for the delay. We had a passing Waitress come and give us our sauce which made us think the food was coming which it then didn’t. Didn’t then want to stay longer for this so asked for the bill and left. Not impressed.

  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 April 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    We had a lovely late lunch, food service and ambiance great, my only concern was there was no soap in the toilet. However the waiter was excellent and said he would sort this straight away , I will be back as always ❤️

  29. EW

    EmmaW

    Dorset

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Love Bill's Southampton - great food and staff and the pancakes are amazing! Ask for extra maple syrup though.

  30. C

    Cherylf

    Hampshire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 April 2022

    overall3food1service4ambience4

    Service great, very happy to help but food and coffees cold and would not return

  31. JB

    JuliaB

    Hampshire

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 30 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Love Bill’s Restaurant. Consistently good food, atmosphere and service. The staff go out of their way to be helpful.

  32. SA

    SarahA

    Hampshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Really nice atmosphere in Bills, the staff are consistently friendly and the food is great. I would thoroughly recommend a visit

  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic place to eat, the set menu is great value for money with a good selection. The staff were brilliant and service was speedy. I fully recommend eating here.

  34. NH

    NicolaH

    Hampshire

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 29 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Really good food and excellent service. No complaints from me!

  35. EM

    EloiseM

    Hampshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food was very good, and everyone was very friendly

  36. LS

    LukeS

    Hampshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    What can I say except if you haven’t been yet, why the heck not! Cannot fault a single thing.

  37. HM

    HazelM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Really lovely place to eat. Fun decor that really makes it a special experience. enjoyed a lovely Mother’s Day brunch. The food was tasty and well presented with a good portion size. The staff were super attentive and seemed genuinely happy to be helping. Will definitely be back

  38. MC

    MichaelC

    Brighton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Really friendly staff, good food and good service.

  39. N

    Nin8

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent venue for a breakfast with family on a special occasion or just when popping in after doing a bit of shopping. You can choose from indoor and outdoor dining. The inside of the restaurant is decorated well and makes for great pics. Food was good, we all had full English breakfast. The streaky bacon could have been cooked a little more to make it crispy and the butter was hard but overall a really good experience. Mum enjoyed her Mother’s Day treat

  40. P

    Peppa

    Hampshire

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 26 March 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4

    Did not like the new menu, however everything else was very good , and overall Bills is stills a good place for a eating out experience.

FAQs

Bill's Restaurant & Bar - Southampton is rated 4.5 stars by 1274 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

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Booked 77 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Bill's Restaurant & Bar - Southampton

Westquay South Southampton, Hampshire SO15 1DE

Additional information

  • Area

    Southampton

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Wed 08:00–22:00 Thu–Sat 08:00–11:00 Sun 09:00–22:00

  • Cuisines

    British, Breakfast, Comfort Food

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    None

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wi-Fi available

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