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The hidden Barnsley restaurant so popular it is booked months in advance

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If you have ever been looking for somewhere to eat in Barnsley chances are you may have heard of this little hidden gem restaurant in the town.

The Secret Italian is a small and intimate restaurant serving up and authentic taste of Italy right in the centre of Barnsley.

But many people don’t even know it is there – and if you find it and want to book you may be waiting months before you can finally get your hands on a table.

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The restaurant only seats a small number of people and can often get booked up for months in advance.

And we can see why.

Those who have visited the famed restaurant are absolutely raving about it on TripAdvisor and say that it is the “best Italian restaurant” that they have ever visited.

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Customers love it so much they say it is like being in an Italian kitchen eating food like “mama makes”.

The Secret Italian has been awarded a five star on Tripadvisor and has almost 200 excellent reviews on the site with customers praising everything from the food, service and value for money.

The reviews have also helped it to win the accolade as one of the best places to eat in the town.

Tripadvisor user Susanlorraine who visited just a few days ago said: “The best Italian we have been to including the ones in Italy.

“Food out of this world cant praise enough. Service first class, friendly owner’s.”



The Secret Italian is an intimate restaurant in Barnsley
The Secret Italian is an intimate restaurant in Barnsley

EM who visited the restaurant from West Yorkshire three weeks ago also heaped on the praise for the restaurant.

They said: “This was my first visit and it wont be my last.

“This small hidden gem of a restaurant serves authentic Italian food, cooked to perfection and with love.

“A daily 5 course menu using the freshest ingredients, pasta and Olive Oil from Italy, Claudia is one of the best Italian chefs!

“The restaurant is small and intimate and feels like you are in an Italian kitchen eating food like “Mama makes”

“Too many highlights of the evening but the homemade Tiramisu- heavenly!

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“I shall certainly be back, Bellissimo.”

Another happy reviewer TraceyDevenney said: “We went for the first time tonight and could not believe how amazing and quirky it was!

“It seats 8 people in a small intimate atmosphere. Claudia was an absolute fantastic host and the food was excellent. The tiramisu is to die for.”

As The Secret Italian is a small and intimate restaurant it is always advised to ring and book before you head to the restaurant so that you are not disappointed.

To find out more or to book visit The Secret Italian Facebook page.

Written by: Rother Radio News


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