Di Maggios, City Centre – March 2008

Obvious chain decor and multi waiter service let this venue down

average middle of the road italian food, not real stuff mass produced

two courses for £10

Garlic Mushrooms
Whole Button Mushrooms Sautéed in Garlic Sauce – heinz tomato soup tasting sauce, boring.
Red Onion & Tomato Bruschetta – far too much topping and not enough flavour – overpowered by balsamic dressing.

Papperdelle Rustica 8.25
Large ribbon pasta in a tomato sauce with Italian sausage pieces, sweet peppers, red onions and a hint of chilli

Spaghetti Carbonara 7.95
Smoked bacon sauted in garlic butter with fresh cream


Where is it:-
Di Maggios
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