Situated in Northampton town centre, opposite the Ibis Hotel and a stone’s throw from Gold Street, is Marefair Roma; a charming, independently owned European and Italian restaurant. The recently opened restaurant has received much attention from the press as well as rave reviews from guests. Roberto, owner, manager and passionate restaurateur, offers a warm welcome and provides a slice of Italian hospitality that will relax and settle you for the duration of your stay.
Upon entering the restaurant it feels as if you have been transported to Italy in a matter of steps. With a decent capacity of 50 split over 2 floors, Marefair Roma is an intimate affair that is perfect for romantic evenings or group celebrations. Roberto is also happy to hire the whole restaurant privately for particularly large groups and special occasions as well as tailoring menus around your requirements. Their is also now a private dining room as they have had a refurbishment recently. The dining room itself is decorated in warm Mediterranean tones with red walls, warm wooden tables, a highly polished wooden floor and, to add a bit of drama, the ceiling is draped in crisp white linen, as if you were sat under a giant parasol.
Guests are encouraged to relax on the leather sofas with a glass of wine or cocktail and soak up the relaxed atmosphere before enjoying lunch or dinner in the main restaurant. The menu, as the name of the restaurant may suggest, features a whole host of classic, authentic and popular Italian dishes with a few European additions. For starters the Antipasto platter, with Salami Milano, Prosciutto Crudo, chorizo, mozzarella, olives, rocket salad, green pesto and ciabatta, comes highly recommended. To follow there is a huge selection of delicious mains including pizza and calzones, pasta and risotto dishes, salads and European dishes which include steaks and other meat dishes.
Marefair Roma in Northampton is a truly delightful Italian and European restaurant that will transport you to Rome for a couple of hours and is sure to add a slice of sunshine to any occasion thanks to the careful décor, delicious menu and welcoming staff.