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Al Forno

2 Southfield Road, Middlesbrough TS1 3BZ, England
+44 1642 242191
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2 Southfield Road, Middlesbrough TS1 3BZ, England
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1 - 10 of 809 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here on Wednesday (9th). The food was very tasty and gluten free was served. The restaurant was busy with a good atmosphere. Staff were very obliging and pleasant. Will certainly recommend and visit again when in the area.More

1  Thank Kathleen B
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Kathleen, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our range of gluten free options. We pride ourselves on offering a diverse selection of dishes to suit all dietary requirements. Many Thanks, Front Office...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great night with delicious food and great staff. From the minute we arrived till the end of night when we left was fantastic. There were 11 of us and every single person enjoyed their food. The atmosphere is lovely so cosy and the staff are...More

2  Thank spoon_11
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, We're so pleased to hear you and your party of 11 enjoyed your meal. We pride ourselves on offering and relaxed and attentive service for large groups and we're glad you think so too! We hope to see you return again in the future....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for the first time with my wife,son and daughter in law. Service and staff very professional and attentive. Meal was very good and we'll presented.I visit the boro two to three times a year and I will certainly be visiting Al Forno again. Thanks.

1  Thank keith1942cook
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Keith, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal and that you plan to visit again! We look forward to seeing you return soon. Many Thanks, Front Office Manager

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy and bustling restaurant on a Wednesday teatime ..slim choice for vegetarians that was a little different ... Took four attempts to get a drink ...rather confusing that there wasn't any in stock albeit it was rather busy ... Ended up with a drink...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, We're sorry to hear that your recent visit to Al Forno did not reflect our excellent standards. We can confirm that this was a one off incident and in no way reflects our usual standard of service. We would love to see you return...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here last week. We were seated straight away as we had pre booked. We ordered drinks and the waiter was very friendly. We had to ask for menus as we were not given any. We all chose from the happy hour menu. The food...More

1  Thank Annietred
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal at Al Forno. However, we apologise that the service was a little slow at times. This in no way reflects our usual standards of service and we sincerely apologise for letting you down on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As a old age pensioner a suppose you could say were a bit fussy but here The food was top quality. Service excellent always there for you and went that extra mile . surroundings were lovely clean and tidy . Would certainly go again. Give...More

1  Thank chrisfisher222017
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for your kinds words. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal at Al Forno and we hope to see you return in the future. Many Thanks, Front Office Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friendly welcome and the atmosphere was " buzzing " . so many choices on the menu it took us ages to choose and we all really enjoyed what we ordered. We had such a great night we decided to go to the newly opened...More

1  Thank 405William123
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Reviews like this definitely make us smile! Thank you for visiting both our Middlesbrough and new branch in Ingleby Barwick. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your food and we hope to see you return again very soon. Many Thanks, Front Office Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went 2nd Aug 2017 its only been open 10 days and its a very busy place and very popular the food was excellent and staff are very hard working and polite we didnt have to wait long for food but if we did it would...More

2  Thank derekcarter17
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for leaving a review, the Ingleby Barwick branch will soon have its own Tripadvisor page. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to Al Forno and hope to see you return again in the future. Many Thanks, Front Office...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonable pasta carbonara, ok lasagne, poor puds (not homemade), friendly but not brilliant service. Nothing to complain about but nothing to praise either.More

Thank Laura B
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, We're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your recent visit to Al Forno. We pride ourselves on using only the freshest ingredients and we are sorry you felt you didn't experience this. We would love to have you return in the future to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here recently with friends as part of a larger party. I can only comment on my own experience but I think it was echoed amongst quite a few people present. I had the pate to start and expected (hoped) the presentation to be better...More

Thank Smoggylad123
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, We are sorry to hear that your recent visit to Al Forno did live up to our excellent standards. We're sorry you felt let down and can only give you our sincere apologies and hope you will return to Al Forno again in the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$31
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Southfield Road, Middlesbrough TS1 3BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Middlesbrough
  • Phone Number: +44 1642 242191
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Description
Al Forno Italian Restaurant is a fantastic place to meet and eat. Choose from a range of superb, fresh Italian food, beautiful wine and excellent service. Pop in for a cappuccino or a glass of wine, tuck into a fresh summer salad, grab a sandwich or sit down to a hearty home cooked Italian dinner cooked by one of our award winning chefs. We're open from 10am-10pm Monday to Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10am-10:30pm and Sunday from 11am-8pm (last orders). As well as our a la carte menu, a happy hour menu is available so please take a look at our special offers. Our private dining area offers a great place to relax and unwind or as an alternative, informal setting for a business or lunch meeting. We have FREE wireless internet available throughout the restaurant and can also provide digital projection, DVD & TV facilities on request.
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