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Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi

Silk Road, Macclesfield SK10 1LH, England
+44 1625 613333
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (111 reviews)
“cake” (41 reviews)
“salmon salad” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Silk Road, Macclesfield SK10 1LH, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were given a gift certificate for lunch at the Cafe, and enjoyed our visit. The choice of food was good, the quantities more than sufficient, and the service was ok.

Thank 537Huff
Reviewed 3 days ago

Today at Cafe Bar Arighi (where the food is always lovely and the service always exemplary), I was lucky enough to sample two of the best cheesecakes I have ever tasted, created and served by the talented and charming James. Gorgeous! Thank you, what a...More

1  Thank BellaSnowgoose
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this review

Dear BellaSnowgoose Many thanks for your lovely review on tripadvisor. I am delighted you sampled James' cheesecakes. He is a valued member of our front of house team who is also a qualified patisserie chef, so works alongside our in-store bakery too! I will be...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have really liked this place for years but hadn't been for a while as I hadn't enjoyed last couple of visits. Thought I might return though as menus change regularly.. What a difference. Not for the better. Gone are the constant coffee top ups. Gone...More

3  Thank dollydelash
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this review

Dera Dollydelash Thank you for your review on tripadvisor. We strive always to provide a first class experience for our customers which is why I am disappointed to read your recent review. I have spoken to Diane, our Front of House Manager, who recalls seating...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super food, great service, really accommodating for our party - it was a little special occasion lunch with a few friends and they were more than happy for us to bring a couple of balloons and a bit of table confetti! Couldn't fault it to...More

Thank naomijane86
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this review

Dear naomijane86 it was really pleasing to read your review on tripadvisor and it was wonderful that you chose to come to our café bar for your party. As a Director and family member, it is always so heart warming to receive such positive feedback,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife has been here regularly and now I got an invite for once! I certainly want to return. the sea bream on a prawn and crab risotto was excellent. good size portions. no room for a pudding but next time... Attentive and friendly staff....More

Thank msykes
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this review

Dear msykes Many thanks for your review on tripadvisor. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your lunch in the café bar and will be returning to us in the near future. That is great to hear. Your custom is very much appreciated. Kind...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in on the off chance that we could get a table. The cafe was busy and the staff very helpful and friendly. We had the lamb and all the trimmings and fish and chips. Both were excellent. We were too full for dessert...More

1  Thank booty3
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this review

Dear booty3 Many thanks for your kind review on tripadvisor. I am delighted you enjoyed our Sunday lunch with us, which has been a real hit with our customers since Geof, our Head Chef, introduced it last year. It was also very pleasing to hear...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic staff, Fantastic Food and Fantastic Atmosphere. Breakfast is Beautiful Lunch is lavish Brunch is a mixture of the two. Go on whatever the occasion treat your loved ones to a treat. That will be talked about for years to come!! Xx 100/100More

1  Thank DawnLMacclesfield
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this review

Dear Dawn Many thanks for your lovely review on tripadvisor. We were all so happy to read your post and appreciate all your kind words. It makes all the hard work seem worthwhile when receiving such positive feedback. Thank you. I look forward to meeting...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always go here for breakfast, a good choice of dishes & all of them are top quality & taste amazing! Would definately recommend for breakfast/brunch and I'm sure they're main meals would be equally as good but we haven't had chance to experience them...More

Thank kerryjanee
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this review

Dear kerryjanee Many thanks for your kind review on tripadvisor. We are delighted you enjoy coming in for breakfast and brunch with us. It is proving to be very popular with customers and Geof, our Head Chef, has further increased the breakfast offering on our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten at Arighi Bianchi's from time to time for over thirty years (remember the days of the spiral staircase and creaky wicker chairs?). Yesterday Thursday April 27th 2017 was an extra special day that I do not expect to forget. The chicken dish...More

Thank Eastbourne494
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this review

Dear Eastbourne494 Many thanks for your kind review on tripadvisor. It is wonderful to hear that you have been a regular customer since we first opened the café bar 30 years ago and good that you remember the days of the spiral staircase too...Fantastic memories!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited as part of a local group. Lovely tea and scones (warm and just out of the oven) with jam and clotted cream. This was followed by an entertaining, informative and highly amusing talk by Nick Bianchi, one of the members of the family owning...More

Thank sjsharris
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this review

Dear sjsharris Many thanks for your kind review on tripadvisor. I am delighted you enjoyed our talk on the history of our company. We are very proud of our 163 year old history and heritage, and to combine this with our new afternoon tea that...More

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Vicki C
Hi is this somewhere that small children would be invited? Do you have high chairs etc. Thanks
12 May 2017|
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Vicki C
Hi is this somewhere that small children would be invited? Do you have high chairs etc. Thanks
12 May 2017|
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Response from Nick B | Property representative |
Hi there Vicki C, yes children are more than welcome to our cafe bar and store. We have lots of high chairs and a comprehensive children's menu. It would be a real pleasure to welcome you and your family here. Kind... More
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MorrisseyfanLancs
Is it possible to book a table in advance?
1 February 2017|
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Response from Nick B | Property representative |
Absolutely..kindly call 01625 613333 and we will be delighted to take a booking for you. Best Nick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 16:30
Monday
09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 17:00
Thursday
09:30 - 17:00
Friday
09:30 - 17:00
Saturday
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Silk Road, Macclesfield SK10 1LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Macclesfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1625 613333
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