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£6 - £30
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 30 December 2023

We weren’t meant to be in Bristol at all but unfortunately ended up at the emergency dentist with our 10yo son and had our other three young children waiting I n the car whilst our eldest had his broken teeth fixed (a swimming pool fall...😞). We were fitted in for dinner late on a rainy Saturday just before New Year and were served some delicious pasta and pizza by the really friendly and smiley staff. The children loved their food and so did I. Thank you!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 6 December 2023

We absolutely love this place. They always manage to squeeze us in even if they are busy, the staff really are helpful, friendly and professional. Beautiful decor and friendly staff. The bolognaise is delicious and my partner loves their pizza. We are both addicted to...their mozzarella garlic bread. true,authentic Italian food. Can’t recommend enough.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 5 November 2023 via mobile

Very nice food and huge portions. Pleasant decor and good service. 4 of us visited on a Tuesday evening not expecting it to be busy but found it almost full so we were glad we had made a reservation. Enjoyed an excellent Trebbiano with our...meals. Only had room for starter and main course as the portion sizes are very big so be aware. Only negative was parking as the car park seems rather small for the size of restaurant but arriving at 7:15 we were lucky enough to get the last space. Will definitely be back and an ideal spot for a special occasion meal or large groups as well as couples etcMore

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 31 October 2023 via mobile

Recommended Italian restaurant in Westbury, excellent menu choice, attentive pleasant waiters, superb evening enjoyed by all

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 31 August 2023

Can I just say what a wonderful experience I had today, came here for a birthday lunch with my friend and we had Ovi look after us, ( I’m so sorry I don’t know how to spell your name properly 🙈 ) not realising they...close at 3pm and we were still there at 3.15, he was so kind and said he would stay until 3.45 so we can finish our lunch and drinks without rushing us, we were made to feel so special and the food and drinks were amazing! He even got me fresh mint from the little herb garden for my mojito outside, finished off with complimentary shots, Thank you so much we had the best time thanks to you and loved the whole atmosphere, we will be back! P Grazie xxMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 31 August 2023

Another great meal at Al Fresco. Spur of the moment decision and well worth it. Really good service from the wait staff, we all loved the food, and to be frank, went to San Carlos a few weeks ago, the meal there was nowhere near...as good as this, and this was half the price. looking forward to coming back again.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 15 August 2023 via mobile

Terrible lunch experience. I ordered foccacia and was presented with a pizza base toasted, with chopped tomatoes and grated Mozerella on top. The lippy waiter robbed me off in a brusque manner telling me that it was their bruchetta style of Foccacia .. absolute nonsense!...My friend ordered calamaro which was the worst calamari ever I fact I could have used it to tie my hair back it was so rubbery. Waiter was rude to us saying that we had eaten half of it so why were we complaining. We left and he was still being confrontational as my friend paid for our drinks.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 8 June 2023 via mobile

One again a lovely evening at Al Fresco. This place delivers every time, with simple authentic Italian cuisine always cooked immaculately. Staff are always attentive and so friendly. We’re really lucky to have this little piece of Italy in our corner of Westbury on Trym.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 26 April 2023

We visited on a quiet Monday night at the end of April, to celebrate a friend's birthday. The menu is extensive, and the food was excellent. The waiting staff were friendly, helpful and attentive. We requested suggestions for both food and drinks, and they were...pleased to assist us. We will definitely visit this restaurant again.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 21 April 2023

Staff were good humoured and entertaining - much appreciated by my elderly mother who they took care to seat away from doors, drafts and busier tables. Food was superb and piping hot. The place just had a great atmosphere and we will definitely visit again.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 25 March 2023

We have been here a few times and it has always been great. This time was also good. The service was very good and they are very attentive. Food is also good but previously was better. I can only think it is the recent increase...in costs, the size of the steak has gone down ( still very tasty ) but cost has gone up. generally the portions have gone down. Not a criticism as everything has gone up everywhere. The squid was the only one which just didnt have any flavor. But all the rest of the food was very good.overall a very good evening. And we will still continue to go back.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 7 February 2023

.. We had an excellent lunch here - our first visit under the Al Fresco banner. The staff and ambiance were excellent and the front extension a fabulous idea that should allow many more patrons to dine. A couple of niggles… Ignore the website that...quotes special prices for a lunchtime menu - there isn’t one, nor has there been one for quite some time. There is just the one menu that is quite extensive with reasonably priced (middle £ range) dishes. Chef - please no need for salt in Pate - Lambs Liver/Butter/Fresh Pepper/Marsala is all that’s needed. Absolutely no need whatsoever for salt. (I love salt by the way - my Father was a sailor!! But too much here). However, salt apart, it’s a lovely pate that could sell itself as a Parfait and sound posher!! Also try and not to over cook the breads and calzone - you can’t turn your back on them ! Drinks were lovely and as already said the staff and ambiance were delightful. We’ll be returning again soon. ..More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 15 January 2023

Visited here for the second time and was very good. A nice selection on the Menu and the food was good quality. The venue was busy at 7 oclock on a Saturday night so would recommend booking in advance Main meals are around £20 each...and deserts around £6 each Good Value but drinks a bit priceyMore

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 29 December 2022 via mobile

Fabulous service with excellent food. Went on a cold, wet night but imagine the glazed area would be great in the summer.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 20 November 2022 via mobile

We enjoyed a warm welcome and an excellent Italian night out at Alfresco Cucina. The team were friendly, attentive and nothing was too much trouble. There was a great choice of dishes that we all enjoyed greatly in a pleasant restaurant. We will definitely be...back...More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Al fresco is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5