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Al Forno (Middlesbrough)

2 Southfield Road, Middlesbrough TS1 3BZ, England
+44 1642 242191
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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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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11 - 20 of 831 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited during a recent short break in Middlesbrough. Had the happy hour offer, very good value for money (although it is more expensive for chicken dishes), of a starter and main course. All food was well presented, hot and extremely tasty. Staff friendly. Would definitely...More

Thank Clare S
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno (Middlesbrough), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Clare, We're so pleased to hear you chose to dine with us during your short break in Middlesbrough. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed our Happy Hour menu, we hope to see you return again in the future to sample more of our...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the food but the dessert was a tiny tiny portion, see the attached photo. I ordered a chocolate brownie, so if you are thinking of a nice slice of brownie this is the wrong place. Worst thing was the manager saying you will...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

First visit to Middlesbrough, chose Al Forno for tea as my parents had been before and enjoyed it. On this visit I would say that every member of the group enjoyed their meals and we all agreed that the staff were very pleasant. If being...More

1  Thank itsamanhattanday
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno (Middlesbrough), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We cook all our dishes from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. We're glad you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you return again in the future to sample more of our...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

We visited as a couple late on a Friday night and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. Although the restaurant has been there many years now this was our first visit, on the recommendation of our grand daughter! We did not pre book as when we went...More

1  Thank Jollyroger560
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno (Middlesbrough), responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Hello, We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your first ever meal with us! We hope that you will return in the future to sample more of our delicious menu. Many Thanks, Front Office Manager

Reviewed 21 September 2017

Really impressed with Al Forno's , had been recommended to me by a number of people so was planning a visit We prebooked ( sat night ) and was greeted with a polite welcome and seated quickly . Drinks were quick despite being busy ,...More

2  Thank parmoes
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno (Middlesbrough), responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're so pleased to hear that you finally ventured to Al Fornos and thoroughly enjoyed it! We hope to see you return again in the future. Many Thanks, Front Office Manager

Reviewed 15 September 2017

Every time we visit Al Forno we are more than happy with our experience. Quality food cooked to a good standard with friendly helpfull staff. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere

3  Thank S293UNalanh
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno (Middlesbrough), responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Hello, We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal at Al Forno. We hope to see you return in the future to sample more of our delicious menu. Many Thanks, Front Office Manager

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Came here during a weekday lunch time, hadn't booked a table but staff were very obliging and sat us down quickly. Was surprisingly busy for a Tuesday afternoon and had a lovely atmosphere. Our order was taken very swiftly by a gentleman (looked like he...More

1  Thank LucySigsworth
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno (Middlesbrough), responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Hi Lucy, We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Al Forno. We hope to see you return again in the future to sample more of our delicious menu. Many Thanks, Front Office Manager

Reviewed 6 September 2017

One of favourite places to eat. All meals are delious and presented. The atmosphere is just great. The staff are polite and pleasing.More

2  Thank kazbo62
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno (Middlesbrough), responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're so pleased to hear that Al Forno is one of your favourite places to eat. We hope to see you return again very soon to sample more of our delicious menu. Many...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Antipasti came to the table without Balsamic and Olive Oil as this was stated on the menu. However the Sea Bass was very good and the Chicken was also very tasty. For an Italian restaurant the wine list was poor as only 2 choices of...More

2  Thank JazzBoro
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno (Middlesbrough), responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hello, We're sorry to hear that your antipasti dish was served without Balsamic and Olive Oil, we hope that this was rectified for you during your visit? We are always looking to expand our food and drinks menu and will take your comments into consideration....More

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We go quite a lot as a family/extended family and as a couple and have not had a bad meal yet. Service is good with plenty of choice and very reasonable. Would highly recommend.... don't think it would ever disappoint

1  Thank DarlingtonWatsons
AlFornoRestaurant1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno (Middlesbrough), responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hello, We're so pleased to hear that you are regulars to Al Forno and you have never been left disappointed! We hope to see you and your family return in the future to sample more of our delicious menu. Many Thanks, Front Office Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$32
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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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