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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews brunch carbonara fresh pasta focaccia bocconcini arancino salad italian chain italian food mix match italian family recommend this restaurant nice atmosphere quick lunch lovely meal great coffee friendly service
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing! Came on a v quiet Wednesday night (came before at Christmas and enjoyed myself) and staff were so attentive, food was yummy! Cannot fault this place.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank shannonvee97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As per the title, a lovely bowl of pasta. I had a King Prawn Arrabiata Tagliatelle and my Husband had Tagliatelle with Meatballs. I like the fact that you can pick your pasta, topping and sauce. Staff were fab with our excitable toddler. Will come...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kirsty L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really delicious meal here on New Years Eve There was plenty of choice for veggies ( like us!) and the food was cooked to order . No Italian chain this had a feel of real Italy There was a buzzy atmosphere and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MaryW498
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner love this restaurant, we have been back many times and plan to go back again. The pasta is made fresh and tastes delicious - simply cannot fault the food. I usually go for the arrabiatta with fresh spaghetti and mozzarella balls...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank caitlinbtw
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

What can I say, homemade fresh pasta, wonderful rich sauce and topped with your choice of meat or veg! Everyone was very happy with their meal,decisions were made to order egg tagletelle all round, I had arrabiata with meatballs cooked to perfection with perfect spicing,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kathywalsh84
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Real food at honest prices. I had big English breakfast, real bacon thick cut, sausages from a butcher not a factory, delicious, I'll be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Graham T
Reviewed 17 November 2018

This place does pasta. Awesome pasta! Staff were polite and service was very quick. My meal was super delicious and I would come back again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We were desperate to watch the final of Bake Off and staying in St Giles House ...... having just got in from a day out we did not know where to go. However, we found this restaurant literally a few strides away. Excellent staff greeting...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GJT
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Al Dente is another superb example of Norwich's growing independent foodie scene, that offers the perfect antidote to the lacklustre chain restaurants that have spread across much of the UK's high streets. It has a very central and convenient location, absolutely delicious freshly made pasta...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank SimonTurkas
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous full bodied sauce covering beautiful homemade ravioli stuffed with a very tasty aubergine filling on a nest of tender slices of grilled aubergine. What a delight! My friend ordered the Lasagne Verdi from the specials board, and was thrilled about the presentation and taste...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kathywalsh84
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