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Pinocchios Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Pinocchio's is an traditional Italian restaurant and pizzeria in Norwich.Owned by brothers Gonario and Andrea, who have been the trade for over 20 years and are very passionate about the industry. Comfortable seating and immaculately laid tables, and stripped wooden floors give the room a rustic warmth. They serve a wide range of traditional Italian cuisine for every occasion, including stone-baked pizzas; authentic pastas; steaks on stone; classic meat and fish dishes; as well as tempting antipasti platters and entrees. As always, with an Italian meal, there is nothing finer (or more indulgent!) than finishing with a sumptuous dessert like Tiramisu or Zabaglione, or even a rich glass of dessert
US$11 - US$39
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Have booked a table for the Friday evening and even thought we have been seated straight away we still had to wait 20-30 mins to someone from staff to at least offer a drinks menu. Food wasn't amazing but the portions were big. Lovely and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Ugnexx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Early evening diners so we didn't book. The restaurant was already busy and we we seated at the back with other tables for 2. Speedy polite service for drinks and our main order taken by the manager I think. Seafood risotto was full of mussels,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mocas50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Astonishing traditional italian restaurant, service, foods, meals welcoming amazing worth and deserve to visited who will be in Norwich

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Departure485659
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service friendly with a true Italian dialect. Full menu with possibly too much choice. Food was the best Italian I have tasted this side of the EU!! Great flavours and cooking from the mushroom starter to the Penne main. The mix of herbs incredible...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank s7mps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from having a wonderful meal. Easily booked online. Wide selection of tasty Italian food. Great service and so polite. Would highly recommend and will definitely be returning. Thank you.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 585SteveC585
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Lovely evening, lovely authentic food and great service! Our Waiter was very accommodating and amusing. I have now also been introduced to Frangelico hazelnut liqueur, delicious! Will return.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kirsty L
Reviewed 19 January 2019

nice atmosphere and lighting, very authentic, food made and brought to the table quickly and promptly, whilst maintaining a high level of standard in their dishes. Very good restaurant, very friendly staff

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lambo18
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere but the food was very medium. I had a gnocchi which was a bit disappointing as it was all sauce. Won't be rushing back.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank joerC1829ZO
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

You can tell they use frozen chicken and beef the pasta had no taste would never go back again. Not worth the money at all wouldn’t eat there if it was for freeMore

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank taninas2015
pellegrino01, Manager at Pinocchios Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Hi tannina2015 thanks to take time to reviewed us,as we didn't have any negative feed back from customers in the restaurant your review was unexpected, we can assure you all our meets are fresh and locally sourced. As we didn't get any detail in your...More

Reviewed 8 December 2018

Last minute booking that was accommodated with no fuss. Excellent service. Food was good and house white was very acceptable. Would recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
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