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Reviewed 3 September 2022 via mobile

Second visit to this fantastic restaurant and it didn’t disappoint! Airy and aromatic with good service and large variety of food and drink. Noisy at times due to wooden floors( and a very large noisy table) but everything else great ! Will definitely return !

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 26 August 2022 via mobile

Just returned from a meal with a friend. She had the steak Diane and I had pasta. Both generous portions and tasty. Nice pinot grigio too. Not cheap..£9 for a large glass of wine and nearly £14 for a plate of pasta.....do we blame the...Russians? Who knows. Anyway a nice treat with good service.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 7 July 2022 via mobile

Have dined here for many years and always been satisfied with the prices and quality and quantity of food until now. My Fegatini starter was about half the amount from maybe a couple of months ago. The main course again was a smaller portion. The...chocolate fudge cake portion was approx. a barely half inch thick slice which had been microwaved too long. A complaint was met with barely an apology. I know times are difficult and prices have to increase but to reduce the portion sizes at the same time is uncalled for. As a result I won't be returning soon. Don't take your customers for granted or like me you might not see them again for a while or possibly never.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 11 June 2022

Visited Pinocchios for the first time in some 20 years. Turned up very early and was warmly welcomed. Very impressed with the staff and my meal. Chose an expensive wine which was properly decanted. Had a very enjoyable evening and would strongly recommend a visit...if you are in the areaMore

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 5 June 2022 via mobile

Brilliant food, service and atmosphere. Table for 2, Sat 04/06. Reasonable priced and everything we ate was delicious.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 19 April 2022 via mobile

Couldn’t fault the food at all. They was the best wings I’ve ever had, bursting with flavour and just a delight to eat. The staff were extremely helpful and welcoming upon arrival and always made sure you was happy throughout your time dining with them....Relatively expensive but worth every single penny. It’s our go to favourite restaurant. Overall 10/10More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 13 April 2022

Been before and the food was nice, and good range of vegetarian options. This time was a massive let down and only 2 vegetarian options beyond pizza - vegetarian lasagne and spinach & ricotta pasta. Options I was used to having to choose from in...restaurants in the 80s, not in 2022. Food came extremely quickly, was really bland and unevenly heated. Cheese on the pizza was congealed but base was burnt. I really don't appreciate being served pub chain level reheated food at freshly cooked restaurant prices. Will not be returning again.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 3 April 2022

We love coming to this restaurant. Consistently high quality of food and service. The staff are always welcoming. We have been coming here for many many years and cannot find fault with it.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 17 March 2022 via mobile

Warm welcome and friendly staff, who were attentive but not intrusive. Wide choice of dishes on the lunchtime menu and we enjoyed our pasta. Lovely crème brûlée and tiramisu for dessert then coffee. We didn’t feel hurried at all.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 21 February 2022

Came to celebrate a graduation but the drinks prices left a bad taste My daughter ordered two pink gins and lemonade through the meal --- I was astonished to be charged £28 - i could have bought two bottles of the stuff in my local...supermarket. Probably wont be returning unless we are doing dry January Even Pinocchio couldn't lie about this one -- be reasonable on your drinks pricing!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 20 February 2022 via mobile

Absolute garbage. I would avoid completely and save your money and get a pizza from Asda which would be a hundred times better. Starters of asparagus, antipasti were both watery and bland with fatty inedible balls of prosciutto. Tomato garlic bread came out with starters...despite asking for it to come with mains and was sent back. Carbonara main was burnt, cream had split into a greasy pool under the spaghetti, lasagne had one sheet of pasta and was mainly bland bechamel, cannelloni also bland and had what looked and tasted like corned beef stuffed inside. Tomato garlic bread reappeared and was stone cold as if left on the side in the kitchen. Apart from my son’s crab ravioli the three main dishes were sent back untouched and we chose three pizzas. When they arrived they looked like the toppings had been thrown on without any care, watery bland, colourless toppings and hard crust which was tough to cut through. Pizzas went back hardly touched. Very disappointing food and service, I have eaten here before and had been impressed previously however will not be returning and would say avoid.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 31 January 2022

Having been in the catering business for a number of years and my husband starting his career at the Midland hotel. I feel that our review will be honest and fair. The staff were very welcoming and attentive, the food was exceptional both in presentation...and flavour. Would we visit here again? Most definitely I have already booked for Mother’s Day and looking forward to our visit.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 26 January 2022 via mobile

Visited Christmas Eve for daughter’s birthday. As expected it was really busy but service was nevertheless speedy. Fantastic choice on menu. Generally we were all happy with the standard of food with exception of wife’s pizza. Unfortunately she didn’t say anything until we arrived home....We all had a great experience though and would be happy to returnMore

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 12 December 2021 via mobile

We have been here before this time it was less busy. I wouldn’t recommend coming here in peak time because of the wait. Food wise was good but couldn’t give it a 4 star because my son didn’t feel quite well after the meal but...didn’t want to put the full blame on here. Pricing wise was reasonable, staff was very friendly.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 19 October 2021 via mobile

Booked a table for our eldest daughter’s 18th birthday with family and friends, the staff were amazing, the food was top notch and the service was outstanding. The staff were also excellent with the cake we brought and all sang happy birthday too. It made...for an amazing atmosphere and a wonderful evening. We will definitely be back when we are back down in the North West.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Pinocchio's Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4