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6 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
+44 161 434 7524
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12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant provided first class food with attentive but not in your face service. Food was fresh and portions just right. Cost was £36 a head including wine but excluding tip. Happy to recommend and revisit

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Thank 5leggedspider
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here for a dinner with friends, nice place good staff and real Italian dishes. Tried some antipasti all very good especially the parma ham have to say that you can hardly fine so good even in Italy. Very good also calamari but portions a bit too small. I took ravioli al granchio nice dish. Only bad note the restaurant... More 

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Thank Gian M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got invited to one of my friends birthday parties here. It was all booked well in advance and on a Monday evening ( and quite in the restaurant) yet the service was poor and the food was dire . I have eaten here several times and never had a bad experience before. When I challenged the manager he just seemed... More 

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Thank Simon Y
Hartford, null, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

he recommended this place (aged 12) and we were met with a smile from the Waiter who let us sit and get settled before presenting the menus and explanation of what was available! we settled for the Specials menu and I must say it was great and was priced reasonably for Didsbury. the food was good and the portion sizes... More 

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Thank Alex P
Manchester
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had never been to Piccolino's before, and my partners parents were visiting so we decided to venture here, and we were not disappointed. The venue is well designed, modern, very clean and stylish. The service was fast and efficient with attentive and polite serving staff, and the food was very appetizing. We ordered a bread board to start and... More 

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Thank sweetnspice
Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Fantastic higher end Italian restaurant. Great food - either for a fussy mother-in-law! They went through a silly phase of making you wait at the bar, and did this to us a couple of times even when the restaurant was mostly empty; but we asked if we could just go to our table last time and they let us sit... More 

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Thank ge0rge9876
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

So after days of deciding where our next eat out should be we decided to try this place out as I heard some pleasant reviews about the food . Entered the restaurant and the decor was ok, the food on the other hand was awful . We could not believe how such a reputable place could serve out of the... More 

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Thank idrisakhtar
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

First course fish very fatty Duck very salty Chicken and gnocchi pretty good Wine initially not the one I ordered - when it arrived very nice

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Thank Jon S
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Had dinner there last night. Food was decent, but a little over priced for what you get - really nothing special, indeed the promptness of the starters leads me to suspect a microwave... The real down side though was the idiotic DJ, just to loud to have much of a conversation. Don't know which genius thought that was something that... More 

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21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I recently visited the Piccolinos on bramhall and wasn't impressed but a friend booked a birthday here so I had to go. The food portions are tiny and if I'm being honest the garlic bread was thin and too crispy and pretty much tasteless. The pasta portions are childlike my boyfriend was finished in a matter of minutes and was... More 

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Thank KIRSTY M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Lapwing Lane | West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2WS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 434 7524

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?