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Pizza Express - Alton

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5 Market Square, Alton GU34 1HD, England
+44 1420 89839
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon 11:30 - 22:30
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The service by the waiting staff was very good Used a taste card to reduce bill by £18, the bill was a bit eye watering for 3 people and one child, only one glass of wine and coffee at end, soft drink x 1 for 2 people bill came to nearly £90 ! We had three courses but mostly lower... More 

Thank Martin R
Alton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I enjoyed the last visit with friends to this restaurant. Service and food were up to standard. Waitress was friendly. However the restaurant is still too noisy at busy times due to high ceiling,making conversation difficult.

Thank Louise R
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Food, staff and location as very good, ideal for a children's party, although the sound echos around the building and can get very noisy inside. Great for sitting outside when the weather permits.

Thank pktango
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The menu is unsurprising - it is a chain! Service is mixed, some decent staff some useless teenagers. Food is OK but very overpriced - unless you have a "30% off" coupon. Then it is just expensive. Pizzas can be soggy and other dishes are clearly microwaved - mediocre. The worst thing about it is the noise! The design of... More 

Thank Porkmann1933
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

It is a classic example of food that is non-authentic and plasticky. A small portion for adults which is overpriced and of little flavour. Fairly clean inside although the chefs looked like they'd been dragged through a hedge backwards. A lack of atmosphere and lots of very noisy children meant it was tricky to hear other people on our table!... More 

Thank sch16
Alton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We have recently visited this restaurant for a business lunch. The service and food was excellent and also allowed us to leave just after 1 hour without feeling rushed. the Alton premises have been recently been refurbished, but this has not sorted the echo inside which when there are a lot of noisy children it can be distracting.

Thank Diane W
Reading, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Visited with my dad on a Thursday evening without booking. Promptly seated without a problem and drinks order was taken. We both chose the new passion fruit lemonade which was very nice. I chose the calamari for starter (which I think was a new addition to the menu as I haven't had it there before) which was good although the... More 

Thank xxalex123xx506
Alton, United Kingdom
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423 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

So, you know what you're going to get at Pizza Express - I've not been to this place for years, as last time I came, the noise (reverberation) was horrific - and they've now had a complete refit which has made this much less like a canteen and much more cosy! Calamari was nice but the amount of lemon was... More 

Thank Roodeberglodge
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This was our first visit since the excellent refurb here (but more soft chairs please!). We have been here many times in the past and find it just the right sort of environment to take our two young grandchildren and our daughter in law. It was a lovely warm day and we found that the table we had booked was... More 

Thank SarnianTraveller
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Really really nice restaurant/staff and fantastic food. The chef really prides himself in a great delivery of food. We had a lovely night out. Greeted at the door and waited on from the minute we arrived to the minute we left. They treated my 7 year old wonderfully and she really enjoyed her meal. We go to this restaurant quite... More 

Thank Vicky P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$33
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Market Square, Alton GU34 1HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +44 1420 89839

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