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The Fountains Gisburn Road | Barrowford, Nelson BB9 8LQ, England
+44 1282 601999
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“ribs” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Fountains Gisburn Road | Barrowford, Nelson BB9 8LQ, England
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Visited Zio's on a Saturday night in a party of 8. The place is very lively, as are most Italian Restaurants, and can be quite noisy, not perhaps suitable if you want a quiet meal for two, but for a bigger gathering it is great....More

Thank JannyMay
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Monday to Thursday, any starter plus any pasta or pizza for £11.90. Excellent value, excellent food and the food we chose and saw on other tables were all large portions. We arrived about 7pm, which was peak time, but it had started thinning out by...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

The set price pizza/pasta menu Monday to Thursday is fabulous. So much choice. Large portions. Great value. Staff brilliant and so friendly. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Masonharry
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Lovely restaurant and food, can get quite busy so recommend booking at weekend. The food was brought in a timely many and the waiters would nice and tentative but not overly! The food is lovely and fresh will go back!

1  Thank KitCat89
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Booked for a Saturday night. When booking the staff on the phone were abrupt and rude. We contemplated not going as the phone service was so poor but decided to give it a go. On arrival it wasn't overly busy. Staff were stood around looking...More

3  Thank SFC86
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Having been to this restaurant a couple of times earlier this year I had no hesitation in suggesting it as a destination for a special meal with two girlfriends. I knew it gets busy so had booked a table a couple of weeks ago so...More

Thank paulineheald
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We have been here a couple of times and have always found the food ok. I do, however, thing the dinning room is a bit cramped and I find that the tables are too close together and its always too hot. The staff on the...More

1  Thank Mr_MrsBeckett
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We have eaten here a couple of times. We find the food to be ok, not poor but nothing special. On each occasion I have found the place far too hot and the tables a bit too close together. I think if they were to...More

Thank Mr_MrsBeckett
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Zio's is light and airy and not so big that you felt lost if there are only a couple of diners in. The food is great,as is the service, it's the type of place you would go for an early tea mid week. Weekends are...More

Thank Gary1395
Reviewed 24 April 2016

One of our favourite Italian 's to visit & last night was no disappointment. Service fab, food great, atmosphere lovely. It was busy, but we were still looked after as though we were the only people in the building!! Can't wait to go again.

Thank ClaireG29385
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:30
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18:00 - 23:30
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18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Fountains Gisburn Road | Barrowford, Nelson BB9 8LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +44 1282 601999
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