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“Great food”
Review of Al Forno

Al Forno
Ranked #4 of 306 Restaurants in Middlesbrough
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$31
Cuisines: Italian, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Al Forno Italian Restaurant is a fantastic place to meet and eat. Choose from a range of superb, fresh Italian food, beautiful wine and excellent service. Pop in for a cappuccino or a glass of wine, tuck into a fresh summer salad, grab a sandwich or sit down to a hearty home cooked Italian dinner cooked by one of our award winning chefs. We're open from 10am-10pm Monday to Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10am-10:30pm and Sunday from 11am-8pm (last orders). As well as our a la carte menu, a happy hour menu is available so please take a look at our special offers. Our private dining area offers a great place to relax and unwind or as an alternative, informal setting for a business or lunch meeting. We have FREE wireless internet available throughout the restaurant and can also provide digital projection, DVD & TV facilities on request.
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

The food is great, the speed of service and portion size were great. The only downside was the disinterested waiter.

Visited July 2014
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Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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“Birthday meal”
Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

We booked in advance anticipating it being busy and it was a little bit. We arrived, table all ready, service spot on, food excellent!! Nothing was too much trouble. Boys had Thursday steak, two for 29.99 with bottle of wine, both more than happy. Girls had parmo, again more than impressed, I had chicken rosemarino , got to say, the best one ever!!

Can not wait for a return visit!!!!

Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Tracey F
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Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“Conference”
Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

We held our conference lunch at Al Fornos and have to say I cannot fault the staff. The service was excellent and the food was gorgeous. We had 200 people at the conference and the staff ensured that there was never a shortage of food and drinks and were very helpful. Would definitely recommend that if you have a business event then you use Al Fornos.

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Thank Tina E
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Fantastic Food, Service, Atmosphere, in fact FANTASTIC FRIDAY!”
Reviewed 2 July 2014

As a family with a teenager and younger daughter we all decided to eat at Al Fornos, Middlesborough last Friday (27th June).
It's a fair distance to travel from Harrogate but so, so worth it!!
This was our 2nd visit and we were not disappointed!
The food was outstanding yet again as was the service, the staff cannot do enough to help, they all go that extra mile to ensure you have an enjoyable evening, I cannot praise our waiter enough, we asked questions about the menu and it was great to hear that he knew that menu inside out and gave great recommendations. A fuss was made of our younger daughter and it made her evening so special, she has told all of her friends about Al Fornos, they will want to visit now, I'm sure!
The atmosphere was friendly, welcoming and we totally relaxed!
To top it all it is very reasonably priced and well worth travelling those extra miles.
Thank you all for a wonderful evening, we made the right choice and will come back soon!!

  • Visited June 2014
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stockton
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298 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
“italian delight”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Had lovely meal this evening had the two course special which is fantastic value
Staff very courteous. Sat outside as it was a lovely evening, nice atmosphere very busy
this the second time I have eaten here will definitely return.

  • Visited July 2014
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