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“Really great addition to Lichfield.”
Review of Margheri

Ranked #11 of 163 Restaurants in Lichfield
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: The real, healthy and indipendent Neapolitan pizzeria and cuisine in the heart of Lichfield.
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Always optimistic when a new restaurant arrives in the neighbourhood we popped into Margheri for lunch this week to try it out.

The pizza was one notch away from excellent, it was very very good.

Without question we’ll be back to eat again and I suggest everyone go check it out.

It would be unfair if I didn’t give them an excellent rating on my first visit.

They’ve missed a few tricks to add massively to the dining experience though not to mention their bank balance.

The welcome was friendly enough although a tad lacking in experience. We were left a little too long before we were asked if we wanted to order a drink. It may have been because the menu was already on the table but had they brought the menu to us they could then have taken a drink order straight away. By the end of the meal they’d have served drinks to us twice instead of just the once.

Also go into any pizza chain, whether Pizza Express, Ask, Zizzi or Prezzo and one obvious thing they have over Margheri is a separate Kids menu, (they all know most kids love pizza) most of them even give crayons and paper to keep them occupied. The chains also offer kids a three course meal for around £6- £7. If the kids have fun they’ll want to keep coming back. Here they take a couple of pounds off each pizza. If you ask me that’s simply not good enough value to tempt me to bring the whole family.

I also feel they haven’t made the best use of space either, big long rustic wooden tables and chairs would be far better than the white “Ikea” ones.

This place should be alive and kicking.

I really hope this restaurant thrives, it’s a work in progress and it will be fun to see how this one grows. If they listen to the customers this will be a really successful place.

(I’d also change the indie music radio too but then I just may be turning into my father!)

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Thank Jacksson54
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saris81, Owner at Margheri, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2014

Dear Mr Jackson,
Thank you for reviewing Margherì.
We do listen to our costumers and do our best to please them... so we took a little time to consider your interesting suggestions and I hope that they can meet your expectations.
-2 weeks ago we started the "family days" offer on mondays, Tuesdays and thursdays, where parents can enjoy pizzas and their children get a free small margherita or marinara and paying just 50p for any extra topping.
-we supply crayons and paper to your children.
-the menus are given at the moment and the drink's orders are taken straightaway.
-the music has been changed, now is more "jazzy".

For tables and chairs, we can't do nothing at the moment, but we don't exclude changings in the next future.

We really hope You can appreciate our.

Looking forward to see you again,

Best Regards,

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Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

We visited Margheri last night, an authentic Italian pizzeria, hosted by a friendly couple. The whole experience was very relaxed and perfect for a Friday night meal out. The pizzas are incredible; thin based from a wood fired oven and the service is brilliant! We ordered dough balls to start, 2 pizzas and dough strips with Nutella for desert to share, with two glasses of wine and two bottles of beer. It totalled £40, perfectly reasonable for such a wonderful experience! We plan on visiting again and ordering takeaway pizza in the near future!

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Reviewed 10 July 2014

Forget Ask. This is the place to go for your pizza. Really tasty food with welcoming service. It's local and it's independent so we intend going back again and again.

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Reviewed 9 July 2014

We were looking for somewhere new to eat this evening in Lichfield and found Margheri on TripAdvisor.

Having read the recent reviews we decided it was worth a visit.

We were pleasantly surprised with delicious authetic pizzas that had been baked in a traditional wood-fired oven. They were 32cm in diameter and needless to say, we were very full after eating them!

After finishing our meal, we asked if we could have a look in the kitchen to see the wood-fired oven and the owner kindly obliged. Impressive!

We would certainly recommend Pizzeri Margheri, and I'm sure we will be eating here again, in the not too distant future.

Many thanks for a lovely meal.

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Thank Retired_MMXVI
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

A very welcoming, informal pizzeria run by a husband and wife team. Alessandro produces authentic Italian pizza in a wood-fired oven that is visible from the restaurant. Forget those doughy American things - these are tasty and light, just like you get in Italy. We also had starters of bruschetta with sweet fresh tomato on the top, and the best mozzarella and prosciutto dish we've ever had - Imported from Italy by the owners, apparently. We'll be back again when we are the area next; guaranteed.

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Thank Paul B
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