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“Wake up Management!”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Pizza Express

Pizza Express
Ranked #47 of 88 Restaurants in Wilmslow
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Wilmslow offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. Family-friendly Pizza Express gives kids the chance to design their own pizzas.
Cheshire
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Wake up Management!”
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Dined at the Wilmslow restaurant on the evening of 1st July, a belated 'Father's Day' treat from my daughter. Firstly, lets start with the positives about this place. Starter of bruschetta...nice,followed by a lovely thin crust pizza....end! Negatives... very poor service. My conclusion with the level of service is quite simply too few staff taking on far too much. Tables left far too long before removing 'mess' and preparing for new diners. Generally untidy throughout. Bottled peroni beer is extortionately overpriced (£7 for a 660ml bottle). Ordering food is a case of hand up for waiter's attention or one would sit for an age! Had to complain about a FILTHY dessert spoon, the young lady waiter's attitude was, let's say, in need of serious re-training in responding to a customer complaint. This was followed by yet a further problem, this time with the dirty teaspoon provided with the tea. Following this, given my back was facing the waitresses departure with the said dirty utensil, my daughter witnessed her FLING it angrily to one side on entering the kitchen area. To sum up...the buck stops with the MANAGEMENT, who are clearly resting on their laurels.

  • Visited July 2014
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English first
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good branch of the chain”
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Good service, the food you would expect from pizza express and good value with a voucher code- not worth it without. No complaints here. Clean and tidy. Well kept and always have good staff. Will continue with my monthly visits!!

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Anne8419
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Best version of the chain”
Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

I have 2 kids. Pizza express ticks my boxes. However I don't want to compromise too much & have a rubbish adult time. Scott the waiter here makes sure both adults and kids are well served. Can recommend for him alone. Over lots of vouchers and we always use our free time here

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Thank Scarlettwoman001
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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
“Never had a problem”
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Have been to this Pizza Express several times and never had any issues. The restaurant itself is light and spacious and they are always very accommodating of my young daughter.

I always find the waiters here friendly and polite, although service is usually on the slow side especially if the restaurant is busy and this was the case when we visited last Friday evening. But it's not a major issue for me.

I've had quite a few things from the menu and never had any complaints; the food is good and the portion sizes are still very decent.

Overall, it's a good restaurant and a good advert for the Pizza Express brand; I'm sure I'll be visiting again soon.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Astuteboy
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Stockport, United Kingdom
1 review
“Top marks”
Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

The meal we had was fantastic the staff were really friendly. Not to busy at the time we went in the toilets are well kept so it is a good place to eat.

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Thank Triphunch
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