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The Fat Italian

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47 Derby Street | Ormskirk, Ormskirk L39 2BW, England
1695 572555
Today
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Just opened 18 November 2011. Tel no 01695 572555. no web site

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  • 115
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sunday meal

As usual brilliant food good atmosphere well priced me and my partners favourite place to go for food.I drive a taxi in ormskirk and only ever recommended this place to anyone I pick up

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
jamy101
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

As usual brilliant food good atmosphere well priced me and my partners favourite place to go for food.I drive a taxi in ormskirk and only ever recommended this place to anyone I pick up

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We eat here quite regularly, the staff are nice and friendly the food is always good, they always take time to explain the specials (which they have clearly tried, so the feedback is genuine). They have a beer which is a Michelin Starred, which I have never seen anywhere else and whilst expensive is a must try

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Merseyside
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Just got back from a delicious meal! We had a garlic bread with cheese to share between me, my partner and our 11 yr old lad. Partner had Blue Cheese & Ham Pasta, son had a chicken pizza. Both of which were on All Pizza n Pasta for £5.95. I opted for Crab & Crayfish pasta which was the only... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Good friends treated my wife and me to a birthday dinner at the Fat Italian. It was Tuesday night which I think is their Table d’Hote night. Meal value was extraordinary good. I can recommend the crab and crayfish tail linguine. With a kick of chilli, it was delicious. Service was brisk, too. The restaurant was packed and although our... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Went here son inlaws 21st food / staff where great could not ask for any think more the was one person called liam we all loved him he made are night

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We have been using this restaurant for many years. The staff are always friendly and we have never had a bad meal. We took our own cake and this time my wife got the complements on her baking. Our favourite restaurant in Lancashire.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I would recommend the Fat Italian in Ormskirk for anyone wanting a delicious meal in a friendly atmosphere. The staff are welcoming and the food excellent value for money especially on a Tuesday.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Although generally a good atmosphere, and very nice staff, this is not an authentic italian restaurant. On the one hand, it attempts to offer too much variation in its menu (a bit like an Indian take away offering pizza and stir fry...never a good idea if it is quality food you're after) hence the lack of authenticity...yet on the other... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Visited with friends a couple of weeks ago - food was lovely but the service was quite slow - it is quite a busy place as it is popular but only about 4 staff serving which meant waiting for a while for drinks and food orders to be placed. Will visit again and just hope for better service next time!

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Went for an impromptu dinner with the other half. Not in the town centre and has free parking, so driving there isn't as much of a pain as many places in Ormskirk, though the road does tend to be busy. For a relatively early dinner in the middle of the week it was busy, good vibes though it does feel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47 Derby Street | Ormskirk, Ormskirk L39 2BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Ormskirk
  • Phone Number: 1695 572555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Bistro

Description

Just opened 18 November 2011. Tel no 01695 572555. no web site
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?