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Il Vecchio

141 Manchester Street, Heywood, Rochdale OL10 1NL, England
44 1706 365561
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Ranked #7 of 25 restaurants in Heywood
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 6, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW via mobile

Booked a table last night for 8 PM by 9.40 still had not got our starters, waited at the bar for 20 mins when we got there before being spoken to for drinks or check reservation , once sat took about 30 mins to take the order then staff knew nothing about the menu when asked a question , bar... More

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Manchester
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW via mobile

Went there with my friends had a lovely meal, staff were really friendly and welcoming and great atmosphere. Would recommend the steak and prawns.

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Rochdale
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

I literally have nothing negative to say.I have eaten here 3 times and every time the food,the service and the atmosphere are phenomenal.I recommend the king prawns and scallops.Il Vecchio it looked like the perfect place for an evening.

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Radcliffe, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I`ve been to this restaurant on saturday night with some friends.. does not seem like an italian restaurant! We waited for a table more than they should,and then without words...UNQUALIFIED staff, a lot but useless.Nobody was able to explain us the types of wine!! As far as the food, i did not like it so much! Disappoiting pizza, chicken caciatore... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Italian never my favourite then I went here Mama Mia now I go every Friday.the service is spot on every time

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

First time we thought we had found a cracking Italian second time we tried it we now know for sure we have found the jewel in heywood a crown the staff are fantastic and the food is everything you hoped it would be and the home made tiramisu is the best I've ever had

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Bury, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

four of us returned to el vecchios to see how the new staff compared to the old staff. no contest. we will no longer be going back. seven o'clock booking turned out to receive poor service, no draft beer after being given flat pint of larger, we where shown to our table and left with for an age before someone... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

First visit after reading reviews and lived up to expectations. Great place great food and lovely staff, with we think, the best tomato garlic bread we have ever had. Will definitely be back!

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We have been going on a regular basis for the past 3 years and in all them 3 years we have never been disappointed. We have been tonight for a meal we was promptly shown to a table. Drinks ordered straight away and and food was ordered quickly. The calamari was as delicious, the chicken and mushroom pancake was mouthwatering... More

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Lancashire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The great reputation that Mario had built up over years has been trashed by the new owner in as many months. The new staff seem to be blessed with incompetence and disinterest in equal measure. Like bottle of wine has cork removed(at the bar ?)then waitress just plonks it on the table. It was decent wine at that! Then there... More

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