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Pizza Express

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14-15 Winckley Street, Preston PR1 2AA, England
01772 201 580
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11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Bright and modern, Pizza Express offers an exciting reinvention of Italian...
Bright and modern, Pizza Express 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.
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Visitor rating
  • 46
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Consistent

I've read all the recent reviews and can understand some comments, however, when we come to Preston we usually come here because we like to have a light lunch. The aubergine and passata starter along with some cheesy dough balls to share are consistently good. Washed down with a glass of wine and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
StacksnTressels
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England
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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English first
England
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I've read all the recent reviews and can understand some comments, however, when we come to Preston we usually come here because we like to have a light lunch. The aubergine and passata starter along with some cheesy dough balls to share are consistently good. Washed down with a glass of wine and cider - all for around £25 -... More 

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lancashire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Pizza express very consistent. Vouchers are great and used a 40% off food offering. Usually go for a bruchetta each and the Mrs always has a lasagne. This visit I opted for the Romana base but just too thin and the topping sparse. Will stick to the classic base from now on. Friendly staff so a lovely place. Have avoided... More 

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Lancashire
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165 reviews 165 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The food is typical pizza express fayre, always good. I would like to comment on the friendliness of the staff. I come here once a month with work colleagues and we take over the upstairs area.the staff are marvellous, and really do there best to accommodate us. I find the staff nicer in this branch than other Pizza Expresses in... More 

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Preston, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Having been given a gift card for Christmas, my partner and I went for an evening meal here. My partner had Leggera Superfood Salad with chicken and I had the Pollo Ad Astra pizza. Ordering was prompt and drinks came straight away. Food seemed fresh and my partner very much enjoyed her salad. My pizza however was shockingly poor. It... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We've eaten here many times and considering it is so expensive you would expect great food unfortunately this is not so, especially today. It seems pizza express has gotten too big for its boots. I've noticed this more and more lately. My mother and I thought we'd give it another chance and visited today for lunch. I wish we hadn't.... More 

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Surrey, UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Brilliant staff, Chris in particular but food only so-so Prawn starter--4 awful prawns/ about a ton of old spinach and tomatoes/ sauce mediocre Main course Calzone---again so-so Pizza Express food in Caterham, Surrey is brilliant FOR THE SAME PRICE so how on earth they charge the same in Preston is beyond us---Not Impressed !

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Not impressed at all service was very slow even though there was hardly anyone in food was burnt and sisters pasta tasted like cheapo pasta sauce from adsa ordered a chocolate cheese cake it was more like chocolate mousse waitress looked like she didn't want to be there and the overall vibe made me want to kill my self with... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Went to this for a romantic NYE Meal. Was nice the service was great but something was a miss the food was okay and well done for a chain, but it felt empty. I would give it a better review, but it was functional and perfunctory rather than outstanding

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We visited Pizza Express in Preston City centre two nights ago. We waited just inside the door to be seated. We were ignored for the first 5 minutes by all staff. We were then told to sit at the small bar where there were no bar staff to serve us, so we continued to stand and wait to be seated... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

My title says it all. In my opinion this place really depends upon your server. Unfortunately if you get a less attentive person, or even just a server with too many tables (not their fault maybe?) then your service suffers. They seem to have a system where another server doesn't step in but stick to their sections which doesn't always... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14-15 Winckley Street, Preston PR1 2AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: 01772 201 580

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 43

Description

Bright and modern, Pizza Express 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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?