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Al Forno

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1 Townsend Parade, Kingston upon Thames, England
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 18
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  • 13
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  • 21
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian classic

A great local trattoria with a friendly vibe. The menu is large and generous, representing the whole of Italy, including a great selection of home made pasta and pizzas. The desserts don't disappoint either, and the ridiculously good looking staff contribute to the feeling that you've stepped... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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254 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Just what you want from an Italian restaurant. Lots of starters to choose from and lovely pizza and pasta dishes. Staff are really welcoming and friendly. Food is very reasonably priced, won't break the bank at all. Definitely recommend.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

A great local trattoria with a friendly vibe. The menu is large and generous, representing the whole of Italy, including a great selection of home made pasta and pizzas. The desserts don't disappoint either, and the ridiculously good looking staff contribute to the feeling that you've stepped briefly off the streets of south London and into a Sicilian piazza.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Al Fornos is one of my favourite restaurants to come to with both my partner and my friends! The atmosphere is always great and the food is delicious!

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Alfornorestaurant, Manager at Al Forno, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

At Al Forno you'll find real Italian food (believe me, I'm Italian too!) and the best atmosphere . Fabio is really the greatest host, and the whole staff will make you feel at home and happy from the moment you walk though the door. The perfect place for your parties and romantic meals equally. I strongly recommend the Tagliolini al... More 

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Alfornorestaurant, Manager at Al Forno, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear that you love our tagliolini al cartoccio. Look forward to seeing you soon. Best wishes, Fabio. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Been to eat at Al Fornos many times and always enjoy the delicious food. We visited again Sunday the 12th of April and had the most miserable waiter with curly black hair. He came across as quite aggressive. He chucked the menus on the table, didn't greet us, was just generally really rude and grumpy. Apart from him the other... More 

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Alfornorestaurant, Manager at Al Forno, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your food. Sorry to hear that the waiter came across as grumpy. I can assure you that he has received your comments and this will help him to improve his service in the future. More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

A really pleasant place to eat. The food was to die for and the service was excellent. I will go again and I would highly recommend this place but you do need to book.

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Alfornorestaurant, Manager at Al Forno, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your Al Forno Kingston experience. I agree that it is always best to book on Friday and Saturday evenings to be sure of a table. Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

we eat there friday night...was a busy night but the service and the food was amazing...the waitress was friendly and very kind ....lovely place to eat...

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Thank you for your review. Delighted to hear that you enjoyed Friday evening with us. Hope we will see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great traditional Italian food with friendly and efficient service. You are welcomed like one of the family!

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Great to see you. Hope you will be back again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Such an amazing restaurant, great food, brilliant staff and fantastic atmosphere. Great night out for everyone.

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Thank you for your review. Glad to hear that you had a great night at Al Forno Kingston. Hope you will be back soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

I love this place, the team are friendly, the food is brilliant value and tasty. Great fun for all occasions, especially on the weekend!!

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Thank you for reviewing us. Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Townsend Parade, Kingston upon Thames, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Kingston upon Thames

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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