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1 Townsend Parade, Kingston upon Thames, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

I went to Al Forno few times and it was always good. Yesterday it was a totally different place and I wonder what has happened? Was it just yesterday be aside the owner was not there or will it be like this from now on? We ordered pizza and they didn't even give us the proper pizza knife as they... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

The food was delicious but the portions could be more generous. For an italian, they should bring breads to the table. Nice decoration and friendly staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My partner and I have been wanting to try this restaurant for ages and we finally decided to go before catching a film. After reading the reviews I was a bit worried about the service being slow and us missing the film. We booked the restaurant as we were on the tastecard which offered 241 across some of the dishes.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Pros. Great food, nice atmosphere, will recommend to friends. Cons. No record of booking, waiters could be a bit more attentive. (Or have more staff)

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We dined at Al Forno Kingston tonight and it was a disaster from start to finish. Firstly, they had no record of our booking so we had to wait although not too long. Starters were ok, when they cleared I asked for the wine list which didn't arrive .. Our main courses also didn't arrive so after 30 mins when... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My boyfriend's parents and sister are coming to stay with us in a few weeks time and we wanted to scout out a good place to take them for dinner on a Saturday night. I did some research on great restaurants in Kingston and I've been meaning to try Al Forno for awhile so this was the perfect excuse! On... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I really enjoyed having dinner here. The staff are very attentive and the outside area was pretty. The food was amazing, one of the best Italians I have had in London!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Popped in for a quick pizza and a beer to be greeted with broad smiles from the staff. A choice of tables either inside or out as we were early and a friendly chatty waiter to take our order and offer a little advice. Two pizzas ordered and they did not disappoint. Fresh, hot and with enough flavoursome topping and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This restaurant is I guess a little out of the main shopping area of Kingston but it is definitely worth the walk. The service was excellent and very friendly, you are made to feel at home immediately. I am vegetarian so opted for a simple (yet finely prepared salad), my partner had Seafood Linguine which I must confess looked and... More

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I am running out of superlatives to describe Al Forno and the great staff that make it such a brilliant experience every time we use . We recently went for my wife's 40th birthday meal - 8 of us plus our 2 boys - and again we couldn't have been more welcoming, generous, hospitable, entertaining, patient and fun - superb.... More

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Additional Information about Al Forno

Address: 1 Townsend Parade, Kingston upon Thames, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Kingston upon Thames
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
Cuisine: Italian

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