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Il Forno - Liverpool

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132 Duke Street, Liverpool L1 5AG, England
+44 151 709 4002
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my son-in-law's birthday treat and a first-time visit for all five of us, so it took us quite a while to decide what we all wanted from so many delicious-sounding dishes, but the staff were patient, helpful and happy to serve us drinks and bruschetta whilst we took our time making our minds up. In the end we... More 

Thank Xenos
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

5 of us went here for lunch to celebrate my husbands birthday. He wanted a long drawn out traditional Italian meal, with plenty of prosecco and grappa. He was not disappointed. We all had 3 courses ranging from scallops and antipasta, to steak and pizza. It took us ages to finally decide on what we were having as it all... More 

Thank Meljol
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While we were in town shopping we decided to drop into Il Forno we had heard so much about it we thought we would give it a try. We were so pleased we had. From the minute we entered we were treated as if we were really special. We were quickly seated and given our menu. Our starters of Bruschetta... More 

Thank mariaalgarve
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162 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to this Italian restaurant as a group of 6. The menu has a good variety of Italian standards and some less common things. I went for the pizza which was great. Good range of desserts as well. Good service and it was packed - I would recommend booking.

Thank DaveThomasLeicester
Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Liverpool for the weekend and went here after looking at reviews on here. From the minute we arrived to the time we left the staff were first class. The portions were big, draft Italian beer and lovely wine by the glass meant that the bill was not large. I visit Liverpool on business and will introduce colleagues... More 

Thank Jim B
south yorkshire
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's become a bit of a ritual that we come to Il Forno for my daughters birthday ... and this year was no exception. I took a box with flowers, banners, bunting,confetti, balloon and a cake and the staff decorated a table for us and brought out the cake with the staff singing happy birthday! The food was excellent the... More 

Thank SouthYorkshireNettie
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Real Italian place. Meals taste amazing. Service is professional and very helpful. This is perfect place for almost everything. Birthday, Business meeting, Family time, anniversary or just for enjoying. Thank You and I hope so see You soon.

Thank Szymon T
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for my niece's graduation dinner. Superb food, portions are huge, service was fantastic, although the restaurant was full with graduation dinners we did not have to wait very long for anything, adequate break in between courses though so didnt feel rushed. They gave us a great discount as well so all in all would highly recommend. Definitely will... More 

Thank RobCroydon
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going here quite a few times over the years, the food is amazing and you cannot fault the staff.

Thank matthew s
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here at the weekend, the food was nice (not as good as I remember from a few years ago) but the service was utterly shocking. There were tons of staff working on a not so busy evening and it was like none of them could be bothered. Trying to order a second drink took ten minutes, not informed of... More 

Thank Michelle M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $66
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian, Soups, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Duke Street, Liverpool L1 5AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 709 4002

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