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Il Forno - Liverpool

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132 Duke Street, Liverpool L1 5AG, England
+44 151 709 4002
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A good choice if you want a better dinner with family or friends! We were 6 friends for dinner and everyone very satisfied with all the food and service.

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Thank Arnt Olav S
Liverpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Birthday present for my hubby from our daughter pre theatre. Fairly quiet when we arrived but full by time we left so advice booking. Friendly, helpful staff and service. I'm a veggie and plenty of choice plus vegan/gluten free pizzas. Meal delicious and pizza perfect! Will definitely go again.

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Thank JHughesLiverpool
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have not visited this restaurant in quite a few years so decided to pay it a visit. Well, actually, I have now been twice in two weeks (a Friday and a Saturday night). I would recommend you book as it gets extremely busy. The restaurant is open until 11pm on these nights. The restaurant is clean, modern and quite... More 

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Thank Paula S
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super food super service super location. I had risotto and it was the best I have ever eaten. All 3 of us agreed the food was very good.

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Thank karenwebster127
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unacceptably long delays with food and drinks. I was one of four diners choosing two courses each. We were left to swap our plates around the table as the serving staff didn't know which meal belonged to which diner. I've never experienced this before and dint care to ask. My friend chose the ossobucco dish. It looked congealed which she... More 

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Thank karen k
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you prefer your pasta to be anything but al dente, go somewhere else as this is not the place for you! But if you love Italian food prepared in the proper Italian way, this IS the place for you! With a huge pizza oven in the room, it doesn't get much more authentic than this. Excellent food, excellent and... More 

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Thank LiseBB2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolute MUST! A frequent (very frequent) customer of Donato & Paolo (the true Italian owners & minds of the kitchen) I am in love with the food & atmosphere of Il Forno! It's the perfect place for all type of events: I have been visiting them with my lady, solo, in business, with my family, with big groups of... More 

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Thank Sandro C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had to book a table last minute for ten people on Saturday for my girlfriend's birthday and they fitted us in no problem. The night was fantastic, the food was great and the atmosphere brilliant. We had some great banter going on with our waiter Vincenzo, and the staff in general were really attentive and friendly. Thanks to everyone... More 

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Thank IKR2603
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly before we even sat down and ate, I could just tell that it was going to be a good evening with great food. The restaurant itself is divine, decorated amazingly with a massive pizza oven which just looks fab. The food was obviously delicious as I could just tell. The starters (Parma ham with melon and cheesy garlic bread)... More 

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Thank kennypowers2009
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant looks amazing couldn't take my eyes off the pizza oven... Starters where delicious... Main course was really nice although pasta ever so slightly under cooked but rather that than overcooked... Didn't really fancy any of the desserts... It was very warm day and looked like it had got the better of the ice-cream (gelato)... Would go again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $65
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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?