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1 Townsend Parade | Hith Street, Kingston upon Thames SW20 9AZ, England
+44 20 8949 1459
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12:00 pm - 11:30 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
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danb26
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our first visit to Al Forno with friends and although the place was packed when we got there, the friendly staff found us a table for 4 quite quickly. It initially took a while for us to get our starters but, bear in mind, this was peak Christmas Party time which was very evident around us. Once the food arrived,... More 

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Thank danb26
London, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Al Forno as part of a large group and the food was really good. The extra large rustic pizzas were delicious and we all enjoyed the delicious toppings. What let it down was the service which was slow and verged on sleazy at times. Whilst a bit of banter is always welcome, it can easily slip into... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With so much choice for Italian, I admit its quite difficult to really impress me - Al Forno was decent but nothing too special. The service from all the staff is brilliant, the food just ended up being fairly uninspiring and disappointing. The meatball starter was fine but didn't taste much different to meatballs you'd find in a Subway sandwich.... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our first visit to Al Forno and we were very impressed. A warm welcome followed by an evening of excellent service and lovely food. The waitress was friendly and efficient. The food came promply and was of a good quality and portion size was good. I dont mind paying a bit extra when the food is good cost... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favourite restaurant in Kingston upon thames. Been several times now and wouldn't go anywhere else

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Thank Jacqueline W
Chessington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Visited Al Forno with my Girlfriend recently and we were blown away with our experience. A lovely cosy atmosphere inside, we had our own secluded table away from any noise. The food itself was delicious and portion sizes were nice and healthy. My minute sirloin and chips was so tasty and my Girlfriend absolutely loved her carbonara (which I completely... More 

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Thank Furry94
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Pizza delivery service: Pizza arrived very cold, also very small. we are regular customers, but in the last few times the quality of the delivery is so poor, we decided not to order it here anymore.

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Thank Francesca C
Alfornorestaurant, Public Relations Manager at Al Forno, responded to this review

Dear Francesca, We apologize about the late delivery of our food but sometimes the drivers are not so close to the restaurant and we are not responsible for them, you should complain directly with the Deliveroo company. The quality of our pizza is always the same with 3 different sizes : regular/large or extra large, nothing has changed. Hope to... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

We went to have dinner there Tuesday as we usually do because we are regular customers, nothing to say about the food which was good as usual, but the girl who was at the bar Valentina was very rude towards us, kept complaining of our presence, we asked two other amari after paying the Bill and without posing any problem... More 

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Thank debsCutro
Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing, really good Italian food and great portions and prizes. However, a very loud table next to us obviously had too much to drink and we're screaming and swearing very badly. The staff failed to address this and we felt very uncomfortable and couldn't actually hear each other over the table. On a Sunday evening too! The... More 

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Thank robynhearts
Southampton, United Kingdom
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304 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Great find via tripadvisor, 7 of us on a Saturday night, good vibes, good decor, we felt at ease as soon as we walked in. Lots of hussle and bustle. The food was superb, an array of different dishes, all enjoyed, would thoroughly recommend! A1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Townsend Parade | Hith Street, Kingston upon Thames SW20 9AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Kingston upon Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8949 1459

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?