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Al Fresco

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162 London Road | Hazel Grove, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK7 4DJ, England
+44 161 483 5511
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been to this place twice for business lunches. Really good old school Italian bistro - proper pasta and great service. An authentic Italian that has clearly been doing this for years. Well worth a visit!

1 Thank Alidas
Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017

I take issue with the “terrible” review Feb 2017. I’m surprised to see anyone write about a desperately bad meal and slow service at Al Fresco, sounds like trolling to me, and if a group of 9 are “constantly” ordering drinks, I would prefer not to be sitting anywhere near! Al Fresco is not a fast food outlet, it is... More 

1 Thank Phil B
Stockport, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Tried this restaurant again after a 20 year gap to see if it had improved since my last visit, alas it hadn't. Restaurant was only half full (21 diners including our party of 9). Service exceptionally slow with food order taken 35-40 minutes after we sat down. Starters arrived after a further considerable amount of time. I ordered a selection... More 

6 Thank Paul R
Management response:

Al Fresco is a small restaurant with seating downstairs for 30 and a further 20 upstairs. 8pm on a Saturday night can be busy. All meals are individually cooked and prepared at the time of ordering and our policy is that "we do not serve fast food but good food as fast as we can". As a good will gesture... More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Great quality food, lovely decor, authentic food and service. Coupled with the super value lunch deal was faultless. See you again soon!

1 Thank Tom B
Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at Al Fresco on a few occasions recently, never been disappointed. We ate again on Sunday evening, we had not booked and although the restaurant was very busy, we were able to find a table. My partner had King Prawns from the specials board, he said they were the best he had ever eaten. I choose pasta,... More 

Thank stansnana22
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We were the only table in the restaurant-passed by at lunchtime,thought the lunch special looked good - any pizza or pasta with wine for £7.50 each. Thought we would also purchase soft drinks before ordering the main - (one calzone and one pizza) the calzone arrived (cold in the middle) and a chicken pasta dish (bit different to my ordered... More 

3 Thank Cockpitqueen747
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Always go back to this place, food is gorgeous and staff are attentive. Had the scallops and chorizo which went well, and then the lobster ravioli, again delicious

Thank Jack L
Stockport, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Small celebration for my son, booked a table although to be fair it was a midweek tea time affair but we wanted to be guaranteed a place. It does get busy and is a little on the cosy side. Met warmly,Peroni and three cokes thanks mate. Nice choices on menu, my lad had usual pasta ragu and young un ordered... More 

Thank Animo_et_Fide
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

This place is the best Italian restaurant I've ever eaten in and that includes when I've been to Turin and Lake Como and my girlfriend said exactly the same. For starters we had the mussels and the meatballs and as mains we had 2 fillet steaks in different sauces all of which was cooked to perfection. For dessert we both... More 

Thank SteveW15
Stockport, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Nice place for a pizza or Italian fare but can be a little cramped and noisy. Private functions catered for. Perfectly acceptable menu and tasty food. Have visited a number of times over the years and always pleasant though the last occasion would appear to have been peculiar due to a number of mistakes during the evening by waiting staff-... More 

Thank Ade H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 London Road | Hazel Grove, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK7 4DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Stockport  >  Hazel Grove
  • Phone Number: +44 161 483 5511

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