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“Good atmosphere”
Review of Al Forno

Al Forno
Ranked #25 of 331 Restaurants in Darlington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Al Forno Italian Restaurant is a fantastic place to meet and eat. Choose from a range of superb, fresh Italian food, beautiful wine and excellent service. Pop in for a cappuccino or a glass of wine, tuck into a fresh summer salad, grab a sandwich or sit down to a hearty home cooked Italian dinner cooked by one of our award winning chefs. We're open from 10am-10pm Monday to Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10am-10:30pm and Sunday from 11am-8pm (last orders). As well as our a la carte menu, a happy hour menu is available so please take a look at our special offers. Our private dining area offers a great place to relax and unwind or as an alternative, informal setting for a business or lunch meeting. We have FREE wireless internet available throughout the restaurant and can also provide digital projection, DVD & TV facilities on request.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 13 of us ate at lunch time 21/1/2020. We had pre ordered
and service was spot on. Booked for 12-30pm and starters where on the table right on time. They where nicely presented and very tasty. Main courses followed after a short period from plates been cleared. They where as nice as starters. Service was perfect and staff very friendly and professional.

Date of visit: January 2020
1  Thank boydy73
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reviewresponder1, Owner at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi,

Many thanks for your review.

Happy to hear your large party enjoyed all their food and the service was spot on. Pre-ordering is always such a good idea when a larger party is involved.

Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as a party of six, staff were very attentive, despite being very busy. Easy to park in the street outside on an evening and plenty of choice for both food and drinks. Cocktails, wine, beers (etc) and soft drinks all catered for at a reasonable price - certain times have deals on I believe. Starters are garlic bread, potato skins etc - very tasty! The main course is a wide selection of pasta, pizza, chicken dishes and some veggie options catered for too, can adapt meals if needed, would recommend the chicken Parmesan! More than happy to let you sit and chat with a drink after you wanted to, a very enjoyable evening overall! Would recommend!

Date of visit: December 2019
1  Thank abihc96
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reviewresponder1, Owner at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi,

Many thanks for your review.

So pleased to hear your visit went well and ticked all the boxes. We totally agree with you the Chicken Parmesan is definitely a winner, and the garlic bread and potato skins are such a great combo!
We hope to see you again very soon!

Thanks again.

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Reviewed January 6, 2020 via mobile

Pleasant inside
Typical Italian pizza and pasta menu, tasty food and inexpensive
Pleasant service
No need to book

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank MrsJD2007
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reviewresponder1, Owner at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi,

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review.
Great to hear that your visit ticked all the boxes and that the food and service was good.

We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed December 31, 2019

Love this place good prices good food good service lovely warm surroundings good wine selection and good draught beers

Date of visit: December 2019
2  Thank Pusspussdaisy
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reviewresponder1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2020

Hello!

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review.

Always great to hear that the prices, food, service and surroundings all hit the spot for customers.

We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed December 12, 2019

Absolutely outstanding meal tonight the spag bol was to die for followed by an amazing amaretto cheesecake, the staff are wonderful polite and attentive I cannot wait to go back

Date of visit: December 2019
2  Thank carolyn p
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reviewresponder1, Front Office Manager at Al Forno, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2020

Hello,

My thanks for such a wonderful review!

We are so please to hear that your visit ticked all the boxes, we totally agree that the amaretto cheesecake certainly hits the spot!

Looking forward to seeing you again soon!

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