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“Good honest Italian food”

Briscola Restaurant and Wine bar
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Ranked #37 of 205 Restaurants in Macclesfield
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $39
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Briscola is an Italian-style Restaurant and Wine bar situated in the heart of the village of Bollington, near Macclesfield. Our goal is to give 100% satisfaction to each and every one of our customers. Briscola is relaxed, casual and inviting and we offer a warm and friendly service and excellent food with wide range of drinks menu and cocktails. The menu at Briscola features a wide array of great selections of Pasta, Pizza, A la carte and Special Menu, made from only the freshest and highest quality ingredients. With something sure to please every member of your group. You'll find a delightful mix of diners at Briscola Restaurant from families with children to couples and groups of friends, there is something for everyone. Thank you for visiting the Briscola Website. We look forward to your custom in the future. In the mean time, please take a look at the menus in the next few pages, and enjoy what Briscola has to offer
Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good honest Italian food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2014

We have eaten many times at Briscola over the years, less often in recent years, but it never fails to deliver, flavoursome , no nonsense Italian food. The early bird menu is excellent value (we chose this and every dish was beautifully cooked.) the a la cart is very reasonably priced and a new tapas option has no w been added.The specials board offers some interesting, more up market choices so there is plenty to choose from. There is a lively atmosphere and the service was good. The owner has certainly got it right and deserves to do well.

  • Visited July 2014
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2014

Went here on Saturday night for my sisters birthday. The service was great and the staff were very attentive. My sister had the gnocchi from the old menu (they did this for her even though it wasn't on the menu) which was great. The portion sizes were large as well however I had the asparagus and chicken risotto and was a little disappointed. The risotto was quite dry and flavourless however this may just be down to personal choice. Everyone else's meals were delicious. The wine was lovely too however when the bill came they had added a few extra drinks to the bill but when pointed out to a member of staff this was promptly changed. Overall it was a good place to go for Italian food although next time I will be choosing a different meal.

  • Visited June 2014
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Littleton, Colorado
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230 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“Yum but, not everything was great.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2014

I had the Pizza (Le Pizze) which was fantastic. The crust was thin and crispy and the toppings were wonderful. My husband had the exact same pizza but as a calzone and I thought it was a bit watery. He enjoyed it but, personally, I would like it a bit drier. The service was acceptable but, we did have to wait for our table, even with a reservation. I do not mind a short wait but, we ended up waiting around 20 minutes for a table. Other than that the service was efficient.

Visited June 2014
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent as always”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

Friendly and welcoming. The food is delicious and plentiful, with a good choice of dishes to select from

Visited May 2014
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Prestbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Excellent Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2014

Four of us for dinner, plus a tiny baby. Staff made us feel so welcome. Excellent choice of specials, vegetarian, meat and fish. Nothing was to much trouble for the smiley, happy waitresses. Looking forward to returning for a 3rd time very soon

  • Visited April 2014
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