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“Lovely friendly little Italian”
Review of Il Forno

Il Forno
Ranked #6 of 34 Restaurants in Baldock
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: this is one of the best Italian restaurants in the area
Reviewed April 16, 2014

Been there many times, food always very good
Excellent menu with a specials board which is based on what is in season.
Very friendly staff and homely, informal atmosphere. Decor is traditional which adds to the experience
Makes a change from the Italian chains that all look the same to me and have no variety on their menus.

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Thank Pete G
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Reviewed April 11, 2014

It was very quiet the evening we ate here and we were delighted to have the rear dining room with the beautiful fire alcove all to ourselves - it was so lovely, private and romantic.
A good menu, lovely food and excellent service. A special thank you to the owner for not rushing us and not wanting to close early!

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1  Thank Deborah W
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Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Given L'artista's recent poor 1 star rating my partner and I were stuck for somewhere non-chain to enjoy a (local) Italian on Saturday evening, so we we thought we would give II Forno a try. Looking past the somewhat dated decor, we were most pleasantly surprised! The menu was extensive offering a number of fish dishes a lot different from the usual pasta and pizza. The staff were very welcoming, helpful and attentive. Our meals were delicious and authentic tasting. A little gem on our doorstep, will be returning soon.

1  Thank Jane W
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Reviewed February 15, 2014

Managed to get a last minute booking on a busy Saturday night and boy am I glad we managed to.

Am very surprised to see people's reviews saying the staff were rude or that the food wasn't good as I found the staff very polite, helpful, and really made us feel welcome.

Had the ravioli for starter, the veal for main course, and the cheese board for dessert. My partner had the garlic bread for starter, the chicken breast in mushroom sauce, and a hazelnut gelati for dessert.

Genuinely don't have a bad word to say about this restaurant and it was just a fantastic dining experience.

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1  Thank CallsignViper84
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Reviewed February 9, 2014

Dated setting but very good food and friendly service. They fitted us in on a Saturday evening with 3 hours notice, and didn't rush us to leave. We all ate different types of food, pasta, fish and meat and all dishes were great. Puddings delicious too!

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1  Thank LoverofItalanFood
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