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2 Southfield Road, Middlesbrough TS1 3BZ, England
+44 1642 242191
10:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to Al Fornos on a Tuesday after arriving home from a crap rotation offshore, we had forgot that they ran a deal on Tuesdays and Thursday for 2 steak meals and a bottle of wine for £30, we opted for this choice and were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the meal, it was well presented and... More 

4 Thank mh787
Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Another year, another review for the best location in Middlesbrough for me to kick back relax and enjoy the company of a great set of staff (both kitchen and wait) This evening I enjoyed yet another meal with the "Surprise me" stipulation by letting the excellent chefs work their magic in the kitchen. My starter came out looking like a... More 

2 Thank Stephen R
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for out tea had the two course special at about 4pm. I had garlic bread starter and the garlic butter on it tasted rancid , the wife had potato skins they were soft and floppy. We both had a parmo for main these were probably the nicest ones I've ever had but once again both lots of chips... More 

Thank Denischilly
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited with my parents for an evening meal, we usually go to Fellinis when choosing an italian restaurant but we weren't disappointed by Al Fornos. The happy hour prices are great value, I had the fried mozzarella to start and the quattro stagioni pizza for main. The starter was pretty good and the pizza was excellent.

2 Thank Doc22407
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Found the food really nice, well priced and the owner provides a good service. Going again 19th March with the family

3 Thank James873
Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked Alfornos for a family meal for my sons 21st birthday. We all had a fantastic night and food was delicious & the staff were all helpful and friendly. Would definitely go back.

3 Thank toria6
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't recall eating in a restaurant where the starters arrive before the drinks. We were happy to let that go, but frankly we had to catch the waiter/ess' eye every time we needed plates clearing between courses. The food wasn't bad although I must say that my calzone clearly just had the contents thrown in rather than scattered...not sure... More 

2 Thank BillyT P
Guisborough, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another great meal, pizzas and a parmesan all excellent. This is a really busy restaurant so if you find that no-ones served you just ask (in response to a previous review who gave the experience a poor) staff all lovely, friendly and smiling.

1 Thank michelle j
Sunderland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here loads of times over the years and I've never once had an issue. Staff are always friendly and polite, foods always amazing and it's really well priced. Also got really nice facilities. Try the burgers when you get a chance... they're amazing!

2 Thank Carlin15
Marske-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not booked on a Saturday tea time we asked for a table for three we were told they could squeeze us in if we could have our meal in 90 minutes we said we could if they could, not a problem the service was obviously prompt but really good at no point did we feel rushed and all... More 

1 Thank plummys2900

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$30
Italian, Pizza, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Southfield Road, Middlesbrough TS1 3BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Middlesbrough
  • Phone Number: +44 1642 242191
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.

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