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Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi

Silk Road, Macclesfield SK10 1LH, England
+44 1625 613333
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (116 reviews)
“cakes” (97 reviews)
“salmon salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Silk Road, Macclesfield SK10 1LH, England
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1 - 10 of 447 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular cafe. Pleasant staff reasonable prices. Fish great pity about anaemic chips and Tartar sauce.More

Thank EcclestonUK
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear EcclestonUK Many thank for your recent review on tripadvisor. I am delighted you enjoyed your experience in our Café Bar. We have fully taken on board your feedback on the chips and our Head Chef, Geof, has made contact with our local potato supplier...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned after many previous happy visits to sadly discover that the Cafe is now run by different people (no longer the Bianchi family) and was extremely disappointed. From the start and the cold and un-inviting response from the staff to the hap-hazard service and absolutely...More

3  Thank Tillyted
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tillyted Thank you for your review on tripadvisor. I am sorry to hear about your experience with us in the Café Bar and that the service and food was not up to our usual high standards. On a separate note, I must clarify that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch Friday just gone, on arriving in Macclesfield for a weekend stay. I'd checked reviews and found this place no2 out of 158 places to eat in the area (no1being a restaurant we booked into the second night of our stay) We...More

Thank Claire M
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Claire M Many thanks for your review on tripadvisor. We strive always to provide excellent service and there are certainly areas that we will review internally from the feedback that you have passed on. Our in-store bakery team were thrilled to hear that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used to love having lunch here, with it's bright, clean, modern layout, friendly staff & great home cooked food. But l have to say in my opinion the food quality especially the meat dishes have gone downhill. So all the good bits don't make...More

3  Thank Erica H
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Erica H Thank you for your review on tripadvisor. I was very sorry to read your review, particularly with reference to the quality of the meat. We pride ourselves in working with only the highest quality suppliers in the area for all our produce....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother and I had lunch here on Monday and were blown away with everything (in a positive way). A lovely cafe, great atmosphere and a fantastically welcoming team lead by the wonderful Diane. We were seated straight away, attended to consistently and always made...More

Thank Denis G
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Denis G Many thanks for your lovely review on tripadvisor. As a family member and Director, it is always so heartening to receive such kind words of support for the work that is done in the café bar and your feedback is very much...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For what is essentially a cafe in a furniture shop, this place is popular. Make sure you book if you want to stand a chance of getting a table. The food is always good and the cake is to die for. Service is slow and...More

1  Thank l1ttlem1ssf1nch
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear l1ttlem1ssf1nch Thank you for you review on tripadvisor. I am delighted to hear that you like visiting our café bar and always enjoy your food with us. On your point on service, I will send you by direct message,the contact details of our Head...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arighi is one of Macclesfield's icons. The building and the history behind it is fascinating and it's always a nice day out to browse around the furniture shop even if you can't afford the furniture as the displays are usually good place for inspiration. The...More

Thank Siba A
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Siba A Many thanks for your review on tripadvisor. I'm delighted that you describe Cafe Bar Arighi as your favourite spot to visit and you enjoy our omelettes and chilli prawn salad. Our team were very pleased to receive your feedback. I would very...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

From the moment we arrived even though very busy all staff are polite, attentive and courteous. We were spoilt for choice for food both from the main menu and the specials board! I was hoping to have space for a piece of amazing cake but...More

Thank twiggy26
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear twiggy26 Many thanks for your review on tripadvisor. It was really pleasing to hear that you received great service from our front of house team and that you also had a memorable meal with us. I'm sorry you didn't have space for a dessert;...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Always great choices to eat. Food is excellent value and an a good nosh. highly recommended for lunch.More

Thank Derek P
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Derek P Many thanks for your review on tripadvisor. As a family member and Director, it is always so pleasing to receive such kind words of support for the hard work that is put in our café bar by Geof, Diane and the wonderful...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, great staff, lovely lunch in a delightful atmosphere, make sure you book. The fish and leek risotto was as so good that I made it at home.More

Thank High_Peakers_3
Nick B, Owner at Cafe Bar Arighi at Arighi Bianchi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Dear High_Peakers_3 Many thanks for your kind review on tripadvisor. We are delighted that our smoked haddock and leek risotto inspired you to make it at home; That is so wonderful to hear! As a family member and Director, it is so heartening to hear...More

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juin_10
21 June 2017|
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Response from Nick B | Property representative |
Hi , our afternoon tea is £14.95 and if you would like to enjoy it with prosecco, that would come to £18.95.. many thanks Nick
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Vicki C
13 May 2017|
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Response from Nick B | Property representative |
Hi there Vicki C, yes children are more than welcome to our cafe bar and store. We have lots of high chairs and a comprehensive children's menu. It would be a real pleasure to welcome you and your family here. Kind... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 16:30
Monday
09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 17:00
Thursday
09:30 - 17:00
Friday
09:30 - 17:00
Saturday
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Silk Road, Macclesfield SK10 1LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Macclesfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1625 613333
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