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Al Forno

#3,289 of 17,887 Restaurants in London
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349-351 Upper Richmond Road | Putney, London SW15 5QJ, England
+44 20 8878 7522
17:45 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
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Sun 12:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:45 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:30 - 15:00
Fri 17:45 - 23:00
Sat 12:30 - 23:00
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Austin, Texas
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134 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here as a family and had a wonderful meal. We had a reservation for a Monday night sitting and were glad that we did since it was quite crowded later on. I had a risotto with Italian sausage and smoked mozzarella which was one of the best risottos I've ever had. Their pizzas are very large. Service was... More 

Thank Lara M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

and very good pizzas... must repeat! Staff, food and ambiance are very familiar, cool and lots of fun

Thank Jose C
Milan, Italy
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112 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a "local" for me and we go quite often for meals with family or friends, as well as using their takeaway service. There is a good choice of pizzas and the Italian cured meats such as bresaola, prosciutto and salame are all good quality. Service is reasonably fast except when ultra-busy - but the drinks are always served... More 

Thank PuravidaPlaya
Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great night here ! Superb atmosphere and food ! Very relaxed and fantastic with the kids . We are fans .

Thank Kara192
Surrey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Visited this restaurant for the first time this Saturday and had the best evening! They had a superb Sinatra singer performing, the staff were amazing -getting people up to dance and I really cant fault the food! I highly recommend visiting when they have this Sinatra singer, the whole atmosphere is perfect - will return very soon!

Thank charliebrown1970
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic evening here, the food was tasty and there was something for everyone but what made it was the staff. Everyone was friendly, happy and helpful, it really made for an excellent atmosphere for everyone from my infant nephew who was loving the music and the singer to my mum who's night was made by being asked up... More 

Thank TomQuilter
London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Great night with friends and family. My husband went for a large pizza- they were not joking it was actually massive!! Excellent selection of pizzas, generous toppings. Kids had desserts and were pretty happy. Place was very busy by the time we left- clearly popular and rightly so.

Thank Cat770
Hook Norton, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This is a real favourite of ours. Fabulous atmosphere and friendly staff make it feel as though we're on holiday. All the food we've had has been very good. The pizzas are cooked in a pizza oven and are always excellent The restaurant was very busy and the staff were still attentive and the service was good

Thank Janice H
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We visit this restaurant regularly and as yet have never been disappointed.The staff are very friendly and will go the extra mile . Portions are large and the food is fresh.

Thank Esfandiar K
London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I have been there quite a few times with my kids on weekend daytimes or early evenings in the summer and it has seemed fun! the pizzas are HUGE and made virtually in the pizza oven which is visible. However, we made a last minute booking to go last Friday evening and the place was freezing ! no heaters on... More 

Thank Gabrielle1977

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 32
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:45 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
17:45 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
17:45 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
17:45 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
17:45 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 349-351 Upper Richmond Road | Putney, London SW15 5QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8878 7522
Al Forno Putney is a heaven of authentic Sicilian & Italian cuisine and carefully selected wines. You'll find traditional Sicilian dishes such as Penne alla Norma, Caponata, Scaloppine agli agrumi, Panelle & Arancinette.
The restaurant is owned and run by Peppe & his team, who have created a warm and friendly atmosphere. At the end of your meal you can enjoy a complimentary glass of Limoncello.
We look forward to welcoming you!

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