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Briscola Restaurant and Wine bar

88 Palmerston Street | Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5PW, England
+44 1625 573898
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Italian, Pizza, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
88 Palmerston Street | Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5PW, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fifth visit, and for once slightly disappointing. The cream sauce was a tad watery and it was very busy. Diners were almost touching each other and that took the romance away, well for me anyway.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Micky270566
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited Briscola a few times. Have never had a bad meal. Tonight deserves a mention as in my opinion, this visit was superb. Crab cake starters were excellent. Sicilian beef stew with tagliatelli was a great surprise. The Orange chocolate cake was just...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JeffC3286
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice variety of food with all the classics and some interesting extras. Handled my coeliac sister's gluten free needs very well, indeed they said they could alter most of the dishes on the menu for her! Great service and wine list and reasonably priced....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Louise W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried to book Abruzzo's in Macclesfield & discovered it has closed, as that was the most convenient high quality privately owned Italian restaurant in our near vicinity. So we looked up all the others we could find in the vicinity, & came across Briscola. Visited...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tom C
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Despite no booking, they welcomed us and found us a table. Busy with friendly atmosphere. Excellent Italian food and good value.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank susied208
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Wow! What a fantatsic night we’ve had at briscola. Amazing food to celebrate our 16th year old daughters birthday... a wide range of meals to suit some fussy tastes - each cooked beautifully. We can’t recommend this fabulous restaurant enough... the food is simply divine...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Vics76
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Really enjoyed the lasagne and tiramisu. Service was very good, friendly and efficient. Good quality wine. Stairs/toilets are a bit tired looking and could do with a makeover.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BillyBear01
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We are extremely biased of this amazing restaurant, having held our wedding reception here.. and there's lots of reasons for this. The service, food and atmosphere are wonderful. I had the venison in gin and blackBerry sauce and was suprised to be served with not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank amandasnowball
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant around two years ago and wasn’t that impressed. This time we were very impressed. The food was top quality, the service second to none, the atmosphere was very good and the cost was very good value for what we had....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ossiejolly
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This place is OK, limited choices around Bollington. The food was nice, hot, but there are better Italian restaurants around. Pizzas are nice and generous portions. The ladies toilets were really awful and almost impossible to get into. It’s quite patronising when the English waiter...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MargaritaStrawberry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Palmerston Street | Bollington, Macclesfield SK10 5PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Macclesfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1625 573898
  • E-mail
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
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