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Pinocchio's

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86 High Street | Town Centre, Burton upon Trent, England
+44 1283 537526
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The atmosphere was great, typical Italian chatter, not library silence like you get in many restaurants now. The food and wine was honest and yummy, plus reasonably priced. The staff were really friendly. Definitely will be going back. Thank you.

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Thank Joanne C
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was lovely service great even though it was extremely busy. The portions were very generous .My Sea Food pasta was delicious top marks. Can highly recommend this place.

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Thank christinayoung2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic meal at Pinocchio's last night! We attended as a party of 28, for a birthday party. Both the food and the service were incredible, all the food arrived together and was delicious, with good size portions! Staff very attentive and welcoming. Would highly recommend and will be returning soon!

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Thank Caroline H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last night, 28 of us came to Pinocchio's to celebrate my Father's 70th Birthday. We just cannot fault it at all. The staff were so friendly and accommodating; very attentive and every single one of us had a wonderful time! The food was absolutely delicious, all home-made, fantastic portion sizes, arrived in a timely manner and was hot; we all... More 

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Thank RJshearer
Branston
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Been meaning to try this place out for a while now, so went on Thursday night. Was pleasantly surprised. Very good food served by equally pleasant staff. Service was very well paced i.e. not rushed but not having to wait for ages, Will come back and try some of the other mouthwatering dishes from the vast menu. Only slight down... More 

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Thank KIMBOBranston
Derby, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner went here last night for Valentine's Day. We ordered off the normal menu. He has a special of crispy beef and I had smoked salmon and prawns. We also had the tomato garlic pizza bread. For mains we both had fillet Buckingham - fillet steak with blue cheese inside wrapped in Parma ham with port sauce.... More 

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with my partner. Made to feel welcome from the moment we stepped foot in the door. Small car park at back no problem to park in. Ordered drinks and sat in the reception comfy sofa first and when the table was ready we were taken to the table. Ordered food quick service excellent high standard Italian food. Friendly staff... More 

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Thank princess2388
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We visited Pinocchio's by accident after there being no room in the place we were planning to eat. They sat us down straight away and there was just one woman in front of house serving and taking orders. Orders were taken quickly and efficiently and the woman serving us was really friendly and welcoming. The food was AMAZING! The best... More 

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Thank Alanaw359
Burton upon Trent
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went with family for a pre christmas meal and get together and was extremely pleased with the welcome from friendly staff. The food selected from an extensive menu was well presented and very very tasty. A treat all round

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Thank Geoff B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Family of 5. Really enjoyed the set menu. Quality was first class, quantity first class, service first class. Will be returning very soon. Fantastic

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 31
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 High Street | Town Centre, Burton upon Trent, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Burton upon Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 537526
Description
Marianna Frusciante, and her partner Paul Cookson, became the new proprietors of Pinocchio’s Italian Restaurant in 2005.This was somewhat of a homecoming, as Marianna’s father Antonio, had first opened and ran the restaurant for three years in the 1980’s. It was then known as 'Torino’s, in the former Bargates Shopping centre.Now pinocchios is serving up home cooked Italian food in friendly relaxed surroundings.

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