Al Forno Putney
Friday:12:30 - 3pm and 5:45pm - 11:30pm
Saturday: 12:30pm - 11:30pm
Sunday: 12:30pm - 10pm
Train Barnes station and Putney station
Underground East Putney
Another great family celebration at Al Forno for granny's birthday - thanks Jane
This restaurant is great for familes, particularly if someone is celebrating a birthday. The food is always good and it has a friendly atmosphere.
Don't Bother! It is almost comical the way they run things. Bunting, live, elderly crooner, faux pots, tv screen, massive menu, frozen calamari, a multitude of different servers, several tings off the menu despite being early on a Saturday night, just cheap and nasty. Just check out my review on Trip Advisor for the full low down.
Great family restaurant delivering simple Italian fayre, great pizza but more importantly warm and friendly staff who always make you feel welcome and make for smiles all round.
As usual, great food, great ambiance, fun and courteous service... we will keep going, bringing along family and friends, and recommending it... thank you very much!!!
Delicious as always - this a real hidden gem. From the outside, you could easily just pass it by but don't! The food is very good, they have a proper pizza oven and offer lots of great pasta options too. We always share so we can have some antipasti, pasta & pizza. Good value too.
Amazing food, service and environment. Love the live music and happiness of the staff!
Great, friendly service and authentic dining. A lovely evening!
Been here 4 times now and never disappoints, always attentive , friendly staff and great food .
Bustling Italian/Sicilian restaurant. Make sure you bring an appetite.
Al Forno's Putney has been a regular haunt for friends and family for many years and a visit this week did not disappoint. We will definitely be coming again.....
Tasty food, good friendly atmosphere and reasonable price
It is always an experience for us to eat there with friends
My boyfriend and I went to Al Forno for his birthday at the weekend. We were really looking forward to it - but it was such a disappointment. Despite pre-booking, we were told upon arrival that we would have to give up our table in an hour. Since this isn't enough time for 2 courses, I only got through half my pixza before we had to leave. They sat us in the most awkward place as we were in the way of the waitresses from the kitchen so in a way it was of a relief to be going. Sadly the food wasn't great either - my boyfriend had the prawn cocktail to start which tasted like what you'd find in your local supermarket, the pizza he ordered comes with an egg on top which was completely raw (he's not usually one to send anything back but it was inedible!) And my pizza (4 cheese) came without any tomato sauce so it was really dry. I really wanted to like this place and support one of our locals but I doubt we'll be back!
The staff are so friendly and accommodating plus the pizza is superb
Where to start with Al forno...
The food was fantastic, the staff were attentive and the atmosphere was great. I will definitely be visiting again.
Great local restaurant with delicious, fresh Italian food
Lovely place! Recommend 100%. Ill come back for sure! Good food, good price! Live music every 2 weeks :)
Very friendly staff, good food, Good place for a date
Excellent food, friendly and helpful personnel, good wine selection and food for all tastes, including vegan and vegetarian.
Always friendly and welcoming staff, great food and a place to eat well worth a visit!!
Friendly staff good pizzas and pastas! We really enjoyed!
Great food, great service what more could anyone ask for ?
I always take my girlfriend to Al Forno & we both love it there as it's our favourite restaurant
Can't wait to go back there
Fantastic food, beautiful ambience, very friendly staff.
Many thanks again to the team at Al Forno for a great evening - my daughter loved her special birthday celebration and our family and friends all enjoyed the food and the atmosphere! Always busy. Always great!
service..very good and friendly people, they're always there when we require service, and never rushed us.
Food.. some of us had starters and most of us had pizza and 1 escalope, and everyone was happy with their food. Nice pre meal stuzzichini, sharing platters, especially the caldo siciliano. Pizzas were nice. For me the Diavolo pizza could have been more hotter and spicier (but then for some people may have been fine), for 1 person's pizza, said the tomato salsa didn't appear cooked enough. Espresso not very strong (I do understand it'll never be the same as in Italy) and due to this just a little too small of amount. Lovely desserts, the apple crumple, tasty although could be more of a larger portion, as well as the custard portion.
Value.. good value. Bill was less than what I expected, and orders on bill spot on.
It was our official 'Family Engagement Meal' a pivotal moment for our families to meet each other before our wedding - Al Forno was a hit! We had chosen this venue as it was roughly a location in London that was in the middle for both of our families to travel to. The food was delicious including appetiser, main and dessert. Everyone was happy with their choices and sized portions. In some places, as a large group you can be left for a long time before being served; I am very happy to say that we were not overlooked and were well catered to. The staff were professional, attentive and friendly with a homely feel; something that can go amiss with larger restaurant chains. I would definitely recommend this restaurant, even for delicate stomachs as my Grandparents found suitable dishes on the menu without fuss. Thank you Al Forno team for being part of our special occasion
Always a winner. Family friendly proper Italian if you don’t mind some atmosphere and down to earth service with a smile. Hearty straightforward food does the trick for an upbeat, happy great value family meal.
Staff are always welcoming and friendly and the food is tasty and authentic. Would highly recommend for anyone looking to have a nice meal in Putney!
The food as always was excellent and the general service was also very good. The only thing that spoilt the evening was the singer - he was extremely loud and it was very difficult to have a conversation without shouting across the table. The music and singing was generally OK but he just needs to turn the volume down a bit !!
As always a lovely dining experience- delicious food lovely staff and and wonderful warm atmosphere.
Love this local. Time and time again it's always been a great experience. Lovely staff with excellent food selection and ambience
Relaxing and comfortable for a single person requiring a change in ambience and a break from other activities. The food and wine was good and value for money. The staff were pleasant and the food delivered promptly. I don't live in the area but will return when next in the area.
A great night had as always. They were very accommodating as we had to delay our booking by 30 minutes. The food and ambience never disappoints.
I have been bringing my mum here for meals for quite a few years, sometimes with wider family members. The food is excellent and the staff are so friendly and helpful, especially this last visit as we were an hour late due to various events in and around London. I love over two hours away and only come when visiting my mum but I really love it there.
Very impressed. Great Italian food, great service and atmosphere. It was really busy but service did not suffer. It's so near to home I'm excited to go back!!
Fantastic as usual.Canot recommend enough.Enjoyed every visit.
Lovely food, great service !! the smell is fantastic and the prices are good. We must return soon. House wine - red - was very nice too. I love this place