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The Fat Italian

47 Derby Street | Ormskirk, Ormskirk L39 2BW, England
+44 1695 572555
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (26 reviews)
“duck” (12 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
47 Derby Street | Ormskirk, Ormskirk L39 2BW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I've never had a bad meal in here.. Great food, lovely atmosphere. Very nice waiters/tress extremley attentive. Well Done Fat Italian top marks!! Be back soon...

Thank Carolinegary_11
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We popped in for an impromptu weekend lunch and couldn’t have been more impressed. The staff were really accommodating and helpful, offered us a variety for menus and helped with recommendations. We all went for the set menu which had a great selection of choices...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with friends on their recommendation. The food was amazing. Between us we ordered the lamb and Sicilian beef and the food was fab. Bit of a delay getting our table & a misunderstanding over some drinks ordered. Apart from that it was a...More

Thank AJT1966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a birthday meal and felt really disappointed with both the food and how rushed we were, we have been here before and always had a lovely meal and service but this last visit was a let down our pasta mains were very stodgy...More

Thank Gail H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here a couple of times now, and on both occasions the food was nice. There was a nice ambience about this restaurant. The team was very nice and welcoming. I would recommend this restaurant for sure.

Thank Tigeriffic69
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Firstly the positive. The food is lovely. However, although the staff seem nice there is never any urgency and we have been here a few times. It took ages to take our order, and ages for the food to arrive, and ages in between the...More

Thank stecorf
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Good food and plenty of it. Couldn't eat it all .some of the people who have left reviews here think some restaurants r like London posh ones were people need waiting on hand and foot. The food is good and plenty of it I was...More

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We also visited on the 4th October earlier doors for my birthday meal. We used to be regulars but stopped coming as food/customer service become very poor! We thought we'd give it ago but unfortunately Was served burnt toast with the bruschetta, husband had the...More

Thank Tenant12
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We have been the Fat Italian a few times in Crosby . Its excellent . But tonight we went to Ormskirk . Phew a LOT to be desired . And Service very slow and in attentive . I had the Pork in a KIND OF...More

1  Thank marisstelladoyle
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Been to the fat Italian a few times and each time we go we say we should do this more often. Friendly staff great atmosphere. Fabulous food and a great menu. The only down side was on the early bird menu 2 courses for 12.95...More

Thank 304denisee
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24 July 2017|
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Response from scousekeith | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay yes open all day
22 November 2016|
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Response from Andy G | Reviewed this property |
It's on their Facebook page. Sorry for the late reply.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Derby Street | Ormskirk, Ormskirk L39 2BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Ormskirk
  • Phone Number: +44 1695 572555
Just opened 18 November 2011. Tel no 01695 572555. no web site
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