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The Fat Italian

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47 Derby Street | Ormskirk, Ormskirk L39 2BW, England
+44 1695 572555
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff were all lovely, Andy greeted us and was really friendly and easy going. Food was great however, the waiter was that good looking I couldn't concentrate on eating!!

Thank Jodie W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to the Fat Italian Restaurant in Ormskirk for my moms birthday. The staff are very friendly , polite and welcoming and a great atmosphere. The food is delicious and looking forward going back for more. Love the welcoming and leaving as the staff opens the door for you when going that's a very nice gesture that you don't get... More 

Thank Alin C
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant on a saturday night unfortunately there had been a mix up on the booking. However it was not a problem & it was dealt with professionaly & the restaurant manager made it his business to apologise for the error. The food was superb , pesto mushrooms a filling tasty starter. Lemonsole stuffed with prawns beautifully cooked.... More 

Thank Sue f
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A relative took 6 of us for the £10 3 course meal available from 12 until 4pm on Sundays. It was excellent value, A good choice of food which was very tasty with generous portions. The service was friendly and efficient.Difficult to"click" for "cheap eats" or "mid range" as it would depend on the day/time of a visit.

Thank fluffy018
Waterford, Ireland
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants I have eaten in. Food is unbelievable and hard to believe it doesn't cost a small fortune. Staff really helpful and a lovely atmosphere overall. Always enjoy going back - book a table early!

Thank Mick P
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything in this restaurant is superb. From the food to the staff to the ambience..it is just great. The staff are a credit to the restaurant. Even better they have a special set menu, only £11 for 3 courses throughout January and the menu is one of the best I have seen. Such a variety of dishes and all sound... More 

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Skelmersdale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waitress was very helpful when there was no mussels and recommended Piri Piri prawns. I said I don't do spicy so said could do without spice. They were delicious. We had the lamb with Feta. it was so tender and specially liked the minted onion salad.

Thank Terry B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yet again excellent food served in clean and pleasant surroundings by attentive pleasant staff ! From a menu of excellence ! Best restraunt in Ormskirk!

Thank Bill W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with family near to the university Great service with attentive staff Comprehensive menu with great choice of traditional food Prices were reasonable Food oral excellent pizza a must Dessert excellent Will return again

Thank bas4865
Widnes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Went for some early Christmas celebrations. The Christmas menu has lots of choice and good value too. Everyone's food was coming out and the portions were huge, then came my duck...it was tiny. The duck itself was a good size, but it came with 5 tiny pieces of cubed potato and also about 5 peas. It tasted delicious but it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?