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Il Vecchio

141 Manchester Street, Heywood, Rochdale OL10 1NL, England
+44 1706 365561
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (26 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
“bruschetta” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
141 Manchester Street, Heywood, Rochdale OL10 1NL, England
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1 - 10 of 324 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited a couple of weeks ago with friends. We have been to this restaurant many times and always had excellent service and amazing food. However, on this occasion there appeared to be a slight staffing issue on an extremely busy Wednesday. We arrived in...More

2  Thank PatC1953
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place, great decor, Italian staff and great food. Get really value for money from the early bird menu

1  Thank MrsMatthews82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live locally and go a lot but realised I've never left a review.. we love this place... always so great with my son. Food is excellent. Steaks are gorgeous and the penne portofino is my absolute favourite. So glad it's local. Well worth a...More

1  Thank joodarb2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last minute decision ,and was so glad we had.Ordered Steak Diane....was the best steak i have eaten in a while..delicious,melted in the mouth.Very friendly atmosphere. We conversed with other diners,who were also eating at the restaurant for the first time,,we all were of the same...More

2  Thank Jean T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The north West is sprouting more Italian restaurants than Italy, so restaurants really have to stand out. This one did. We turned up as a family of 4 without a reservation, and we were seated quite quickly in what looks like a busy Saturday night....More

1  Thank MichaelSManchester
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A chance decision brought us here after several recommendations from various friends. We decided to take advantage of the three course "Early bird" menu. At £15.45 how could we go wrong!! All I can say is "Wow"! The food is amazing! My partner had Steak...More

1  Thank Les R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice meal, good value and really good friendly service. Early bird menu looks well priced but only includes one dessert which isn't specified (says dessert of the day) which is a shame as there are at least 6 starters and mains to choose from

1  Thank stevem008
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited at opening time with two kids. We were first in so service was very speedy, I can highly recommend the lobster ravioli, absolutely delicious. Staff were friendly and efficient and engaging with adults and kids. Food is as good as any Italian i've...More

1  Thank Gingersidds
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First time eating here following an earlier visit my wife had with her friends for a meal previously. Excellent service with great food so hopefully the next visit will live up to the expectations set.

2  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The food is amazing but the staff don't listen. I have been on a few occasions now, once as a group and once with my partner. The nicest food, my favourite Italian but the staff just don't listen when taking your order. When I went...More

2  Thank Sarah H
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Questions & Answers
21 February 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Effoffeff |
Not as good as La Scala . The real deal!
21 February 2015|
Response from Effoffeff |
Yes ,it really was ,he is just the same as ever,a bit cheeky!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Manchester Street, Heywood, Rochdale OL10 1NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Rochdale  >  Heywood
  • Phone Number: +44 1706 365561
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