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Al Forno - Shepherd's Bush Green

#4,159 of 17,559 Restaurants in London
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Shepherds Bush Green | 4 Romney Court, London W12 8PY, England
+44 20 8746 1433
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Noumea, New Caledonia
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Shepherd Bush's secret is now out in the open, a very small and cozy place with extremely delicious Italian food. Great service and attractive prices.

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Thank flashgordon2016
Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Romania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed an excellent lunch at Al Forno in a cold day of November 2016. Their menu is very good, the food was very tasteful and the services was pleasant. The restaurant has outdoor heat so we stayed outside (badly being smokers...) and we had very good time. Bravissimo!

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Thank Nikos K
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled across this great Italian Restaurant on a rainy night in Shepherd's Bush What a great place to eat tasty Italian food. We sat outside, Heaters see on so pretty Warm. The food portions are generous, The service attentive and friendly. Naturally I had a spaghetti dish, My partner had Chickeh, 3 Large portions on her dish, Struggled to finish.... More 

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Thank Alan253
Surbiton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Inedible tasteless Risotto. Cooked long grain rice, some spinach, defrosted prawns and sweet corn mixed together and heated in microwave. Very disappointed. Used to be okay a few years ago. Toilets smelly and dirty. Staff (non Italian) helpful though... Cheap... You get what you pay for...

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Thank SandraEpps
West Drayton, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Good little restsurant with a nice outdoor patio right on the green. The food is good as is the service and the wines.

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2 Thank IanWD
Benfleet, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Needed a pre-gig meal, and this place, although not highly rated, offered the cuisine we were after, and was a stones throw from the venue (O2 SBE). I had a garlic bruschetta, with anchovy and melted mozzarella topping to accompany my Pollo Milanese. My wife had a pizza. Food was tasty enough, without being memorable. Red house wine was a... More 

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Thank Paul1960_4
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this place as it seemed to have OK reviews on trip advised, also VERY cheap… took the wife out for a meal but my god, this place should not be allowed to be classed as Italian (in all fairness it is embarrassing to Italian food). The owner is NOT of Italian decent not is a chef here! They have... More 

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Thank 1QualityControl1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Terrible. Poor services, frozen food. Anti-pasti consisted of hot dog, frozen garlic bread, olives and iceberg lettuce. Mega meat pizza, had leftover morning bacon, hot and chicken on it - nothing mega about it! Wedges we're tasteless and frozen. They took starters order, served it, we ate it, then had to ask if we could order mains??? Oh they also... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Been eating here for nearly 8 years and the food and staff are brilliant. Moved away from Shepherd's Bush but I still make sure I call in anytime I am near. Price is also very reasonable! 5*

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Thank Sean C
London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Pizza is good ( by the way forget about Italian pizza) even is the name "al forno" makes you think you will eat an Italian Pizza. It's definitely NOT an Italian pizza but isn't bad (for London) Prices are so cheap also.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shepherds Bush Green | 4 Romney Court, London W12 8PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8746 1433

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