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“To lazy to cook”
Review of Grande Forno

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Grande Forno
Ranked #3 of 29 Restaurants in Ashburton
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Went to a movie and when we got home could not summon up the energy to cook a meal.
Went to our local wood fired pizza place. Grande Forno.
Shared a medium pizza, half smoked salmon, half goats cheese.
Well cooked, very tasty. just the right size.
Service great, good atmosphere. Very enjoyable experience.

Thank DavidandPaula
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We_R2015, Public Relations Manager at Grande Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Thanks DavidandPaula ! Great to hear that you enjoyed your visit here, we hope to see you again when you need a night off from cooking :)

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

A good "back to basics" Italian restaurant. The staff were very friendly and helpful serving good food. The ambience is a little bright for a romantic meal but the food and service made it a lovely experience

Thank Simon S
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We_R2015, Public Relations Manager at Grande Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2016

Thanks Simon! We are happy to hear that you had a lovely experience, we hope to see you again soon :)

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly . Fast service . Excellent food. Never been disappointed with food . Service excellent. Also good atmosphere. Very good take away as well.

Thank Horst K
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We_R2015, Public Relations Manager at Grande Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2016

Thanks Horst, glad you liked the food and service. Hope to see you again soon :)

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Reviewed 20 February 2016

This bistro has been here since 1998 and has become very popular. With good reason. We received a warm welcome and friendly service from happy staff. The owner (Frank) introduced himself and checked all was ok with our meal. It was! Excellent wood fired piazzas. Tried both the seafood and goats cheese pizzas. Thin base. Decent size with lots of tasty topping. Reasonably priced. Gluten free base available at $4 extra. Cost $43 for two of us including BYO charge. Also licenced. Take away available and can order online.

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Thank Michael C
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We_R2015, Public Relations Manager at Grande Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2016

Hi Michael C, thanks for the great review. Glad you liked the pizzas and the service. Hope to see you again soon :)

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Reviewed 18 February 2016

I visit this restaurant on a regular basis for a catch up dinner with 6 of my girlfriends. We always have a great meal, whether it be pizza, pasta or any of the other dishes. Everyone loves the food at Grande Forno, so we keep coming back.

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Thank Helen P
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We_R2015, Public Relations Manager at Grande Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2016

Hi Helen P, it is always nice to hear from a regular. Its awesome that you enjoy your meals. Hope to see you all back again soon :)

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