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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%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (26 reviews)
“duck” (12 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
47 Derby Street | Ormskirk, Ormskirk L39 2BW, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent atmosphere. lots of witty sayings dotted about, nice prints of Italian scenes. Staff friendly and smiley. Service good. food was just as Mamma makes! Best pizza I've had in a restaurant in ages.

Thank Claire V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just had a great meal with the family. Kids loved the food. Been a long time since we've been there and it was fantastic. The pork fillets were fantastic. Thoroughly recommend this place, great for family and friends

Thank SMcB26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Tuesday after booking the table a couple of weeks before. There was a special menu on throughout November, hence it was busy. There is usually just an early evening special menu, but the November one was for all evening. At £11 for...More

Thank amchad
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 31 October 2017 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 24 October 2017

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 17 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
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Nearby Attractions
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24 reviews
.53 km away
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.28 km away
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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
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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