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Il Vecchio

141 Manchester Street, Heywood, Rochdale OL10 1NL, England
+44 1706 365561
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (30 reviews)
“pizza” (26 reviews)
“penne” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
141 Manchester Street, Heywood, Rochdale OL10 1NL, England
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Not our first visit here and it won’t be the last one. Made a booking in advance as usual and greeted well on arrival. Everything else quite simply is fantastic, the service, food and atmosphere makes it an enjoyable family restaurant.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Had a very good meal at I'll vecchio. Used to go frequently when Mario owned it but not as good after he left. Gave it another try last night and had the early bird menu. Good choices and three courses for 15.45. Food was tasty...More

2  Thank Judith L
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Very pleasant surroundings - though tables just a little too close together for comfort. Excellent welcome ,service prompt and professional. Good hot food - the ribs starter were really tasty. I had risotto and my friend a pasta with bacon and chillies, then dessert and...More

Thank Blukit
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Popped in for a birthday tea for my friend tonight. Genuinely nice staff, nothing too much trouble. Food amazing and very good value. Highly recommended

Thank Den81
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Last minute booking for Mother’s Day only issue I have is the couples table is right in the corner. It’s feels a little like u are out of the way. Food however is absolutely beautiful as usual. I’d say one of best places around to...More

Thank Tracymariapenney
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I've been to Il Vecchio many times and never had a bad experience; however tonight's visit was not up to scratch. The actual food - pate/ribs and pork/risotto from the early bird menu - was tasty as ever. However the pate arrived with a plastic...More

1  Thank Preciousplum
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This place is an absolute gem. Staff are friendly and attentive. The food is excellent and is on par with many places where I’ve eaten in Rome. The ribs are divine, especially when the sauce is used to dip garlic bread into. I doubt you...More

Thank ChrisFoster1uk
Reviewed 11 March 2018

The food and service were excellent . We did have a little problem, as the wine served to my friend was not up to standard. However, the waiter took it away and brought out a new bottle and this was up to standard. The staff...More

Thank sagerp01
Reviewed 4 March 2018

My wife and I went to ll Vecchio for my Birthday. The meal was very good. Service was quick and the staff there were great, no waiting around! There was no rush for us to leave after our meal, we sat with our bottle of...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 21 February 2018

My wife and I regularly go to Il Vechio. The service is always excellent with well trained attentive staff. There's a relaxed atmosphere with lots of choice on the menu and always lovely cooked meals. Recommended!

Thank Duncang61
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Questions & Answers
22 February 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Effoffeff |
The original Mario now runs La Scala on Oldham Road,Rochdale
22 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$7 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, 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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