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  • 34 Anzac Street, Takapuna Auckland
  • 09 488 0179
  • Dinner – Tuesday to Sunday

    5pm to late

    Lunch – Open on request only for large bookings

    (Tuesday to Sunday)

    Mondays

    closed

FAQs

Yes. Please advise this when you book so we can allocate a table with adequate space.

Yes

Yes as long as they are officially trained. We ask you advise this when you book so we can allocate a table with adequate space.

No. We are fully licensed and offer a full selection of beverages.

Yes. This needs to be pre-arranged with us three days in advance.

Yes. This needs to be pre-arranged with us before arrival and a $20 ‘BYO Food – Service Charge’ will apply.

Yes. If you order a dessert, we’ll personalise the plate with “Happy Birthday” written in chocolate and place a candle on top.

No

Yes. Please click here for our children’s menu.

Yes. We ask you to request this when you book so we can allocate a table with adequate space.

Yes. We ask you advise this when you book so we can allocate a table with adequate space.

Yes

Yes. We offer a variety of substitutions and always do our best to accommodate special requests to prepare your meal just how you like it. Click here for more info.

Yes. We have a wide selection of Low gluten options. As we use flour in the preparation of our pizza bases there are traces of flour/gluten in the air. For this reason, we refer to our Gluten Free meals as “Low gluten”. You will see the following codes on our menu GF (Low gluten) and GFA (Low gluten available on request)

Yes. Many of our dishes are vegetarian or vegan or can be altered to be Vegetarian/Vegan please look for the following codes on our menus. V = No Meat or Seafood or VA = Available with no Meat or Seafood or VG = Vegan

Yes. Please ask your waiter for advice on which menu items are suited to your specific needs. We can prepare many of our menu items in a health-conscious way. Simple changes such as asking for sauces/dressings on the side, less cheese or switching a cream-based sauce to a tomato-based sauce can make a significant difference. We are more than happy to try and accommodate dietary requirements.

We are a casual dining restaurant. Dress comfortably and feel free to come as you are.

No

Yes. Please click here for more info on the group booking process.

Ten or more guests.

American Express (Amex), Cash, Diners, Eftpos, Japan Credit Bureau (JCB), Mastercard, Restaurant Association of NZ gift vouchers/cards and Visa.

No

No

Not at this stage however we are looking into this option.

You can call us on 09-488-0179 or email us at bookings@alforno.co.nz

Yes, however we highly recommend you make a booking as we are often fully booked.

We open at 5 pm Tue-Sun and suggest you arrive early. Our peak dining times are 6.45 pm – 8.45 pm. If you arrive before 6 pm, you can usually dine without delay.

Only during our peak dining times to ensure we can accommodate as many customer requests as possible and avoid disappointment. If a dining time limitation applies to your booking we will usually advise this during the booking process.

We will generally allow a 15 minute window but we do ask you call as a courteously. We will consider you a no-show if you haven’t arrived within 15 mins of your booked time and may release your table to the waitlist or to walk-in customers.

Here at Al Forno we are committed to providing a variety of delicious food choices for all of our guests, and we pride ourselves on our ability to modify our menu items.

We have prepared this guide to assist our customers with food sensitivities or allergies and to help identify ingredients that may cause an allergic reaction. Whilst we make every attempt to provide accurate allergen information, our menu items are freshly prepared in our kitchen and there is always a risk of cross contact with other allergens. This is true even when a menu item is specifically ordered to remove an allergen ingredient. Please keep this in mind when making a menu selection dependent upon our allergen information.

Please ensure you tell us if you, or any member of your party, have any food sensitivities or allergies. This can help reduce the risk and ensure your dining experience is an enjoyable one.

If you or a member of your party is severely allergic, please let one of our managers help you with your selection.

The information contained in this allergen guide is correct at the time of publication being 01 April 2018


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