• 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)



Group Bookings

Group Bookings

If you are planning a night out or special event with a group in Takapuna, give us a call. From birthdays to wedding anniversaries all special occasions are made even more memorable at Al Forno. Italian is a great option for groups as there will be something on the menu for everyone – the choices are wide but always delicious. We recommend you consider one of our group menu options which includes all the Al Forno favourites. View our group menus here.

Our group bookings are for parties of 8 or more. We can’t accommodate many group bookings at once so make sure you book early, particularly at busy times of the year. Give us a call now on 09 488 0179 to discuss your requirements.

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Birthdays and Special Occasions

If you are looking for a restaurant that can accommodate birthday parties, work functions, and other events, Al Forno in Auckland is a great choice. Whether treating your staff or dining with clients, we’ll make sure your work function or meeting goes off without a hitch.

For birthday parties, young or old, our team will make sure you have a fantastic time with our delicious food and friendly staff. We can organise a cake if you need one, or you can bring your own. Remember to book early to secure the date you want.

Family Dining

It’s the Italian way to spend time with family over long meals, talking, having fun, and enjoying delicious food – which is why we welcome families of all ages at Al Forno.

To make your family dining experience as enjoyable as possible, we have a children’s menu, and can accommodate younger guests. You can bring your stroller (it helps if you let us know in advance), we have high chairs, and you can bring your own food for infants.

The Booking Process

Step 1) Complete the below Online Enquiry Form or call us on 09 488 0179 to check availability and commence the booking process.

Step 2) You will receive an email from us advising available times. (Add  to your safe sender’s list)

Step 3) If the available times are acceptable, please advise a contact phone number and email address.  

Step 4) You will then receive an email confirmation from the Al Forno team.

Step 5) Please call us 48 hours before your booked time on 09 488 0179 to confirm the final numbers.

Call: 09 488 0179

    Group booking terms and conditions:


    Final confirmation of guests numbers will be required 48 hours prior to arrival.  Please call us on 09-488-0179 to confirm.

    All guests are required to order one main meal if they are not dining on one of our group menus. 

    If no guests have arrived after 30 mins of the reserved time the group will be considered a no-show.  It is highly recommended you call us on 09-488-0179 if you are running late. 

    To ensure we do not impact other diners we will commence service for the group within 15 mins of the booked arrival time even if all guests have not arrived. For this reason, we recommend you remind your friends and family to arrive on time.