As one might expect from a place calling itself ‘oven-baked,’ Al Forno specialises in delicious Italian dishes fired in an authentic Italian stone oven. Of course this means that Al Forno – run by a group of chefs with training and years of experience in and around Naples, pizza’s Holy Land – offers some of the very best pizzas to be had in West London. The dough is made in-house each day, topped with 100% mozzarella and fresh plum-tomato sauce and blasted in the oven to create that iconic thin-but-foldable Neapolitan crust. This cosy and elegant Italian eatery in the heart of Shepherd’s Bush (at Romney Court on Shepherd’s Bush Green), though, is not just a pizzeria, and their range of signature oven-baked dishes (the lasagna is rich and moreish, and their penne-based pasta bakes are unique) is just as impressive as the pizza, not to mention the wealth of risottos, salads, hefty mains, dainty desserts and even satisfying breakfast meals.
Fabulous food, generous portions and reasonably priced. The drinks are also good value with a bottle of house white only eleven pounds. Would definitely recommend.
A pleasant enough experience in the heart of Shepherds Bush. Traditional Italian menu with well prepared and adequate food. Obviously popular with locals which is always a good sign
We eat a very good pizza ! One remark; the pizza’s arrived while we were not yet finished with the starter...... it looks like they were in a hurry.