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Summary

A “good busy Italian in the heart of the business district” – an outpost of the ever-better-known national chain. While it’s arguably a tad “overpriced”, even sceptics laud the “great atmosphere” (often animated by local WAGs) and the “vast” menu usually has something to suit.

£47
Average
Average
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

This “fun and bustling” and “very plush” outpost of the national chain is "great for WAG-watching", and offers “good” (if “eye-watering”-ly expensive) food. The “over-the-top bling style” and “sometimes overly charming” staff are “not to everyone’s taste”, but it's a “successful formula” nonetheless.

£46
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Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

This “dressed-to-the-nines” Italian, the city-centre branch of a “glossy” national chain, offers food of a “surprisingly high” standard, with fish “always the best option”; tables, though, “might be too close for some”.

£42
Good
Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Still the place to be seen, but the food doesn’t suffer!”; this glam and buzzy city-centre outpost of the glitzy national chain is “probably the city’s best Italian”, with fish and seafood a highlight; “staff are great characters, which always makes it fun”.

£46
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Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Highchair, Portions,
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11 pm

San Carlo Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of San Carlo Restaurant in L2, Liverpool by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of San Carlo restaurant.
Chris B
Busy Italian with a great atmosphere. Quiet...
Reviewed 5 months, 6 days ago

"Busy Italian with a great atmosphere. Quiet enough for a business lunch, loud enough for a lively dinner"

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