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Italian-style neighbourhood restaurant in the heart of Beckenham. Relaxed surroundings, great for families. Staff who care.
PRICE RANGE
$29 - $39
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing! We come here every month as our special date night because the food is delicious and we always get the table next to the fireplace. Tonight was great because we got to discuss our honeymoon in Italy with them and they were able to...tell us the best spots in Tuscany and Rome for when we go in March. Love this place :)More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 27 January 2024

What a great restuarant. A true taste of Italy in Christchurch. The staff are very welcoming & attentive coupled with great surroundings. The food was truly delicous & looking forward to returning at some stage soon. Highly reccomend this restuarant.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 11 January 2024

We are in the city for a few days and was looking for a nice Italian Restaurant. We are so glad we chose this place. The bruchetta was delicious and our main courses were as well. I had a delicious dirty martini to start the...evening!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 10 January 2024 via mobile

Very accommodating and very exuberant service, a little slice of Italy in Christchurch (best fries in Christchurch too)

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 3 January 2024

Fantastic service and food. Came last week with my friends from Italy and they felt at home. Will definitely bring more people.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 8 December 2023 via mobile

First of all the service was spot on. The food was delicious and felt very authentic. I had the Spaghetti Roberto and my colleagues had the Gnocchi and Pizza. All of us were very pleased with the dishes. The pizza was light and very flavourful....For dessert I had the Tiramisu which was large enough for 3 of us to enjoy! Overall I’d highly recommend this place to visit whilst in Christchurch.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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w b, Other at Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2023

Thank you AKLWarrior. Our team is excellent and very focused on great service. I'll pass on your appreciation. Thank you and all the best for the holiday season. Cheers W

Reviewed 14 November 2023

What a delightful restaurant! I went with a group of 13 and everything we had tasted splendid. The food and drinks were so good, we would all come back again

Date of visit: November 2023
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w b, Other at Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2023

"Wonderful all the way around" is exactly what we aim for. Thank you for your kind review and all the best for the holiday season. Cheers W

Reviewed 4 November 2023 via mobile

This has been a favourite for our family for a number of years. The service is always exceptional and the rustic italian vibe is magic. Not to mention the generous parmesan bowl that is offered upon meals arriving - yum! The food is delicious and...pizza is the best in town. A calm and not overly loud environment. We recently celebrated my son's 15th birthday and this was his pick. What a brilliant night. The little things that the staff did to make this night special meant so much.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 24 October 2023 via mobile

We really enjoyed this meal, good service Good food Good price We started with a loaf of garlic and herb bread Lasagne, carbonara and beef ravioli

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 12 October 2023 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful meal last night. The food was delicious, service excellent and we were seated in a wonderfully quiet area. Our party of 6 included 2 Vegans and 1 Celiac. There were so many choices. The GF risotto, crispy potato skins, sautéed seasonal...verges, gnocchi and 3 pizzas all received great reviews. We were not sure who ‘won’. My Tiramisu could have fed the whole table. Light and tasty. The raspberry mojito mock-tail was a surprise favourite. We will be back soon.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 22 September 2023

Please pass on our deepest thanks to all you staff for the magnificent food and service we received last night. M commented that it was the safest and least anxiety inducing meal out they have had in years. Thank you for you wonderful communication it...was greatly appreciated.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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w b, Other at Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2023

Thank you, thank you. We are honoured you chose us for your occasion and pleased we exceeded expectations. Cheers W

Reviewed 15 September 2023

Great pizzas, we all had a great evening, atmosphere was great. Will go again. a good 5 Stars from me.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 19 August 2023 via mobile

Came in a group of 6. First impression is that it is intimate, many smaller areas. The menu is broad with all your Italian favorites. Many come with veges rather than just pasta and sauce. The food was cooked and presented well by friendly, attentive...staff. No rush, the timing was perfect. Due to the way the restaurant is laid out it is less noisy than most and it was easy to hear conversations from one end to the other. Overall it was a very good experienceMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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w b, Other at Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2023

Cheers for your kind review, Wayne. All the best for the holiday season. W

Reviewed 5 August 2023 via mobile

Friendly staff, big portions and great quality food. Arancini and bolognese highly recommended, with the tiramisu being a must have

Date of visit: August 2023
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w b, Other at Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2023

Cheers for the review, Marcello. And from this week we are open on Tuesdays again. So Tiramusu Tuesday! Cheers W

Reviewed 31 July 2023

We have thought about dining here for awhile. Finally made a booking, polite attentive staff 10/10. Excellent food and a nice atmosphere. We will definitely be back to enjoy again

Date of visit: June 2023
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w b, Other at Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2023

Cheers for the review, Craig. Super glad we met your expectations. See you again soon! W

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JamieleeStewart
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Response from NZItalianNZ | Property representative |
Hi and thank you very much for contacting us. Whilst our usual pizza dough/crust is made by our pizza chefs onsite and daily....the gluten-free pizza bases we use are from the company 'Allergywise'. Kind regards, Marcus... More
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Response from Jill D | Reviewed this property |
I'm unsure if they have gf option. Look up their menu. 😉
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Hello! Yes, we do take bookings. Either via our website or call 03 331 6674. Or.. you can book right now? via me?
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FORMAGGIO'S RESTAURANT & PIZZERIA, Christchurch - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

Frequently Asked Questions about Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria

Yes, Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria offers takeaway services.

Yes, Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5