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Review: The Yard Knutsford

Review: The Yard Knutsford

A family owned establishment; The Yard, Knutsford brings fine Italian cuisine with a delicious modern twist...

Located on King Street this is an exciting destination for foodies! The Yard combines style and substance and offers something different to experience for lovers of Italian food!

If you are looking for a memorable experience with amazing food and drink prepared by talented chefs and mixologists - look no further!

Whilst you browse the menu, their Mixologists will pour your favourite cocktail and suggest wines based on your food order. In addition they stock a large selection of spirits, beers and bubbly so all bases are covered!

So who is behind The Yard? Enter Ernesto Sciarrillo and Chef Carl Noller, and like food and drink they make the perfect combination.

Carl sources the best available produce locally and Ernesto backs it up with family classics from Italy. They evidently love what they do and are going from strength to strength. Following the success of The Yard in Chester this is their 2nd establishment.

Shop Cheshire were recently invited to their soft launch and had a great night. The Yard lacks any pretence and the the staff are friendly and clearly passionate about their business - keen to ensure diners embrace their ethos and enjoy every aspect of the experience.

Most of the seating is upstairs and the decor is clean, cool and funky - we liked the bright yellow and muted grey interior it was quite unexpected from the traditional look of many Italian restaurants.

We were greeted by Ernesto warmly and were really intrigued by the set Menu he presented for the launch.

So here's what was on the Menu...


Prosciutto, Celeriac, Crispy Egg


Braised Shin of Beef, Caramelised Onion Risotto, Beer, Pickled Onions


Panatoni Bread & Butter Pudding, Grappa Soaked Sultanas

The food was delicious, full of taste and beautifully presented. We liked the fact there really is something new on the Menu- if you are looking for authentic Italian then The Yard is the place to go!

Don't be nervous by the lack of pasta or pizza - this is good honest Italian food and you'll love it.

Booking in advance is a good idea as seating is quite limited. Next time you're in Knutsford, pop in and say hello the staff are a friendly bunch, and whilst you're there - we recommend you book a table!

Venue: The Yard - Knutsford, 89 King St, Knutsford WA16 6EQ
Dates: Opening Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 12pm-9.30pm Friday-Saturday 12pm-10pm Sunday 1pm-8pm
Tel: 01565 650607
Tags: food and drink knutsford, food and drink cheshire, the yard knutsford, italian restaurants cheshire, review

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