Frequently asked questions

What days are you open? Our friendly restaurant is open for lunch and dinner – 5 days – Tuesday to Saturday.


Do I need to book and how do I do it? Please book ahead, especially for evenings. Please call us to reserve your table during our opening hours.


Why can’t I book online? Attention to detail is important to us and understanding your needs is essential.  So we love to speak with you in person or over the phone.


Is take away available? All the dishes on our menu are available to take home, Aldo will cook them to order in few minutes.


Are you open for private occasions? Yes, Aldo caters for intimate gatherings of up to 32 people e.g. weddings, birthdays, business events.


Are you licensed or BYO? Yes, we are fully licensed. No BYO.


Do you make your own pasta? Aldo is proud of his hand made pasta and his signature dishes like penne arrabbiata, spaghetti Napoli, ravioli agnolotti. Pasta dishes are cooked to order.


What coffee do you serve? We offer the best Italian coffees around using Lavazza coffee beans. 


Is parking available? There is plenty of free parking at night in the rear car park and on Neville Street. During the day there is street parking around Warkworth village.


Do you have a high chair? Yes.


Do you have wheel chair access? Yes.


Do you cater for my dietary requirements? We are happy to cater for the following: coeliac, vegan, gluten free, vegetarian, lactose intolerant, egg/wheat/dairy free. 


Is there al fresco dining? Yes, we offer some outside tables. 


Can I smoke outside? No.


Do you offer private Italian cooking lessons? Yes, Aldo offers select cooking classes for up to 10 people. We start with a glass of Prosecco, have lots of fun and learn all about good food and wine. 


Do you use locally sourced products? Yes. Aldo uses only fresh, seasonal and locally sourced ingredients whenever possible e.g. oyster mushrooms from Matakana, local meat, honey and eggs. We are proud to be showcasing local wines and beers.