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The Forge Pizzeria

$$ - $$$Italian, Pizza,
14 Armstrong St N | 1771 Sturt St, Alfredton 2nd Restaurant, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5337 6635
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (431 reviews)
“pumpkin salad” (8 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Armstrong St N | 1771 Sturt St, Alfredton 2nd Restaurant, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing pizza, probably the best I've ever had. Great menu with an awesome vegetarian pizza. Service was friendly and helpful. Absolutely no complaints! Will definitely be back many times.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice pizza and pasta, The food comes up fast. The serve plenty. Really enjoy the food. Kids love the fried sweet potatoes and lemonade.

Thank hao y
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great place to catch up with friends and enjoy a great meal. Book ahead - the place is very popular. I loved that there was heaps of staff on and the service was great. It was the food that really impressed me....More

Thank narellew186
Reviewed 1 week ago

At an average price of $25 per pizza they were nice but they would want to be for the price. I tried a couple of different pizzas, both had great flavours and a very light base, but the base wasn’t crisp so each piece of...More

Thank SchubeyDoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing wood fire pizzas!! The service was great, we had an amazing dinner for our first night in Ballarat. All the reviews are true, this place is not to be missed!! We also got take away one night & went and sat by the...More

Thank RosepetalsTM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined and enjoyed the excellent service from all staff members. The pizzas where as good as any we have had. Thanks to management for putting such an awesome eating experience together

Thank Lordy49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in for lunch and what a delight it was. The pulled pork pizza was very delicious and the potato salad was one of the best I've had. The wine list is also very interesting (in a good way). It's be the first place...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is nice great atmosphere and the staff are lovely a little bit over priced but would go again and would recommend it

Thank Leeannbig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to try the Wood Fired Pizzas after reading the reviews but was very underwhelmed by it all. One of the most oily pizzas Ive ever had and especially for Wood Fired. Toppings werent great either but that could be as I ate more...More

Thank MrPaparazzi81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great pizza and beer here with my sister. Enjoyed it very much. Butchers Pizza. Loaded with meat and not too much cheese. Wood fired and served on a wooden platter. Had a Duck Pale Ale beer. Well done to the staff for a...More

Thank David W
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Robert-Robyn H
16 October 2017|
Response from 884geneg | Reviewed this property |
No licensed.
1 April 2015|
Response from Nic W | Property representative |
Hi Margaret, We have a gluten free base option available. Cheers,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
有泊車位, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Armstrong St N | 1771 Sturt St, Alfredton 2nd Restaurant, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5337 6635
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Our grandfather Frank was a well-known Blacksmith in the Ballarat region, and at the heart of a Blacksmith's shop is a fire they call the Forge. With a combination of the fire, great skill and plenty of hard work, great things are created. Take a look at our wood fire oven and you'll know why we are "The Forge". Established in 2010 by brothers Chris and Tim Matthews, The Forge Pizzeria creates delicious woodfired pizzas made with fresh local produce and high quality deli ingredients. We pride ourselves on pizza perfection, passion and a fun laid-back atmosphere. There is a fully serviced 200 seat restaurant in Armstrong Street, Central Ballarat, which complements the 20 seat take-away store in Sturt Street, Alfredton. We also now have two rolling mobile pizza ovens which operate at various events and private functions. Once your pizza is ordered, its action a plenty. Using our fresh healthy dough recipe, the stretcher starts stretching the base, great viewing in itself. The makers add the right amount of ingredients, which have all been freshly prepared on our premises, into the woodfire oven and then the magic happens. Fresh, healthy and woodfired.
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