Al Porto Italian Restaurant, Hull earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Al Porto (, one of Hull’s leading Italian restaurants, today announced that it has received its third TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its eighth year, the achievement celebrates businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include restaurants, accommodations and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

Here’s what TripAdvisor customers say about Al Porto: “Simply could not fault this wonderful dining experience”, “Highly recommend for anyone to go there”; “Possibly the best food I have ever tasted”; “The food and service was excellent. The ambience was just right. Would recommend highly”; “Hull is lucky to have such a wonderful restaurant.”

Paolo Mele, restaurant manager, says: “This is the third year TripAdvisor reviewers have awarded Al Porto the Certificate of Excellence. The new owners took over in the Autumn of 2018 and we’ve had some really excellent reviews since then. Now that we have introduced an exciting new menu and a great new dedicated Cocktail Bar area to the rear of the restaurant, we are really looking forward to providing an even better customer experience in 2019.”

Al Porto is located in the picturesque Hull Marina and specialises in top quality Italian food and great service at affordable prices. Advance restaurant reservations are recommended as it does get booked up very quickly, especially at the weekends. Menu and Reservations are at

An added attraction, Al Porto’s attractive new Cocktail Bar room caters for a discerning clientele in the evening or for informal business meetings during the daytime.

“TripAdvisor is excited to announce the recipients of the 2018 Certificate of Excellence, which celebrates restaurants and other travel businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings on the world’s largest travel site,” said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor. “This recognition allows us to publicly honour businesses that are actively engaging with customers and using feedback to help travellers identify and confidently book the perfect trip.”

The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and recency of reviews submitted by travellers on TripAdvisor over the previous 12-month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.


Release issued by Darron Hartas, Two Heads Ltd, Hull. Tel: 01482 213728