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It started with a bang in 2008 and the hype is still justified at Bocca di Lupo – a lip-smacking, ‘drop-dead delicious’ theatreland cracker… more »
Briciole is the brainchild of chef Maurizio Morelli, who has gained a reputation among knowledgeable fans of Italian food at fancy-pants Latium… more »
The Caldesi way is generous, with broad culinary brushstrokes covering much of proprietor Giancarlo’s native Italy. With a few coveted tables… more »
‘Bellissima!’ is still the cry as adoring fans continue to sing Cecconi’s praises to the skies. Yes, it’s a favoured haunt of swaggering… more »
Angela Hartnett once worked for Gordon Ramsay at this site – when it was the original Pétrus – and now she’s returned to front its latest… more »
Famed for its old-world glamour and “timeless elegance”, this Chelsea darling still attracts a sparkling clientele, with trophy wives… more »
Readers lap up L’Anima’s ‘simply stylish’ surrounds and applaud chef Francesco Mazzei’s generous, big-hearted Calabrian cooking… more »
Ever-serene Latium is now into its 10th year as a determinedly traditional Italian a stone's throw from Oxford Street. Its ethos seems charmingly… more »
He’s almost as well-known as some of his celebrity clients, but Giorgio Locatelli continues to earn his stripes as one of London’s top Italian… more »
Angela Hartnett has been busy of late, setting up Merchant’s Tavern in the City and launching sibling Café Murano, while keeping her very own… more »
This casual Italian has worked hard to become ‘a firm Soho favourite’, tweaking its offer as time passes. A handful of high tables and… more »
With its Cath Kidston-style interiors, lovely alfresco tables and smiley staff, this brightly coloured, affable eatery is a ‘veritable piece… more »
Russell Norman’s original take on a Venetian bácaro has spawned siblings and imitators across the capital, but Polpo’s queues still start… more »
Few Michelin-starred restaurants can effortlessly create intimacy in such a cavernous space, or accommodate young children with the same aplomb… more »
River Café alumnus Theo Randall has ‘celeb chef’ credentials these days, and his restaurant at the InterContinental is now serious business… more »
Discover the very best Italian restaurants in London with Square Meal’s handpicked guide to the top Italian restaurants in London. Italian cuisine is one of the most popular cuisine types in the world and can either be brilliantly rustic, beautifully refined or simply elegant. With a wealth of fantastic ingredients, it is only natural that Italian food is so flavourful and full of colour and each region of Italy brings something special to the table. From simple pizza and pasta to more complex Italian dishes, there is something for everyone to enjoy with Italian food.
London has an abundance of great Italian restaurants to offer, from simple pizza restaurants to elegant Italian fine dining restaurants and it is often hard to choose. To help, Square Meal has compiled this handy guide to the best Italian restaurants in London, aiming to make your selection an easier one and to ensure that you are guaranteed one of the best Italian dining experiences in London.
Every one of the Italian restaurants featured in Square Meal’s list of London’s top Italian restaurants have been tried and tested by food critics and our own customers so check out the reviews and book a table online with Square Meal today. As well as the restaurants on this page, we have listings for Italian restaurants in the West End including Covent Garden and Mayfair, Italian restaurants in Central London and Italian restaurants in The City as well as Italian restaurants throughout the rest of London . Each Square Meal listing features an independent review, as well as reviews from diners, together with unique special offers such as free drinks and discounts.