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161 Bellenden Road, London SE15 4DH
Blink and you’ll miss this narrow strip of a
restaurant with its matt-black frontage, the name painted in tiny white type. Inside, pared-back, minimal... more »
62 Seymour Street, London W1H 5BN
Restaurant hotspot Portman Village has a new modern Italian, courtesy of the Australian-Italian Bernardi brothers (ex-Cubitt House Group). With wealthy... more »
12 Archer Street, London W1D 7BB
"Just wow, wow, wow" pretty much sums up readers' unflagging enthusiasm for this rocking Italian eatery on a raggedy Soho backstreet. Don't be fooled by... more »
20 Homer Street, London W1H 4NA
Readers are full of enthusiasm for this “fantastic” local eatery – the brainchild of chef Maurizio Morelli from fancy-pants Latium in Fitzrovia. By contrast,... more »
118 Marylebone Lane, London W1U 2QF
It’s part of a bigger empire including a cookery school and a restaurant in Bray, but Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi’s solid corner spot retains a “family-run... more »
21 Artillery Lane, London E1 7HA
A new venture from the team behind Manicomio, Canto Corvino (literally 'song of the raven') is aptly situated on a lane once known as Raven Row. Exposed... more »
5a Burlington Gardens, London W1S 3EP
It’s typical of Cecconi’s glamorous nonchalance that Hugh Grant can be sitting at the bar and no one gives him a second glance. Like the heartthrob movie... more »
112 Draycott Avenue, London SW3 3AE
Chelsea doyenne Daphne's simply "never disappoints", according to multiple fans who have rediscovered this Chelsea charmer since its 2014 refurb. Others... more »
62-63 Long Lane, London EC1A 9EJ
Located next to Smithfield Market, this petite debutante has a large trick up its sleeve: over 150 Italian wines by the glass. The acquisition of a Coravin... more »
1 Snowden Street, London EC2A 2DQ
L'Anima remains a sure-fire hit with readers: "fabulous", '"the best", "a consistently enjoyable experience with really chic service" – the tributes just... 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 Covent Garden, Mayfair 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.