Artusi 22

161 Bellenden Road , London, SE15 4DH

  • Artusi restaurant south east London Peckham
  • Artusi restaurant south east London Peckham

SquareMeal Review of Artusi

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 surroundings allow the no-fuss Italian food to do the talking. The kitchen takes the best of the day’s produce and crafts a menu of bold simplicity, offering just three starters, three mains, and a couple of pasta dishes of either size. The list provides the perfect antidote to those tired trattorie with their dozens of ‘specials’. Because the chef uses cheaper cuts (lamb shoulder or ox heart on our visit), and concentrates on pulses and seasonal veg, prices are kept spot-on for a neighbourhood joint – though many would cross the capital for gutsy cooking of such quality. The ice cream alone is worth a detour. The all-Italian wine list needs better descriptions, though the friendly staff will make suggestions.

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Artusi is recommended for

Buzzy | Dates | Special Occasions Over 40S

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Peckham Rye Station 469m

East Dulwich Station 871m


Address: 161 Bellenden Road , London SE15 4DH

Area: Queens Road (Peckham) Station

Opening times

Sat-Sun 12N-3.30pm (Sun – 4pm) Tues-Sat 6-10pm

Nearby Landmarks

Premier Cinema 620m

Aquarius Golf Club 1km


Telephone: 020 3302 8200


Cuisine: Italian

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