Mediterranea 1

21 Westow Street , London, SE19 3RY

SquareMeal Review of Mediterranea

‘A true taste of Sardinia’ is the promise at this family-run and family-friendly restaurant/pizzeria, where authentic curios, sunny artworks and the odd splash of bright paint set the scene for some decently rendered food at “reasonable prices”. With “lovely owners” and equally lovely staff keeping things rolling along at a rapid pace, there’s much to enjoy here – notably the “best pizzas” served piping hot from a custom-built stone oven. Traditional Sardinian pasta is a good call (malloreddus with coarse sausage, tomato sauce and Pecorino is a classic), and fans also single out the “great seafood” dishes – perhaps char-grilled marinated calamari, Sardinian fish stew with fregola or pan-fried John Dory with potatoes, tomatoes, olives and pine nuts. Carnivores might veer towards the porchetta (grilled stuffed pork belly with sauté potatoes and salsa verde), while desserts include Sicilian cannoli as well as interlopers such as coconut crème brûlée and plum tarte Tatin. Also check out the list of Italian regional wines.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Gipsy Hill Station 390m

Crystal Palace Station 576m


Address: 21 Westow Street , London SE19 3RY

Area: Upper Norwood

Opening times

Mon-Sat 12N-2.30-pm 6-10pm Sun 12N-10pm

Nearby Landmarks

Crystal Palace National Sports Centre 742m

Crystal Palace Park 866m


Telephone: 020 8771 7327


Cuisine: Italian

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