Melanie Italian Restaurant

4 - 6 Old Compton Street Soho , London, W1D 4TB

2 reviews

Italian Soho

Melanie Italian Restaurant says

An Italian restaurant out of the ordinary, Melanie’s specialises in Neapolitan food, setting it apart from the numerous other dining rooms in London’s central Soho area. Located on the notorious Old Compton Street, close to Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square and the numerous theatres and cinemas the West End has to offer, Melanie’s is easy to spot thanks to its large awning proudly displaying the red, green and white of the Italian flag. Inside, you’ll find a dining room clad in much light wood and full of light, traditional, simple and comfortable in its décor. In the kitchen, the focus is very much on the use of good ingredients, the chefs sourcing local and seasonal produce for their classic Neapolitan dishes. You’ll recognise many of Melanie’s offerings, from favourite pizzas to well known pasta dishes, but you’ll also be tempted to try the specialties of the house which include the typical ingredients of Naples and the surrounding countryside.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Tottenham Court Road Tube Station 261m

Leicester Square Tube Station 303m


Address: 4 - 6 Old Compton Street Soho , London W1D 4TB

Area: Soho

Nearby Landmarks

Shaftesbury Avenue 77m

Phoenix Theatre 80m


Telephone: 020 7437 4006


Cuisine: Italian


Food & Drink: 8.0

Service: 9.0

Atmosphere: 8.5

Value: 9.5

Food & Drink: 4.0

Service: 5.0

Atmosphere: 4.0

Value: 4.0

Rose V. 02 November 2016

I booked this reastaurant for myself and 2 friends, based purely on its proximity to The Phoenix Theatre and it being Italian which offers a good choice for lunch depending on how hungry you are. It was quiet when we went in but soon became busy - but not noisy - and we spent a lovely leisurely lunchtime prior to our matinee performance. The service was excellent - our waitress was polite and attentive, and our food was served with a smile on every occasion. There was a good choice on the menu, plus a specials board, and the food was well cooked and nicely presented; the prices were very reasonable, even more so for a West End restaurant. We all decided it was an excellent choice and would thoroughly recommend it. I intend to book it for a family evening meal next week.

Food & Drink: 4.0

Service: 4.0

Atmosphere: 4.0

Value: 5.0

Diana D. 19 May 2013

Just right for a pre theatre dinner with a lovely menu and very friendly staff. It was very busy, with tables very close together, which is to be expected pre theatre. Excellent value for money. Would definitely go again, but not the place I would chose for romantic dinner.