Princi 1

135 Wardour Street , London, W1F 0UT

1 reviews

31 Cafes Italian Soho

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SquareMeal Review of Princi

“Perfect if you don’t fancy a packed Soho bar or full-on restaurant”, Princi is a seriously popular all-day pit-stop noted for its “fabulous Milanese decor” and “gorgeous Italian light bites”. Set up by serial restaurateur Alan Yau, the light-filled café does a roaring trade in chic breakfasts, all-too-tempting cakes, savoury pastries and colourful salads, with fresh juices, proper coffee, Italian wines and cocktails to wash it all down. It’s terribly chic, although it can seem like a “touristy madhouse” at peak times – even if the place is well managed by staff dressed in spotless white uniforms. Berths at the high communal tables and street-facing counters are at a premium, and there’s also plenty of action in the adjoining restaurant, where table service and a menu of excellent wood-fired pizzas beckon. There are queues for takeaways, too.

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Princi is recommended for

Buzzy | Cool | Child Friendly | Dates | Breakfast | Late Night Dining

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Tottenham Court Road Tube Station 279m

Piccadilly Circus Tube Station 375m


Address: 135 Wardour Street , London W1F 0UT

Area: Soho

Opening times

Mon-Sat 7am-12M Sun 8.30am-10pm

Nearby Landmarks

Freedom Theatre 91m

Wardour Street 117m


Telephone: 020 7478 8888


Cuisine: Cafes Italian


Food & Drink: 10.0

Service: 10.0

Atmosphere: 8.0

Value: 8.0

Food & Drink: 5.0

Service: 5.0

Atmosphere: 4.0

Value: 4.0

Alice H. bronze reviewer 24 February 2010

What is great about this venue is that the staff are actually all Italian so it feels very authentic, there is no menu as such you just stand anywhere at the counter, try to get the attention of a server and they will server you a meal that you choose from in front of you, they can also do hot pasta dishes by request. The food is amazing and is perfect place for lunch although it would not be suitable for a client lunch it is fun to pop to with friends. The staff helped us with a large takeaway menu and they were incredibly helpful, along with the very helpful managers this has to be a try all venue and the cheesecake is to die for, its always busy at lunch so get there early if you want a table, will go again!

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