Zizzi Bow Street

20 Bow Street , London, WC2 7AW

1 reviews

32 Italian Covent Garden

SquareMeal Review of Zizzi Bow Street

Nationwide Italian chain Zizzi is not exactly the last word in cutting-edge culinary cool, but it’s been quick off the mark to introduce some hot new trends. A range of gelati by Kitty Travers (the artisan ice-cream maker talent-spotted by St John’s Fergus Henderson) & a recently introduced menu of ‘cichetti’ (Italian-style ‘tapas’) as seen at far hipper addresses, are reasons to revisit your local branch. The rest of the menu may not wow, cautions a reader, ‘but it’s nothing to spoil your day’. Pastas are reliable, & the pizzas – some of which come as half & half variations or hybrids – help those stuck between king prawn & spicy sausage or regular pizza & calzone. Zizzi aims to please, & its comfortably rustic, flatteringly lit restaurants usually do just that.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Covent Garden Tube Station 186m

Holborn Tube Station 434m

Address

Address: 20 Bow Street , London WC2 7AW

Area: Covent Garden

Nearby Landmarks

Royal Opera House 72m

Fortune 127m

Details

Telephone: 020 7836 6101

Website:

Cuisine: Italian

Private Dining: 35

2.0

Food & Drink: 2.0

Service: 2.0

Atmosphere: 2.0

Value: 2.0

Food & Drink: 1.0

Service: 1.0

Atmosphere: 1.0

Value: 1.0

Peter W. 27 March 2013

Since this restaurant is listed as open until 2300, I booked a table through this website (later confirmed by email) for a Tuesday night at 2230 after a performance at the Royal Opera House opposite. On arrival just after 2230, the restaurant was closed (and looked as if it had been closed for at least 20 minutes) and the staff said they knew nothing about our booking. In any case, they said, they had no food left except salads!