L'ulivo Restaurant Strand


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Average Price
££££ - Under £30
Fine dining, Fun, Glamorous, Lively, Romantic, Unique
Food Occasions
Dinner, Lunch
Alfresco And Views
Outside seating
Special Features
Vegan options, Vegetarian options, Wheelchair access


L'ulivo offers a traditional Italian dining experience in a contemporary environment on the Strand. For 15 years, L'ulivo has been crafting authentic Italian dishes and serving them to locals and tourists alike. The menu hinges on a concept that most Italians will be very familiar with: simplicity. Focusing on fresh, seasonal ingredients to create its authentic dishes, along with relaxed service that makes guests feel at home, this welcoming spot is just as suited to an evening meal with an old friend as it is a smart business lunch with colleagues. 

The restaurant receives daily deliveries of fresh ingredients and changes the menu accordingly, often creating a specials board for new dishes that are in season or have simply inspired them recently. And, if anything seems to be lacking, the chefs visit local food markets to pick out the best produce by hand. 

The extensive menu features several courses, from starters and salads to pasta and secondi dishes focused around fish and meat. Kick things off with a selection of starters, such as mushrooms in a creamy gorgonzola sauce with home-made bread, tiger prawns in chilli, lemon and garlic sauce, or a salad of vine tomatoes, mozzarella, avocado and basil.

As with any Italian restaurant, pasta is a huge deal here and there are several sections on the menu dedicated to the stuff. Try the tortelloni collina which sees pasta parcels filled with rich ricotta and spinach, then topped with truffle oil, cherry tomatoes, garlic sauce and grana Padano cheese shavings. Elsewhere, discover the likes of penne fantasia with chicken, sun dried tomatoes, garlic and a light tomato sauce.

If pasta isn't your thing - never fear, as there's also the likes of grilled salmon, chicken escalope and homemade burgers to sate your appetite. You'll also find a decent range of pizzas too, with toppings like mozzarella, Italian prosciutto and fresh rocket salad.

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409 Strand, Charing Cross, London, WC2R 0NS

0207 836 9760 0207 836 9760


Opening Times

All day
Mon 11:00-23:30
Tue 11:00-23:30
Wed 11:00-23:30
Thu 11:00-23:30
Fri 11:00-23:30
Sat 11:00-23:30
Sun 12:00-22:30


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4 Reviews 

Gillian M

03 July 2023   - Verified Diner
Food & Drink 5
Service 5
Atmosphere 4
Value 3.5


09 December 2022   - Verified Diner
Food & Drink 5
Service 5
Atmosphere 5
Value 5

Very enjoyable experience. Friendly staff, good menu

and reasonable prices 

Nilam C

04 September 2022   - Verified Diner
Food & Drink 5
Service 4
Atmosphere 5
Value 5

Staff were friendly but service was slow sometimes because of the pre theatre rush.  Would thoroughly recommend 


25 August 2022  
Food & Drink 5
Service 5
Atmosphere 5
Value 5
Family meal after show

Best meal I have had in a long time!  The staff were absolutely amazing and we were thoroughly looked after.  The all food was cooked to perfection and was well worth the money.   

we will definitely be going back for another visit. 

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