The Honest Italian

Italian, Pizza

Book a table

Call The Honest Italian to make a booking on:

About The Honest Italian

SquareMeal Review

Claiming the honour of ‘Balham’s first wood-fired pizza oven’ (burning kiln-dried hardwood from sustainable British woodlands), this chatty, family-run Italian is all minimalist wood-toned interiors, with bare tables, hanging lamps and seats at the bar. Rapidly cooked pizzas with thin, crispy bases and a range of familiar toppings are the mainstays of the menu, supplemented by a deli-fest of antipasti, freshly made salads and the odd trattoria standby from the oven, such as lasagne al forno or aubergine parmigiana. Desserts change every day, ice cream is the proper Italian stuff and the drinks list includes a handy mix of affordable wines, beers and fruity soft drinks. The Honest Italian also does takeaways.

Good to know about The Honest Italian

Cuisines
Italian, Pizza

Location for The Honest Italian

13 Station Parade, London, SW12 9AZ

Opening Times of The Honest Italian

Tues-Sun 6-11pm (Sat-Sun 12N- )

Reviews of The Honest Italian

Share your thoughts with other diners

Write a review


1 Reviews
Food & Drink:
Service:
Atmosphere:
Value:

Food & Drink:
Service:
Atmosphere:
Value:

09 November 2013

I live a couple of doors down from the Honest Italian and was very interested in the set up of the restaurant. Every day I would pass and groups of (I would assume) Italian men working hard sanding down the wooden ables and installing the food fire. We have visited a couple of times since it opened, but probably not as many times as it deserves. The pizza is top quality, delivered with true italian service. Cheaper than Pizza Express and a million times more authentic it certainly deserves a visit. The only down side is that the atmosphere was lacking when we have visited; generally quiet and only a few other parties. Another Italian restaurant resides a few streets down, which is always full to the brim which may account for the limited custom. Thoroughly recommended visit and a good alternative to Bucci or Franco Manca.

Other restaurants near The Honest Italian

Check availability
Back to restaurant
Complete your booking

You are requesting to book The Honest Italian for people on at


Select a special offer

These offers are optional, and there's no commitment.


Error adding booking details, please try later.

First Name is required field
Last Name is required field
Email Address is required field
Phone Number is required field
Diner First Name is required field
Diner Last Name is required field

By clicking 'complete booking' you agree to the SquareMeal User Agreement

Complete booking