Mayfair Pizza Co. is an elegant restaurant in Mayfair that's decorated with an impressive wine display and beautiful furnishings; yet still, this is one of London's most affordable Italian restaurants - offering full-flavoured dishes at pocket-friendly prices. The talented team of chefs here have worked tirelessly to produce an economical menu full of crispy-thin pizzas topped with mouth-watering ingredients.
Italian Restaurants London
It's no secret that London is awash with exquisite restaurants from around the globe, but it's Italian restaurants that seem to be booming in particular at the moment. We'll hazard a guess that this probably has something to do with the mixture of great wine and exquisite food that is available! We've compiled a list of the best Italian wine bars and restaurants in London for you to try, do you agree?
Barsmith is one of the best places for an Italian meal in London. And the funny thing is, it's not even as though there are any fancy or avant-garde features that make this place really standout; they simply nail all of the essentials - a menu brimming with incredibly tasty pasta, pizza and meatball dishes; expertly-mixed punchy tipples; and a genuinely charming ambience that welcomes all.
Merging a relaxed atmosphere with the elegance of Venice's backstreet wine bars, this is one of the best places to get authentic, tasty small plates designed for sharing and amazing, young Italian wines.
If you're looking for an Italian restaurant with a twist, then this Chelsea eatery is the perfect place. Think rustic decor and unusual settings, where dining tables are stacked on top of one another.
With a long history and tradition, The Dickens Inn is an atmospheric, three-storey pub on St Katharine's Docks. Join the pub for hearty Italian dishes such as pizza and pasta, along with a huge selection of ales and beers, and long list of wines.
This quirky spot in Hoxton is great for a cheap-but-tasty Italian pizza in London - expect stone baked beauties topped with super-fresh ingredients. Whichever one of these bad boys you opt for, you'll get change back from a tenner. Even better, pop in with a friend during happy hour and you can grab a pizza each for just 10 quid! Naturally, make sure you wash it down with a happy hour cocktail too.
Simply put, Goat DINE is one of our favourite places to enjoy an Italian meal in London. Head down to this relaxed New York/Italian diner in Fulham Road for a chilled out meal with friends that's sure to impress. The menu here will see you getting your chops around the likes of wood-fired pizzas and char-grilled T-bone steaks. Whatever you opt for, make sure you wash it all down with a glass of fine Italian vino.
Drawing form the culinary heritage of Rome, Palatino is a smart Clerkenwell restaurant. Dine in the traditional Italian style with the menu divided into primi, secondi and dolci, which includes mouth-watering dishes such as mozzarella with white peach and basil.
Gotta Trattoria is an Italian restaurant in the heart of Hackney Wick, offering up a daily-changing menu of pasta and other dishes that blend British and Italian styles. The alfresco dining area is perfect for the summer months, and their drinks – such as the home-made vermouth and their signature bottle of negroni – are ideal compliments.
Gatti's is an Italian restaurant in London that cares about two things: delicious food and quality cuisine. Split across two floors, either indulge in some wonderful wine in their wine bar upstairs or head downstairs, where you'll be treated to a menu packed with high-end Italian treats.
Coupling stunning pizzas with foosball and vintage games, Pizza Pilgrims are pulling out all the stops with their latest East London venture. Perfect for all the big kids out there, this fun restaurant in London deals only in huge sauce-stained smiles. Expect to find a laid back atmosphere and all the same Neapolitan recipes that the venue group is famous for.
Open from breakfast until dinner, this stylish Hackney restaurant serves up an eclectic range of Italian dishes. From pizzas and sharing boards to torta fritta, it's a real comfort food spot.
From mouthwatering Tuscan sausage to oozy goats cheese and fresh veggies, Firebrand has nailed the pizza game. You'll even find a tasty selection of salads, pasta and authentic dishes, as well as, cocktails the likes of Aperol Spritzes and Bellinis.
We're not sure what kind of magic the fine folk at Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes are using in their stone bake ovens, but this quaint bar is easily one of the best places to get a pizza in London. Tuck into your first slice and it'll be sure to leave you speechless. Best off all, if you head down before 5pm during the week, you can grab yourself a pizza and a bev for under a tenner. Si per favore!
This family-run restaurant is bringing a taste of the Amalfi coast to Chelsea. Serving up pizza, pasta and handmade cheeses, you'll be transported to southern Italy... with a combination of attentive service, sublime dishes and aperitivo-style cocktails on offer.
This gorgeous eatery in Mayfair not only has a classic Italian charm to it, but the food is just as lovely as the atmosphere. Serving up fresh pizza, seasonal pasta, mouthwatering antipasti and more, head over to try some seriously soulful authentic dining.
Head to sky-high Capeesh for delicious Italian cuisine and amazing London views. The restaurant is located in Canary Wharf and serves pizzas, meat and fish along with having an excellent selection of wine.
Italian dining with a bistro edge has a champion in the name of Osteria. Brought to the City by the Searcys collective, Osteria is not only a sophisticated place to wine and dine, they're fronting some of the best Italian food and plates in the city.
From Chelsea to Covent Garden, Ritorno is setting the bar when it comes to Italian food. Whether you're in the mood for fresh pasta, mouthwatering pizza or a thirst-quenching aperitif, you'll find it all here, alongside slinky interiors and attentive service.
Pasta-lovers listen up this charming spot is bringing a delicious taste of Italy to London with a game-changing restaurant. The stripped-back spaces in west and north London let you personalise your food exactly how you want, from the variety of homemade pasta through to the toppings.