Best Italian Restaurants In London

Rustic and local? A buzzing atmosphere with pizza slices on the side? Proud of their plates? These Italian restaurants in London have all bases covered. From notorious pasta places with bottomless brunches, to high-end dining spots with authentic flavours, we've put together a list of some of our favourites.

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Last updated on 8th April 2022

The Hawk's Nest

296 user reviews 5

Margarita Cocktail + Margherita Pizza for £12.50 and 2 other offers

Whipping up sourdough pizzas right in front of your eyes is The Hawk's Nest, a restaurant and bar tucked away in Shepherd's Bush Market. This beautiful outdoor venue is covered and heated in winter, while gloriously sunny in summer, with cocktails and comforting grub available whatever the weather.


376 user reviews 4

£44 standard group deal, bringing you a flavour of Spain and Italy and 1 other offer

With an impressive wine list and unique signature cocktails, Dehesa is one to pop on your list. It also fronts some stunning eats, from charcuterie and cheese to Mediterranean tapas plates. Head here to sample the delights of one of the top Italian restaurants in Central London, with a sprinkling of Spanish influence thrown in too.

Teatro Hall

112 user reviews 2

One of the best out of the Italian restaurants in West London, Teatro Hall is home to a contemporary space and a mouthwatering menu. Housed in the iconic 1930s Forum Cinema, this place is also one for gin lovers, as there's a distillery fronting cocktail classes, tastings and more here too.

These charming eateries are bringing a delicious taste of Italy to our city. 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.


71 user reviews 5

Cooking dishes from a fusion menu of Italian, Turkish and Greek food is Bellefields in Brixton. This modern, yet relaxed, restaurant whips up everything from pasta to grilled octopus and souvlaki, so you can decide which Mediterranean cuisine you want to chow down on right at your table.

Gotto Trattoria

145 user reviews 4

Gotta Trattoria is a neighbourhood venue in the heart of Hackney Wick, serving 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 homemade vermouth and their signature bottle of negroni – are ideal compliments.