Best Italian Restaurants In London

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

Last updated on 13th March 2023


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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.

Casa Matilde

When it comes to Italian restaurants in Mayfair, Casa Matilde is sure to impress. Not only does this gorgeous eatery have stunning interiors, including a pretty bar and dark wood features, but it's also home to some mouthwatering seafood plates. From pasta to Crudo platters.

Pasta Remoli - Restaurants in London

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.

Gotto Trattoria

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.

Circolo Popolare

A renowned restaurant spot from the Big Mamma group that you've likely seen dotted all over your Instagram feed, Circolo Popolare is famous for *that* epic lemon meringue pie and burrata like you've never had before. Our thoughts? You can catch them in our review.


Few Italian restaurants in Central London see the queues quite like colourful Pastaio does. With diners waiting around the block, this Carnaby favourite from restaurateur Stevie Parle is taking affordable pasta next level, all hand-made on site.