Guide to... Italian Restaurants in Soho

When two dogs ate spaghetti in 1955 the world was captivated by the romance of Italian food. This was before foreign holidays for most Europeans. These are our top picks for the best Italian restaurants in Soho.




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Bocca di Lupo
Bocca di Lupo

12 Archer Street, Soho, London, W1D 7BB

Jacob Kenedy and Victor Hugo opened Bocca di Lupo in November 2008. The restaurant has since received various...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Bocca di Lupo
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bocca di Lupo
Inspected: on 31/05/2018

Princi
PrinciTop Pick

135 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 0UT

Fresh food made with exceptional ingredients and an obsessive attention to detail. Inspired menus for every moment,...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Princi
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Princi
Inspected: on 12/12/2018

Vasco & Piero's Pavilion Restaurant
Vasco & Piero's Pavilion Restaurant

15 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 8QE

We are a traditional restaurant which moves along with the times, loved by the local community. We are not here to...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Vasco & Piero's Pavilion Restaurant
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Vasco & Piero's Pavilion Restaurant
Inspected: on 29/10/2018

Mele e Pere
Mele e Pere

46 Brewer Street, Soho, London, W1F 9TF

Independent and family-run, we opened Mele e Pere in the heart of Soho in February 2012. We wanted to create a...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Mele e Pere
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Mele e Pere
Inspected: on 05/10/2012

Pizza Pilgrims (Dean Street)
Pizza Pilgrims (Dean Street)

11 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 3RP

After a 6 week "Pilgrimage" driving our 3-wheeled Piaggio Ape van back from Italy, we are now authentic Neapolitan...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Pizza Pilgrims (Dean Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Pizza Pilgrims (Dean Street)
Inspected: on 17/07/2018

Polpo (Soho)
Polpo (Soho)

41 Beak Street, Soho, London, W1F 9SB

POLPO is a bàcaro. This is a Venetian word to describe a humble restaurant serving simple food and good, young...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Polpo (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Polpo (Soho)
Inspected: on 07/05/2015

Cafe Monico
Cafe Monico

39-45 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 6LA

On London’s Shaftesbury Avenue, Cafe Monico serves French-Italian dishes from breakfast through to dinner, seven days...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Cafe Monico
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Cafe Monico
Inspected: on 08/01/2019

Prezzo (St Martin's Lane)
Prezzo (St Martin's Lane)

116 St Martin's Lane, Soho, London, WC2N 4BF

Conveniently positioned close to Trafalgar Square and several prestigious theatres and within easy walking distance...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Prezzo (St Martin's Lane)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Prezzo (St Martin's Lane)
Inspected: on 10/01/2019

Pizza Pilgrims (Kingly Street)
Pizza Pilgrims (Kingly Street)

11 Kingly Street, Carnaby, London, W1B 5PW

After a 6 week "Pilgrimage" driving our 3-wheeled Piaggio Ape van back from Italy, we are now authentic Neapolitan...Read more

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Bella Italia (Argyll Street)
Bella Italia (Argyll Street)

25 Argyll Street, Soho, London, W1F 7TU

Hi, I’m Nasser, the manager at Bella in Argyll Street. I’d love to meet you at my restaurant to show you a true...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Bella Italia (Argyll Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bella Italia (Argyll Street)
Inspected: on 02/08/2017

Bella Italia (Shaftesbury Avenue)
Bella Italia (Shaftesbury Avenue)

61-63 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 6LG

In Italy the best moments in life are those spent with loved ones, sharing food, wine and laughter. At Bella we bring...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Bella Italia (Shaftesbury Avenue)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bella Italia (Shaftesbury Avenue)
Inspected: on 13/08/2014

Little Italy
Little Italy

21 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 4RN

Little Italy with its combination of fine dining, an exceptional wine list, music and dancing has become one of the...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Little Italy
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Little Italy
Inspected: on 20/03/2019

Pepe Italian Street Food
Pepe Italian Street Food

57 St. Martin's Lane , Soho, London, WC2N 4EA

High quality Italian ingredients freshly cooked and prepared daily on our premises. The attention to the authenticity...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Pepe Italian Street Food
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Pepe Italian Street Food
Inspected: on 20/02/2018

Prezzo (Glasshouse Street)
Prezzo (Glasshouse Street)

36-38 Glasshouse Street, Soho, London, W1B 5DL

Conveniently located for theatres, clubs and bars, and only a few minutes' walk from Piccadilly Tube station. Our...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Prezzo (Glasshouse Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Prezzo (Glasshouse Street)
Inspected: on 02/12/2013

Spaghetti House (Argyll Street)
Spaghetti House (Argyll Street)

Palladium House, 1-4 Argyll Street, Soho, London

Spaghetti House Argyll Street in the heart of Oxford Street/Regent Street, very close to Carnaby Street & opposite...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Spaghetti House (Argyll Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Spaghetti House (Argyll Street)
Inspected: on 16/03/2017

La Porchetta Pollo Bar
La Porchetta Pollo Bar

20 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 4TW

La Porchetta harks back to a time when signed, black-and-white photos of film stars were standard-issue wallpaper for...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for La Porchetta Pollo Bar
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for La Porchetta Pollo Bar
Inspected: on 19/03/2019

Obicà (Poland Street)
Obicà (Poland Street)

19-20 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 8QF

Obicà Mozzarella Bar is a casual Italian restaurant concept based on best Mozzarellas di Bufala Campana, together...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Obicà (Poland Street)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Obicà (Poland Street)
Inspected: on 16/11/2017

Pizza Express (Greek Street)
Pizza Express (Greek Street)

20 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 4DU

Our passion for Italian food can be traced back to our founder, Peter Boizot and his love affair with Italy. Unhappy...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Pizza Express (Greek Street)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Pizza Express (Greek Street)
Inspected: on 17/01/2019

Said London
Said London

41 Broadwick Street, Carnaby, London, W1F 9QL

First shop in london of a 90 years old italian chocolate factory based in rome. high quality chocolate.Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Said London
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Said London
Inspected: on 17/05/2018

Vapiano (Soho)
Vapiano (Soho)

84 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 0TQ

In cities around the world, people who meet in our relaxed setting share one important quality: the love of enjoying...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Vapiano (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Vapiano (Soho)
Inspected: on 10/12/2018

Polpetto
Polpetto

11 Berwick Street, Greater London, W1F 0PL

Berwick Street proudly houses this fantastic eatery, which has a small but perfectly formed Venetian inspired menu of...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Polpetto
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Polpetto
Inspected: on 13/01/2018

Forty Dean Street
Forty Dean Street

40 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 4PX

Forty Dean Street is the pinnacle of affordable italian cuisine in busy Soho. We are a small, family run restaurant...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Forty Dean Street
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Forty Dean Street
Inspected: on 03/01/2018

Il Conte
Il Conte

17 Air Street, Soho, London, W1B 5AF

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MisterLasagna
MisterLasagna

53 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 7PG

Mister Lasagna serves authentic Italian ‘fast food’ and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday – Sunday. We...Read more

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Polpo (at Ape & Bird)

Closed or Replaced

Polpo (at Ape & Bird)

142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, WC2H 8HJ

POLPO is a bàcaro. This is a Venetian word to describe a humble restaurant serving simple food and good, young...Read more

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Assaggetti

Closed or Replaced

Assaggetti

71 Haymarket, St. James's, London, SW1Y 4RW

Welcome to Assaggetti, our restaurant offering hand-crafted pizzas, fresh pastas and small plates with an Italian...Read more

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May Fair Kitchen
May Fair KitchenTop Pick

70a Stratton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8LT

0.48km

Our refreshed interiors and new menu evoke an ambience to recreate the culinary delights of the Mediterranean,...Read more

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Part of The May Fair Hotel

Ristorante Frescobaldi
Ristorante Frescobaldi

15 New Burlington Place, Mayfair, London, W1S 2HX

0.21km

Ristorante Frescobaldi London is the first standalone restaurant and bar in the UK from the famed Frescobaldi family...Read more

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Sartoria
Sartoria

20 Savile Row, Mayfair, London, W1S 3PR

0.22km

With renowned Italian chef Francesco Mazzei at the helm as chef patron, Sartoria serves an all-day dining menu,...Read more

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Carluccio's (Market Place)
Carluccio's (Market Place)

8 Market Place, Fitzrovia, London, W1W 8AG

0.24km

An all-day Italian restaurant and food shop, serving traditional, authentic Italian cuisine, Carluccio's was set up...Read more

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Bar Remo
Bar Remo

2 Princes Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 2LB

0.27km

Family-run by the Vignali family for over 90 years, we pride ourselves on a warm and friendly welcome to all of our...Read more

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Vapiano (Great Portland Street)
Vapiano (Great Portland Street)

19-21 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1W 8QB

0.28km

In cities around the world, people who meet in our relaxed setting share one important quality: the love of enjoying...Read more

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Cicchetti (Piccadilly)
Cicchetti (Piccadilly)

215 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9HL

0.29km

Set in sophisticated yet relaxing interiors using light colours alongside huge expanses of light grey Italian marble,...Read more

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Cecconi's
Cecconi's

5A Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London, W1S 3EP

0.3km

On Burlington Gardens in Mayfair, Cecconi’s is a modern day classic Italian restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and...Read more

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Getti (Jermyn Street)
Getti (Jermyn Street)

16-17 Jermyn Street, St James's, London, SW1Y 6LT

0.31km

For healthy, authentic Italian and Mediterranean dining in the West End and Piccadilly Circus, Getti restaurant on...Read more

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Pizza Express (Charlotte Street)
Pizza Express (Charlotte Street)

7-9 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1RG

0.33km

You’ll find us just round the corner from Oxford Street, in trendy Fitzrovia. We’re set over 3 stylish floors and are...Read more

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Pizza Express (Piccadilly)
Pizza Express (Piccadilly)

26 Panton House, Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4EN

0.34km

Italian pizza, pasta, salad and desserts. Oh, and our famous Dough BallsRead more

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Carluccio's (Fenwick Street)
Carluccio's (Fenwick Street)

Fenwick, 63 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London, W1A 3BS

0.36km

An all-day Italian restaurant and food shop, serving traditional, authentic Italian cuisine, Carluccio's was set up...Read more

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Homeslice Pizza (Fitzrovia)
Homeslice Pizza (Fitzrovia)

52 Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 3PR

0.36km

Homeslice began life in 2011 with a mobile wood-fired oven hand built by Ry Jessup. We launched Homeslice with an...Read more

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Da Paolo Restaurant
Da Paolo Restaurant

3 Charlotte Place, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1SD

0.37km

Established in 1990, Da Paolo is a traditional neighbourhood Italian restaurant in the heart of London. From the...Read more

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Mayfair Pizza Co
Mayfair Pizza Co

4 Lancashire Court, New Bond Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1EY

0.39km

The first floor restaurant is flooded with natural daylight creating an airy, yet spacious feel. You can sit back and...Read more

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Rossopomodoro (Oxford Street)
Rossopomodoro (Oxford Street)

300 Oxford Street, London, W1C 1DX

0.39km

Since first opening our doors in Napoli in 1999, Rossopomodoro has fast become the home of Italy’s favourite pizza....Read more

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Pizza Express (St Martin's Lane)
Pizza Express (St Martin's Lane)

80-81 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4AA

0.42km

Our PizzaExpress restaurants serve up tasty Italian pizzas, pastas, salads and delicious desserts which you can...Read more

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QP LDN
QP LDN

34 Dover Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4NG

0.43km

“A warm welcome to QP LDN. It is my aim to ensure each and every one of our customers has an unforgettable experience...Read more

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Bellaria Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar
Bellaria Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar

71 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1W 6RB

0.44km

Charmingly unique Italian restaurant in the heart of Fitzrovia. This is a place of fantastic discovery for those who...Read more

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Assunta Madre
Assunta Madre

8-10 Blenheim Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1LJ

0.44km

There was once an Italian fisherman who sailed the Mediterranean Sea, he would go out every night roaming the sea on...Read more

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Homeslice Pizza (Neal's Yard)
Homeslice Pizza (Neal's Yard)

13 Neal's Yard, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9DP

0.44km

Homeslice started life in 2011 with a hand-built wood fired oven serving slices at street food markets across east...Read more

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Franco's
Franco's

61 Jermyn Street, London, SW1Y 6LX

0.44km

Franco’s has been serving the community and visitors to St James’s from early morning to late at night, for over 60...Read more

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Francos Italian Restaurant
Francos Italian Restaurant

61 Jermyn Street, St James's, London, SW1Y 6LX

0.44km

Situated at the St James's end of Jermyn Street, Franco's has been serving the community and visitors to St James's...Read more

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Oxford Street borders four different districts of London, Soho, Fitzrovia, Marylebone, and Mayfair .



Oxford Street is located in the borough of Westminster in central London.

Oxford Street can be considered to form part of the districts of Fitzrovia, Soho and Mayfair .



The best nightclubs in London and their location is rather subjective as there are great clubs in different areas of London each with a different vibe. Mayfair tends to have the most exclusive celebrity clubs whilst east London is a little bit cooler.

Soho has some good places too although you won't rub shoulders with high society if you cross over Regent Street.



London's China Town is located in central London around Gerrard Street, close to Leicester Square. The nearest tube stations are Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus.



The main areas in London for the best London clubs are Mayfair and Soho. Shoreditch and East London are becoming increasing popular too.


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