Italian restaurant near Soho
Italian restaurant near Soho
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Mamma Mia! Top Ten Italian Restaurants near London's Soho

02/06/2024
5 minutes

Discover the heart and soul of Italian cuisine in the vibrant streets of London’s Soho. In this bustling neighbourhood, Italian restaurants offer a fusion of tradition and innovation. From cozy trattorias to upscale pasta bars, Soho's Italian dining scene captures the essence of the nation’s diverse culinary landscape.

Whether you crave classic dishes from the homeland or contemporary twists on traditional favourites, join TheFork on a gastronomic journey as we explore the flavours, aromas, and ambience that define the Italian experience in Soho.

Lina Stores, Soho

The airy atmosphere of Lina Stores restaurants is on full display at their Soho location, where you can now book a table for dates, friends or family on TheFork. Expect delicious and traditional Italian dishes served in a cool, contemporary setting.

Here, taste the fresh ingredients and expert cooking in plates of Arancini with Gorgonzola & Pear Mostarda, Taleggio & Truffle Parmigiano Reggiano, and Burrata with Peperonata and Basil. Pasta dishes are highly recommended, like the Ravioli d'Anatra; a Duck, Porcini & Marsala Ravioli with Chestnuts and Thyme.

Lina Stores
Lina Stores

Jonny Loves Pizza, Soho

Soho Pizza spot Jonny Loves Pizza is a highly-recommended dining destination for lovers of casual pizza and other Italian inspired bites. With a variety of deals to enjoy when you book on TheFork, like Pizza & Prosecco and lunch-time offers, reserve your table today.

Their oven-baked sourdough pizzas are always a hit, from the Veganella made with Tomato sauce vegan stracciatella roasted aubergines evo oil to the Burrata piccante, Tomato sauce mozzarella and fior di latte, topped with nduja sausage, burrata and basil and drizzled in evo oil. Or, try a range of calzone pizzas with a selection of tasty fillings.

Jonny Loves Pizza
Jonny Loves Pizza

Stop Wineing, Soho

There will likely be no complaints with the food and drink on offer at Stop Wineing in London’s Soho. Their expert team of chefs and staff take great pride in their masterful menu and hip, welcoming atmosphere.

Begin with bar snacks like the mixed nuts, mixed olives and Focaccia bread, before exploring boards of cheese and charcuterie featuring excellent regional flavours like Colston bassett stilton, Baron Bigod, Mortadella, Copa and Speck. Pasta dishes are served in collaboration with Nupokepasta, and will give you something to share and shout about.

Concoctions Cocktail Lounge & Restaurant, Soho

This suave and sophisticated Soho Cocktail Lounge & Restaurant serves a stellar side-line of scrumptious Italian food. Join them for a laid-back, flavorful experience where tradition meets contemporary, and each bite is a memorable moment.

Spice things up with Parmesan paired with homemade chili jam, or dive into the freshness of Tuna Tartare with soya sauce and sesame seeds. Seafood lovers can't miss the Grilled Octopus with crispy parsnip crisps, sautéed potatoes and a pecorino sauce, that makes for a dish you won't forget.

Concoctions Cocktail Lounge & Restaurant
Concoctions Cocktail Lounge & Restaurant

Barbounia, Soho

Plan your trip to Barbounia, where Chef Alessandro Verdenelli's artistry elevates Italian cuisine to new heights. Reserve your table today when you book on TheFork. Here, each dish blends premium ingredients and culinary finesse for an unparalleled dining experience.

Delight in the exquisite Red Tuna Tartare, where avocado, rocket, and a hint of lemon zest create a symphony of flavours. Enjoy a true taste of the sea in Wild Seabass Carpaccio with fresg lemon, red onion, chili, and parsley. For a decadent treat, savor the Black Truffle Pizzetta featuring mozzarella, mascarpone, and generous shavings of black truffle.

Barbounia
Barbounia

Vasco & Piero's Pavilion Restaurant, Soho

At Vasco & Piero's Pavilion, experience genuine Italian flavors in a relaxed atmosphere, where the dishes speak for themselves. Reserve your table at this neighbourhood gem on TheFork today.

Launch off with Marinated Sardines Carpione, for a flavorful start, or keep it simple and classic with Bruschetta featuring garlic, tomatoes, olive oil, and basil. Indulge in the heartiness of Baked Tuscan Sausages, complemented by pecorino and black truffles, or Cured ham from Umbria with fresh melon.

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

Notto Pasta Bar, Soho

Discover the essence of Italian excellence at Notto Pasta Bar, a premium destination for authentic flavors. At Notto, every dish is a celebration of taste, capturing the soul of Italian cuisine and giving you a journey through the artistry of pasta.

Begin with Focaccia adorned with rosemary, rock salt, tomatoes, and garlic. Tuck into the rich Ravioli of Osso Buco, bathing in saffron butter. Relish the robust Paccheri, with slow-cooked Ox cheek ragu, root vegetables, and generously coated in red wine. Conclude with sweet indulgent dessert of Milk Chocolate and Hazelnut Cream.

 Notto Pasta Bar
Notto Pasta Bar

L’Ulivo, Leicester Square

Step into the refined ambiance of L’Ulivo, an elevated dining experience near London’s Leicester Square where Italian sophistication takes centre stage. Savour the flavour of each dish, which is meticulously crafted with the refined flavours and elegance of Mediterranean cooking.

Begin with the sublime Salmone Affumicato, featuring smoked salmon, creme fraiche, capers, and watercress on a toasted artisan bread. Indulge in Anatra all'Arancia, a delicious dish of pan-fried duck with Grand Marnier and orange sauce, served alongside impeccably well-mashed potatoes.

L’Ulivo
L’Ulivo

Ristorante Frescobaldi, Soho

At Ristorante Frescobaldi, Chef Andrea Longoni curates an Italian culinary experience like no other. Each dish is an exquisite creation, promising a journey through the refined artistry of premium Italian cuisine.

Begin with Burrata e Pomodori Colorati, a harmonious mixture of creamy burrata and vibrant tomatoes. Delight in Tartare di Manzo e Stracciatella, a union of beef tartare and tasty stracciatella cheese. Experience the essence of the sea with Spaghetti alle Vongole, enriched by fresh chilli and cherry tomatoes, or grilled Tuna with Caponata, a masterpiece of a dish that captures the essence of Sicilian flavour.

Ristorante Frescobaldi
Ristorante Frescobaldi

Bardo, St James’s

Step into the sophisticated world of Bardo St James’s, a premium Italian restaurant curated with culinary finesse. At Bardo, every dish is a show-stopper, offering an upscale experience that transcends into the higher echelons of Italian cooking.

Begin your journey with Bresaola "Punta d'Anca" della Valtellina – delicate slices of cured beef adorned with extra virgin olive oil, lemon, and aged parmesan. Enjoy the richness of Polenta Morbida, a creamy dish complemented by a fricassee of truffled mushrooms. Indulge in luxurious Tagliatelle all'Astice, with lobster atop a perfectly crafted pasta with flavors provided by acqua pazza, datterino tomatoes, chilli, and Amalfi lemon.

Bardo
Bardo
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