London is full of classy and affordable Italian restaurants, it’s one of the few cities that you will be absolutely spoilt for choice when looking for an Italian restaurant. Recently has seen the rise of upmarket Italian food, with first class chefs introducing a modern spin on a London classic.
184 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3TQ, United Kingdom
Zucca is a moderately priced traditional restaurant that has an open dining room and kitchen and very large beautiful windows that lets the natural light set the mood quite beautifully. This contemporary restaurant serves fresh pasta, gelato, chicken and a decadent catalog of wines.
73 Old Brompton Rd, London SW7 3JS, United Kingdom
Rocca is a brick based Italian restaurant situated in London. This Italian eatery is known and loved for their stone baked pizzas and fresh pastas.
Food that customers enjoy eating while at Rocca include their seafood pasta, calamari, tiramisu and pizza. The fact that their pastas are made on the spot makes dining at Rocca that much more fulfilling. What is Rocca’s secret? The restaurant uses fresh ingredients from local farmers to make their dishes.
183 Lavender Hill, London SW11 5TE, United Kingdom
Donna Margherita cooks up traditional Southern Italian foods and wood-fired pizzas. Their pizzas are very Italian and loved for their crunchy yet chewy crust and perfect amount of sauce, cheese and toppings.
Their restaurant items feature an extensive list of southern Italian traditional foods such as their “o ‘carpaccio e manz” which is a dish of thinly sliced beef drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, Sicilian salt and fresh ground black pepper. Other menu options include octopus, spaghetti, ravioli and grilled items.
47-49 Borough High St, London SE1 1NB, United Kingdom
Giuseppe’s is yet another Italian gem situated conveniently in London. When we are talking about authentic Italian Giuseppe’s, despite its position on this list, is one of the first places that come to mind. Not only is Giuseppe’s insanely affordable, it is also super delicious and authentic.
At Giuseppe’s you can get hot meals which are generally going to be meat and pasta dishes such as spaghetti Bolognese, penne with carne and chicken lasagna. You can also get a full English breakfast for only 3 pounds!
28 Putney High St, London SW15 1SQ, United Kingdom
EnotecaTuri is a very high class Italian dining spot that features your typical Italian foods from breads, to pastas, soups and stews. One of their traditional exquisite dishes is their Coniglioarrosto e brasato, avvolto in lardo di Colonnata con peperonatawhich is roasted rabbit filled with pistachio and rosemary and wrapped in lardo di Colonnata with braised rabbit and a trio of pan-roasted peppers.