London's finest Italian RestaurantsEnjoy this choice selection of great AA-rated Italian restaurants
The best of Italy
Take an evening off and treat yourself at one of these excellent, VisitEngland-Assessed Italian restaurants
Italian cuisine is known for its high-quality and simplicity, offering a range of dishes from pizza to risotto. Our choice includes both high-end dining experiences and casual dining, so depending on your plans, you can choose a restaurant that meets your criteria. Each one has its own take on Italian cuisine, which makes each experience different from the last. Their light, modern interiors bring a taste of Italian culture, and each has its own extensive wine list that provides some of the best wines Italy has to offer.
Here is a select group of restaurants across Italian restaurants across London which have been verified to ensure high quality service for customers using VisitEngland Assessed criteria.
Murano, Green Park – West London
This upscale restaurant in Green Park is all about warmth and comfort, with mirrored surfaces and a dark wooden interior. Murano’s menu speaks for itself, having been awarded 4 AA Rosettes and a Michelin Star for its freshness and high quality food.
Sartoria, Mayfair - West London
This elegantly styled restaurant offers a night of fine dining with a team of well-dressed and friendly staff. The destination bar and alfresco terrace compliment the classic and contemporary Italian dishes on offer. Dishes are created according to season and you can even try one of the home kits that bring the beauty of Italian cuisine to your door.
Diciannove, Blackfriars – East London
This picturesque restaurant at the Crowne Plaza City branch has a stunning contemporary art gallery and a bar lit with a warming yellow undertone. Diciannove offers traditional Italian cooking with fresh ingredients and includes a variety of signature dishes that are made from locally-sourced meat and seafood.
Canto Corvino, Liverpool Street – East London
Whether you're wanting a casual catch-up or a venue for a business meeting, Canto Corvino caters for all diners with its modern Italian style. The restaurant, whose name means ‘song of the raven,’ brings Italian cuisine to life with its modern artwork, soft lighting and lively atmosphere.
Trullo, Highbury - North London
Highbury’s go-to Italian restaurant, Trullo has a welcoming atmosphere and a menu that changes with every sitting. Expect a night of fine dining in a place that has a stripped-back design and high-quality service. There's also a selection of some of the best Italian wines, and the offer of homemade pasta, braised fennel and salsa verde made from sustainable produce.
Radici, Islington - North London
Renowned chef-patron, Francesco Mazzei’s restaurant is located opposite the Almeida Theatre, making it the perfect spot to enjoy a meal before or after a show. The restaurant has natural undertones with a rustic menu that is accompanied with a selection of fine Italian wines and cocktails.
Enoteca Turi, Belgravia - South-West London
Enoteca Turi has been an independent family-run Italian restaurant since 1990 and focuses on the traditional Italian flavors that correspond with their family heritage. The award-winning wine list compliments the regionally inspired food, that uses locally sourced traditional ingredients.
Union Street Café, Southwark - South East London
This urban-chic warehouse restaurant in Southwark has striking artwork and an open kitchen that creates an energetic atmosphere. Experience high quality Italian food that features authentic ingredients with a modern touch that compliments the flavorsome dishes on offer.