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Pizza Express - St. Martins Lane

80-81 St. Martin's Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AA, England
+44 20 7836 8001
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good31%
  • Average26%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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“pepperoni” (3 reviews)
“cannelloni” (2 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
80-81 St. Martin's Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my daughter and friend this evening on our way to see a show. We were taken downstairs to be seated and the first thing that hit us was the awful drain smell. Enough to make you want to leave but...More

Thank Victoria T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy for dinner but service efficient and effective. Know what you gunna get Pizza from good range of pizza menu. Just like any other Pizza Express.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for many years and until recently noticed a declined on the service. A few weeks ago arrived at 22.20 and was told it was closed which is not the usual time and we were not given a table and went elsewhere. Today...More

Thank João A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Frequently use this Pizza Express after the opera and it use to be great with fantastic staff. In the last three visits it has been a disaster, twice we have arrived to be told they have just closed 40 minutes before advertised closing time. Today...More

Thank TW1144
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In town to see a show with my son, we had not booked anywhere for dinner and needed a walk in type restaurant, this was ideal. We were told 15 minutes wait, it was 5. Although the food took longer than you would like, it...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pizza express is usually our gluten free go to and we’ve been to many. On this occasion the small branch at St Martins Lane was busy with pre-theatre crowd but doorstaff kindly fitted us in, we got a booth too which was better acoustically for...More

Thank Elephantintheroom22
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Usually, Pizza Express restaurants can be relied on but on this occasion the service was poor. We booked a table for 9 people at 7 pm. It wasn't available till 7:30. We were told to wait to the bar in the basement but were only...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Decent looking place , fairly decent service , slightly cramped , food was ok ,served a purpose ,cost was so so , all in all a fairly average experience .

Thank MatthewVH
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit this restaurant on a Saturday evening for my birthday after a long day walking round London. On arrival, we we're told there would be a 30 minute wait for food. That didn't bother us as we could take the weight off...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Went here as we had a gift voucher to use up & we were up in London . Took a while to be seated by waitress in what was an empty restaurant. Waitress decided to shout to us rather than approach our table to take...More

Thank timbowyc
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80-81 St. Martin's Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7836 8001
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Bright and modern, Pizza Express St Martin's Lane offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. Family-friendly Pizza Express gives kids the chance to design their own pizzas.
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