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PizzaExpress - Bow Street

9-12 Bow Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7AH, England
+44 20 7240 3443
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“dough balls” (14 reviews)
“pizza” (89 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9-12 Bow Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7AH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The interior was lively, busy and buzzy. For various reasons, this was the third Pizza Express we dined in over a couple of weeks and, sadly, it was the worst. The evening started well, the starter arrived very quickly, the plates were cleared and new...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with a large group having phoned the order in advance. They still got it wrong. The food was average and the risotto was one of the worst I've tasted. The staff were lovely but rushed off their feet and then when the bill...More

Thank spanniem
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't fault this chain of restaurants. The service is good. The staff are friendly. The food is tasty and the portions are a good size. There are always offers making Pizza Express extremely good value. We had a pizza with toppings and a main...More

Thank LondonToots
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I've tried a good number of Pizza Express outlets and in the main they all deliver a very good standard of food and service. Thankfully, this one was no exception to that situation and we were very happy, with the quality of food and level...More

Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We popped in before our show at The Royal Opera House and staff were friendly and efficient. Our food arrived quickly and was delicious. We were concerned that we may have to wait a while for the food to be cooked, however we needn't have...More

Thank Louise T
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Visited here after a fabulous afternoon at 42nd Street. Just wanted a quick meal before getting train home. Excellent location for theatre land and a really good atmosphere. Being gluten free I always know I can get something good to eat at Pizza Express and...More

Thank Nancy210248
Reviewed 8 June 2017

A group of 5 of us (3 adults, 2 children) ate here before a show at the theatre. I usually always have a decent meal at Pizza Express, but this time it wasn't quite as good, although the kids were happy with their meals. I...More

Thank Pips_10
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We popped here after a visit to Covent Garden. The restaurant was very busy but we got a table. The staff were very pleasant and food was nice. We enjoyed our visit.

Thank grandma379
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Found this place after seeing Mamma Mia! at the Novello around 10:30pm. Really wanted a pizza so was glad to find it a short walk away. We wanted to take away but loads of shows had just finished in the surrounding area so they had...More

Thank lucymarieensom
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Went here for a quick lunch before matinee performance of 42nd Street. The restaurant is a very short walk away from the Theatre (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane). The Waitress was very helpful and friendly and had a good knowledge of the food on offer (my...More

Thank GlenRonnie
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$12 - US$19
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-12 Bow Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 3443
  • E-mail
Bright and modern, Pizza Express Bow Street 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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