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Bocca di Lupo

12 Archer Street, London W1D 7BB, England
+44 20 7734 2223
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (185 reviews)
“suckling pig” (64 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
12 Archer Street, London W1D 7BB, England
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1 - 10 of 1,629 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an informal business dinner at the restaurant, which is very conveniently located in Soho. There were six of us and we decided to order family style. One of our group has some fairly significant food allergies including to nuts. Our waiter went out...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Its been a year since I was last here. The food was good, but nothing I had was really exceptional, the dolci was a bit disappointing, and portions seem to be trending smaller. Great vibe and all, but I think its a bit too expensive...More

Thank Ray F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited on a short trip to London and I would enthusiastically recommended it to anyone who loves good food. Its easy to assume all Italian food is pasta and pizza and this place really changes perceptions of this by concentrating on regional dishes, usually with...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be warned this is popular and there is always a line. We arrived on opening at 17:15 and by 17:40 the restaurant was full! Really lovely service and sitting at the kitchen bar is great for 2 people. The food was rich and delicious. Also...More

Thank Ali M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is special and fit for those who love to have their palates teased! Sit at the bar and let your senses do the rest, go with why you think you might like and you'll love it, it's all so delicious and wonderfully Italian...More

Thank stevesimmance
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had our joint 50th birthday lunch here yesterday which was superb. There were 21 of us and we had the private dining room downstairs which had its own kitchen and dedicated waiting staff, Julia and Marco who were absolutely amazing. We...More

Thank celialogin
Reviewed 1 week ago

No problem getting a table,cannot fault the service lovely pasta dish. Will be back with a few friends to try a few of the tapas.

Thank Joe2706495
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful experience in the private dining room at Bocca di Lupo - Rosie did an amazing job in both organising the menu and ensuring the room set up was just perfect for our party - the flexibility from the team leading up to the party...More

Thank Trudi K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit. Our first waiter was excellent and explained that we might choose several dishes and share them. He was also very helpful with the translation of the menu. The food arrived and it was excellent. The four of us had eight dishes and...More

Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selection of dishes from different regions of Italy. Had the seal of approval from my husband, who is Italian. We were in London for a short 4 day trip, and had 3 meals here (2 lunches & 1 dinner). Bright restaurant and attentive service...More

Thank Jolie536
Nearby
Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a
compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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Jitsujess000
25 September 2016|
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Response from Bmccall07 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they don't. It's Avery small restaurant.
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1 September 2016|
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Response from JDetre | Reviewed this property |
Vegetarian yes but you will have to phone the restaurant for Vegan
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deborah.w
1 August 2015|
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Response from 1Row | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they would love it - especially if you manage to get seats at the bar where they can watch all the food being prepared - it's a great place with a fabulous atmosphere - my 16 year old son loves it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:15 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:15 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:15 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:15 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:15 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:15 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:15 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Archer Street, London W1D 7BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7734 2223
  • E-mail
Description
Tucked away on Archer Street in the heart of London's Theatreland, Bocca di Lupo is a vibrant Italian trattoria restaurant catering to Soho socialites and luvvies alike. Ex-Moro chef Jacob Kenedy and his partner, general manager Victor Hugo, have created this chic restaurant renowned for its regional Italian dishes. As soon as Bocca di Lupo opened, it began earning enormous critical acclaim and ever since, this buzzy and highly accessible restaurant has continued to receive numerous awards and accolades for its simple, well-executed Italian cuisine and casual ambiance. The dining room at Bocca di Lupo is dressed with canvases by Haidee Becker, or if you���re seeking art in motion, curious culinarians may dine at the chef's counter with views of the kitchen at work. Signature dishes include the rustic pork and foie gras sausage with faro and porcini; and the burnt almond granita with bitter chocolate sorbet.
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