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Attilio's

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Clerkenwell
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1, Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DR, England
+44 20 7253 8369
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not visited for nearly twelve months so thought it was time to visit again. 2 course special (£15.95) didn't disappoint- nice white bait, good pizza. Good prawns and avocado, and spaghetti and clams was also good. Olives and bread, plus a small digestive, were complementary. Decent bottle of wine. Service is friendly. Good cooking. Good price. We will return, again

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Thank rjoldfield
London UK
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small family run Italian restaurant. It is fairly basic and not so roomy, but the food was good very quality and the service friendly and efficient. They do a set curse menu which was good value. Would recommend it if you are in the area.

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Thank Lante
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

What a delightful little Italian treasure. An authentic design with Italian service. The seafood linguine is the best I've ever tasted with a very generous seafood supply. Topped off with a pleasant complimentary limoncello and amaretti biscuit to finish. Thank you for a cosy evening I will be returning soon!

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Thank Pittsy88
Harrogate
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A warm and friendly restaurant serving delicious food. The lasagna was the best I've had and the service was excellent. We will certainly return.

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Thank Lottie S
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We have visited this tiny Italian restaurant a few times now. Always busy but if they can the delightful staff will do their best to fit you in, so not much space between tables, but its all part of the warm and comfortable atmosphere. Everyone is friendly. The house specials are consistently delicious. Mains are always great. Very reasonably priced.... More 

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Thank Manefaire
North East England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We stumbled over this quaint little Italian restaurant and decided to eat here. The restaurant is small, maybe 12 tables, but outside dining was available. We got a table straight away, there was four of us in total. Got the feeling it was a family run business, what a wonderful atmosphere, felt like we where in Italy itself. Staff where... More 

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Thank Claire448
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 January 2017

we arrived on a very cold evening after doing the tourist thing all day, hungry and footsore. You know what it's like, no-one makes eye contact with you on the tube, never mind saying hi, so a friendly face was v welcome. Bread, oil and olives were brought to our table immediately whilst we perused the menu - fresh and... More 

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1 Thank 965jools
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for a quick dinner last night: the staff was really welcoming and attentive. We both had pizza and it was really tasty, both the dough and the toppings. Tiramisu was also very good. Traditional and honest food with friendly service. We will probably stop by again if we are in the area

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is really not great (tinned tomatoes with defrosted meatballs on pasta. Zero flavour!) and nor is it reasonably priced. A main meat course for £25?! That's actually more expensive than The Wolseley. There are many better places nearby you should go to spend your money.

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Thank eliza c
Barcelona, Spain
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We have been for a quick lunch and took the lunch menu (12 pounds for two courses). It was very good (I recommend the carbonara). The staff was very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1, Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clerkenwell
  • Neighbourhood: Clerkenwell
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7253 8369

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Clerkenwell
Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site of an ancient meat market which remains in operation today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough time wondering through the area's maze of streets and you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky models passing between Clerkenwell's handful of fashion houses. Far outnumbering the models are craftspeople and designers, many of them are more than happy to welcome visitors into their studios and showrooms.
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