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Il Bordello

#269 of 17,931 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
East End / East London
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81 Wapping High Street, London E1W 2YN, England
+44 20 7481 9950
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
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Sun 13:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Most authentic Italian place in London. Been using many times and never let me down. Highly recommended!

Thank igrikas
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to Il Bordello many times and that's a testament to both the cuisine and the excellent staff. I had the veal and Parma ham for main course and even through its simple food, the flavours are complex and very flavoursome. The tiramisu is as always worth the calories as it tastes amazing and the portion is generous. I will... More 

Thank Liam1D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have been coming for many years. Without a doubt the best Italian I have been to in London, and even rivals some in Italy! Portions are always generous and service warm and attentive Food speaks for itself in relaxed yet elegant surroundings

Thank TS S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited and enjoyed many evenings here in the past, but unfortunately our meal here last night seriously let us down, correction, seriously let them down. It seems Il Bordello's, like many well established very respected restaurants, having had to adapt to the strains of managing to stay open in these current state of affairs, has also had to... More 

1 Thank Oliver L
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much to say just one the the best restaurants for food you can eat at in london , have been using this place for 15 years and it never disappoints

Thank whuleehyde
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!! Hidden gem 💎 Massive portions Staff fantastic Easy parking on a Sunday Very competitive prices

Thank fahertyshane90
Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with family for Saturday night dinner, we had booked so we were shown straight to our table, a busy lively place with a good atmosphere, plenty of choice on the menu, swift service but not rushed to make our choices, lovely food, decent portion sizes, good value for the capitol,

Thank zoebarker1
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best and most authentic Italian food I have ever had. Wonderful service. Wonderful atmosphere. Worth every penny!!!

Thank Lucy D
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another excellent meal here. We shared the starter and dessert, but to be honest you can even share the main as well. We end up with a doggie bag to bring home.

1 Thank ezsyan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Disgusting service bill came to £965 for 13people and the servers apart from 1 were rude and would never go back

Thank April M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$80 - US$80
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Wapping High Street, London E1W 2YN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > East End / East London
  • Neighbourhood: East End / East London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7481 9950

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