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Il Bordello

81 Wapping High Street, London E1W 2YN, England
+44 20 7481 9950
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (78 reviews)
“tiramisu” (37 reviews)
“gamberoni” (7 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:15 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
81 Wapping High Street, London E1W 2YN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Used to go here quite a lot being a local, food was okay, service average, and seats and tables very bad. Tonight we were refused because we asked for a desert and a bottle of wine only. By some new Manager we never met before,...More

Thank wouter723
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was so refreshing to step into a restaurant that's stood the test of time. Bustling busy restaurant with everyone chatting and tucking into excellent food, not an iPhone in site! All the usual favourites on the menu, we all chose something different and every...More

Thank Sharon A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice meal with a good ambient. The place is packed as their format is a winning one. The head chef know how to cook Italian dishes.

Thank Marco B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food and lively atmosphere. The waiters were good fun but borderline condescending, I guess it's hard to get right. I'm not sure I would return, probably because of the dirty looks I observed when we overstayed our sitting by half an hour on New...More

Thank Jelly76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This time we were placed at the table near the entrance, which is also one of the more secluded ones and no draft from the entrance. I knew the food would be excellent, and everything was to our expectations. I book two months in advance,...More

Thank phagerup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Il Bordello! The food is divine, and the staff proud to serve this proper Italian food! The sizing is large and so tasty, a lot better to visit and sit in rather than take away. I have ordered pasta take away before and...More

Thank ElizabethCLu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible service , I was with my boyfriend for lunch and ordered the octopus salad for starter. I dropped some of it over my top, jeans etc when someone was passing by, and the waiter instead cleaning it , was just just standing and watching...More

Thank delmenhorst7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of my first visit to this much touted eatery in a Friday Lunchtime. Place was packed but service was better than excellent! Food was fabulous. Great wine list also! Try this place guys!

Thank Thomas1Ward
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the restaurant a few times, the food tastes ok but sometimes it's a hit or miss. The garlic pizza is a must-have. However the service is a big let down. Even if you have reserved a table you end up waiting...More

Thank Vicky L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was expecting much more after seeing the TripAdvisor reviews, at least being treated with respect by the waiters, which, except for one, where all rude (they didn't like being asked questions about the menu and were very condescending) which made our night unpleasant. The...More

Thank gfworld2017
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11 November 2016|
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Response from Paul A |
They have gluten free pasta and will tell you what other dishes are GF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$80 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:15 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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