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9 Cosmo Place | Southampton Row, London WC1N 3AP, England
+44 20 7837 0904
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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9 Cosmo Place | Southampton Row, London WC1N 3AP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

5 of us had agreed to meet in London for a reunion lunch and one of our number knew Cosmoba plus it is not too far from Kings Cross/St. Pancras and Euston - so it was a logical choice. Turned out to be a very...More

Thank YorkshirePud_7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well not quite the night before, but near enough. Another lovely evening in the best Italian restaurant in London. Small but perfectly formed - the food is delicious, always fresh and authentic. We don't visit as often as we'd like, but we are always welcomed...More

Thank Suzieboots
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Just love this place, reasonably priced, lovely food and friendly staff, have dined and lunched there several times, highly recommend it !

Thank Waysider55
Reviewed 18 November 2017

It's nice to find a restaurant in central London that isn't a chain (which can feel like a conveyor belt experience). I went to this restaurant with a large party after an event. We did book in advance for 8 people and were told that...More

Thank Jenny T
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Three of us had the set lunch which is very reasonably priced and includes a drink. Staff were very friendly and helpful, service was quick and efficient. The food, salads and pasta dishes were very well presented and very tasty. Excellent value especially taking into...More

Thank fkw1
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Visited whilst staying nearby at Holiday Inn in Bloomsbury. I first ate here when a student back in the 1970's. Unfortunately don't get many chances to return as now live in Scotland. I took my OH for the first time for dinner. We were both...More

1  Thank susan m
Reviewed 8 November 2017

A recent meal here we thought was expensive - £64 for a shared starter and main courses for two with a glass of wine each. Decent enough food but, as I have thought before, it seems odd that the restaurant grills polenta only to lump...More

Thank ClassicalBoy
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Cosy atmosphere and good quality tasty food. Great after work place to relax and eat. The Sicilian Savignon Blanc is excellent.

1  Thank rgrumeti
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I wanted it low key for me birthday and to go to my favourite restaurant . Food ambience and really lovely staff.

Thank jolsonsboss
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I haven't visited for 2 years as never really come to this part of town unless my friend from New Zealand is over in London and stays in a nearby hotel and we always go here for a catch up. It really is a lovely...More

Thank Montreal76
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Jane P
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Response from Anne S | Reviewed this property |
It's on their website and there's a link from Tripadvisor
Lewis R
21 August 2015|
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Response from katherine r | Reviewed this property |
If you sit outside in the front terrace it's accessible but to get inside as I remember you had to go up a step or two.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
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17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Cosmo Place | Southampton Row, London WC1N 3AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7837 0904
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