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Poem Bar & Grill

#6,697 of 18,252 Restaurants in London
€€ - €€€Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
94 Boundary Road, London NW8 0RH, England
+44 20 7372 3897
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (17 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
“risotto” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
94 Boundary Road, London NW8 0RH, England
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Hadn’t been to this restaurant since leaving the area a few years ago, however was fairly impressed with our meal, I had the rib eye steak which was cooked very well - a perfect medium. My partner had the pasta which she enjoyed . Will...More

Thank Christian4
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We have eaten here many times over the years since Poem opened. It has changed subtly in its decor and the ambience but the staff are welcoming to an eclectic mix of customers which includes local families, lone diners, celebrations and visitors to the nearby...More

Thank Collywobbles999
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Eat there often as it's almost local. My wife loves the risotto funghi but I LOVE ribeye steak chef especial with vegetables. Bellissimo The pizza chef is okay too. Nice guy, average pizza. But still good. :)

Thank alex1233212017
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We live locally and have enjoyed many nights here. However in the past few months my wife and I didn't enjoy the food as much as we used to. Last week I noticed the the old Italian chef is back and we decided to go...More

Thank alex1233212017
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Pizza was ok. Salad with avocado was terrible. The avocado was completely unripe and inedible. We mentioned this to the waitress twice. The bill came with the salad still showing. I mentioned again the salad was inedible. She explained they had troubles getting ripe avocados....More

Thank dadhead
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We ended up here as it was the only place open at 4pm in the afternoon, it wasn't good the minute you walked in you wanted to turn around. The waitress seemed polite, (that what the one star is for). The menus were shocking as...More

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Sat down at the Poem after having been turned away at a local pub that had closed its kitchen. Waited 45 minutes for our food to arrive. They had one waitstaff, and a bartender/busboy for the entire restaurant. It was difficult to even get a...More

Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I went here with 7 friends for an impromptu lunch. The waiter wasn't phased by us all turning up unannounced and although he was alone, he gave us as good service as you would expect anywhere. We sat inside but they also have a number...More

Thank Jimmuswell
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I have been there tonight with my partner and I said never again!! The worst pizza in London I have to say was really salty and burned around and raw inside . Linguine alle vongole overcooked really spicy and taste of nothing . When I...More

Thank cheftochef
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Homemade tortellini and pasta noodles that tasted homemade (owner said they were not but you could have fooled me). Very friendly staff. Place really filled up with a lot of locals while we were there.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$34 - US$48
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Boundary Road, London NW8 0RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7372 3897
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