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Pizza Express

1 Byward Street, London EC3R 5AS, England
+44 20 7626 5025
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“family lunch” (2 reviews)
“nice food” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Byward Street, London EC3R 5AS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

After a wonderful and mind-boggline sight seeing/visit of the Tower of London, this place is right across the street and hence was an obvious choice for me and my friends. Location: The restaurant is placed strategically near Tower of London and has a nice view....More

Thank Jayesh M
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Visited last week with a colleague while on a training course. The title Pizza Express lives up to it's name and 5 minutes or so after ordering we had our food. We ordered 2 separate pizzas and had half of each one each. They weren't...More

Thank JustCheckinBristol
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We visited after a long day of sightseeing, we know the chain well and knew the food we would expect. The service however was top class, Ricardo was very helpful with lots of other information for example Ubers for our homeward travel! Food and service...More

Thank smashin99uk
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Okay, confession time. As a visitor to this country and city, the name ‘Pizza Express’ invokes cheap food pizza place (which is what we are culturally exposed to). Please know what we did not, this chain is anything but a cheap food pizza place chain....More

Thank DWR25
Reviewed 1 October 2017

My husband and I made a flying visit here at nearly 11pm when we got back from a show on the West End. We were absolutely starving and well aware that they were closing but we asked if they would make us some pizzas to...More

Thank SaraLea2012
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We usually really enjoy visiting Pizza Express but this restaurant was a bit below the usual standard. The staff were disinterested and couldn’t answer questions about the menu (including the basic “how much is the set menu?). The food was ok but my daughter’s pasta...More

Thank Kath M
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Good food, as we've always had at different Pizza Express restaurants. The pizza was delicious. Some of the staff were very helpful but other not so. One of the chef's working near where we were sitting made us feel quite uncomfortable. It was a good...More

Thank ravensoak
Reviewed 6 September 2017

During my most recent 10-day trip, I ate here three times -- once by myself, once with work colleagues, and once for take-out. I've eaten here a dozen times before, and they are consistently good. They are very very good at what they do, with...More

Thank AbbaRay
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We visited for a dinner after a long day in London. The service was very quick and that suited us perfectly as we wanted to get the kids to bed. The food is very nice and just what we'd expect from Pizza Express. Our server...More

Thank joeysel
Reviewed 18 August 2017

When meeting certain friends or going for a quick lunch this is always a safe bet especially as they do deals. Food is average, but reliable.

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City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Byward Street, London EC3R 5AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7626 5025
Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Byward St offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. Family-friendly Pizza Express gives kids the chance to design their own pizzas.
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