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Zizzi Bankside

#644 of 17,887 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Southwark
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Southwark Bridge Rd | Mezzanine Level, Riverside Hs, London SE1 9HA, England
+44 20 7401 7407
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12:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great venue and location the food was great, however the service was not great the waiters were rude and did not make us feel welcome, which is a shame, but I will admit we came in about an hour and a half before closing so I feel as though the staff wanted to go home which came across in their... More 

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Thank Andy R
Westerham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went at 6pm on Thursday evening on a hot day. Great view of the Thames from our table and the food was well presented and the menu was interesting. Reasonable value considering the modest size of the portions. Would go again.

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Thank philandhazelsutton
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the first time I've worked away on my own and had to eat alone, the staff here were fantastic and so friendly I didn't fee uncomfortable at all! And the view helped. Will certainly come back! One of the employees Daler was particularly helpful and friendly. 5*

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Thank Tanya J
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was greeted by a member of staff who explained that, for some reason, there were no pasta dishes that day. Decided to stay because I was really hungry. Had a Pollo Rosso Rustica Pizza and it was delicious. Don't know if they were short staffed the day I went in but they would have benefited from at least one more... More 

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Thank cobrauk
Warsaw, Poland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm going to this restaurant a few times a month for my lunch. It's one of my favorites for a quality pizza or lunch overall. The service is fast but too often there is some mistake on the order (missing ingredients asked as extra topping or minor order mistakes). Overall highly suggested and the boots close to the glass give... More 

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Thank Giuvilas
ZizziBankside, General Manager at Zizzi Bankside, responded to this review

Dear Giuvilas, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. I'm glad you have had a positive experience in our restaurant and I do apologies for the small mistake has happened during your visit. I will make there won't be anymore same sort of mistakes. We hope to see you again in the near future. Big smile, warm... More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service from our lovely waiter, felt so unwelcome by the rude manager, booked a table for 4 at 7.30pm with Taste card when we mention that to the Manager he looked very bad at us and told us to wait 5 min until our table will be ready, as we never used taste card before we asked how it... More 

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Thank Alex A
ZizziBankside, General Manager at Zizzi Bankside, responded to this review

Hi Alex, Thank you for taking time to leave the feedback and I’m sorry to hear you had a less than excellent experience while dining with us. If you’d like to get in touch with us via bankside@zizzi.co.uk and we’d be happy to look into this further for you. Kind Regards, Azamat Saidov More 

Bedworth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely meal with our grandaughter overlooking the Thames. Friendly, helpful staff and good food. Would recommend.

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Thank _lynnwright27
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Visited Zizzis 25th March on a Saturday evening. Pre booked but arrived 15minutes late.Table still available overlooking the river , no problems whatsoever.A lovely end to our sons graduation day. . Food and service really good

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Thank leslo14
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Staff were great, food was delicious and at a good price for London. Only negative is the dessert, the scoop of ice cream with the cake was more like half a spoonful.

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Thank asns2017
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We visit this restaurant every time we visit London and the service and the food is consistently good. We felt a little rushed this time as we had not booked when we visited on a Friday evening and we were told we could have a table but that they would need it in one and a half hours. This said,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southwark Bridge Rd | Mezzanine Level, Riverside Hs, London SE1 9HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southwark
  • Neighbourhood: Southwark
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7401 7407
Description
At Zizzi we like to do things a little differently. We don’t do over-complicated recipes or scrimpy portion sizes. We’re all about the well-chosen ingredients, simply put together to make exceptional Italian food.Just a short walk from the famous Globe Theatre, our Bankside restaurant offers a nice rest for the weary London sightseers and stunning river views while you dine. The illustrations decorating the walls throughout the restaurant were inspired by the surrounding area - a hub of urban skateboard culture that involves spirit, music and fashion, illustrated by the artist Matthew Brooks. Look out for loads of other interesting details including skateboard decks, modern art and vespa scooters.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Southwark

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Southwark
Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard, the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street, foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest attractions such as Tate Modern and Shakespeare's Globe. Despite Southwark's many popular draws, instant calm can be achieved easily by turning down almost any side street. For more urban buzz, a quick stroll across famed bridges like the pedestrianized Millennium Bridge or the ever photogenic Tower Bridge yields access to the very core of Central London. And with London Bridge Station as this neighbourhood's main transportation hub, getting across town (or to anywhere in England for that matter) is a relative breeze.
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