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Assaggetti

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71 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4RW, England
+44 20 7839 3939
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Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Reading UK
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tuna tartar starter was tasty, as was the mushroom risotto but other dishes were fairly bland. Service started well but they seemed to lose interest as the restaurant got busier. The table layout for 3 people was a bit odd. Nothing bad to say about this restaurant but nothing great either.

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Thank ChrisReadingUK
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for somewhere to eat before going to the theatre, we virtually stumbled upon Assaggetti. Although the food we had was quite simple, it was especially gratifying to find a place that obviously took pride in doing simple things very well. The restaurant was very busy, yet the staff were very nice and wonderfully attentive. The next time we go... More 

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Thank Cathryn L
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked as part of a theatre ticket deal for £15 for 2 courses per head. In this area, we weren't expecting much for so little money, but it was so convenient to not have to find somewhere to eat pre-show. It was described as "tapas" menu on our ticket. We had starter and mains which admittedly were small, but very... More 

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Thank PLJCK
Rome, Italy
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and , being Italian, were able to appreciate the pasta cooked "al dente" Italian style. Would certainly go there again.

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Thank dipdonna
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five of us in London to see Phantom.We had an excellent meal here...5 starters 5 mains and two desserts plus a bottle of wine and a soft drink.Total bill including service was £127.00 proving you can eat at a reasonable price even in the centre of London.The Italian cuisine was excellent...nice atmosphere and the staff were very helpful.My wife and... More 

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Thank Colin B
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They were very welcoming seeing as we had "not booked " Staff not bad but seemed a little over worked and tired and also very forgetful as a result as we got over charged !! and did not get our two courses for £17 as it was promoted but whip out the phone and they had overcharged by , yes... More 

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1 Thank lorraine M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were so rude from door to bill. Even had the audacity to try suggest that we hadn't paid the whole bill, this being the supposedly "discretional" 12.5% service charge. Food was decent but the staff's attitude put a sour taste in our mouths.

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3 Thank Deirdre N
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this restaurant with a friend of mine, last year. I ate a spectacular pizza and a nice wine! I was really happy, for this reason I returned a few days ago..I must say that nothing has changed at all! Even better now! I tasted several dishes: lovely tagliata, wine (the best!) and some appetizers. Very very yummy! I'm... More 

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1 Thank Annapaola S
Scotland, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having flown back from a weekend in rome we managed to go to a local theatre to see a show. After, we wandered past and were hungry so popped in. It was 10.30. We were seated and served by the most surly miserable waitress you can imagine. Now if you don't want to serve people at that time just don't... More 

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5 Thank nickb1975
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this establishment with my wife before catching a train from Charing x I so wished we crossed haymarket rd and enjoyed an alternative venue. We were both hungry after work and thought it looked nice, after checking the prices we entered. Although the prices seemed reasonable we discovered that the portions were very small. For an Italian pizza/spaghettini house.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4RW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7839 3939
Description
Assaggetti offers guests the chance to try selections of small dishes in chic and welcoming surroundings. Signature dishes such as Straccetti from Siena (fresh pasta with Tuscan sausage) and Tagliata All’Aceto Balsamico (grilled entrecote steak with balsamic vinegar) can be served in larger, more traditional portions or shared with a range of fantastic dishes. Assaggetti is ideally placed for diners to enjoy earthy food offering good value before or after a night at the theatre or somewhere to catch up with friends and enjoy an evening tasting dishes and enjoying our extensive Prosecco selection.

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is not just considered the heart of this bustling London hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most popular cultural attractions including the National Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.
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