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Il Bordello

) #374 of 18,155 Restaurants in London €€ - €€€ Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
81 Wapping High Street, London E1W 2YN, England
+44 20 7481 9950
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (73 reviews)
“tiramisu” (36 reviews)
“antipasti” (8 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:15All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
81 Wapping High Street, London E1W 2YN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped here with family for dinner. Was all pre-booked (worthwhile) so when we got there we were seated straight away. The menu is HUGE, and then there is a specials board as well. This would normally put me off, but it had come so highly...More

Thank Schmikes19
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely family meal, attentive efficient service, beautiful pasta. Felt slightly rushed with a 2 hour maximum stay but appreciate it is a small restaurant and very popular. If you want pasta or pizza the prices are quite reasonable but fish and meat come at a...More

Thank cat89Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Consistently one of the best Italians in London. Huge pizzas even better than the ones in Napoli! Not to mention the sizes of the other dishes - such good value for money. Service was prompt and the waiters were so informative A must if you...More

Thank t s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went last night with family members. The food is exceptional, as are a couple of the older and more charming staff members who greeted us near the door as we arrived and left. My sister & her family used to be regulars, so it was...More

Thank turnerdeb07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy Italian local in Wapping, London. Been going to Il Bordello for years now. Still as busy as ever and there's a reason for it. Very good Italian food with often quite generous portions. Not everything is perfect but definitely a value for money...More

Thank Eurobonus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place in a lovely setting. Had a lovely meal and the portions were huge. Food was on time and no long waits. My only complaint was the dessert which was fruit cocktail which was very boring for the price and a little mushy. The...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Positives: - The food is always exceptional here, I have yet to have a bad dish. - Food is served reasonably fast, even when busy Negatives: - Waitstaff are without fail - always rude, impatient, not attentive, unfriendly I have been to this restaurant 6...More

Thank kristen868
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family run, always busy, and always exceptional. I used to live opposite and never had a bad meal. Perfect pizza and the blue cheese steak is s thing of beauty

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the quality varies in every visit, I have visited this restaurant many times, location is a bit difficult to access from central London, but near if you take a Uber. The food is very good (usually), authentic Italian place.

Thank hello-world-uk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best pasta in London Really cheap 12-15 gbp for pasta and pizza and 15-20 for meat and fish Huge portions Home cooked and not too oily Book in advance Great for a big group of people

1  Thank Ira B
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11 November 2016|
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Response from Paul A |
They have gluten free pasta and will tell you what other dishes are GF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$80 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:15
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Wapping High Street, London E1W 2YN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > East End / East London
  • Neighbourhood: East End / East London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7481 9950
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