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La Tarantella

#2,876 of 17,542 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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4 Elliott Road, London W4 1PE, England
+44 20 8987 8877
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first visit to this tiny (35 covers?) local restaurant, as recommended by a friend. Situated off the Chiswick High Road, which is full of chain restaurants, this intimate independent Italian restaurant was a delight. Let's deal with some of the more negative reviews. Yes, it is tiny. Yes, because it's tiny the seating may not be as... More 

Thank liz_croft
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All of us loved the food which felt authentic, made with passion and knowledge and with good ingredients. Will definitely go again.

Thank krishols
Level Contributor
96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We live in Chiswick and had been meaning to go here a quite a time. When we eventually did we loved it. It is tiny, probably seating no more that 20 people. However, the food is really good and the staff excellent. Doesn't cost a fortune for really good food. If you haven't been, give it a go and you... More 

Thank CrookieLondon
Pleasant Hill, California
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255 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I smelt the rich aroma before I even entered and knew it would be good. It was late so there were few people but they were all Italian so I knew again it would be a good meal. The sauce was very good ... I don't think it even matters what you have with it!! Do not let the seating... More 

Thank Kkoleary
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

And the best surprise is that it's not just the pizzas, pasta and typical Italian fare that you expect that deserve such high praise. It's the fish and shellfish and salads, too, that are terrific. So a little bit of quality for everyone. The owners and staff are all very caring and while it is a not a fancy cafe... More 

Thank MickeyDroy
Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

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Thank Watermelonish
Preston, UK
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

What a gem, this took me a long time to get round to, but we will definitely be back. Authentic real Italian food in a non-fussy but pleasant setting - che bella!

Thank Mintcake80
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

As an Italian with lot of attention to food quality and taste, I can strongly recommend the restaurant. The personnel (very kind and hilarious) pays real attention to your courses and can suggest the best for you.

Thank Davide D
London, United Kingdom
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775 reviews
492 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 513 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I were addicted to all things to do with pizza at one point and must have tried sooooooooooooo many places and had our fingers burnt a few times. Maybe someone was smiling down at me... I had a substitute Italian hairdresser and we got talking about Italian food in London. She recommended this place. Oh my god... More 

1 Thank Saintlysinner
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Always very consistent and fantastic. We love the prawn starter and pizza and great for any occasion. Pick the small lower dining room for more air and close to the action. Staff always lovely.

Thank Vernoncork

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$36 - US$59
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Elliott Road, London W4 1PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Chiswick
  • Neighbourhood: Chiswick
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8987 8877

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?