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Pizza Express

114-117 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AA, England
+44 20 7430 1011
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good52%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (59 reviews)
“thin crust” (4 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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114-117 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cannot really fault the fault - was spot on with being intrusive. Food was good, dessert was disappointing.

Thank lestamunda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I entered I stood at the desk for about 5min with three people ignoring me but they were doing somthing so wasn't so bad then I get my table and wait to order and I see my waiter texting behind the counter so had...More

Thank Jubjub150
Reviewed 4 October 2017

My partner and I went in after an incredibly stressful appointment at the nearby Neurological hospital for a bite to eat and ended up being very disappointed. My partner has a strong disliking of chunks of onion so he ordered a pizza but without onion...More

Thank Nikki M
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Firstly let me say the service was very good - so no issue there. For starter I had the olives - perfectly nice though missing something like a bit of spice to give them a kick. Looking through the menu although this is pizza express...More

1  Thank Jen_Andy_Lawson
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Dined here on my own mid-week evening. From start to finish, the waiting team were attentive and considerate. And I saw the same service provided to other lone diners as well as the usual couples and groups. Food is decent quality (the tiramisu is fab)...More

Thank Shrimpysmiles
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A board on the pavement outside advertises a set menu for £9.95 for fwo courses & and £11.95 for three. On both my recent visits I had to ask to see this. Also, when the bill came, on both occasions it did not include the...More

Thank CityBoy50
Reviewed 24 August 2017

As with most Pizza Express restaurants - a good and robust menu and fairly reliable consistency of standardisation... nothing negative to say about here, it also has good layout and ambience OK. The waitress we had on the lunch service was really good and interested...More

Thank Thediningadvisor
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We have eaten here before. Last time was superb - the pizza's were lovely. This time it was not so great, and we didnt enjoy it as much. Also we ordered 2 x Irish coffee at the end of our meal, and neither of us...More

2  Thank Wig_Traveller
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Slow service, uninterested staff, small serving and pasta burnt. Got the pollo pesto for takeaway. 12 pounds...way too much. First time at pizza express (Russell square)...and last.

1  Thank Benny2535
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Prices reasonable, menu reasonable, good service, good food, light and airy. Music very muted (I prefer none).

1  Thank David S
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 38 - US$ 43
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114-117 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7430 1011
Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Southampton Row 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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