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114-117 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AA, England
+44 20 7430 1011
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11:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Mon 11:30 - 23:30
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Hertfordshire
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240 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not many places to eat in Bloomsbury on a Sunday night, and we decided on Pizza Express as we wanted something light. Have not been to a Pizza Express for years (we make lovely pizza at home). We discovered the Romana on the menu - thin crust crispy pizza so ordered this as this is what we really like from... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time I've been to a Pizza Express for quite some time. Prices seem slightly higher than competitors to me which is fine if the quality is up to scratch. I found this to be distinctly average though. Went for a Pizza rather than something else, assuming that would be their speciality. Had a Pepperoni as I usually do. It... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Staying at the Bedford Hotel Southampton Row London poses a pleasing challenge. Where to eat? So many attractive restaurants within 100 meters of the hotel. How to choose? Indian.. been there before good.. but not cheap, if you go for the 'full monty'. Subway... mmmmm maybe a bit too basic... I need some kind of reward today! Ok skip the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We dropped with minimal expectations, looking only for a quick pizza in a chain restaurant. We were pleasantly surprised with an excellent pizza, which came precisely as we ordered. The service was equally excellent; one of the waiters helped us cut the pizza when we found it difficult. The atmosphere is like most fast food establishments, but that is certainly... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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245 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had 2 pizza's and a Bosco salad with chicken with wine and beer as the restaurant was next to our hotel. We have been to many Pizza Express's and this wasn't great. The food was cold and the service was mediocre. We would not return.

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London, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had a quick supper before the talk and it was the nearest to the place. As it was located in the middle of the tourist hotels, we had a premonition. The service was quick and friendly, but the food was below par. We ordered Salad Nicoise and Pollo Salad. Both had dead, wilted leaves, tasteless tomato, undercooked dough sticks,... More 

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London
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184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I visited here with work in late September. My pizza was good and the service friendly. The restaurant was quiet at first but got busy. The service was well organised and food quick. I'd go back.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We walked out after ten minutes of being ignored by the staff in the near empty restaurant. We presume it was because we had a two for one main meals voucher. The woman on duty spent her time chatting up the guy on the till and the young male waiter deliberately avoided making eye contact with us. Went home, put... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch. Tasty pizzas and decent amount of toppings - hot out the oven. Service was good and staff were friendly.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Good pizza's, we were asked what style we liked: thin or thick. I prefer the thin ones (Romana) and within 10 minutes the pizza's arrived. It was like we expected, both the size and topping (not niggardly) is OK. Tasteful but not very crispy. Depending on what you are used to it's probably average for Italians and good for others... 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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 38 - US$ 43
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
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: 114-117 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7430 1011
Description
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Bloomsbury
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 throughout the week.
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