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Osteria dell'Arte

#2,764 of 17,575 Restaurants in London
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126 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UH, England
+44 20 7622 0452
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Today
10:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:30
Mon 18:00 - 23:30
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 23:30
Sat 10:00 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took 2 friends for dinner last Thursday at 10 pm. Being late we ordered 2 "Sirloin Beef Tagliata" medium cooked, highly recommended by the waiter, and a Cheese Ravioli. After 30 minutes, the food finally arrived. The Ravioli looked and tasted ok, the 2 Beef Tagliata looked nothing like a Sirloin as described on the menu, but had a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

5 people on a Saturday night - unfortunately we were seated in the rear room which made it very difficult to get anyone's attention and we had kitchen porters walking through to go out the back door (which let a freezing cold draught in when it wasn't closed properly). The food here is really good and the staff are really... More 

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Thank Angelfish1977
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my girlfriend here for her birthday, we both loved it. Unpretentious relaxed atmosphere but friendly knowledgeable service and really good food.

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Thank Rob D
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

My only real complaint is Don't book this place online, you will be bombarded with spam from Quandoo -- even if you don't join. We wanted a semi-formal family meal and this was just right, good food and a good atmosphere, a nice buzz but you could talk OK even if you are old and deaf like me. The service... More 

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Thank Oldfather_John
Norwich
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We happened upon this restaurant early Saturday evening. We hadn't booked but it was early. Anyway, the welcome was fulsome. All were smiles and positivity. The food was very good (Paccheri and Risotto) and the bin end Montepulciano was excellent. All at reasonable prices. We will come again.

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Thank Tim B
Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My son booked a Saturday night table for 7.15. Needless to say, the restaurant was full of very happy customers. The decor is what you would expect from the name and despite the number of customers, the layout allowed for privacy. The time to take the orders was forgiveable considering how busy it was and the staff were very friendly.... More 

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Thank Bhanudhir
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We eat here often when in Clapham, the food is good, well presented and cooked as you wait. They will adjust the menu to suit your appetite. Service friendly and welcoming.

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Thank Steve2007
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love this restaurant. Not your bog standard italian - amazing menu with ever changing daily specials. Polenta is to die for!! Family friendly, nothing ever too much trouble, known to deliver non-menu options for fussy eaters. Fabulous

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Thank Nicola W
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere in the place is great - light, airy with plenty of nice design features and flora around. The food was distinctly disappointing; the Eggs Benedict had flavourless hollandaise, cold shop-bought wafer thin ham and the whole dish was only luke warm. My boyfriend had a frittate which was average. We had to ask several times for the bill... More 

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Thank Edward B
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed lunch here with my family. Very welcoming and friendly service. Very accommodating towards our young toddler. Delicious Italian pasta. We'll return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:30
Monday
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Clapham High Street, London SW4 7UH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7622 0452

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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?