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Ristorante Aurora - CLOSED

1-3 Catherine Street, London WC2B 5JZ, England
+44 20 7836 7585
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
6 Sep 2016
“the food, the service and the unbelievable courtyard”
27 Aug 2013
“This restaurant is closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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1-3 Catherine Street, London WC2B 5JZ, England
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 6 September 2016

The food, the service and the courtyard together make this restaurant a favourite of mine - the ambiance of the place. The food is good, lots of vegatables, service may not be haute cuisine, but that is not expected. Service is friendly, accomodating and funny...More

Thank varil
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Whenever we are in London we have eaten at this restaurant and have always enjoyed an excellent meal at a reasonable price. We were very disappointed that on our last visit on the above date the restaurant is now closed. The website given by Tripadviser...More

5  Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 5 April 2013

We were recommended this restaurant by close family who have visited the place more than once!! At first we were pleased with the setting, table linen and well priced menu. However, the bill when it came seemed to have been made up by someone with...More

1  Thank knocker28
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We chose this restaurant because it was near to the theatre, we'd walked a few miles, it was freezing cold and we needed to eat! There were 5 of us and we each considered our meal excellent. I had a roast vegetable risotto and it...More

1  Thank Cypo1951
Reviewed 14 February 2013

Big range of reviews here, as on other sites featuring this bistro. Maybe we were lucky, maybe we are glass half full people (mind we were staying at the Waldorf nearby so we do have standards) but we had a lovely meal here before going...More

Thank Mike_Edwards1950
Reviewed 4 February 2013

Very brightly lit. No music. The lady who emerged from the kitchen wearing an apron, sorry but she worried me with grubby clothes and greasy hair. On closer looking the restaurant was less than clean too. Food unremarkable, service OK. We won't be returning.

Thank TheLoftysPoole
Reviewed 26 January 2013

We chanced upon this Restaurant when going to The Aldwych Theatre, it is very close. It was lunchtime, the staff were helpful and friendly,and we were served good food and wine at remarkably good prices, especially for London. It was how Italian Restaurants used to...More

Thank stantonbybridge
Reviewed 23 January 2013

We were searching for a restaurant very close to the theater. This is it!!! It's owned by a northern Italian man who oversees everything in the restaurant. The waiters work diligently. Ours was from Portugal. I had the Penne Carbonera special and it was delicious....More

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Thank World_Cruisers
Reviewed 1 January 2013

Italian sounded like a nice change of pace as we were wandering through the theater district. Without a reservation we were directed to a seat in the basement. I was looking forward to Risotto with Roasted Vegetables, but what arrived was rice in a tomato...More

Thank jtwigvt
Reviewed 18 December 2012

I recently moved to a new office in aldwych. aurora is 1 minute walking. plus, i am italian and i thought: hey home food. the owner been here 40 years and is from parma, one of the cradles of italian best food. pity he forgotten...More

Thank Enrico S
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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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  • Address: 1-3 Catherine Street, London WC2B 5JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7836 7585
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