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Osteria Basilico

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Notting Hill
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29 Kensington Park Road, London W11 2EU, England
+44 20 7727 9957
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went with friends just after the new year. It's got a homely feel, the staff were very helpful. They helped choose wine to compliment the food. Great service.

Thank jules895
Marlow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

The food was OK, the service was good. What is not good is their management and/or owners less than honest policy of adding a 12.5% "optional" charge on the bill and then asking if you want to pay an additional "service charge" when you make the credit card payment. This is a cynical way to try and get away with... More 

1 Thank Richard C
Singapore, Singapore
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123 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Even though they lost our reservation this is still a nice restaurant to catch up with friends. Nice food and a very comfortable atmosphere make for a pleasant time.

Thank yagicorp
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55 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We use to love this place even with a rude behaviour of the owner. As we were in London and wanted to take some friends out for a very nice dinner we choose this restaurant. We had made a bookings for upstairs which was confirmed but on arrival found out we will be seated downstairs as the owners friend had... More 

1 Thank AsadullahKazmi
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Came here during the summer and sat at one of the outside tables - it's a perfect location for it as the street is quiet enough for it to not be disruptive, but busy enough to be good for people watching. The food was an absolute delight! We had pizzas and starters so it didn't work out too expensive, however... More 

Thank Lydia C
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Really nice authentic Italian cuisine and institution in the neighborhood, definitely book in advance especially during the weekend.

Thank Beatrice G
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Very disappointed in this restaurant have been here on many occasions with regular customers and have never experienced such arrogant and bad service and food. My pizza came up cold with a long light coloured hair inside! (I am brunette). Put me off, only eat a few slices. My grandson ordered Milanese and an escalope came up in a sauce... More 

2 Thank crocnaz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place,food very delicious!I love italian food,especially in this restaurant!!I have eaten pasta with cramps and the filet,amazing!!of course see u again

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Sycamore, Illinois
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181 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

On our last night in London we took our study-abroad daughter and her roommates out for a nice dinner (not how they dine when they are on their own.) Osteria was able to take our reservation for five. We had one vegetarian in our group and they took care of her special needs including changing the sauce. Our meals were... More 

1 Thank Belikinbeer
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

As a local customer we had pre-booked a table but this didn't stop them quibbling when we called last night to warn them that we'd be 15 minutes late. We were given a small table right in the middle of the busy thoroughfare having specifically requested one at the side. Our drinks arrived and the tonic in both drinks tasted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Kensington Park Road, London W11 2EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Notting Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7727 9957

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

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