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PizzaExpress - Bow Street

9-12 Bow Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7AH, England
+44 20 7240 3443
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
9-12 Bow Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7AH, England
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in before our show at The Royal Opera House and staff were friendly and efficient. Our food arrived quickly and was delicious. We were concerned that we may have to wait a while for the food to be cooked, however we needn't have...More

Thank Louise T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here after a fabulous afternoon at 42nd Street. Just wanted a quick meal before getting train home. Excellent location for theatre land and a really good atmosphere. Being gluten free I always know I can get something good to eat at Pizza Express and...More

Thank Nancy210248
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 5 of us (3 adults, 2 children) ate here before a show at the theatre. I usually always have a decent meal at Pizza Express, but this time it wasn't quite as good, although the kids were happy with their meals. I...More

Thank Pips_10
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We popped here after a visit to Covent Garden. The restaurant was very busy but we got a table. The staff were very pleasant and food was nice. We enjoyed our visit.

Thank grandma379
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Found this place after seeing Mamma Mia! at the Novello around 10:30pm. Really wanted a pizza so was glad to find it a short walk away. We wanted to take away but loads of shows had just finished in the surrounding area so they had...More

Thank lucymarieensom
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Went here for a quick lunch before matinee performance of 42nd Street. The restaurant is a very short walk away from the Theatre (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane). The Waitress was very helpful and friendly and had a good knowledge of the food on offer (my...More

Thank GlenRonnie
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I had not been to a Pizza Express for 18 years and I hadn't remembered it being this good, but it was fantastic. One of the best pizzas I have ever had. I ordered the dough balls, which were as great as they sounded and...More

Thank GlobalVilla9er
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our meal once we got a table. The restaurant was extremely busy and quite loud . Think the tables were crammed in very tightly. We were concerned that our meal would take a long time to come but when we explained to our waiter...More

Thank spytraveller
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Called here after a matinee at the Royal opera house which is very close Service even though very busy Saturday early eve -was attentive and polite with very little waiting required Our waitress was extremely helpful as my sons girlfriend had to eat quite quickly...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is a reasonable Pizza Express restaurant but located very near to Covent Garden it can be very busy, although there are generally always tables coming available so even if you have to wait you probably won't have to for too long. Staff are friendly...More

Thank fork_handles
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 19
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-12 Bow Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 3443
  • E-mail
Description
Bright and modern, Pizza Express Bow Street 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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