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Pizza Express

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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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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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310 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Prices reasonable, menu reasonable, good service, good food, light and airy. Music very muted (I prefer none).

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Thank David S
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stay round the corner for long weekends in London. On the last evening I buzz round to Pizza Express for a take-out which we eat out of the box, slouched in front of the telly box. Perfect. It is Pizza Express so the food is OK. Staffs herre are friendly and service is fast.

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Thank pauleaston
Istanbul
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147 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always liked the Pizza Express, leisure time and hungry that is the place to have something decent. But, this time waiter brought one of the pizza partially burnt. I was trying to send it back but my niece said she can manage it and wi-ould not eat the whole pizza anyway.

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Thank FreeJohnny
UK
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for pre theatre meal,as with any Pizza Express the service was excellent and the food very nice.When we arrived for early tea it was quieter than i would have expected for a Saturday afternoon/ early evening but this soon changed.

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Thank butchdingle
Essex, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The place was so cold that we had to keep our jacket on. My colleague ordered a pizza and some ingredient were missing. She pointed it out to staff. The pizza was taken back as they needed to add mozzarella but it was returned with Parmesan instead. She pointed out the error but the waiter insisted that's was the way... More 

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Thank Sashasosweet73
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love Pizza Express for the gluten free pizza bases - divine! Excellent choices, value for money with a two course for £9.95 voucher we had. Kids' meals aren't the cheapest but still fine. Service was ok, if a little slow (considering there were very few people in at 5pm) and the kids' ice cream never arrived! But generally a... More 

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Thank 679AnnaE
Grantham, United Kingdom
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306 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Two seniors, having enjoyed an excellent show in the West end, and feeling peckish dropped off at this Pizza Express. You know what to expect from this brand, and this establishment is no different. Our welcome was warm enough, the restaurant clean and tidy, but somehow there was little more to excite a soul. My wife's pasta dish was fine,... More 

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Thank Peter F
Manchester, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We were staying at an adjacent hotel and ordered the pizza's online. The process was straight forward and when I arrived I was greeted by the staff and was advised that the pizzas would be ready shortly. The walk to the hotel was only a couple of minutes, and the pizzas looked great, but the crust was a bit on... More 

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Thank The_Cheshireset133
Inverurie, United Kingdom
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285 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I rarely have anything negative to say about pizza express and to be fair this is a minor point in that there was no Caesar salad on the menu. I'm only annoyed as it's what I fancied and I figured this was a staple of pizza express. Otherwise the service was excellent, the food I did get well prepared and... More 

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Thank KayleighMac
Hertfordshire
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253 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

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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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
USD 38 - USD 43
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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