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Pizza Express

114-117 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AA, England
+44 20 7430 1011
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  • Very good52%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
114-117 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything including the Pizza excellent Location good if you are in Holborn or at British Museum Staff attentive and efficient Normal Pizza Express

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time dining at the Pizza Express chain and we were pleasantly surprised, as the Express in the name suggested a fast food joint. Nice seating, very good food, very attentive service.

Thank ofra01
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Wasn't super busy, only 2 other tables, but service was a bit slow. Pizza was lacking flavour. Wouldn't be my first choice.

Thank RaceRider
Reviewed 19 December 2017

I’m and Italian New Yorker and being handed a pizza cutter to cut my own pizza was odd. They also expect you to eat it with a fork and knife. No. Their version of a margehrita pizza was sub par. There was basically no cheese..it...More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Arrived at little after 8:30 mid week. Shown to the table promptly, but then had a wait for the menu, received apologies for the delay in taking the order, which still took another 10 minutes. Looked to be plenty of staff, but only one dashing...More

Thank 6Makendon
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Cannot really fault the fault - was spot on with being intrusive. Food was good, dessert was disappointing.

Thank lestamunda
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

When I entered I stood at the desk for about 5min with three people ignoring me but they were doing somthing so wasn't so bad then I get my table and wait to order and I see my waiter texting behind the counter so had...More

Thank Jubjub150
Reviewed 5 October 2017

My partner and I went in after an incredibly stressful appointment at the nearby Neurological hospital for a bite to eat and ended up being very disappointed. My partner has a strong disliking of chunks of onion so he ordered a pizza but without onion...More

Thank Nikki M
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Firstly let me say the service was very good - so no issue there. For starter I had the olives - perfectly nice though missing something like a bit of spice to give them a kick. Looking through the menu although this is pizza express...More

1  Thank Jen_Andy_Lawson
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Dined here on my own mid-week evening. From start to finish, the waiting team were attentive and considerate. And I saw the same service provided to other lone diners as well as the usual couples and groups. Food is decent quality (the tiramisu is fab)...More

Thank Shrimpysmiles
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 38 - USD 43
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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
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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