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89 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HR, England
+44 20 7928 5535
12:00 - 02:30
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107 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a nice little Italian family restaurant. The atmosphere is really laid-back, and friendly. Food was nothing pretentious or fussy, just good, home-cooking. Overall, it's a very pleasant place to eat.

Thank twistedwheelnut
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Searched on l.ne for a Gluten Free restaurant near Waterloo station and this came well recommended. I entirely agree! Family run and very friendly. Owner is GF and they can provide virtually everything on the menu as a Gluten Free option. Wine was good and reasonably priced. Spent a very pleasant couple of hours our train and would highly recommend... More 

Thank Roger W
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cotto is a small Italian restaurant owned by a man who has been gluten free for a long time. He is so nice and makes you feel at home. Everything but maybe four things on the menu can be made into gluten free. Me and my mom got the rigatoni matrigiana as well as the house wine and some bread.... More 

Thank Mikayla M
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited alone with my novel as I was working away. Was left to relax and sip.my wine before ordering as requested. Nice interior. Feels rustic and staff all speaking jovial Italian. Ordered chicken pasta which was hot.ans plentiful. No frills and not expensive either. Was fine for a spot of supper and a welcoming atmosphere.

Thank Jackie W
Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever I am in London I always make sure I have one night spare to visit Lino and his family at Il Cotto. The pizzas are terrific - but I nearly always settle for the Tuna and green olive "Puttanesca" with some added chilli. easy access via underground - less than 100 metres from Lambeth North station - Always Friendly... More 

Thank wildthai2017
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite by accident I discovered this little gem. Being down in London on business my hotel was around the corner and I fancied something other than the food in the hotel restaurant. Opposite Lambeth North tube station I walked past this little Italian restaurant. Walking inside I was warmly welcomed. The decor is relaxed and casual. The staff are friendly... More 

Thank Bisoneyes B
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love the fact the majority of the menu can be done as gluten free however was a bit disappointed at the fact everything was more expensive if you wanted it to be gluten free... the food was amazing nonetheless and portion sizes were huge but just let down by the price difference for gluten free food.

Thank 08Zod
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch with my daughter as she has coeliacs and was recommended to us .Very good food loads of Gluten free choice and staff were very helpful and friendly .Excellent value for money .Just round the corner from parkplaza waterloo hotel .Excellent

Thank ukjuju
Vancouver, Canada
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93 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Just stopped in for a quick bite on our last night in town and split a pizza, which was very good. Friendly staff, quick service.

Thank trophy_23
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

My husband, parents-in law and I had just arrived in London and after our hotel check-in nearby we were in search of supper when we saw this place. It looked packed with people and that is usually a good sign. We had to wait for approx. 10 minutes for a table and they took some time to get the food... More 

Thank Beate M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7928 5535

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