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Zafferano

#556 of 17,953 Restaurants in London
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15 Lowndes Street, London SW1X 9EY, England
+44 20 7235 5800
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best restaurants in London - and London has a lot! Never fails to impress not only with the superb cuisine and fantastic staff but also with the relaxing atmosphere. Such a pleasure to dine there.

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1 Thank msnewton
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been going to Zafferano for many years and I am very pleased to say that it's getting better and better. The food is always outstanding and the staff are very friendly and they always go the extra mile to accomodate all requests. Well done guys! I am looking forward to visiting your restaurant again soon.

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Thank Iroc10
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited yesterday for a business lunch and was impressed by the high standard of both the food and service.

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Thank David P
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

visited the restaurant with a group of friend last night. From the food to the staff and atmosphere everything was perfect. Elegant restaurant for a special evening!! Highly recommended!

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Thank SsimonSmith
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for dinner last week, we had no reservation but they accommodated us a nice table ..The food is very good, we had the linguine with lobster, risotto with Zafferano and the veal cheek! Everything was perfect! You have to try the cheesecake and the tiramisù! Service was friendly and quick...we will be back again for sure!

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Thank Katherine F
Hong Kong, China
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner on a Wednesday and the atmosphere was bright and busy. Good greeting form the reception. The restaurant is not especially interesting inside - old style. Service was friendly - maybe a little slow. My food was average to disappointing and the wine list over priced. Particularly disappointed with my liver which was poor quality and I left... More 

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Thank Mark L
Toronto, Canada
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244 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While I am not sure that the restaurant is pretentious, I would have to say that Zafferano certainly is not the excellent that it used to be years back. Pasta was good and fresh, but not great and certainly not creative or inventive. Starters were a little more interesting, although a little on the plain side of the food. I... More 

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Thank Chris B
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's not much wrong with Zafferano. The food is pretty good (although portions are mean) - my octopus salad starter with a potato cream was a particularly standout - and the dining room is pleasant enough. After a bit of a false start when our order was mixed up, our waiter tried very hard to put things right (and we... More 

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Thank MMatt57
Winnipeg, Canada
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84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a delightful Al Fresco dinner here last year and really enjoyed it. The food is authentic and served in a very pleasnt manner. Reasonably close ot The Royal Albert Hall.

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Thank GaryCWinnipeg
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The correct attributes for this used-to-be-a-great restaurant is uninspiring and pretentious. Service is a hit and miss, no wonder they have stripped their Michelin star. A place to show off, no real foodies or connoisseurs sadly. Under the impression that they are over staffed but by the same token inefficient for what they want to be. An identity analysis could... 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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 33 - USD 77
Cuisine
Italian, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Lowndes Street, London SW1X 9EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Belgravia
  • Neighbourhood: Belgravia
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7235 5800
Description
Zafferano has become one of the most consistently lauded Italian restaurants in London since bursting onto the Belgravia dining scene in 1995. Serving a menu of authentic, wholesome Italian recipes, there is also an elegant bar serving flavoursome cocktails and a separate menu of regional Italian favourites. The restaurant boasts classic, chic decor, and a consistently warm Mediterranean ambience which draws diners back time and time again.

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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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Belgravia
Home to the vast majority of embassies and diplomatic residences in London, sophisticated and upscale Belgravia also boasts a wealth of luxury hotels, fine dining restaurants, and some of the city’s most stroll worthy lanes. While the prices here are high, taking a leisurely stroll through the streets of picturesque and elegant white stucco houses is free. Hyde Park and the Buckingham Palace Gardens are only a stone's throw away to the north, and some of Europe’s best shopping is nearby as well.
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