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1-3 Walton Street, London SW3 2JD, England
+44 20 7225 2301
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A delightfully warm authentically Italian restaurant. Playful and charming the older members of staff are masters at making you feel like old friends and most welcome. All the classic and favourite dishes you hope for are there amongst other current and modern dishes. The decor and ambience are low key elegant and the hum of conversation is lively but not... More 

Thank Suzanne S
Atlanta, Georgia
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123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I decided to eat at Scalini because it was right around the corner from where we were staying at it had good reviews. We were not disappointed. The food, the service and the ambience were all wonderful. We were welcomed upon arrival by the owner and his large staff. The restaurant was full and lively but the... More 

Thank 10LeagueBoots
Doha, Qatar
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126 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great service, and great value for money. One of the best Minestrone soup I have every had. Unbelievable fresh sea bass, and the Vegetable Risotto is a must. Will defiantly return. Highly recommended

Thank QatariNational
Dallas, Texas
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257 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Scalini. The food, atmosphere and service are always terrific. This time I strayed from my standby of the veal and opted for the skate on recommendation of the waiter. It was terrific. It is basically the wing of a ray. The meat is really tender and juicy and the flavors were amazing. Make a reservation early as this... More 

Thank wetraveler73
Boulder, Colorado
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Around the corner from Harrods. This place is an institution. Has been a top Italian restaurant in a city of great Italian food. Everything on the menu is superb. You must book. There are two rooms. The front room is very see and be seen. The rear room is more intimate. Lunch or dinner. Not inexpensive, but....its the best. I've... More 

Thank Stephen S
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being in London I have once more had a dinner in Scalini. Each time I am there I feel like being at home. New tastes, super service, the same noisy Mediterranean environment and very friendly people from the moment you step in up to your departure. Having visited many Italian restaurants all over the world I can say that Scalini... More 

Thank Christos A
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievably warm and friendly, proper Italian restaurant in South Kensington. Sophisticated and wide-ranging menu, nice wines and great service drew us here for my daughters 18th birthday and it was lovely.

Thank drever123
London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cozy place, with an Italian feel, the food is very delicious though prepare to spend some serious money.

Thank MirelaBCN
Cairo, Egypt
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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time i visit london i always try to make it a point to have a meal in scalini, its one of the best Italian restaurants around , its not a touristic restaurant on the contrary its usual filled with locals and regulars. its very cozy , the staff are very friendly the owners make it a point to visit... More 

Thank Karim R
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing cozy Italian on Walton street. Must try when in london. Food is fantastic and staff very friendly. Highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Walton Street, London SW3 2JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7225 2301

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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