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Cristini Restaurant - CLOSED

28 Sussex Place | Lancaster Gate, London W2 2TH, England
+44 20 7706 7900
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
28 Oct 2015
“Food is Fresh, Excellent, and a little different.”
9 Jun 2015
“Stumbled upon this restaurant and glad we did!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
28 Sussex Place | Lancaster Gate, London W2 2TH, England
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us by the staff at the Royal Park Hotel. We enjoyed it very much. We arrived early for a leisurely dinner. Their were only a few people there when we arrived but the restaurant soon filled. Started with an excellent...More

Thank bhmlaw
Reviewed 10 June 2015

We discovered this restaurant as we walked through Paddington looking for somewhere to eat. Very pleasantly surprised. A small, cosy environment. Straightforward clear menu offering good Italian dishes, well cooked and well presented. First class friendly yet unobtrusive service made the evening a very enjoyable...More

Thank R0bert23
Reviewed 21 May 2015

we had a fab meal at this Italian ,, the food was lovely, the staff were great and made sure we were looked after. A hidden gem in London well worth a visit. Booked at 6 for a 8 table. Very well presented and nice...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Could not fault this restaurant. Beautiful food would highly recommend it to all Staff were lovely and could not have done enough for us

Thank Hannah B
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Got back fro Chelsea flower show late and desperate for food. I googled Paddington restaurants and feared the worst, but this one popped up. It was just terrific. Home made proper Italian....not pizzas, but great pasta and other things. I'll be back.

Thank jpmcghee725
Reviewed 5 April 2015

My son had asked for Italian so after an hour searching TripAdvisor we settled on Cristini's which was close to our hotel. I'm a big eater and was nervous about the "small portions" but took a chance. The service was excellent and attentive although it...More

Thank Sunvox
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Cristini was a chance discovery in the area between Paddington and Lancaster Gate. It is quite small but most attractively lit. Service was attentive and friendly. My meal was simple but delicious - tomato soup and rib-eye steak followed by tiramisu. The steak in particular...More

Thank Dominic P
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Popped in one evening with friends, we tried the squid starter which was fairly tasteless. the Sea Bass was better but it was all a little expensive for something average. The waiter found it difficult understanding us, but the service was quick and efficient. On...More

Thank BillCRochdale
CristniRestaurant, Manager at Cristini Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2015

Dear sir, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit at our Restaurant. We are very sorry to hear that you didn't find the food received very surprising. We are very proud of our food, which is freshly prepared and very simple regarding...More

Reviewed 2 March 2015

The restaurant is small and intimate with very friend,y staff. It was a Saturday night and more or less empty. We had comply tart bread and olives and water. Portion sizes very small but pleasant enough food.More

Thank lesleypuplett
CristniRestaurant, Manager at Cristini Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant on Tripadvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit in our restaurant! Our portions are designed to make the customers leaving the restaurant satisfied and without feeling the stomach too heavy. But...More

Reviewed 19 February 2015

As a restaurant in the Paddington area of London it's delivering great value to it's customers. We were a group of thirteen people and we experienced good food and excellent Italian wine in this establishment. I only have one negative comment and that was that...More

Thank Morten_Flagstad
CristniRestaurant, Manager at Cristini Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2015

Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. I'm very glad to hear that you and your group enjoyed your experience with us! Please accept our apologise for the lack of desserts available during your visit. I'm afraid this is one...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 32 - USD 79
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Sussex Place | Lancaster Gate, London W2 2TH, England
    (stanhope terrace)
  • Public Transportation: Paddington Tube, Lancaster Gate
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7706 7900
  • E-mail
A warm candle-lit atmosphere and soft piano music in the background is what you will find at Cristini. The new Manager, Angelo Grazioli believes that it is the simple things that please the most. To achieve this, he offers a selection of Italian starters and fresh homemade pasta along with a wide choice of main courses made using only the freshest and personally selected ingredients and featuring monthly speciality dishes. All this is accompanied by an extensive wine list which Angelo delights in recommending with true Italian passion and gusto. The staff are attentive without being intrusive making Cristini a cosy neighbourhood and a smart destination restaurant for fine Italian food, a romantic Dinner for two, a quiet place for important business lunches or a perfect dinner party setting for special guests and occasions.... LIVE JAZZ MUSIC EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT
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