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PizzaExpress - Coptic Street

30 Coptic Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1A 1NS, England
+44 20 7636 3232
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Coptic Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1A 1NS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Thank you for looking after us so well- we were a large group- we had a great table- and were served promptly by polite and helpful staff. A nice, airy venue with a great deal of personality.

Thank sashab40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old dairy supply building with tiled walls and a pretty stained glass window. Food straight from oven to table with no hanging about. Usual PE menu , helpful staff. What more can you want?

Thank lizandianp
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Cute venue, friendly staff.... Only had starters and drinks but left extremely happy :) i work in a naples style pizza bar and now im homesick :P homesworkinighnightsnightsweek

Thank Leigh S
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in here after the theatre for some food and although it was quiet and beginning to think about closing the staff made us very welcome. They ensured that although we were the last customers of the night we had delicious food and good service....More

Thank CalChris
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I am a huge fan of Pizza Express and without doubt The Coptic Street restaurant is the jewel in the crown. My parents came here in the 60s when I think it was only the second branch in the country, and we have been coming...More

1  Thank AliiiO
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We asked about a two course lunch deal and were given menus displaying the deal, from which we ordered a starter and a main each. No code was mentioned by the waitress or on the menu. We ate in noisy surroundings as the chef and...More

2  Thank Alexa888
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I am a considerable fan of PizzaExpress as a rule with its reliable food and generally good service and have had many pleasant dinners at this branch which was one of the first to be established in London and is in a former dairy. This...More

2  Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We arrive there early evening, not really busy but short of staff it seemed, good things were the pizzas and the fact that they moved us by the window when a table was available. Down points : we had to get the staff attention for...More

2  Thank Sylvain G
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Typical pizza express food but located in a nice historic building. We had tesco vouchers and had booked in advance which is recommended as it was very busy on a Saturday night. Tables are packed in but its nice atmosphere. Staff and service very good....More

Thank KlaireMD
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I am a big fan of Pizza Express, I've visited many over the years, it was arguably part of my staple diet as a teenager! I even worked at one for a bit one summer so I know the drill re customer service etc and...More

1  Thank ljc1205
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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.18 km away
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Coptic Street | Bloomsbury, London WC1A 1NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7636 3232
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Situated two minutes from the British Museum in Coptic Street the restaurant is a popular place for both families and tourists. Close to the heart of theatre land in the West End of Central London, the restaurant was established in 1967 and was the second PizzaExpress to open. The tiles on the walls are the original to the dairy and many of its features date back to 1967, which gives this restaurant a unique identity.
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