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Il Castelletto

17 Bury Place, London WC1A 2JB, England
+44 20 7405 2232
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (46 reviews)
“tiramisu” (25 reviews)
“minestrone” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
17 Bury Place, London WC1A 2JB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long visit to the British Museum, we've been recommended this restaurant (that hides in a small street almost opposite the entrance) by a museum employee, and we can't thank him enough. we were welcomed by Matti that helped two of us decide on...More

Thank MRS-IL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried two soups that were good. The rest of the meal was terrible. No one in our party enjoyed their food. The chicken was over-cooked and tough in a bland sauce. The gnocchi was rubbery and the bruschetta was just diced tomatoes on bread....More

Thank cjn60
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

My title says it all. I've had surprisingly genuine and authentic Italian food just around the corner from the British museum.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 5 October 2018

I went for lunch with my daughter after visiting the British Museum. We arrived promptly at 12.15 and were shown to the table i had requested, in the corner. The welcome could not have been more friendly and polite. We ordered whitebait to share and...More

Thank thewhitlam2015
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We left the British Museum and were looking for a place to quickly grab something to eat. A man was giving flyers with commercial of this restaurant/pub/bistro. We agreed to walk 3 minutes to see the place. Just 1 dining room , few tables (I...More

Thank Tibor K
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This place is near the hotel we usually book when in London. While it's nothing spectacular, it is quite good. We both had the rocket salad as starters, very good. But then again, how could you ruin Rocket and Parm? I had the Saltimbocca Ala...More

Thank Tonja C
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We went there with a 3 course meal groupon voucher. The starter and the main course was terrible ,uncooked pasta and tomatoes on a dry bread (bruschetta and penne arrabiata) .it was a strange dessert at the end ,they call tiramisu but it was very...More

Thank prensess1
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Me and my mom we had lunch in here and we couldn’t be more happy!the taste is amazing and the food quantity is very big for the little price we had to pay.Many thanks for the service we had! Very friendly and efficient!!!

Thank miransengul
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I was in here last night with my girlfriend and we both enjoyed the food. The taste we can say it s really authentic and the selection of the deserts it s incredible. The service was very friendly and attentive. We will be back soon...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Not sure where to begin... We can only assume from all the positive reviews, that this restaurant has new management and kitchen staff? This is not a one-off 'we had a bad meal review', it is not possible that anything coming out of this kitchen...More

3  Thank Bubbleblue
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Bury Place, London WC1A 2JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7405 2232
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