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Lorenzo of Crystal Palace

#1,891 of 17,887 Restaurants in London
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73 Westow Hill | Crystal Palace, London SE19 1TX, England
+44 20 8761 7485
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You can't beat Lorenzo. It's always and I mean always good food, good value and fabulous service. Not a fancy posh place but who wants that. A total establishment in Crystal Palace, full of locals. Highly recommend.

Thank DesignLass
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time we've had the pleasure of dining at Lorenzo of Crystal Palace. The staff are always friendly and the service is excellent! On this visit I was recommended the Menanrra beer and it was very easy drinking and very pleasant. Also had the delicious salted caramel fondant which is an absolute treat! And to top it... More 

Thank Terrence N
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lorenzo has been in Crystal Palace for at least 25 years so it must be doing something right! Customers are quickly seated and everyone , including children, are welcomed. It's a sort of rustic style restaurant over three floors. The menu is straightforward with daily specials which are always worth trying. Food and alcohol prices are reasonably priced. Service is... More 

Thank RowntreeLondon
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I come to London this restaurant is a must and is worth the travel! The service is fantastic and the food is beautiful! The carbonara is to die for! The lower restaurant is a lovely setting and quite intimate which is lovely and has fast become a spot for me and my partner to enjoy time together. Very... More 

Thank Hayley R
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grazie once again to all at Lorenzo for another fabulous meal yesterday to celebrate my son's 10th birthday. We have been going there since way before he was born - at least 15 years or so - and the welcome, the service, the good humour and the excellent food have never let us down. I gather they are opening another... More 

Thank Mario D
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went for dinner when i first moved to the area, the service was friendly but the food was just ok. i had pasta and it was not something i would have again, i have also had a takeaway pizza from there and that was not great either.

Thank Danielle H
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always go to to Lorenzo for Italian. The food is fairly priced and always tastes great. Great place for friends, family and couples. Mimo is very friendly.

Thank martinabrooksd
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once you find it hidden in the back pavements of Crystal Palace it is so lovely the waiters all Italian adds to the enjoyment. The meal was lovely no faults and the service was very good. Booking is essential as it gets busy in the weekend.

2 Thank Scotty186402
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Italian restaurant to visit in Crystal palace...One of the best Tiramisu I've had... And to top it all they have a wonderful staff to cater...Antonio et al...

Thank Himaushu C
1 review
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

A fantastic restaurant, I really recommend this place, the food is awesome and Mimmo's support is also excellent. The best plate for me was Carbonara. Best italian restaurant if you want to try different food. Good prices and better food!! Grazie mille/muchas gracias!!

Thank Carolina S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Westow Hill | Crystal Palace, London SE19 1TX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8761 7485
Back in 1985, Lorenzo Nargi and his wife Jane set up this neighbourhood 'ristorante and pizzeria' in a simple lock-up shop on Westow Hill in Crystal Palace. They then acquired the whole building, and in the evenings the action is spread over three floors packed to bursting with devoted fans of the place.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?