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Pizza Express

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City of London
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1 Byward Street, London EC3R 5AS, England
+44 20 7626 5025
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our meal was excellent, service with a smile, the only oddity was the online booking system, wanted a table for 6.15pm online booking said all tables were full, we arrived early for our 6.30 table and the place was almost empty!

Thank hazel b
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pizza express always has really nice food. Fortunately there was an offer on for 2 courses (starter and main) for £10.95 otherwise our bill would've been well over £50 due to the cost of the drinks, like really £7.10 for a large bottle of Peroni..... Bit pricey but overall really good.

Thank MarkMckie
Level Contributor
11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited pizza express for the first time yesterday with my bf and I ordered American (pizza) it was delicious absolutely, it was really oily though but not as oily as my bf's Calabrese it was soaked in oil, every fold dripped with oil I asked him to complain He said no because He didn't want to come across as... More 

Thank Tweeniess T
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with 5 year old and Wife. Very clean and bright restaurant. Food and service very good. Bottle of wine we had, had what appeared to be a crack/scratch in the bottle. Replaced by manager with no charge even though we had drunk half before noticing. Nice service. When the bill arrived the manager had not charged us for any... More 

Thank Peterpan7289
Leeds, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I was visiting London on a business trip and met up with an old friend, it was late and I was surprised that the restaurant was still open however glad it was! We ordered our meals and drinks and they were with us in no time at all. My friends order was wrong however without qwibble or any issues they... More 

Thank Scott S
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Out with tired and grumpy children so popped into the nearest restaurant. It's a chain and as such you shouldn't expect too much. Friendly waitress , clean facilities and pizzas/food ranging from the pretty poor to just average. Save your money and don't spend the extra on getting the romana base for your pizza. It's meant to be thin and... More 

Thank Downbury
St Albans, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Not sure if our experience was due to the fact that we were a (possibly the only?) young family with an excited toddler eating there, among mostly tight-lipped, suited folk. Not that it should make any difference. Anyway, we ordered two lots of the Piccolo menu and got one starter doughballs first. And the second a while later.  Menus not... More 

Thank Apeksha Z
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on the way to a meeting used the app to book a table this worked perfectly We were greeted at the door by a very friendly waiter who showed us to our table He was very knowledgeable about all aspects of the menu very helpful The food was delicious and served quickly Will definitely use this... More 

Thank Travelrobster
Belfast, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Waitress was nice and the service was quick, however, my pollo pesto pasta had very little chicken in it and there wasn't a lot of flavour. Ordered a fondant chocolate pudding and the sponge was burnt (and I mean burnt) but the filling was nice

Thank Karen G
Cork, Ireland
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288 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Nice staff, good location and solid food make this a great option if you are staying around the Tower of London

Thank slipshaney

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Byward Street, London EC3R 5AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7626 5025
Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Byward St offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. Family-friendly Pizza Express gives kids the chance to design their own pizzas.

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

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