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Caffe Vergnano 1882

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10 Festival Terrace - Belvedere Road | South Bank, London SE1 8XX, England
+44 20 7921 9339
10:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 01:00
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

This is a pleasant place to meet friends. Each of the four of us had different starters and different main courses and we all said the food was good. We liked the fact that waiters stood by discreetly and waited for us to make our (long!) greetings on arrival. In some Central London restaurants there is an unspoken (and sometimes... More 

Thank Sue L
London, UK
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232 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

On my most recent visit to Caffe Vergnano at Southbank the service was so bad I walked out. I've almost never done in a restaurant but on this particular evening I wasn't alone. The table next to me walked out about 5 minutes before I did, also because of the service. They weren't really busy but the wait staff didn't... More 

1 Thank R A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Well located restaurant, busy and noisy in the early evening. Good menu and the food was good. The wine service was amateurish, the service team needs some basic training. Struggled to pull the cork, not given the opertunity to taste the wine first, ruined the last glass by dumping all of the sediment into the glass. Some fundamental stuff, the... More 

Thank Ian P
Maribor, Slovenia
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

I go to Caffe Vergnano At least 2 times a week for my weekly dose of great coffee, going for a simple yet perfectly executed espresso or their Gianduja or Gicaometta... it always draws a smile on my face and truly is worth a visit when Im in need of a little indulgence... well done guys !

Thank Roxon86
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I have been to this place a few times in the past and really enjoyed my previous experiences. Thinking it was a safe bet, I took my brother and his girlfriend when they were down in London. It was very disappointing. Service was awful, menu has been over simplified, £50 for three mains and three drinks (only one of which... More 

Thank anderson2906
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

I popped in this restaurant because it was the only one who wasn't full. My boyfriend ordered a pizza and I ordered pasta, it was delicious, however my portion was ridiculously small campared to the huge pizza my boyfriend had! Prices are ok. Service was slow, we waited a veryyy long time for our drinks, the waiters not so friendly.... More 

Thank CaptainCherry
Fleet, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Friday evening with tickets to the National Theatre, so my wife and I, having had coffee at Caffe Vergnano many times before, decided to eat here before the theatre. We knew early evening would be busy so we booked a table. When we arrived, exactly at the time we had booked for, there were no tables available so we ended... More 

1 Thank Dwoodhead
Sydney, Australia
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108 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Ate a quick meal here on my last night in London as it was nice and close to my hotel Looks small when you enter but opens out into a large space downstairs. Garlic Bread entrée was quick and hot. Napoletana PIzza followed soon after and was large and tasty.

Thank Peter O
West Byfleet
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89 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

I frequent this place for no other reason other than its on my way to Waterloo station. The wine list is good, I've only ever had snacks to eat, which is good when they arrive! I like the interior and don't feel uncomfortable having a drink on my own. The service needs improvement however, if they could get that right... More 

Thank Khyan
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We were a party of four. Two of us had pasta - one dish was exceptionally good, but the other portion of pasta was distinctly short of sauce - what there was was delicious, but....fortunately my wife was not hungry. The risotto was brilliant, as was the cod, but the accompanying beans were so undercooked as to be inedible. When... More 

1 Thank David P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$45 - US$71
Italian, Pizza, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Festival Terrace - Belvedere Road | South Bank, London SE1 8XX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7921 9339

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Staying in Southbank

Neighbourhood Profile
Big time attractions such as the London Eye and a thriving theatre scene (compliments of the National Theatre and the Young Vic) are but a few of the reasons that Southbank is such a collectively cherished part of town. With plenty of family friendly activities and venues lined up along a pedestrianized river bank between Westminster Bridge and Waterloo Bridge, visitors can always expect a casual and festive atmosphere. On top of all the fun stuff to do at Southbank is the opportunity to simply sit back and admire photo-op views of iconic landmarks like Parliament and St Paul's Cathedral, just on across the Thames.
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