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Bucci Italian Restaurant

195 Balham High Road | Balham, London SW12 9BE, England
+44 20 8673 5459
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (25 reviews)
“tiramisu” (15 reviews)
“antipasti” (4 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
18:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
195 Balham High Road | Balham, London SW12 9BE, England
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1 - 10 of 218 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The last time we visited Bucci (review above), the owner Eduardo went above and beyond by pushing me in my wheelchair back to my hotel at the end of the evening in the pouring rain! It was the end of an evening where I was...More

Thank emgee2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten at Bucci on several occasions over the past few years. My initial experince was great, then it seemed to go down hill in terms of service and has now since the most recent management change become the restaurant I know and love....More

Thank dionnen
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Best pasta with Gorgonzola ever, cooked to perfection, wine crisp and fresh. Loos interesting in the middle of the restaurant, make sure you have you have pulled your trousers up!

Thank chrishKendal
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with family, who recommended this restaurant. The food was fantastic. Really enjoyed in particular penne Al'amatricana. The food was great value for money with one of us having the seafood pasta which came full of muscles clams squid and had a large langoustine on...More

Thank Ben R
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Pizza in here is wonderful, very authentic, light crispy base. The baby octopus to start was delicious and perfectly cooked. We were down in London for a family visit and will definitely be back next time.

Thank Vicky79Glasgow
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I had my birthday there Sat 15-072017. We were asked to cluster together to allow some of our allocated tables to be freed up for others...between the starter and main coarse! The manager was rude, and telling rather than asking... we had accommodated for the...More

Thank Martin D
Management response:Responded 20 July 2017

You reserved a table for 8 people are turned up as 5 without calling us. We then told you that due to the fact that you were only 5 and did not require a table which could fit 9 people that we would require one...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

My friend and I had a lovely meal here last week, though I have eaten here before and again I was very impressed with the food that we ordered and the service is really good. The restaurant is really nice and the atmosphere is just...More

Thank Susan H
Management response:Responded 20 July 2017

Grazie, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I want to this place long time ago and I remember that the food was quiet nice. So a friends of mine had some appointment near this place and I suggest to have a dinner there we were 4 plus my daughter. I didn't go...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

While London's many neighbourhoods offer local restaurants of remarkable variety, there are sometimes those that stand out because they offer something special. In Balham, Bucci is that kind of restaurant. A visiting food critic might correctly find that Bucci is special because of its delicious,...More

1  Thank JRBrookes
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Wow... after a difficult couple of days in hospital we had booked in to Bucci for an evening treat - the reviews read well and we looked forward to an enjoyable meal in a decent Italian restaurant... what we actually got was FAR more! The...More

2  Thank emgee2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Balham High Road | Balham, London SW12 9BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8673 5459
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