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ristorante vecchiomondo

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118 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4ET, England
+44 20 7373 7756
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Hobart, Australia
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83 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's the attitude of this restaurant' management to its customers which concerns me. The night that we chose this restaurant we, like many other prospective customers perused the menu on display at the front door. What we could not know from that perusal was that the restaurant imposes a mandatory 15% service charge on patrons. We could not know because... More 

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Thank PB57
Bridgend, Uk
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

VecchioMondo is a classic London Italian Restaurant serving straightforward tasty Italian dishes. My Minestrone was full of flavour and the Pollo alla Casalinga excellent. Vegetables were perfectly cooked. Service was polite and friendly. A good place to eat.

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Thank John W
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in after a day in London sightseeing. Ordered 2 pizzas and a seafood linguine for 3 adults. The pizzas were small, thick, hacked into uneven pieces and raw in the middle with no flavour. The seafood was past its best and meagre. Only one member of staff on show who was infriendly and did not ask if our food... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This place looks like it should be a great little trattoria style Italian restaurant. In reality it's a cold, charmless place with very mediocre food at very high prices for what you get. Avoid this place unless you are desperate.

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Thank MSE1970
Mont Pelerin, Switzerland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Unfriendly service, no ambiance, way too expensive for the quality of the food and drinks, stay away if you can avoid it

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Thank Beat R
Tel Aviv, Israel
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We were four at the table the evening of the 25th of decembre. Only one woman served all the tables. We waited a long time to get our meal. The pizza was extremely small and boring. The tomato soup uneatable. the pasta dishes were average and less. the prices were extremely high for such a dinner quality. We are used... More 

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Thank Eti Beattrice L
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

12 of us went there as it was opposite our hotel ( business trip) - much of what has already been said holds true with our experiences. only one waitress/server, very quiet evening, 3 couples were in when we arrived, no one else came in during our meal. I can only speak for my 'mushroom pizza' which was probably the... More 

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Thank 158neilr
Bradford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We went in here as it was virtually opposite our hotel - the food was decent, but I couldn't work out why there wasn't any more than one server. Several times people came in looking for a table and left before being offered a table, then at least one group were turned away from a half empty restaurant, being told... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stopped at this small Italian restaurant as we were staying nearby. It is like a little treasure! The atmosphere was old school Italian restaurant and the hostess was amazing. She was not only the hostess, but served as the waitress and although she was very busy, we felt well cared for. I was with my son and a friend... More 

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Small traditional Italian restaurant on a busy road, hidden behind loads of flowers and bushes. Two other tables occupied when we arrived. Had to struggle to get food ordered but it was ok when it arrived. Couldn't believe it when the only person serving went in the back for about 5 minutes, and lost two parties who came in, waited... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7373 7756

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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