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La Porchetta Pollo Bar

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20 Old Compton Street | Soho, London W1D 4TW, England
+44 20 7494 9368
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“pizza” (156 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
20 Old Compton Street | Soho, London W1D 4TW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I first came here 35 years ago and then it was the best Italian in London and also the cheapest and coolest place to hang out with friends. 35 years later it still the best Italian around and whilst still pretty basic furnishing wise it's...More

Thank Rainman1957
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant by itself and because of the location is not considered to be a typical date place, but the staff and management always keep it warm and welcoming. The food wasn't the best, some was overcooked but overall I can only recommend!

Thank Domokos Zsolt M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came with 2 friends on a monday night and it was lovely. I got the tagliatelle al salmone and I have been thinking about it ever since. It was probably the best dish i have eaten this year! I will definitely come again and...More

Thank Rav E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this place, I've been so many times! Yesterday I took my work colleagues there for lunch (13 people) and even though we were the only ones sitting downstairs, the waitress was rude to us and didn't seem like she wanted to be working...More

Thank Fraise_F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fair prices restaurant with fab calzone right in Soho. Food came quickly. Good ambience. Loses a star as wait staff could be friendlier and part of my order didn't arrive. However would not put me off going again

Thank E J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here like 5675830 times. It's a tipical Italian/British Restaurant. Italian plates with some additional cream here and there.. and a proposal ll of Parmesan on top on some fish plate. Now.. let's say this : The pizza is tasty! Pick up one will be...More

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My and my friend decided to go to this place, been going for years, since I moved to London in 2005. Food is always been really good and service is been always terrible, but you know what, typical Italian restaurant where Italians come for first...More

Thank Jesus R
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Pollo has been our go to early or late budget supper place for 30 years and has never let us down. On the 24th of May we attempted to meet up on my recommendation (2 mums and 3 kids ) for a quick pre theatre...More

Thank Helen Y
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Grabbed dinner here in between cursed child part 1&2. Its right around the corner from about 6 theatres and yet not super busy. The staff was friendly and the food is really good. It wasn't over priced considering the area.

Thank Amanda V
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I needed a quick lunch so I popped into La Porchetta Pollo Bar. My starter of sliced Melon was nice and fresh, my main course choice, Spaghetti Bolognese was a large size, fairly low meat content but served its purpose. Prices are modest at La...More

Thank AuldJimmy
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Lucy D
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Response from Ijbro64 | Reviewed this property |
I booked a table for 15. I do believe you can book.
Maria B
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Response from Silvyturlon | Reviewed this property |
As glutenfree pizza no,if they didn't introduced...as options glutenfree just babychicken
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Old Compton Street | Soho, London W1D 4TW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7494 9368
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