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Manuel's Restaurant and Bar

) #1,257 of 18,120 Restaurants in London ££ - £££ Italian, Mediterranean, European
129 Gipsy Hill, London SE19 1QS, England
+44 20 8670 1843
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
129 Gipsy Hill, London SE19 1QS, England
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1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our third visit in about 7 months and I think that is enough to form a view of a place. Wonderful, sincere, unassuming service and lovely food, and actually wonderful sincere unassuming decor too. This is a quality restaurant where the emphasis is entirely on...More

1  Thank MarkD18639
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Only booked this morning, had not visited this place for a while since it changed hands. Really good food and friendly service much enjoyed by all.

1  Thank Jekyll125
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Was a quiet night but the lovely friendly team here made us feel welcome and cosy. This is a traditional restaurant, with white tablecloths and silverware, and discreet but friendly service. The food was exceptional. My friend and I shared the Parmigiana di Melanzane and...More

1  Thank adventurerette
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Food outstanding, service outstanding, my favourite restaurant in all of Europe I had forgotten how good this place was and will definitely be back soon

Thank angelagibb
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Make the effort to go to this wonderful restaurant, it's a bit out of the way but the food is delicious. Don't miss out on the Crab and Lobster Ravioli, I haven't tasted anything this good in a long time. I could have eaten it...More

1  Thank mizcheef
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

My fiancé took me here a few weeks ago and the atmosphere, service and food was great. We found out that they have Tribute events so we decided to take my parents there. The food was again delicious, the Rat Pack tribute was brilliant and...More

2  Thank lmiddlewood
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Very good welcome considering I was meeting friends who hadn't booked. I walked down from the train station and was greeted by the very friendly owner. Had a lovely 3 course meal once my friends arrived and a perfect few bottles of Chianti. 👌finished the...More

1  Thank heidelcampbell
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had a delightful evening here as a party of six. There was a good choice of food and everyone enjoyed what they had ordered for starters and main course. The wine was lovely and the limoncello at the end of the night was the...More

1  Thank CMcG29
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We visited Manuel's with our daughter and son-in-law on Saturday evening. She had dinner here a few months' ago. I couldn't fault the immaculate, freshly cooked food and top-drawer service. We visit Italy regularly -- and that's where you'll need to go to get food...More

1  Thank StevenDJ57
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Having walked past this place hundreds of times, my partner and I decided to give it a go one evening- we were not disappointed! Unbeknownst to us, they had an opera night on. Not my cup of tea, but it really added to the feeling...More

3  Thank Hannah H
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Thinking of going on 15th for birthday lunch with my sister. What would be the best time?
8 August 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Manuel G | Property representative |
Hi On 15th August we are open from 12.00PM with last orders at 15.00PM and you can be in the restaurant as long as you like Best Manuel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Gipsy Hill, London SE19 1QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8670 1843
  • E-mail
Manuel's is an Italian & Mediterranean Restaurant and Bar based on the site of the former Luigi's in n.129 Gipsy Hill, London SE19 1QS.
The food served at Manuel's is based on the traditional Italian cuisine. Our philosophy on cooking is simple - based on quality and seasonality of produce with minimum fuss. Our decor is sunny Mediterranean, our welcome is warm and relaxed, and our menu offers you well loved dishes with a twist The restaurant has relaxing atmosphere and friendly service. Saturday we are open from 12 to 22:30.
On Sunday the restaurant will be open all day between 12:00 to 9:00. We will be serving a Sunday roast but the a la carte menu will also be available.
The downstairs bar is available for private functions
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