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Amarcord Museum Italian Restaurant

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Updated 03/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#504 of 2,042 Italian in London
#2,778 of 16,987 Restaurants in London
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US$20 - US$41
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Bloomsbury
0.1 miles from The British Museum
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All reviews pasta garlic bread house salad starters and mains british museum museum street nice place to eat service was friendly and efficient off the menu the food is great nice meal
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Reviewed 29 March 2020

This is a typical, which is good, Italian restaurant. There were a group of 10 of us having done a guided walk of the British Museum and this was nearby. Being 10 of us we had booked and our table was waiting for us when...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 2 March 2020

The waiter was great and the interior is simple and cosy. But the food is somewhere between mediocre and bad - oversalted, not fresh and oily. Prices are average to high. It's one of those places that could only survive in tourist-heavy parts of the...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 20 January 2020 via mobile

Looking for a not too touristy restaurant in a convenient location next to British Museum, happened upon Amarcord Museum Italian Restaurant. The service was friendly and efficient without being intrusive. They use fresh ingredients and have a nice varied menu. The pasta with eggplant and...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 11 January 2020 via mobile

Extremely good food. Pastas are mouthwatering and perfectly cooked. Served olives make us want to go again. Amazing host. A slice of Italy in London.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 20 December 2019

I chose Amarcord for its proximity to the British Museum and Atlantis Bookshop where I was due to attend an early evening event. Their opening hours meant that I didn't have to hang around in the cold and wet between the Museum closing and the...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 12 December 2019

Traditional family run Italian restaurant run with pride. Excellent , tasty home made food, friendly service, great value, extensive menu choice. The pasta and risotto had been made with love and was thoroughly enjoyed. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 30 November 2019 via mobile

We were famished, it was later than normal for dinner and we were in the British Museum area. The Amacord door opened and seemed quite inviting. We were greeted warmly by the gentleman and were surprised to see 6 other tables of a wide range...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 27 November 2019 via mobile

Very good food and really nice people with the customers. Very approachable and friendly environment to spend the evening.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 17 November 2019

Would you believe, it was seven months since I was here last, but still he remembered me! In fact, he treated me to a complementary glass of prosecco - not even knowing it's my birthday. Now, there's service! So, I also had a glass of...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 17 November 2019

My wife and I found this restaurant just by chance. The food was excellent as was the service. Alberto our waiter was first class, he even took the trouble to stop and talk to us on his way home later that night and ask if...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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