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Il Vicolo

#1,571 of 17,928 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
St. James's
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3-4 Crown Passage | Pall Mall, London SW1Y 6PP, England
+44 20 7839 3960
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 18:30 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Il Vicolo is an intimate little italian with quality food and very nice service. It isn't c heap but being in St James's that is understandable! We had an excellent meal and really enjoyed it. You should book as it is very busy at lunchtime.

Thank Chris L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I am torn about sharing this restarant as I would like it all to myself. A warm welcome, interested service combines with good food at a reasonable price. Where on earth in central London do you get that combination? You now have an answer.

1 Thank SIMON L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I had my birthday dinner at El Vicolo last May, and they bent over backwards to accomodate me and all my friends. Finding a place in central London that is affordable, nice and pleasant to eat is hard enough - but they made it a truly memorable occasion. My only regret is that I didn't leave this positive review sooner!... More 

Thank James M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Cosy little Italian which we visited with our two young grandchildren (6 and8). Staff really helpful and accommodating of our two grandkids who were picky about what Italian food they wanted. Fresh, home prepared food which was very tasty.

Thank steelfire
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Found this delightful restaurant from Trip Adviser reviews. What a find! Lovely venue, great location, excellent food and service! Will definitely visit again lots!

Thank Kim T
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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268 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

An authentic Italian restaurant hidden in a passage off Pall Mall, friendly, good menu with several very nice home-made pasta dishes (they are not separated from other pastas on the menu – do ask), good wines.

Thank Alexander P
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Italian food at its best - simple and delicious. Friendly helpful staff and nice relaxed happy atmosphere.

1 Thank AtticusAndCrew
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this for a family celebratory lunch for 5. Thank goodness we booked, as the restaurant was packed on a Tuesday ! It is clearly a family run business and has all the hallmarks , wonderful staff, outstanding delicious food, real attention to customer service . In busy corporate London this was a real delight. The pasta was terrific,... More 

1 Thank Anne C
Charleston, West Virginia, USA
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160 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal here very much. It is a small very lively attractive restaurant, a father daughter team very ably handle the entire room. All of us started with the house antipasto for the table which was very nice. I had fish which was well prepared and all the others ordered pasta dishes which they liked. Especially the fruit... More 

1 Thank Kenneth K
London, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Charming compact Italian restaurant hidden away down Crown Passage in Pall Mall. Has a local feel to it with a good menu and a number of 'specials'. Reasonably priced for good food and service. Clearly there is a strong return visit from diners who know the restaurant. Meal was at lunchtime on a Wednesday and this small restaurant was packed... More 

1 Thank Mike R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-4 Crown Passage | Pall Mall, London SW1Y 6PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > St. James's
  • Neighbourhood: St. James's
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7839 3960

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in St. James's

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St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII, the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier destination for high end craft and bespoke design. Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing junction of Piccadilly Circus at its northeast corner and none of Central London too far away, this is an surprisingly central and accessible part of town, especially given its prosperous demeanor.
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