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Savini at Criterion (The Criterion) - CLOSED


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US$18 - US$43
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations

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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

My partner visited this perfect Italian restaurant on a Saturday lunchtime before visiting the nearby theatre. It wasn’t planned but they fitted us in. The service was amazing as was the food and the lovely bottle of wine the waiter recommended. We will definitely return

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Newmarket1970
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Criterion was that oasis of calm amidst the madness of Piccadilly. The hidden gem which attracted those who knew and were prepared to pay a bit more. Gone is the piano bar at the entrance and replaced by ridiculous foliage on the exquisite ceiling. An...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Always bring friends here to show them the stunning interiors and experience the fantastic service provided mostly by French staff.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Amazing restaurant with exclusive service and very nice and friendly toward my children. friendly. The food was fantastic. You find it in the centre of Piccadilly Circus. Did I mentioned 5-star, well this restaurant is luxurious.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Susanne78R
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I normally try to avoid Italian restaurants outside the country, there are many imitations and you seldom get the real thing. This is not the case for Savini at the Criterion, an extraordinarily beautiful ambience and some fantastic Italian food, not to mention the service...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank giorgiod486
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The beautiful Neo Byzantine style Criterion Restaurant with its marble pillars, and floors and gold tiled ceiling would see us on many occasions enjoying a pre-theatre lunch prior to a matinee at the Criterion Theatre next door, I guess it is fair to say that...More

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank Bernice D
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The Closed down the restaurant, they went Bust! well to be honest the food was horrible everything was frozen.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ninjablogger
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Please stay away from this place not only do they charge you service charge they also charge you for cover charge for two people. We had the fish and chips which was served all cold and the pizza was awful being Italian myself there is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Angie P
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Went there before a show next door at the Criterion Theatre for drinks. Was really impressed with the place and the service so went back for a late night nibble after the show. Great service, good food, interesting menu, good food menu and drink /...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank IrishAudity
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Popped in 2 nights ago and was accommodated by the hostess at the bar for a drink before we could go to our table(the cocktails are amazing), we were seated and whilst looking at the menu I could help but staring at the decor as...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Klejdi M
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