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Taberna Etrusca

9-11 Bow Churchyard, London EC4M 9DQ, England
+44 20 7248 5552
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“tuna steak” (3 reviews)
“spaghetti” (4 reviews)
“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
9-11 Bow Churchyard, London EC4M 9DQ, England
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here for a meal with a group of friends. We were located at one long table in the courtyard, which was nice, but it was an incredibly warm evening. The service was good if a little slow considering it didn’t look that busy. The...More

Thank geniemac2011
Caravaggio E, Manager at Taberna Etrusca, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Appreciate the 4 stars from this reviewer. Shame that she found us somewhat lacking in some aspects. Will talk to chef re garnish of fish special and size of lemon meringue deserts but normally we are complimented on generous portions. Re prices we are not...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018

It was one of those City lunches that went on all afternoon! On a wonderful Summer day a business lunch with a former colleague went on and on and on....The crab starter was fine, the tuna steak excellent and the rose splendid and copious! A...More

Thank FrenchyN8
Caravaggio E, Manager at Taberna Etrusca, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Always good to get the comments above from an experienced foodie.Thanks

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Booked for lunch as not far from Barbican Centre for son's graduation. Very friendly and welcoming, good service, efficient but not rushed. The food was excellent, both fixed price lunch and a la carte. Busy but not too crowded. Very enjoyable and would certainly recommend...More

1  Thank malgibbs1
Caravaggio E, Manager at Taberna Etrusca, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Staff and management greatly appreciate the reviewers comments and pleased to hear he would visit again.

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Hottest day is the year and hardly anyone in outside area. Can’t work out if it’s because it’s odd the beaten track or not great restaurant. It was our first visit, as looking for somewhere outside. New waitress served us but couldn’t help us with...More

Thank Cambridgetraveller61
Caravaggio E, Manager at Taberna Etrusca, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hard to respond to this review or points raised. Do not know if the client ate at lunchtime or evening. Normally when hot our outside area is fully booked. Then again the world cup does affect dining figures? Pleased that the new waitress tried to...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Very good food choice, very friendly and attentive service. Well worth a visit and thoroughly enjoyed our dinner.

Thank maweb31
Caravaggio E, Manager at Taberna Etrusca, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Appreciate getting this review from such an experienced traveller and reviewer. Thank you

Reviewed 23 June 2018

This establishment was suggested by friends and I am happy with their judgement. We were served promptly and pleasantly by the owner and his daughter. The choice was excellent and the portions more than adequate, even for men with large appetites. I unfortunately spilled some...More

Thank grahamrwestcott
Caravaggio E, Owner at Taberna Etrusca, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

So good to know this customer was recomended by friends and that he was pleased with his visit.

Reviewed 22 June 2018

On a business trip to London City this week and looking for somewhere atmospheric to eat dinner ( on the night of a big match) we came across this nicely decorated restaurant in Bowchurch Yard. On entering at about 9pm there were only two tables...More

Thank Ritabix
Caravaggio E, Manager at Taberna Etrusca, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

It is with regret that we received this review,complimenary on food,decor and value but let down by the waiter. We often receive complimentary reviews re our staff and service so this was most unusual.We have recently employed a new waiter and I can only surmise...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

I can't fault the company, the company when dining was perfect. However, unfortunately nearly everything else I can fault. The restaurant is located in Bow Churchyard which is a super cute little area tucked away in a side street between St Paul's and Cannon St...More

3  Thank teachowder
Caravaggio E, Manager at Taberna Etrusca, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

In responding to this questionable review I confess to having to bite my tongue and refrain from stating what I truly think and just rely on facts 1) The drunk customer was actually a polite gentleman.He had tossed a Clean napkin at his friend and...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I’d forgotten how good this Italian restaurant near Bow Lane is. I went for lunch with a work colleague years after I’d had another business lunch there. It had not changed and the pasta was just as delicious and the service as excellent as then....More

Thank Hector P
Caravaggio E, Manager at Taberna Etrusca, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Really great when a reviewer finds the time to give positive feedback and pleasing to now that they will return

Reviewed 7 April 2018

Three of us had an early dinner here on a Friday night so it was pretty empty when we arrived, but started to fill up later. All the food we had was delicious without exception, from the bred we shared to start with to my...More

Thank HelenKitten75
Caravaggio E, Manager at Taberna Etrusca, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

So pleased that we made a good impression on this reviewer and her friends. Have to thank her for finding the time to post a review. We try so hard and great to see that it was appreciated

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$86 - US$86
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-11 Bow Churchyard, London EC4M 9DQ, England
  • Public Transportation: Mansion House, Bank, St. Paul's and Cannon Street tube stations.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7248 5552
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