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De Santis

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) #11,638 of 17,851 Restaurants in London ££ - £££ Italian
11 Old Street, London EC1V 9HL, England
+44 20 7689 5577
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
6 Nov 2015
“Weird lunch like being in Italy in the seventies”
11 Aug 2015
“Great food and service! ”
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££ - £££
11 Old Street, London EC1V 9HL, England
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Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Friday Lunch between meetings..looked good from the window of grilled vegetables and platters. Once in it all fell down from there. Appauling service..four waiters all chatting..quiche was non plussed by salad was literally lettuce and tomatoes plonked on a plate then wine came after food...More

1  Thank Londonfoodsnob16
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

The Nutella pastry was divine as was the delicious lasagna. Loved chatting with Enzo, the owner. He stays open late. Enjoy!

Thank ScottSSpringfield
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We had just arrived after traveling in from the US and checked into the flat we had rented nearby. Very warm welcome, Ansel quickly put together a cheese board and other nibbles that were perfect with our wine. Returned a few days later for a...More

Thank PeterH22
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Wow,what a find! We were taken here by our family having completed our Russian visa applications nearby. The staff were lovely, helpful and friendly. Service was efficient and our drinks were brought promptly while we selected our main courses-Spaghetti with clams, Spaghetti with meatballs,a Carbonara...More

4  Thank malholme
Reviewed 1 May 2015

The restaurant atmosphere is a bit weird in between the waiters, however the food is excellent and healthy. I've been there many times and tried several dishes and they are all always delicious. I would recommend to go for a takeaway lunch, simply because the...More

1  Thank alejo668
Reviewed 20 September 2014

My wife and I stumbled upon this restaurant the first day in London --fighting jet lag and looking for a mid-afternoon bite and rest. The owner greeted us warmly and was wonderful. The food was great. A wonderful wine selection and a few good beers....More

2  Thank GFrank333
Reviewed 12 September 2013 via mobile

Finally a good place to eat decent Italian food at a decent price. Italian owner and waiters which does make a difference. Always a place of choice for a quick lunch/meeting. Wine is good too and it doesn't have to be the expensive choice! Only...More

1  Thank Chloe_London10
Reviewed 12 September 2013

I had lunch at De Santis today and I must say that the restaurant, the food and the staff were all very good. The staff really has an eye for details and the food was simple but soo good. I had pasta cooked to perfection...More

2  Thank YaelleM2013
Reviewed 26 June 2013

I am at this restaurant pretty regularly as I work very nearby, and I always enjoy the food and the service. They are very accommodating for gluten free food and the owner has a good awareness of what can and can't be made gluten free.

1  Thank Kteire
Reviewed 11 April 2013

This is the second time I visited this Milan style cafe bar at lunch time on Old Street and I was impressed to find a pasta dish called "Sciallatielli with Friarielli and Salsiccia" and it was fantastic,this is a tipcal Neapolitan dish from south of...More

1  Thank Misterydiner
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$37
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Old Street, London EC1V 9HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7689 5577
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