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Buon Appetito

136 Lauriston Road, London E9 7LH, England
+44 20 8985 8448
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:30 Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
136 Lauriston Road, London E9 7LH, England
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The food was fine but not offered any dessert and bill came without asking. We were charged £4.95 each for a pint of soda and an extra £1 for lime! When I questioned this apparently it was correct. Should have had a beer!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rhyswily
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We walk into the restaurant shortly after 7pm without any booking. Pleasant welcome "Yes" there was some seating available at the long tables, which is not something I've seen before in Australian restaurants. Menu's arrived, orders taken and drinks arrived all in good time. Our...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank gamain
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This restaurant is situated just off a busy roundabout and doesn't look anything special from the outside but once inside it is cosy and authentic. There are a few parking spaces behind the restaurant and a public car park a short distance up the road...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 8mrsh8
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

My friend sent a dish back because it wasn't what she expected. She then proceeded to pay full price...until she was called a 'wh*re' in Italian by the chef. When challenged, the chef then threatened to 'behead' us ... Credit to the suitably mortified waitresses....More

Date of visit: January 2018
5  Thank Nikkidavies2
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We booked dinner for our b-day there because we knew the place already, all our friends loved the food indeed! Everything on the menu is really good, But the pasta is absolutely excellent!.. it does remind me of my mum’s pasta! it’s always nice to...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank whiskycinnamon_
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Went with the family on way home .We know the area but have never tried Buon Appetito before. Nice uncomplicated menu plenty of choice .Lovely waitress seated straight away. Food arrived fairly quick and was delicious. All totally home made and it shows .We had...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere, delicious dishes which when asked made something off the menu to my aunts delight and brilliant restaurant if you would like to sample ‘real’ Italian home cooked food.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank petalzk
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The food was eccellent and we reiceived the best treatment ever from Diletta and her brother Stefano. Me and my friends have been here after Stefano´s suggestion and finally I can say we found a proper Italian Restaurant in London. The only thing that needs...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank MariaChiaraNuzzaci
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The staff is fantastic and the food is unbelievable good. Best pizza I've had and the seafood pasta is great!! The owner is lovely and they're all working really hard. My absolute favourite restaurant since I moved to London xxx

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank linab162
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Came here as we fancied some pizza. At the beginning staff were nice. We sat on the terrace and as we were having our drinks and waiting for our starters a booking of 4 came and didn't have enough space to seat on terrace, we...More

Date of visit: April 2017
4  Thank ldreolid
BUON APPETITO R, Owner at Buon Appetito, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Dear Idreolid, I am really sorry to hear this. I had few problems with some guys of the staff recently that now left; If you worked in the sector you know how difficult sometimes is to find good staff, especially in an area as this...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Lauriston Road, London E9 7LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8985 8448
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Buon Appetito is the new Italian Sardinian Restauant in the heart of Victoria Park. The restaurant was born 5 years ago as Sardinian Restaurant. Recently the Restaurant has been take over form 3 young Italian guys. Our goal is to mantain the traditional taste of the Italian cousin with a dash of Sardinian taste. All the dishes we offer are made with Italian, prime quality ingredients. Our special dishes are only made with seasonality ingredients. We have quality range of Italian wines that matches with every dishes and proper Italian aperitifs.
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