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Porchetta, La - Holborn

33 Boswell Street, London WC1N 3BP, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
+44 (0)20 7242 2434
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Ranked #3,268 of 16,489 restaurants in London
Price range: $42 - $47
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Bloomsbury / Holborn
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Bloomsbury / Holborn
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Friendly staff, massive portions, great Montepulciano. The pizzas are huge and you must try the seafood linguine. You can't do any better than La Porchetta.

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Chicago
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

Just a short block down Boswell St, near the busy intersection of Southampton Way and Theobald Street, this is a great find. The pastas were excellent and the service was attentive as well. If you're tired of "chain" restaurants and tourist traps and want a reasonably priced, high quality Italian dinner or lunch, La Porchetta is the place.

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Wales
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15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Really good service. With very knowledgeable staff. Love the variety of toppings available on the pizzas. There is not much more i can say expect give them a try you wont be disappointed.

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13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Brilliant service from a knowledgeable and attentive waiter. Starter of tomato garlic bread was outstanding as was the pizza I had. My friend had seafood pasta and it was delicious and presented in a foil swan! We had the tiramisu to finish and it was also excellent.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I have just had lunch at La Porchetta with some of my colleagues. I had the fiorentina pizza and it was the best pizza I've ever had.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I've been coming to La Porchetta for more than three years by now and last visit was simply the worst! We ordered pizza which had garlic on the menu, but when I finally got it, there was no smell or taste of it. I gave it back to the kitchen asking to add garlic to it. 5 minutes later I... More

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Croydon, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Tooked away down a side street off Theobalds Road I came across this little place on a walk one evening whilst staying in town on a business trip. if you want flashy, pricey food then this is not going to be for you. Dishes are tasty and good value for central London, the ambnience isn't great for a restaurant but... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Living in the building next to the restaurant, it is a very handy place. Every time i go there the service is very friendly, especially from the managers. The food is consistently good and is also very good value. Recommend it to anyone for a quick tasty bite

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

I visit this restaurant once a week with business colleagues and have done for a number of years. Its good value, the pizzas are consistently good. It is such a shame they don't do steak anymore.

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Surrey, England
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

My partner and I went for a "special" meal a few weeks ago. We had read the reviews on Tripadvisor about Porchetta and all looked great so we booked. It was a different story when we were there though. The bruchetta starter was cold and soggy ... I was very obvious that the toast had been sitting around for quite... More

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