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Ponti's Italian Kitchen

54 Duke Street, London W1K 6JN, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
020 7629 3174
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Ranked #483 of 18,136 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $19
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Neighborhood:
Mayfair
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Welcome to the new generation of Ponti's Italian Kitchen, which has been family-run since 1963. The family originates from Piacenza in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy, and they are passionate and committed to the exceptional food of the region. Dishes are simply prepared using the freshest quality ingredients, with a generation's twist on traditional classics. Provenance is a key part of the menu, with several dishes denoted with the DOP logo, the official mark which certifies that the products are genuine speciality products from the region. So, the Parma Ham is from Parma and nowhere else. With two sites in London on Duke Street and John Prince's Street, Ponti's Italian Kitchen appeals to a broad clientele and serves food all day. From a cooked breakfast to afternoon tea and cakes, and late supper through to a great cocktail, the menu remains true to Ponti's Italian roots. Stylish and comfortable, Ponti's has a sixties-inspired interior design, with banquette seating and wooden chairs around tables of all sizes. Red walls are adorned with pictures of Pontis through the generations, alongside a variety of oils, pastas and vinegars for sale. The wood stone pizza oven adds a sense of excitement to the restaurant, further emphasised by the open kitchen. A lively and entertaining space with contemporary music in the background, Ponti's Italian Kitchen conveys all the best attributes of an Italian home - great fresh authentic food, warmth and fun. Ponti's Italian Kitchen is proud to receive the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence award 2012, for consistently achieving outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor. Approximately 10 percent of restaurants listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award that honours hospitality excellence.
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Padua, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Nice place, quick service, excellent presentation of the dishes, and the most important no service charge (only for groups).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Only stopped for a coffee and ended up having the best eggs florentine! Great Italian breakfast menu and excellent espresso too! Waiting staff were also attentive and the relaxed atmosphere made me just want to hang out there! Definitely recommend, grazie!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Me and my friend loved this place! We started our dinner with a nice black coffee, and it was really-really good! She ordered Seafood rosetto and I eate grilled chicken with vegetables. I was not so pleased with the chicken.. little food, dry, to loong grilled. She loved the rosetto. Much food, and good flavor. Go in; but do not... More 

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Came across this restaurant by chance and what a find. The staff were very friendly and the food was great. The stuffed mushrooms were to die for so much flavour and one of our friends had the soup which he said was delicious and very hot. Main were very tasty I love pasta so I was in heaven. We want... More 

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Pontis made a birthday special. I was alone, they sat me by a seat close to the kitchen which felt cozy. Mercin, who waited on me, was very kind and sincere about the service. It was one of the best lone birthday dinners ever. And they didnt even know it was my birthday! The food is icing on the cake.

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Ponti's in Oxford Street is one of our favourite restaurants, we visited many times, took our friends guests as a primary choice to there and I've always been impressed with the food and the interior of the restaurant. However, I believe recently the place changed menu. I'm not oppose to changes in life however as they saying goes "if it... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The little gem of a restaurant provided us with fantastic food,service,quality,quantity and value for money.It was all we could have wished for. Two minutes from our hotel and central to Oxford Street just 100 yards from Selfridges. We had two excellent breakfasts and two wonderful evening meals here. We are visitors from Edinburgh and have come here for the last... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Wandered into this place by chance on New Year's Eve morning with my parents expecting mediocre service from the looks of the place but it was a different story inside! I had pancakes with berries for breakfast and it was simply delicious! So much that I couldn't have lunch as the portion size was extremely generous. Hot chocolate was tasty-... More 

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Berkhamsted, England, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Arrived early up to Selfridges on Sunday morning & it was cold & damp and found this little gem. The staff were lovely & I only had tea, Apple juice & a pain au raisin, but all lovely. I was left in peace to read my book before my friend arrived & I watched others having their lovely breakfasts around... More 

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Herefordshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Popped in for lunch whilst "sale shopping " Had an excellent pizza - very quick, friendly service. Would certainly recommend.

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Additional Information about Ponti's Italian Kitchen

Address: 54 Duke Street, London W1K 6JN, England
Phone Number: 020 7629 3174
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster / Belgravia
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 19

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