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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 #475 of 17,424 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $19
Neighborhood: Westminster / Belgravia
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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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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

My daughter and I were looking for somewhere to eat in between shopping. we were greeted quickly when we arrived, unfortunately our table was quiet sticky, so we asked for it to be cleaned and it was very quickly, it was still quiet sticky but I did not want to create too much attention so used my napkin. My food... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

having eaten in a "typical" italian restaurant a few days ago we went to Ponti's as it seemed quite full with people enjoying a drink and food. They were very welcome, the food was excellent and although we didn't linger long for dessert, coffee as we were going on to watch something at teh BBC it was a very good... More

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Great food, great service! Very attentive staff 2 minutes walk from bond St station. Very Central location but very reasonable prices. Will definitely go back! !

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Brussels, Belgium
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20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

I ended here by chance. Very good food. Fresh products and good suggestions. Haven't tried the wines. Worth a try for sure. Pasta well served, more than a starter for sure. Enjoy. Good service. Top location.

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Ipswich - Uk
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56 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

I must admit that this was a third choice! All Bar One was packed and The Explorer looks like it is being refurbished. Ponti's was across the road and the "before 7" board looked OK. Starter and main course were good, plenty for us but might not be enough for a big eater. Wine was reasonable. A place to go... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Came across Ponti's by accident while shopping on Oxford Street. Decided to just give it a go and we weren't disappointed. We had a wonderful meal with great service and the atmosphere of the place is excellent! It's very relaxed and with the restaurant not being huge it makes it even better. The food itself is excellent and very good... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

In the space of an hour while enjoying a meal, an adjacent table questioned their bill. When my bill arrived it was also wrong. In the space of an hour two bills were wrong, and misleading. The excuse by the management is that the waitress forgot to press a button on their ordering device, and so the bill was not... More

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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My wife,daughter and I all lunched here today, never been before but will defiinetly return. We were greeted and served by Gellert, a professional but very friendly individual. The 'specials' menus we chose from was about a tenner for two courses and it was about the best value we have had for a long time. Not huge portions but plenty... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Management does not seem to care about the customer. Website stated they were open until 11. Showed up at 10:15. Management said it was a clerical error. However customers were still looking at the menu. Seemed to have no concern that we had just come from Paris on the Eurostar. We then took a taxi because of the reviews. Managmet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Brilliant atmosphere, the food was perfecrley cooked and good qupity, by far the best meal I've had in my lifetime

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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
Average Prices: USD 8 - 19

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