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La Pietra Restaurant

54 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT, England
02072470988
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Ranked #1,853 of 17,211 Restaurants in London
Price range: $6 - $29
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Combining hundreds of years of the Italian tradition in the art of preparing food with the new style and concepts of the restaurant business, LA PIETRA is welcoming you to enjoy a relaxing evening, an invigorating lunch or a good breakfast to start your day. Whether you are a "foodie" or you are looking for low-calories meals, we offer a big variety of dishes, from which you will have plenty of choices to make your stay in our restaurant perfect. Our chef and his team will delight you with dishes prepared in our traditional wooden oven, served on hot stone plates. All dishes are prepared on-the-spot, nothing is precooked. All vegetables are fresh, not frozen and all sauces are made in-house. Even the pasta and the bread, not to mention the pizza dough, are made in-house, following traditional Italian recipes. We make them using full grain ingredients to give you the best pastries taste you ever had. But no meal is good enough without a tasty wine next to it. LA PIETRA offers an extensive collection of international wine from which you can select the wine of your choice. As the song goes, "A bottle of red, a bottle of white / It all depends upon your appetite / I'll meet you any time you want / In our Italian Restaurant." LA PIETRA also provides a "deli shop" where you can purchase our home-made pasta and bread so that you can take with you and enjoy, at home, the wonderful taste of our pastries. We will be more than happy to have you as one of our patrons and we are absolutely sure you will be coming again. LA PIETRA - The new Italian Style.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

This is a lovely Restaurant in East London - in a very trendy area 5 min walk from the underground The Restaurant is modern with lovely décor. We all work in a catering so for us to say that the food and service was very good , we meant it. Maria the waitress who looked after our table of 6... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

I was here for lunch with my boyfriend. The service was friendly but the food seemed to come out of the kitchen very slowly for a restaurant that only had three tables to serve. HOWEVER the food was really good, really well prepared and fresh and the portions were a good size.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I had the four cheese chicken breast and it was amazing, the sauce was delicious. Everything else ordered was really nice too and I loved the garlic bread - would defiantly eat here again.

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London, United Kingdom
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122 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Another good visit (third) to this restaurant though, for the first time, I have noticed how expensive the meat dishes are; steaks starting at £20 with sides extra. However, it is good quality meat and the 4 cheese pizza did not disappoint again. Staff were pleasant and attentive though there were a couple of misunderstandings due to language difficulties. The... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

I had a party at this restaurant a few days ago. Even though the food was good, and actually good value for money, the service was absolutely shocking. The waiter waiting our table was rude and short with all of us. There were some issues with the bill at the end which was all handled really appallingly. I also had... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Came for dinner after doing a pretty bad Jack the ripper tour under the rain. And it was a relief! This place is beautiful, elegant, and the staff is smiling all the time. Food is also great Italian, tried the pasta with wild rocket it was awesome. Pizza didn't make me absolutely crazy but well, I'm just really critic when... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

...stone table...warm light...smooth atmosphere,elegant and nice waiters,good presentation of good quality Italian specialty such as carpaccio and t bone steak.About pizza,you feel the taste of real Italian basil(is different of british one),bufala is good,not one of the best in Italy,but in uk one of best one!!!try and enjoy!!!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Stopped by with colleague to grab a bite after days work and this was nice and pleasant choise. Restaurant was not very full on early evening and the service was prompt and they knew what they were doing. Food was good, reasonably priced and portions were good size. Would go again if in the area.

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Townsville, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We arrived at this restaurant for the second time our first experience was not too bad there was 5 of us and only 4 others there when we arrived our entre which was one shared pizza with tomato and garlic took an hour meanwhile more people started arriving and being served with there meals eating and leaving we then waited... More

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London
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This restaurant is small but has a modern contemparary feel in it's design. The staff appear to be all Italians and are very friendly and helpful when asking questions regarding the menu selections. The starters are presented with a 'fine dining' look and were very good, the 'mains' were also very good and typical italian in style.Background music was playing... More

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