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La Pietra Restaurant

#3,127 of 17,329 Restaurants in London
#3,350 of 18,251 Places to Eat in London
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54 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT, England
02072470988
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7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Combining hundreds of years of the Italian tradition in the art of...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious Italian.

We had a lovely evening of nice food and attentive service. The atmosphere was relaxed and welcoming and not too crowded. None of us was blown away by our meals but they were good nonetheless. I would go again but probably order something different from the risotto I had. The steak a la pietra... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Romantic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Most restaurants in London have rude staff and serve disgustingly overpriced food, this place was mildly less horrendous. The food was good, but the overwhelming stench of lavatories lingering throughout the restaurant made it difficult to enjoy the meal. It's hard to chew your way through a pizza whilst choking on toilet duck and urine. The staff were rude, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I have been here more that a couple of times and every single time I was very pleased with their food and their service. You must try their pesto ravioli! Delicious! Also tagliatelle with bacon and zucchine, I don't remember the name in the menu, but it was delicious! Also their starters are very good value and the portions very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We had a lovely evening of nice food and attentive service. The atmosphere was relaxed and welcoming and not too crowded. None of us was blown away by our meals but they were good nonetheless. I would go again but probably order something different from the risotto I had. The steak a la pietra looked fantastic.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Unfortunately our experience in at L a Pietra wasn't positive at all. I am sorry to live a negative comment but I hope that will help to improve them. The waiting staff was really welcoming but the food let us really down. We had two starter one was fine but the mussels weren't as good as they looked like, over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

A lovely atmosphere, with friendly staff. A fantastic menu, with wonderful food. This is a great place to eat with friends and family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Is a beautiful special place that you need to try..food is heaven ,wine I delicious ..the pizza is Real Italian and the tiramisu is ❤️ LOVE

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I’m surprised to read the negative reviews here as the dining experience I had one Friday evening was brilliant. The place has a nice interior, very clean and modern feeling and certainly looks much more appealing than most of the other options in the area. Upon entering we were greeted by a friendly member of staff and shown to a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

The food and cocktails are great, there is a free aperitif buffet which is unheard of in London! Also the main dishes are always delicious. I recommend the squid ink spaghetti. Under new management the service is also excellent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

After a long day at a conference, I strolled the area looking for a restaurant. I think I passed this one at least twice before deciding to enter. Luckily I found it to be a good choice. The staff were welcoming and helpful. The food was excellent. The interiour was fine and relaxing. It turned out to be the most... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

the food was really not very nice. The rib eye steak was a poor cut of gristley meat, served on a hot stone, with no seasoning. A few grilled (yet stone cold) veg on the side were another fiver. Gnocci was ok, but served in so much cheese I felt sick after eating it. Platter of charcuterie was very greasy,... More 

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Additional Information about La Pietra Restaurant

Address: 54 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT, England
Phone Number: 02072470988
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Whitechapel
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 29
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 54 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Whitechapel
  • Neighborhood: Whitechapel
  • Phone Number: 02072470988

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 29
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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