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15 Lowndes Street, London SW1X 9EY, England
+44 20 7235 5800
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Ranked #1,619 of 17,144 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $43 - $100
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: Zafferano has become one of the most consistently lauded Italian restaurants in London since bursting onto the Belgravia dining scene in 1995. Serving a menu of authentic, wholesome Italian recipes, there is also an elegant bar serving flavoursome cocktails and a separate menu of regional Italian favourites. The restaurant boasts classic, chic decor, and a consistently warm Mediterranean ambience which draws diners back time and time again.
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77% Recommend
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English first
Sydney, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

After a long day playing tourist, we returned to our hotel to pack our bags for departure the following day. Last minute decision to walk onto Lowndes Street and choose a restaurant for dinner. Our first stop was Zafferano, and were told that unless we had a reservation we could not be accommodated. In hearing distance was the manager, and... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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176 reviews 176 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

We went into this establishment and after being seated, we were given menus and our aperitif order was taken. I must say that the spirit prices are very favourable and served by excellent staff. My wife and I look at the very pricey menu and wine list. I have no doubts the quality of the wines are first class but... More

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London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

The last time we went to this restaurant it had a Michelin Star and was worth the money. They lost the Michelin Star and the chef and it seems to now be lacking that "specialness". It was a beautiful Summers night with the outside area full of tourists and a few locals. We sat inside and the service from the... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

A beautiful dining room with excellent, faultless service. The food well deserves the Michelin star. The surprising thing, given the star was the size of the portions - pretty impressive. Marvellous Monkfish - sweet, juicy and chunky - excellent lamb. Expensive - yep, but then it's Belgravia! All round excellent evening.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

As italian as it gets in a beautiful part of London. Great outdoor dining in a pretty London street, but also the tables inside are nice if the outside is full. Real Italian food, with everything freshly imported from Italy. Try the chocolate fondant with Italian ice cream for dessert! Mmmm. A bit pricy but worth every penny!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

An excellent up market Italian restaurant for that special occasion. Food is excellent - fabulous pasta - veal milanese special - excellent service

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Went here on a warm evening. Lots of people were sitting outside, but we went inside and watched them! I really enjoyed my meal, fabulous soup, and thought it was very good that non wheat pasta was quickly produced for one of our number. On the other hand, she didn't have nearly as much shell fish in her dish as... More

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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232 reviews 232 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I loved the rabbit pappardelle , lovely buratta , I think it deserves the Michelin star it received , food seems very fresh , however you'll wait alot for it to be served

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I wanted a bite to eat but nothing large and was concerned they might not like me coming for a very small meal. No, they were very nice and I enjoyed excellent homemade soup and a glass of wine then decided to come back with friends for dinner - that was good but a bit expensive. The soup and wine,... More

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

We were seated down stairs in a very bad location in the restaurant , food has no tastes,although we've ordered so many main courses and starters but couldn't enjoy any of them. Awful.. Won't go there and wouldn't recommended.. Ready pasta in tesco is much better than this restaurant

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