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Santa Lucia

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2 Hollywood Road, London SW10 9HL, England
+44 20 7352 8484
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Just off Fulham Road, tucked away in a cosy residential street, Santa Lucia...
Just off Fulham Road, tucked away in a cosy residential street, Santa Lucia has won the hearts (and appetite) of countless locals and Italians who keep coming back for its warm atmosphere and unbeatable food.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent food, lively place

Pizzas are very good and my wife had an excellent lobster and prawn linguine. Olives and bread both excellent. Service was fine. All in all would recommend a visit. One caution - our table backed onto an open stair (descending) so I had the uncomfortable feeling of sitting above a "drop".

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A real italian pizza, if more than one person orders a pizza, they make it respectively bigger and longer. You might end up with a really long and crispy pizza that takes most of your table (don't worry - it comes on a an elevated tray so you don't really loose much space from the table. Ok wine. Staff is... More 

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Thank Kamilko13
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I've been to Santa Lucia a couple of times. First night i went for a pizza. Taste was good but the dough was quite heavy to digest. The second time i preferred to avoid pizza and tried spaghetti carbonara which were extremely disappointing. In a restaurant which is supposed to serve real Italian food is unacceptable to prepare carbonara with... More 

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2 Thank Siougs
Hampshire
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96 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Pizzas are very good and my wife had an excellent lobster and prawn linguine. Olives and bread both excellent. Service was fine. All in all would recommend a visit. One caution - our table backed onto an open stair (descending) so I had the uncomfortable feeling of sitting above a "drop".

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1 Thank pshampshire
London
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

From a warm welcome by Crisha and her friendly colleagues, to lovely loaf of homemade foccacia, then wine, pasta, pizza....Sta Lucia is truly special. We keep going back for last ten years and we still love it. Thank you Crisha and everyone at Sta Lucia, you all are amazing!

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Thank travellingpen
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Have enjoyed many delicious meals here (not just pizzas), served by Cristina & her very friendly & efficient staff. 😎👍🏻

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Thank Stephen S
MadeinitalyGroup, Public Relations Manager at Santa Lucia, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, Thank you very much for your lovely review, it is always a pleasure to have the support of friends like you! Cristina and the team are looking forward to welcoming you again soon! Alessia More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

I ve been there once. The location is beautiful, good oven and beautiful interior. Regarding the food, Maybe I ve been unlucky, but the starter was absolutely below the expectation: bad tasting fried octopus, low quality arancini (and small). The pizza (al metro) was definitely below the expected quality, despite it was very good looking... I'd say 5 out of... More 

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2 Thank VispoAv
Greater London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I booked Santa Lucia for 5 on Sunday night . Was all done by email from their website but still could not find the booking on arrival. Fortunately there was space available on the ground floor ( basement is hot and stuffy to the point of making it really uncomfortable) Pizza by the yard was great as always, very crispy... More 

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1 Thank Bertrand M
MadeinitalyGroup, Manager at Santa Lucia, responded to this review

we are sorry for any bad experience that you had at santa lucia on sunday 5th of may, we apologize for that. We hope to see you soon in our restaurant with a better experience. Regards S.Lucia Staff More 

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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A very good Pizza in London. All the ingredients were fresh. Very similiar to Napoletana. I will totally recommend it! I had a vegetarial "Calzone" and was Delicious! You can also find original italian products and beer. Brilliant While I'm staying in London and miss original italian Pizza, this is my place.

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Thank Marco T
MadeinitalyGroup, Manager at Santa Lucia, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing to dine in our restaurant, we are happy to know that your visit has been positive, we hope there are more visits in the future. Regards S.Lucia staff More 

London
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172 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Make sure you visit soon. We visited over lunch with friends and each had pizza shared. The pizza is baked by the yard and is probably the very best i have had in London. We rushed away for the football but we would have been better Staying and enjoying desert.

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1 Thank LondonPilot
MadeinitalyGroup, Manager at Santa Lucia, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing to dine in our restaurant, we are happy to know that your visit has been positive, we hope there are more visits in the future. Regards S.Lucia staff More 

London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Way better than Pizza Express etc. They have a big wood burning oven that gets pizzas cooked in less than 5 minutes. Great taste, service, wine. Buy your pizza by the foot, served on elevated wooden trays. ideal for sharing. Can get very busy at weekends, dont go downstairs unless you have to - atmosphere much bettr upstairs, or sit... More 

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1 Thank Mike D
MadeinitalyGroup, Manager at Santa Lucia, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing to dine in our restaurant, we are happy to know that your visit has been positive, we hope there are more visits in the future. Regards S.Lucia staff More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Hollywood Road, London SW10 9HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighborhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7352 8484

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 51
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Description

Just off Fulham Road, tucked away in a cosy residential street, Santa Lucia has won the hearts (and appetite) of countless locals and Italians who keep coming back for its warm atmosphere and unbeatable food.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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