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Artigiano

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12a Belsize Terrace | Belsize Park, London NW3 4AX, England
Belsize Park and Swiss Cottage tube stations.
+44 20 7794 4288
Today
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Artigiano shows just how glossy Italian high style can be, with its...
Artigiano shows just how glossy Italian high style can be, with its stylish chrome interior, high-concept lighting, rear glass ceiling, and glass front that opens like pairs of welcoming arms when the weather allows. Don't miss the 'Oscar' donated by a satisfied diner. Lunches are relaxed and calm, while dinners are buzzier. The confident, modern Italian menu's most popular dish is the spaghetti with fresh crab and rocket with a spicy crab sauce. Old favourites have got a delicious new twist, like carpaccio with homemade pesto dressing or calf's liver with wild mushrooms and fava beans. High style, great food. Please be aware, bookings for Saturday nights must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.
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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Reliable, delicious food

I am not someone who often bothers with writing reviews but I think there have been a few unfair comments posted previously so here goes. I have been to Artigiano over the last 10 years. I frequented Artigiano last night (Fri eve) and was not disappointed. I had the spaghetti vongole and my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Victoria T
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London, United Kingdom
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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I am not someone who often bothers with writing reviews but I think there have been a few unfair comments posted previously so here goes. I have been to Artigiano over the last 10 years. I frequented Artigiano last night (Fri eve) and was not disappointed. I had the spaghetti vongole and my friend the truffle ravioli to start. Both... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My husband and I came here one weekday evening on the spur of the moment as we were looking to move to the area. We have in fact now moved very close. We went straight for main course – my husband went for a pasta and myself the seabass which was above average. There was no parmesan or pepper offering... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I have been to this popular up-market Italian restaurant three times in twenty years. I go back because I forget the disappointment I have had after that period of time, and it does look so good. It is a delightful space, in a delightful spot (Belsize Village) with a good ambience, plenty of helpful staff, a good wine list and... More 

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Caravaggio E, Manager at Artigiano, responded to this review

I remember this table and the night in question..I must admit that on this day the restaurant was swamped and customers all arrived at the same time and the kitchen did not perform as per the norm and a few clients did have to wait. This is regrettable and we are trying to put in place checks to improve. However... More 

London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Our party of 8x were looking forward to a lovely Saturday night dinner at this popular Italian restaurant. It's actually quite smart, just the right level of lighting, presentable staff and then the meal.... Not so good. The manager got our order wrong so the asparagus was missing the duck egg. In fairness he quickly sorted this out, but added... More 

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Caravaggio E, Manager at Artigiano, responded to this review

Well it seems from this review that I am hopeless at taking orders and that I should always agree with comments made..but heavens above trip advisor at leat gives us the right to reply and were comments I believe are unjustified or over the top I do. I did take the order and the lady asked for the asparagus dish... More 

London, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I visited Artigiano twice before booking it for my birthday party. On both occasions the food was excellent. I had the sea bass and my wife took veal. Then yesterday we entertained forty guests to lunch, some of who can be very critical. Everyone afterwards, when they rang me , expressed delight at the quality of the meals served. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
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8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Although not a bad restaurant at all, we found the waiters to invest their energy on frequent and regular customers, ignoring new faces. This includes the manager himself. However, the food was good. The restaurant was also quite noisy.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Even though the restaurant was busy being Valentine's night - the service was impeccable and the food as always excellent. The beetroot soup was to die for! Parking can be a little difficult at times, but well worth the effort. The staff were polite attentive and the whole evening was a delight.

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London
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70 reviews 70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

We recently enjoyed out first evening meal here. The atmosphere was happy and vibrant and the service was good. We ate the antipasti and asparagus wrapped in ham with egg and hollandaise sauce. We shared a whole seabass as the mains and an uneventful sorbet after. The food was good, you could not fault it, but it really is just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
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39 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Consistently good fish and pastas here. I regularly go for the whole sea bream, which is always good, and love the fried zucchinis to go with it.

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London
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Am new to the neighbourhood so was thrilled to have found a good local restaurant ,until the manager was called to sort out a question with the bill. We both ordered liver which was served with sweet potato mash. We asked for spinach instead of the mash, which seemed not to have been a problem. Both the liver and spinach... More 

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Caravaggio E, Manager at Artigiano, responded to this review

My version of events with this lady is a little different. There was a misunderstanding which I would have been happy to resolve even if in this instance the customer was not correct. However when threatened with the comment that a review to trip advisor was bandied about my attitude did regrettably change. I do not take kindly to this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12a Belsize Terrace | Belsize Park, London NW3 4AX, England
  • Public Transportation: Belsize Park and Swiss Cottage tube stations.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7794 4288

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26 - 90
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Artigiano shows just how glossy Italian high style can be, with its stylish chrome interior, high-concept lighting, rear glass ceiling, and glass front that opens like pairs of welcoming arms when the weather allows. Don't miss the 'Oscar' donated by a satisfied diner. Lunches are relaxed and calm, while dinners are buzzier. The confident, modern Italian menu's most popular dish is the spaghetti with fresh crab and rocket with a spicy crab sauce. Old favourites have got a delicious new twist, like carpaccio with homemade pesto dressing or calf's liver with wild mushrooms and fava beans. High style, great food. Please be aware, bookings for Saturday nights must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?