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Osteria Pulcinella

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36 Church Street, Twickenham TW1 3NR, England
+44 20 8892 5854
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9:00 am - 11:15 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:15 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A must to try

I've been in this lovely friendly restaurant 2 days ago and have to say this is one of the best italian restaurant I have ever tried. Though tables are a bit small to my style and because it's not a very huge place, so it can be a bit crowdy when busy, but also for this reason is friendly and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Evalynn B
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London, United Kingdom
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181 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I've been in this lovely friendly restaurant 2 days ago and have to say this is one of the best italian restaurant I have ever tried. Though tables are a bit small to my style and because it's not a very huge place, so it can be a bit crowdy when busy, but also for this reason is friendly and... More 

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Twickenham
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Booked table online and was nice and straight forward, excellent service and very good food, very authentic Italian restaurant, can highly recommend the beef tenderloin! Well priced restaurant and lovely ambience. I have dined here many times over the years and always enjoy the food and service and atmosphere.

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London, UK
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I had eaten here before and noticed the menu was different this time. And better I thought - the risotto with barolo was absolutely delicious It's a fairly short menu, but interesting and a step up from the more basic Italians that offer spag bol and lasagne and other standard stuff. And the staff are always really welcoming and friendly.

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I have always thought the service was excellent but have had 2 disappointing lunches in a row. I think the chefs have taken their eye off the ball. Went for lunch with my husband and ordered a well done burger. It was red pretty much throughout and very un appetizing . It was returned but by this time my husband... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We dropped in without a reservation, but were accommodated althought the restaurant was very busy. Food was beautifully cooked and presented. I had the liver which was very tasty. Do try it. The wine was reasonably priced. Will be going back again.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It was my birthday and my family and I always like to go to an Italian restaurant. None of us had been here before and we decided to give it a go! In our group the age ranged from 20 to 74!! The atmosphere was lovely and the staff, especially our waiter (shame I don't remember his name, we were... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My partner and I visited the Osteria Pulcinella restaurant with our 4 young children whilst on a short visit to Twickenham. It was recommended by a friend, and a last minute booking on a Saturday night. The staff were just wonderful, they made us feel very welcome and fussed over our children and gave them gift packs to keep them... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Simple amazing! I'm finding it hard to think of anything critical to say about this restaurant. The candle lit decor gives you an intimate and romantic dining experience. The food quality is up there with some of London's Michelin-starred restaurants. Every meal we ordered was simply amazing. The staff were very polite and attentive. The cost is slightly higher than... More 

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Visited here twice in a four day visit to London , both times for lunch , there was an excellent menu choice and similar wine list all for very reasonable prices. If you are in this area , don't look in and think its nice , it is really nice , staff helpful and charming.

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London England
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4 reviews 4 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Best in class local friendly fun Italian trattoria Moved away from area now but cannot fault it Our family favourite when we lived in twickenham

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36 Church Street, Twickenham TW1 3NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Twickenham
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8892 5854

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 39 - 68
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:15 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:15 pm

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