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Franzina Trattoria


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#1,428 of 19,167 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner


Italian, Mediterranean
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly the restaurant (Stefania inparticular, who says she owns the place) is managed like a corner store: no phone response, no eMail response (until six hours later) and a rude and uncaring face-to-face encounter when you show up. We had heard good things about this...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Sandi L
Franzina T, Owner at Franzina Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Sandi L, We are very sorry for your experience, unfortunately we could not take your call during a busy Friday service. We have adjusted our website so that this doesn't happen again. Thanks for your feedback. Franzina Trattoria

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we were going to a gig at the Academy we needed something close that catered for vegetarians. Wow, what a find. A small but beautifully formed menu. Same for the wine list. We had the tagliatelle pesto alla trapanese. Great homemade pasta and a...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love to come back to this Sicilian restaurant. The menu is not extensive but is rich enough to give you a taste of this wonderful island. I wouldn't know what to suggest because everything is really good. My only complain is for the portions,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank andrea b
Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

A real authentic family run restaurant in the heart of Brixton. The team had inadvertently accepted our booking on a Tuesday when the restaurant is closed. Upon discovering the error Stefania and Pietro were incredibly apologetic and insisted that we return on a day of...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2019

This is one of the best and most authentic Italian places in London (I am Italian so I promise I know what I am talking about ;) ). The chef Pietro is a real pasta wizard, all is freshly made every day and the flavours...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

We were recommended to go here from a friend and we’re so glad we went! The pasta was to die for, especially the swordfish spaghetti on the specials board!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Laurenmouz
Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

Me & my wife visited this restaurant last night & it’s very very good! It used to be in pop Brixton but has now moved to Cold Harbour lane because it’s so good. The Coffee and Pistachio ice cream is simply fantastic! Well worth a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Mr_G_A_Sims
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

I find good, region specific Italian food a rarity in London and very happy to have been recommended Franzina Trattoria by friends from Sicily! The cannolo stuffed with pistachio is absolutely delicious! The same goes for their special antipasti with a constantly innovative and changing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rashmin506
Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

On a rainy Friday evening we were evicted from a wet empty table that was apparently reserved for restaurant goers, despite there being loads of empty tables and eff all chance of anyone using them. We sat elsewhere. The table remained empty until our departure...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Michael P
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

This is definitely one of the best Italian restaurants in London I've never been! The food is fresh and the taste is sublime, the staff is really kind and always willing to guide you throughout the menu and give you suggestions to improve your experience!...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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