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Vespa Italian Restaurant

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#843 of 19,060 Restaurants in London
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A little Italian kitchen in the heart of London's Leicester Square offering a fantastic array of Italian and Sicilian favourites. Sicilian owned and managed, Vespa is a real family affair. With fabulous food, fine wines, crazy cocktails and an amazing staff. Come and join us for some of the best food and drink Italy has to offer.
PRICE RANGE
$13 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came here one night for dinner. Seems to be a lot of bad reviews but it was one of the best meals we had in London. My nieces and I did a “flight” of sangria. Started with white them rose and finally red. The...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank Jgifas
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were in the mood for a bite prior to a walking tour and checking out the many options in this area. Tough to simply view a menu outside the restaurant without being coerced by staff to dine at their particular establishment. There are a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank JackTheDog1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Vespa with a group of girlfriends (all Italians, like myself) on a night out in Central London and we ordered a mix of pizzas and pastas. My pizza was awful, the dough was tasteless and the toppings of really poor quality (honestly,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Jaf120
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The worst pizza ever ...even the bread was old and also dirty glasses. However the location is good .

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 107emilet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner last night with a big party the owner was very helpful with dietary restrictions and the sangria was amazing! The pasta was excellent and the stuffed calamari to die for !!! Would go back just for sangria!

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank jos3girls
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good value and good quality sicilian fare. Have tried both pasta and pizza, all were delicious with a good range of desserts. And the service is always excellent. A great spot to relax amongst the hubbub of Leicester Square.

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank BarbinDevon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice food and friendly staff! Had the pre theater menu with some adjustments on the pasta. Highly recommend this place for Italian food lovers!

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Khasib90
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visiting for a meal whilst exploring London - their menu looks fantastic and the restaurant owner came out and offered us the pre theatre menu - two courses for £14 - BARGAIN The food was exquisite, and beautifully presented! the staff were so helpful and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank rachelfI4743MU
Reviewed June 9, 2019

I was on a short theatre break and was looking for somewhere interesting to eat and not too busy as I only had a spare hour before visiting Les Miserables nearby. This place was perfect, near the bustle of Leicester Square but with a relaxing...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Andrewms14
Reviewed June 9, 2019

We ate dinner here and the food was great but the service was stupendous. We actually had reservations but the host of the restaurant was on the street inviting us in immediately. We sat outside and it was so delightful. The restaurant quickly filled up...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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