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S.P.Q.R

#15,875 of 17,925 Restaurants in London
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43 Whitehall, London SW1A 2BX, England
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016

The food and service are a match made in Heaven. Appalling. Myself and three friends all ordered different dishes off the menu. When the food arrived which took an age, two of the dishes were completely wrong - both cold. The waitress had no interest. We explained the error. she removed the dishes and then avoided our table. We were... More 

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Thank MTECH40
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Wish we would have read reviews before deciding on this place. Awful. Ate two bites, charged for water, menu ridiculous.

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Thank Shannon T
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Never again in my life something like that. Never ever! Everything was bad, the floor was a sh... (Dirty) manager and assistant manager animal. Food? ...next time McDonald's!!!!

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Thank bluskyyy
Sydney, Australia
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487 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2014

The windows of this restaurant show beautifully presented cakes, with enticing decorations and that's what brought us inside but it's a ploy to get you in, suffering the terrible attitude of the manager, owner and staff, as well as the awful food. Our food was really bad, considering how high the prices are and while the cakes in the window... More 

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1 Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2014

Worst place I've ever been to. The food is terrible all microwaved food it came out boiling and tasteless I ordered the Lasagne and it was the worst thing i've ever had in my life . The plates were all chipped aswell. Price is terrible I spent £40 on two main courses and two drinks and they have a nerve... More 

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2 Thank Gary T
Porto, Portugal
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2014

The price is very (VERY) high for the quality of the service and food. Especially the service! Awful ! The service in two words?"not possible"! The only words they can speak in english! Prepare yourself to be forced to drink and to eat quickly (don't even try just to go there with a friend of yours, without eating as well!... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2014

The service was slow, the menu is overwhelming with pictures of the meals that did not accurately represent what we received. Dessert was excellent though. Might be a nice spot for after a show dessert and coffee. Other than that nothing special.

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1 Thank ChrisKFL
Singapore, Singapore
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110 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2014

Was greeted by a disdainful waiter, who then muttered 'table for one chinkie' as he led me in (I'm ethnic Chinese). Should have left there and then. Seating was very cramped. Menu is absurdly large with two pictures per page, which made reading it time-consuming. Price was written in ink beside each dish. My soup appeared more watery then it... More 

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1 Thank HinYeung
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2013

Illegally charging by refusing provide tap water. Cash only is unacceptable in most third world places let alone London. Rip off tourists and give us Londoners a bad name. Our 16 year old daughter saw straight through them and insisted on her water being tap rather than bottle and won her battle. AVOID AT ALL COST.

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2 Thank London L
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2013

Worst restaurant ever, non English-speaking staff, rude arrogant owners who refused to serve us on 25 December, because we only wanted soup. When we offered to order main course as well, just ordered us to leave. Will be raising a formal complaint with the Regulator. Hope the place goes bust as it well deserves to.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Whitehall, London SW1A 2BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster
  • Neighborhood: Westminster

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

Staying in Westminster

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Westminster
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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