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Bongusto

#2,389 of 17,078 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Westminster
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75-77 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6PD, England
020 72227185
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St Austell, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fab food, friendly service and fair prices! Had a delicious lunch here today, food was fresh and delicious and the place had a lovely atmosphere thanks to the welcoming service, looking forward to my next trip back there.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 7 nights in London, had 6 breakfasts and 3 dinners here. The nights we weren't here we were at a show. Great food, reasonably priced, and the staff are brilliant. Made our trip to London even more special. Do yourself a favour.

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Oradell, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here 2 dinners and 1 lunch in our 6 day stay in London. It was extremely close to Buckingham Palace Prices were great, food was even better, service was amazingly friendly. They make you feel like you are a long time customer the first time you eat there We are from New Jersey and have awesome pizza here,... More 

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129 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Our new favourite for breakfast. Hearty, well cooked, tasty and coffee to die for. Great location close to the Palace with attentive staff. Humorous chat about Serie A while devouring my Eggs, Smoke Salmon and Sourdough. Staff at our hotel EAT HERE. It's lovely.

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Virginia
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I had told my wife I wanted a traditional English breakfast for lunch so I was a bit dismayed when I saw that she had taken me to a small Italian Bistro. How wrong my first impression was though. We had a delicious Sunday brunch at Bongusto and I had a fabulous traditional English Breakfast. Everything was delicous and freshly... More 

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Laval, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The first impression you get when you enter this restaurant is like you're entering a house in Italy. We had breakfast(try the eggs benedict, sooo delish) and diner (classic carbonara pasta. I had a food orgasm. You must try the tiramisu with a cappucino) and the food and the service was equally excellent. The prices are reasonable. Special mention to... More 

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

As a runner who likes to travel, I'm always looking for good Italian places in my destinations (got to have those carbohydrates), and I certainly found it here. Very pleased with my meal, as was my son, and found the prices and portions more than acceptable.

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London
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

I stopped at Bongusto for breakfast on Saturday before going to watch Changing of the Guard; this was a great find!! The service was excellent and very polite, and the breakfast was really good and a good price too. Both myself and my friend had the 'New Yorker', which is pancakes with bacon and scrambled egg - it was really... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

SOOOOOO glad we did not listen to the hotel concierge who tried to steer us to some other Italian restaraunt nearby. This was the best dinner we had all week! Food was OUTSTANDING ! True authentic Italian. We hail from near Boston and stopped in the Italian North End on our way to the airport coming to London. Bon Gusto... More 

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Rome, Italy
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

Our first visit under the new owners and must say it didn't let down. ! Friendly welcome, courtesy of new owner. . The restaurant is under new ownership and deserves to be bursting at seams. The owner was full of enthusiasm, character and extremely friendly . Most importantly food was excellent, Looking forward to next visit and new menu. Great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-77 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster
  • Neighborhood: Westminster
  • Phone Number: 020 72227185

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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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