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Bongusto

#1,858 of 17,575 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Westminster
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75-77 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6PD, England
+44 20 7222 7185
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good choice on menu and well priced. Food was really good - amazing pizzas and lasagne! Also, best coffee in town!

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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to eat here since it was close to our hotel for breakfast. Beautiful, small, and great English Breakfast. Pricing was reasonable.

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Thank rosemary a
caribbean
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wrote an earlier review about the good food and wine here, and forgot to mention the tiramisu. You have to experience it, it is authentic and delicious.

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Thank coolbreez3
Pelotas, RS
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229 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

The place is simple and has a traditional Italian menu with a selection of pastas, pizzas and a few beef and fish dishes. My pasta was good, not remarkable. Decent wine by the glass. For desert an honest fresh tiramisu.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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394 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Had a to kill some time so walked in with no expectations... fantastic sourdough break and great sandwiches. Very friendly service too ... will remember this for a long time!

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We looked around for a nice coffee shop while walking to south bank and stumbled across this little gem hidden away. coffee was 10/10 and the staff there were brilliant, I was immediately taken by their lush food on display and decided to take some pictures. We will visit again soon :)

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Thank Debbie C
Newport Beach, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Excellent food -- excellent service -- reasonably price! We ate here for dinner almost our entire stay! Highly recommend.

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Thank clb196121256
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102 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the breakfast here. Smaller place with a great menu with something for everyone. Good coffee as well which can be hard to find in London. Good and quick service at a fair price. They do all meals but we only had breakfast there.

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Thank Kinosao
Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Often use Bon Gusto for informal lunch meetings. It's usually busy which makes for a great atmosphere in concert with efficient and friendly service. You typically can't go wrong with any of the pizza and pasta dishes, or a combination of two starters makes for a great lunch. Menu is fairly extensive and well priced, a pizza is around £10+... More 

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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

The food was really delicious, but one of the waitresses was very unfriendly. She even wanted to throw us out, just because we were laughing a bit too loud.

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Thank dariabaur

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
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: +44 20 7222 7185

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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