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Il Bordello

#231 of 17,074 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
East End / East London
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81 Wapping High Street, London E1W 2YN, England
+44 (0)20 7481 9950
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely meal, very generous portions, could've been a little more flavoursome but very well presented with an extensive menu. Would recommend, staff attentive, not a taste card merchant.

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Thank Linda H
Greater London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to this restaurant three times this year as my friends live in Wapping and highly recommend this restaurant. We all ate pasta as according to my friends the pizza is not that amazing at Il Bordello but I never tried myself (I have a special 400 degree pizza oven and do pizza myself at home every here and... More 

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Thank Kathrin-Karl
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place feels very authentic. It has great staff and lovely food. It isn't central London but plenty of people go out of their way to get here so expect it to be packed.

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Thank Dirk M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Large portions of well cooked food very large menu to chose from, I can recommend the Veal Milanese with spaghetti it was fab. Wine list was very good as was the service!

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Thank Dan M
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best to make reservations as place gets busy. The service was quick and efficient and the food was DELICIOUS! huge portions sizes. Garlic pizza as a starter was tasty as well.

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Thank casey b
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a delicious meal here with my family after my little brother's graduation. The place was buzzing with people and laughter, and it smelled amazing. The food was incredible, and the portions HUGE! Everything tasted fresh and authentic. The waiters were incredibly busy but still very attentive, and provided excellent customer service. We were most impressed with Hulos, who was... More 

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Thank SRMC92
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd heard about this restaurant through word of mouth. I'd also heard a lot of West Ham players eat here, so my 11 year old west ham fanatic son was double keen to come here. There weren't any West Ham players in on our visit, but the charming, older Italian waiters were all over my lad who was wearing his... More 

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Thank stevedunne
Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommend to us by a friend, and rightly so. Big portions of food, which was all delicious. Slightly tucked away round St Katherine's dock but makes for a lovely walk along the Thames before or after your meal. Would describe it as more of a cafe than a restaurant, just because of the plastic-y feel about the tables and chairs... More 

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Thank Rupert_Tank
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Serving some of the best Italian foods around by passionate staff who know the produce, Due to its success its incredibly busy so table times are paramount ( book if you want a chance to get in ) the selection is varied and wide ranging especially the fish and meat mains, however if you want to "wow" a sweet freak... More 

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Thank Graham A
London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent pasta, excellent bruschetta, you can go to il bordello and never be let down by the food. and the creme caramel...yummmm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$80 - $80
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:15 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Wapping High Street, London E1W 2YN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > East End / East London
  • Neighborhood: East End / East London
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)20 7481 9950

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