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Zilli Cafe


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#14,938 of 18,779 Restaurants in London


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Reviewed January 17, 2018

We have gone several times, the best choice of meals in our opinion is the Calzone or the pizza, everything else just seems to come up short. Wine is reasonably priced as well, so if you decide a good pizza and a nice bottle of...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank karcer2017
Reviewed May 8, 2012 via mobile

I ordered one of zilli cafes specials at center parcs nottingham. It was pasta with spinach and mushrooms in a creamy sauce. What arrived was definitely spinach and mushrooms but in a watery soup-in fact it was too watery to be soup. It was most...More

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Reviewed February 28, 2012

I visited this cafe yesterday with my mother. Assuming that it would be quite good as it was a 'celebrity chefs' restaurant as a big mistake. There was no description to any of the pasta dishes and when I asked what Pasta Alforno with chicken...More

Date of visit: February 2012
Thank thomoBasingstoke
Reviewed February 28, 2012

Popped in to Zilli Cafe yesterday after scouring the area for an Italian lunch. Thought with Zilli's reputation we couldn't go wrong. The Caprese salad was nice but the Tortellini were a little on the oily / stodgy side and the coffee was, unfortunately, lukewarm....More

Date of visit: February 2012
1  Thank ymisyd
Reviewed February 6, 2012

we arrived around 6pm friday evening the place was empty. the floor was filthy, you could see dirt and on the underneath of my handbag was a layer of white dust when i picked it up. we had to ask the staff to trun down...More

Date of visit: February 2012
1  Thank melanie f
Reviewed January 18, 2012

Strolling around theatreland in London we were looking for somewhere for lunch, and stumbled across Zilli's. The man himself was giving a food demonstration in the kitchen (which you can see from the street), so we checked out the menu and decided this would be...More

Date of visit: January 2012
Thank CSD_Traveller
Reviewed December 29, 2011

We selected Zilli Cafe for a post award family celebration for 8 people from 18 - 88. Their website advertised a buffet with drink but when we got to the Cafe, there was no buffet option. (I now notice that this is no longer on...More

Date of visit: October 2011
Thank Kingwiltshire
Reviewed November 22, 2011

We had lunch here last Saturday. There were only 4 other diners in around 12.30. We opted for the set £9.90 menu. My friend had the arribiata muscles to start which turned out to be the best dish we had between us! I had king...More

Date of visit: November 2011
Thank JillyTPreston_Lancs
Reviewed November 13, 2011

We were enticed in by the bustling atmosphere. Service was quick but forgetful. Pasta dishes arrived quickly, but no offer of parmesan or pepper. Both dishes were stodgy and bland. Salad never arrived despite asking twice yet still appeared on the bill. Excellent location, excellent...More

Date of visit: November 2011
Thank Alex G
Reviewed August 20, 2011

Walking the streets late night after the theatre looking for something to eat and stumbled into L'Apertitivo at Zilli Cafe. We were attracted by the fresh pasta hanging in the cafe. We wanted something different than pub food and fresh pasta looked good. The Chef...More

Date of visit: August 2011
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