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Osteria Antica Bologna

23 Northcote Road, London SW11 1NG, England
+44 20 7978 4771
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (29 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 Northcote Road, London SW11 1NG, England
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Friends live locally and I have been here on a couple of occasions, the staff are really friendly and helpful and the food very good. I had a scallop carpaccio starter which was super and then a veggie pasta dish whiz also delivered. The meat...More

Thank expatsal
Reviewed December 3, 2017

I was recommended this little restaurant by a friend and went to sample the authentic Italian and Sicilian cooking. I ended up returning a week later to eat exactly the same meal again. It's so hard to find the real deal in London but this...More

1  Thank Abigail G
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant. Happened to stumble on it one evening a couple of years ago, and it is my go to Italian in Clapham. My friends loved the food. I had cod and lentils for my main and pineapple carpaccio with pomegranates and lemon...More

1  Thank Denise d
Reviewed November 13, 2017

The food here is better executed and served than at most restaurants. As a result it is full of diners and has a great atmosphere. It's a bit of a squeeze but that's part of the fun. I would recommend you book in advance and...More

1  Thank DuncanD
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Great food, fantastic service! It was an incredible meal all around. I absolutely loved the pumpkin ravioli!!

1  Thank Lindsay G
Reviewed October 20, 2017

A cheerful family-style eatery that is consistently buzzing, Antica Bologna is a great option for couples of small groups (I've never been in a group larger than 4 as it's a relatively small place). I particularly recommend the pasta dishes - especially the ragu, which...More

1  Thank Allo B
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

We went to the restaurant a Sunday afternoon and it was very nice. Very friendly staff (all italian) and really good food. The menu wasn't long, but if everything is as good as what we had, it's enough. They also cook special meals outside the...More

1  Thank César P
Reviewed October 11, 2017

I've been a few times to this charming restaurant now and I've never been disappointed. I think the prices are fantastic for the quality of food on offer. The service is warm and friendly, if a little inattentive but it was a busy night! One...More

1  Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed September 24, 2017

We love this local restaurant but recently a new waiter spoiled the evening, treating us like children..."How are you, good? But your evening is about to get a whole lot better...", "Are you ready to Rock and Roll? " (ie order). He also recommended a...More

1  Thank Tootingbec
Reviewed September 10, 2017

This was the first time I had visited the restaurant and had suggested this to friends! From the moment we arrived, the service was attentive and friendly. Our waiter was a warm and well humoured chap, which added to the ambience of the restaurant. All...More

1  Thank travel_loves_73
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $29
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Northcote Road, London SW11 1NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clapham / Battersea 
  • Neighborhood: Clapham / Battersea 
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7978 4771
  • E-mail
Fresh Italian food served in a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. Lots of daily special and an amazing-for-value set lunch available Monday to Friday! Great wine-list covering from the classic Barolo to the rarer Pecorino wine from Marches.
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