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Papillion Italian restaurant

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Brook Parade | High Road, Chigwell, England
02085006080
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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Lovely lunch excellent service , my husband had calamari nicely cooked followed by a main lamb shank loads of meat great mash, I had the goats cheese salad to start which was great followed for main breast of chicken in a cream and mushroom sauce and a selection of vegetables which you have to pay extra for which seems the... More 

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Essex
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

A typical Italian restaurant where you have to pay for anything beyond the actual mains you order. I had Escalope of veal pomodoro which was delicious. The spaghetti was very bland. I also had two other sides. The saute potatoes tasted like refried roast potatoes and were not pleasant at all. The cauliflower cheese was very strongly flavoured with fennel... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Discovered this restaurant when driving through Chigwell on route to Essex from the M25 ( junction 26 then up throught Epping forest) Great food and service. A proper Italian Restaurant with a welcoming atmosphere.If ever we are in the Chigwell area again we will definitely return.

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Thank mikehearn60
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I came here with a small group. The restaurant was cosy, and the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The starters were average at best. We had the Calamari, Brie and garlic bread (which was so thin it was more like a tortilla wrap). For mains we had the Vegetarian pizza (the base was very thin, and... More 

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Thank Jin R
Chigwell, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

This was the second time my wife, Angela and I had invaded this restaurant for lunch and we weren't disappointed. The decor has a pleasant airiness with large glass folding doors that look out. We were greeted politely and shown to our table. There were amiable exchanges of chat and laughter and the service was professional and didn't falter. The... More 

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Woodford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We went Friday 11th March and there was 7 of us had a lovely table and the place was buzzing with a great atmosphere. The food was delicious. The service is so friendly always have a good evening here and like that there is music and you can have a dance at the end.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

A group of 6 ladies went last night to celebrate our friends 50th and weren't disappointed. Lovely little restaurant, great food, friendly & fun staff. Once you've finished eating they move some of the tables & you are free to have a dance, they even join in with you. Reasonably priced, for 2 courses we paid £40 per head &... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

We were a little rushed and needed everything done in rather a rush. The staff were more than accommodating and the food was still just as good as always! Full bar with quick service added to what was a very nice night! Thanks guys!

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Thank Thomas1Ward
Chigwell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Papillon is a typical Italian restaurant, lively and bustling. The food and service are faultless, it's always full so book ahead

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

I have not been here for some time because the last experience was disappointing. However, this time to food was perfectly acceptable based on the cost which for this area was very reasonable. As regards, the service, I found this just about OK but it was early on a Friday evening. What it would be like when it is busy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brook Parade | High Road, Chigwell, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chigwell
  • Phone Number: 02085006080

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