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960 Brighton Road, Purley CR8 2LP, England
+44 20 8668 9547
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Tue 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten in this restaurant many times and know the waitresses/Waitors and always had good service - well not tonight !! The waitress was new (or not one I had met before) rude curt and generally miserable - I can get served like that at home. She snatched the menu from my friend and was so rude I won't... More 

Thank sam f
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this Pizza Express in Purley on a Monday evening and the place was fairly busy. The service was prompt , staff friendly and the place enjoyable and can't wait to go back. I had the thin base Fiorentina which was excellent and very tasty, washed down with a crisp glass of white wine, delicious. This was followed by... More 

Thank Newbs2
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lack of sound deadening decor and furnishings combined with a busy Saturday evening resulted in very high noise levels which made conversation difficult. Service was also slow

Thank Batauri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

After being horrible Let down by Mekan restaurant in Purley we came to Pizza Express with a party of 10 at prime time on a Saturday night. They moved things around and within minutes we were at our seats and they were taking the drinks order. All the food was absolutely lovely and the service impeccable! Will definitely go again.

Thank Perry C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Been going to pizza express for years. Good continuity of service and standard. You go and you know what your going to get. Great pizza at a good price. perfect!

1 Thank richard r
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Tastes the healthiest of pizzas. Misses loves the salads. When I got home I ended up cooking more potato wedges with rosemary.

Thank Glyn216
carshalton surrey
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

The food was nice there wasn't much grease on the pizza. Pizza express is usually a safe bet as you know what you are getting. The service was ok, the waiter done exactly what I would expect from him. We didn't have to wait long between courses and we left full.

Thank myaura
London, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

All round poor experience. Long wait to be seated, with no server to be seen. Eventually the cook came out to seat us and said the waitress would be along shortly. Two then appeared. Main problem was that all three pizzas were cold. We asked for new ones and they came, but were not much better. Parts were stone cold... More 

Thank TootingMike
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Never had a problem with the food in any pizza express I have been too, food again was great! Two of us shared the antipasto starter and then a Romana pizza, was more that enough! Our waitress was polite but for a very empty restaurant would have expected a bit more of a conversation, but who knows she is only... More 

Thank cydney p
London, United Kingdom
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705 reviews
391 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 358 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Nice, spacious restaurant. Quick and friendly service. Tasty pizzas. A good standard for the pizza express chain. We were left to sit and talk for as long as we wanted without being disturbed. Good value 2 course menu for £9.99.

Thank KateLondon_9

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 960 Brighton Road, Purley CR8 2LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Purley
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8668 9547

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