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“Il Bordello, Wapping,East London”
Review of Il Bordello

Il Bordello
Ranked #633 of 23,993 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $80 - $80
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: East End / East London
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Warning! Don't eat during the day before your visit! The portions are huge excellent Italian food. Mixed hors d'ouvre as well as a fish speciality one are not for those with a small stomarch. A wide variety of pasta as well as fish, veal, chicken, beef etc for the main course with large portions of vegtables. We couldn't manage a desert as tempted as they sounded particularly the Italian ice cream.

Clients exceptionally varied and mainly smart casual dress with some suits direct from the office.

Service from waiters good and attentive.

Do book well in advance.Totally full up every time I have visited.

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Thank Janet G
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

If you need some Italian environment in London downtown, this is the place. The food is pretty good, but the people are very noisy, and that brings you back to Italy for a little while. Make sure you book in advance unless you want to end up dining at 22.30.

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Thank Lorea M
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

This little restaurant has been a favourite of mine for many years, the food is always good, the portions are big and the atmosphere is always warm and friendly.
Family friendly and low key on the dress code, smart jeans and shirt are a norm.
Highly recommended any day of the week!

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Thank Joanne F
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Reviewed February 11, 2013

Close to Wapping tube,this a great value and good vibe Italian restaurant with first class service at reasonable prices.food superb

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Reviewed February 11, 2013

Sitting down and opening the menu in this tucked-away restaurant after a theatre outing, we could have believed ourselves to be in Liguria. Splendid northern Italian cuisine, and attention to detail combined with the clamour of happy diners and enthusiastic staff. Gargantuan portions made me feel a little ungrateful as my plate looked as though I had just picked at my supper even though I'd eaten enough for two. Perhaps a little less next time...?
My wife has coeliac disease and they cooked a gluten-free pasta for her with friendly charm. They made a mistake with a sauce containing flour on her plate and whisked it away and brought her a fresh serving without any huffing or eye-rolling. (She's not being picky - it's risk of illness we are talking about!)
I would heartily recommend a visit, book early and don't eat for a day before you go.

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Thank cheapmuesli
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