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“Best Italian Restaurant”
Review of La Pappardella

La Pappardella
Ranked #313 of 22,516 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $30
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Earls Court
Halifax, Canada
2 reviews
“Best Italian Restaurant”
Reviewed June 5, 2013

This is the best Italian restaurant I've ever been to. It was a warm summer night and the patio doors were open. The inviting decor lured me from the street to come in. Arched ceilings and stone brick walls promised atmosphere of warm intimacy. And then I saw the waitresses... These girls are beautiful in a sense of the most feminine sense of the word. Authentic Italians they speak Italian between themselves, and when you order and ask for an explanation of menu choices, they occasionally give you a passage in Italian, shrugging shoulders and smiling most charmingly. Of course, I didn't understand, but willingly accepted the explanation given in this beautiful language as it promised a chance to be pleasantly surprised. The food was most excellent and inexpensive. I ordered small italian salad and pizza giardinero with a glass of house red wine and two scoops of gelato for dessert. Wonderful, charming evening that would leave you in excellent mood for the rest of the night. I will definitely be coming back. Loved this place and it's people.

  • Visited June 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Very Good”
Reviewed June 5, 2013

Small Italian with good food and atmosphere. Staff very friendly, pizzas and pasta are lovely - portions large. Location round the corner from Earls Court tube.

Visited March 2013
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Florence, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Very good”
Reviewed May 18, 2013

I've been there two years ago. Great service and atmosphere. Disches are very gool and similar to italian.

  • Visited June 2012
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Warsaw, Poland
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“Great pizza, good location”
Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

I've visited this restaurant for years - and taken advantage of their take out service too (which is something in itself given I live practically on top of a reasonably good pizza place but walk a short distance to get food here instead).

It's a great place to take friends and it's handy to the Earl's Court Convention Centre so I'd imagine not bad for business lunches either. There is a good selection of food to choose from (although I always love the pizza) and I've always enjoyed good service from the staff.

The interior is nothing flashy (but not bad or anything) but you won't regret eating there and, in summer, a window seat will afford a sometimes quirky view of the world passing by. It is good value for money too - always a consideration in the neighbourhood.

Well worth a visit.

  • Visited November 2012
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Dublin
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“Good all round experience”
Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

Dined with two others. Staff friendly and willing to help.
Short wine list but some good option though the Amarone is weak and over priced, the Barolo a little better.
Mozzarella and tomato was good to start.
Seafood spaghetti was very nice for main.
Tiramisu was too big but good.
Grappa was harsh and no one finished.
Decent coffee.

It won't blow your socks off but it's a good dependable Italian.

  • Visited April 2013
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