With so many websites offering online booking, it's now easier than ever to find Italian restaurants in London for any dining occasion, be it local family-friendly pizza joints, fine dining business lunches, or romantic alfresco wine & dine restaurants. London is bursting with the best Italian restaurants outside of Italy, so how do you know which are the best Italian restaurants to book a table at? In this simple Top 10 guide Fluid London does all the hard work for you and finds the best Italian restaurants to book a table in North London. Reaching into areas such as Islington, West Hampstead, Crouch End, Hampstead, Regent's Park, Camden, Mornington Crescent & Belsize Park, here are the best Italian restaurants in North London for pasta, pizza, antipasto and fine Italian wines.
Belsize Park & Chalk Farm / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Belsize Park - Situated in a leafy North London suburb, is the best in Italian élan. Uncluttered and soaked in chrome and glass with a stunning lighting scheme, the restaurant has turned the dining experience into a style statement. Colorflow lighting is a system that has been discreetly used at Artigiano, both to advertise the restaurant from the outside and to create an ambience of warmth within.
Angel & Islington / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Metrogusto is a little 'cavalleria rusticana' in Battersea. Specialising in rustic Italian dishes with an edge of finesse and elegance, this is the sister restaurant of Metrogusto in Islington. It has a wine list that is generous and seductive, while the food has those defining qualities of excellence; clear conception, authentic ingredients and no pretensions.
Chelsea / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Nestled in the heart of Chelsea near Kensington, Pellicano is a family-run restaurant providing good quality, wholesome, Italian cuisine with a Sardinian influence and prepared with the freshest ingredients. Chef Maria Damu, together with her husband, have been at Pellicano since 2000. Fresh homemade pasta dishes such as Pappardelle with porcini mushrooms are served alongside Tagliolini (thin ribbons of pasta) with fresh crab rocket and chilli and Spaghetti with Lobster Pellicano.
Maida Vale & St Johns Wood / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: Italian
Set in the charming residential neighbourhood of Maida Vale, restaurant Fratelli is a sleek modern Italian restaurant within the London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale. The split-level restaurant features a secluded mezzanine area, with well-space tables below and bar stool dining at the curved open kitchen. Speciality pizzas are baked freshly in the oven, join inventive dishes such as pan-fried medallions of beef in Chianti sauce on the menu, accompanied by a well-chosen wine list that favours small Italian family vineyards. Watch the skilled chefs at work in the kitchen whilst dining at the bar-style counter.
Muswell Hill & Hornsey / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Camden / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Next to Euston Rail Station, Pasta Plus offers a quaint, uncomplicated retreat. With a healthy balance of meat and vegetarian options, the sumptuous pasta selection features an array of experimental flavour combinations, as well as the trusty classics. The simple, cosy dining is filled with natural light on account of the stretching glass roof, and classic bistro-style furnishings litter this fresh, bright space.
Bloomsbury / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Serving irresistible Italian cuisine in casual, friendly surroundings, Prezzo uses only the finest seasonal ingredients to create their award-winning pizzas, as well as other dishes prepared with produce sourced directly from Italy, all at prices that emphasise great value for money. Showcasing Prezzo's widely renowned pizzas, the delicious menus also offer a rich variety of antipasti dishes, creamy risottos and pasta, not to mention succulent chargrilled meats & fresh salads
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