Italian Restaurants in London: South London's Top 10. 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 South London. Reaching into areas such as Putney, Tooting, Balham, Wimbledon, Battersea, Southwark, London Bridge, Bermondsey, Waterloo, Blackheath & Dulwich, here are the best Italian restaurants in South London for pasta, pizza, antipasto and fine Italian wines.
Blackheath & Eltham / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Locale restaurant Blackheath, offers market fresh Italian dishes, prepared by Italian chefs in the bustling open kitchen. Recently under new management and branding, Locale uses Italian ingredients wherever possible, including flour, eggs and olive oil and all the dishes including the breads are made to authentic Italian recipes, so diners are sure to get a true taste of Italy.
San Lorenzo Fuoriporta
Wimbledon / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
A unique London restaurant, with al-fresco dining within the walls of a delightful courtyard, San Lorenzo Fuoriporta remains one of the most charming Italian restaurants south of the river. San Lorenzo Fuoriporta is not only a family-run establishment where discerning locals instinctively feel at home, it's also the number one destination which many of the world's most celebrated tennis stars have returned to for the last 35 years.
Cantina del Ponte
City of London / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Located on the Butlers Wharf quayside the restaurant has a huge canopy where diners can enjoy al fresco eating beside the river. The decor inside is simple with a terracotta floor & a wonderful mural of an Italian marketplace which runs the length of the restaurant. Serving simple, robust & gutsy Italian food using only the best seasonal ingredients. The pizzas are cooked in a wood burning stove in the restaurant.
Waterloo / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Locale's spacious restaurant area is ideal for all diners, from couples to families, solo diners to groups. The Italian restaurant has an open kitchen at its centre with comfortable leather booth seating. Italian ingredients are used wherever possible to ensure guests get a true Italian taste. The freshly prepared bread, pizzas & pasta are served alongside dishes of market fresh meat, fish & vegetables from the open kitchen.
London Bridge & Bermondsey / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Opened in 1997 Tentazioni's excellent reputation reflects the consistent quality of the modern Italian cuisine & congenial service. Recognised as one of London's leading Italian restaurants, receiving superb reviews both in the UK & abroad. A monthly changing menu, creative Italian fare and the highest quality ingredients from enthusiastic, knowledgeable staff is what makes Tentazioni the restaurant it is today, a dining experience to be remembered.
Balham / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
Locale restaurants combine cutting-edge Italian cuisine with a warm, relaxing atmosphere, efficient yet unobtrusive service and value for money. Locale Balham seats 100 diners, with further space for 30 at the bar and 50 on the outside terrace.
Dulwich / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
A cosy Italian restaurant with warm, laid back and welcoming service in a clued-up urban environment. The restaurant has a focus on fresh homemade Italian cooking with seasonal produce and regional specialities. The restaurant also features a cocktail lounge and a private dining room as well as a sunny terrace for outdoor dining.