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Locanda Ottoemezzo, London,

Locanda Ottoemezzo

4.8
4.8
326 Reviews
£41 and over
Italian
Pizza and lunch is ONLY served next door at our Cafe Ottomezzo. For evening bookings, please specify if you would like Cafe/Pizzaria or Restaurant seating.

The owners of Locanda Ottoemezzo Italian restaurant in London’s Kensington, just a few moments’ walk from the High Street, are film aficionados extraordinaire. In particular, their admiration of Federico Fellini’s masterpiece 8 ½ has inspired them to name their delightful restaurant after it and to decorate the interior with 8 1/2 – themed details. The general vibe of this charming and accomplished neighbourhood restaurant is vibrant and warm and full of colour with collectors’ details like rare LPs, books, instruments and a precious 1963 poster of the film. Yet there’s nothing gimmicky about Locanda Ottoemezzo. The perfect house risotto is always on the menu here served with a theatrical flourish from a rind of parmesan.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 7 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    £41 and over
  • Cuisines
    Italian
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Sat 7:00 pm–9:30 pm Tue–Fri 12:00 pm–2:30 pm
  • Phone number
    020 7937 2200
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress

What 326 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.9Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

Diners' Choice Awards

  • London

    Best Overall

  • London

    Best Food

  • London

    Best Ambience

  • London

    Best Value

  • London

    Neighbourhood gem

  • London

    Italian

  • West London

    Best Overall

  • West London

    Best Food

  • West London

    Best Service

  • West London

    Best Ambience

  • West London

    Best Value

  • West London

    Neighbourhood gem

  • West London

    Romantic

  • West London

    Italian

333 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great except had to sit downstairs All by ourselves for awhile

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  2. Treetop

    London

    13 reviews

    3.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on 9 June 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    It was disappointing. Previously, I had a lovely risotto in a big cheese ball for lunchtime twice. I told about it and when my friend from Japan came to visit me , he wanted to eat that , so I booked for Sunday lunch . I also wrote that in the request section of Opentable booking . But when we got there and asked for it , they said they can’t do it as they haven’t prepared for it . Also the rest of the menu was very limited . There was no seafood pasta or pizza . The only sea food available was calamari and octopus for the starter , both of which were very very small portions

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  3. BrSa

    Nashville

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on 7 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was very good and service was fantastic ! It a small interesting place!! Will return..

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  4. RCT4Dinner

    Central Coast

    28 reviews

    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on 6 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    The food was prepared exquisitely, the tomahawk veal was a shining dish. The ambience was very bohemian and not my style.

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  5. AurelieR

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 31 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    An Italian treasure hidden in Kensington, not far from the Royal Albert Hall !!! Authentic delicious food (even better than in Italy !), in particular with the risotto presented in a huge parmesan cheese where the chef serves you while scraping the cheese volume with a big spoon ! And what a locely surprise when they brought a vinyl record player with my desert (and a candle over it) to sing an old "happy birthday" song on the vinyl disc for my birthday !

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  6. Jeffy

    Calgary

    19 reviews

    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on 24 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The restaurant is located in a lovely area and has a terrific vibe. Lovely cozy little rooms. And great food as well. I wood recommend and we will return

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    An excellent Italian restaurant in Kensington, the food was delicious and a relatively small menu means it is freshly made and given the are, good value. Service was also excellent with friendly and helpful staff.

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  8. DavidT

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 24 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely place with good food and service. Would certainly visit again

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 21 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Negroni, food, service and ambience were superb. How could I forget the focaccia ? It was also wonderful

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  10. Nicol

    London

    39 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on 19 May 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    This is one of our go to restaurant when we are in London. The food is always excellent. Pizza and ravioli are especially good. Would highly recommend for lunch and dinner.

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FAQs

Locanda Ottoemezzo is rated 4.8 stars by 326 OpenTable diners.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 7 times today
Google Map for Locanda Ottoemezzo

2-4 Thackeray Street, London, W8 5ET

Additional information

  • Area
    Kensington
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Sat 7:00 pm–9:30 pm Tue–Fri 12:00 pm–2:30 pm
  • Price
    £41 and over
  • Cuisines
    Italian
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Indoor Fireplace
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