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“You can always rely on this longstanding Chelsea favourite”, say fans of this family-run and family-friendly “classic”. Even they often admit that it’s “pricey”, or that the food nowadays is “not particularly good”, but they treasure its “fun”, “buzzy” style, and “lovely” back garden in summer.
A ’60s, “old-school, family-run Italian” in the heart of Chelsea that’s still a “characterful” classic for its loyal fan club, especially for a family occasion (and with “a lovely garden in summer”); even some fans might however concede that to some extent it’s “living on its past, and very expensive”.
This perennially fashionable ’60s trattoria, at World’s End, is a real “golden oldie”, say fans – “just how an Italian ought to be”; those who look at the telescope from the other end, however, may perceive a “dinosaur” that’s “subsiding into expensive mediocrity”.
“Retaining some of its old magic”, this long-established trattoria “all-rounder” (with legendary garden) still pleases the faithful with its “comfortable” charms; critics, though, say it’s “overpriced, even for Chelsea”, and find standards “very average” nowadays.
La Famiglia Restaurant Diner Reviews
"By far the worst Italian restaurant I have ever been to SHOCKING How they can charge their prices for food that is to be honest awful I do not know It ruined our day, especially as the manager was bad tempered rude and unhelpful My girlfriend was in tears when we left There are so many good restaurants that don't rely on past reputation, so save yourself a lot money as the restaurant is not cheap and go somewhere else"
"The food is better prepared than on recent visits, and the staff is most accommodating. Our group of four spent three pleasant hours, enjoying the dining room. The menu is quite extensive. Noise is a major factor."
7 Langton Street, London, SW10 0JL
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Mon - Sat noon - 2.45 pm, 6 pm - 11 pm; Sun noon - 2.45 pm; 6 pm - 9 pm
Last orders: 11 pm, Sun 9 pm