RestaurantsLondonBarbicanEC1

survey result

Summary

£71
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“In a great location opposite Smithfield Market”, and “an excellent pre-theatre option near the Barbican” – this “cheap ’n’ cheerful” Italian is “very popular” for its “decent, solid staples” (in particular “good – and huge – pizzas”). “Go hungry.”

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£61
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Ideal if you’re visiting the Barbican” – this “reliable, genuine, family-run Italian” opposite Smithfield market is a “very friendly little place”. The “great pizza and pasta” and “very good Italian wine list” are “fairly priced” and represent “good VFM”, especially for the area.

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£60
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Satisfying home-style southern Italian cooking, including a good-value daily fixed-price menu”, is the draw at this “bright and friendly little restaurant opposite Smithfield market”“conveniently close to the Barbican” – which offers “decent value for the area”.

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£56
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “friendly little place” on the edge of Smithfield Market “serves delicious, hearty Puglian-style food”, including “proper southern Italian pizza with fresh and authentic ingredients”. This year’s worst report? – “A likeable place: the sort you would want round the corner.”

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50 Long Lane, London, EC1A 9EJ

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Apulia Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Apulia Restaurant in EC1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Apulia restaurant.
Daniel C
Lively Italian with good pizza and a short ...
Reviewed 11 days ago

"Lively Italian with good pizza and a short but unusual menu of other dishes. "

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Robin J
An exceptional regional Italian - very good...
Reviewed 1 months, 22 days ago

"An exceptional regional Italian - very good for Barbican,"

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Ann P
Excelent for pre theatre at Barbican...
Reviewed 2 months, 9 days ago

"Excelent for pre theatre at Barbican"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£13.30 £19.30 £8.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £27.00
Filter Coffee £5.00
Extras  
Bread £4.00
Service 12.50%
50 Long Lane, London, EC1A 9EJ
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Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑9:30 pm

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