RestaurantsLondonChelseaSW10

survey result

Summary

£64
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This 21-year-old World’s End trattoria wins consistent high ratings across the board, and its tone is set by the outspoken owner, Bucci – who insists that mobiles are turned to silent ‘because they can affect the cooking process of spaghetti’. The menu also promises that ‘red heads get a free drink’ – but you can’t say ‘I was a red-head once’.

Summary

£70
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The flamboyant owner, Bucci, creates “a great atmosphere” and helps present a “really good menu for both meat and fish lovers” at this “fun” World’s End trattoria. It’s a real “favourite” among locals: “I love, love, love this place! Been going for 20 years and it’s like walking into a family gathering”.

Summary

£70
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The flamboyant owner, Bucci, creates “a great atmosphere” and helps present a “really good menu for both meat and fish lovers” at this “fun” World’s End trattoria. It’s a real “favourite” among locals: “I love, love, love this place! Been going for 20 years and it’s like walking into a family gathering”.

Summary

£68
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Now in its 20th year, this World’s End trattoria feels “like a private club” thanks to the “consistently warm welcome” extended by its charismatic owner, Bucci. It’s a “family favourite” for both “fun and quality”, and “if the food is not always quite perfect, the atmosphere and conviviality make up for that!”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu,Portions
16
No dress code
60

Frantoio Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Frantoio Restaurant in SW10, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Frantoio restaurant.
Andrew D
The food is perfectly OK without being spec...
Reviewed 4 months, 20 days ago

"The food is perfectly OK without being special. Massive portions : "never mind the quality - feel the width"! It lacks finesse. The wine list isn't cheap. On a Saturday lunchtime, the place was very quiet, but the service was distinctly casual. It wasn't as good as it was when we last went some years ago. It feels tired."

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Alasdair S
Frantoio continues to improve, now with mor...
Reviewed 7 months, 5 days ago

"Frantoio continues to improve, now with more comfortable chairs at several tables, and bench seating isolating several areas. Very good lobster & prawn cocktail, lovely grilled fresh sardines, good size helpings of pasta. "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £24.00 £27.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£12.00 £22.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £1.50
Service 12.50%
397 King’s Rd, London, SW10 0LR
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm
SundayCLOSED

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