RestaurantsLondonChelseaSW3

survey result

Summary

£88
 ££££
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The diner is transported straight back to the 1960s, not least because of the breadsticks and very old-fashioned service” at this traditional Italian, close to Harrods. “No doubt because of the location, it’s not exactly a bargain” – the “pricey food, although good, does not quite live up to expectations” – but it’s popular (opening a branch in Dubai two years ago), and “when busy, it’s pretty much shoulder-to-shoulder”.

Summary

£88
 ££££
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The diner is transported straight back to the 1960s, not least because of the breadsticks and very old-fashioned service” at this traditional Italian, close to Harrods. “No doubt because of the location, it’s not exactly a bargain” – the “pricey food, although good, does not quite live up to expectations” – but it’s popular (opening a branch in Dubai last year), and “when busy, it’s pretty much shoulder-to-shoulder”.

Summary

£86
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“If you’re looking for a rock-solid, traditional Italian restaurant, then look no further”, say devotees of this “loud but great fun” outfit, just “a stone’s throw from Harrods”. There’s a “fabulous atmosphere” and the menu, which is “just what you would expect”, is “executed with complete assurance”.

Summary

£76
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“I love Scalini’s!” – this “buzzy” (perennially “noisy”) stalwart on the fringes of Knightsbridge is “a great, traditional Italian”: “it’s not the best food in the world” (“respectable but at stratospheric prices”) “but the staff are super, the atmosphere is fun, and it’s not pretentious or showy”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
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No shorts
100

Scalini Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Scalini Restaurant in SW3, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Scalini restaurant.
Merlin D
Eye wateringly expensive for an Italian res...
Reviewed 3 months, 12 days ago

"Eye wateringly expensive for an Italian restaurant. Portions tend to be enormous however.If you can afford to eat here they assume your are starving.Great atmosphere and service."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£20.50 £29.00 £5.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £36.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
1-3 Walton St, London, SW3 2JD
Opening hours
Monday12:30 pm‑2:45 pm, 7 pm‑10:45 pm
Tuesday12:30 pm‑2:45 pm, 7 pm‑10:45 pm
Wednesday12:30 pm‑2:45 pm, 7 pm‑10:45 pm
Thursday12:30 pm‑2:45 pm, 7 pm‑10:45 pm
Friday12:30 pm‑2:45 pm, 7 pm‑10:45 pm
Saturday12:30 pm‑2:45 pm, 7 pm‑10:45 pm
Sunday12:30 pm‑2:45 pm, 7 pm‑10:45 pm

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