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Having taken Manchester by storm (and then Leeds, Birmingham and Liverpool), this Ancoats-based chain is to land in Soho in the second half of 2021, on the site of a former Wahaca. The capital has its fair share of Neapolitan pizzerias, so it will be interesting to see how many waves are made by this new arrival from 'up North.

survey result

Summary

£34
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

From Naples via Manchester to Soho – this “really top-quality joint in a former Wahaca is definitely a positive addition to the London pizza scene”. “The smiley, friendly service” and “big portions” – legacies perhaps of its Northern origins – “make the opposition look second rate”. It’s part of Manchester’s expanding Mission Mars stable, which is planning more Rudy’s and Albert’s Schlosses in the capital and beyond.

Summary

£34
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3
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Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Excellent value and decent pizzas” using ingredients imported from Naples win a solid thumbs up – if not quite full-on raves – from fans of this Mancunian import, on the Soho site recently vacated by Wahaca (which nowadays is expanding countrywide). A Birmingham branch is in the pipeline, and more locations around the capital are on the wishlist.

Summary

This smash hit from Manchester’s hip Ancoats enclave finally arrived in the Big Smoke (via Liverpool, Leeds and Birmingham) in mid-2021, taking over the heart-of-Soho premises that till recently housed a branch of Wahaca. There’s nowt fancy about the pizza selection (marinara, margherita…) – the craft is in the Naples-imported ingredients (tomatoes grown on the slopes of Vesuvius, yada, yada). No survey feedback as yet, but the social buzz about the place suggests it’s well worth trying.

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Reviews of Rudy's Restaurant in W1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Rudy's restaurant.
Kenny N
The pizzas were good but not terrific, the ...
Reviewed 9 months, 12 days ago

"The pizzas were good but not terrific, the service was fine but not great, the ambience was a bit so-so."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£5.40 £10.00 £4.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.50
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑9 pm

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