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Zizzi - Central St Giles

Retail Unit 10, 8 Central St Giles Plaza, London, WC2H 8LA +44 2081663622

((((* Italian
Average
Main course: £11
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00. Sunday: 12:00 - 22:00.

Great building, very attentive service, food fine but not outstanding - really tasty salad, but salmon overcooked. Loved the ice cream.

Jane Duffelen 14 March 2017
from Cambridge

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The building housing Zizzi Central St Giles was designed by famous Italian architect Renzo Piano, and features a stunning ceramic tree inside. Diners can experience a true Italian piazza environment, with Tottenham Court Road’s theatres only a 3-minute walk away.

The Zizzi menu offers a reinvention of traditional Italian cuisine, as well as a range of trusty classic dishes. Enjoy thin and crispy rustica pizzas loaded with fresh toppings, a skinny pizza range with all offerings under 550 calories, and sumptuous cichetti tasting plates. Complementing the rich natural flavours, the Zizzi wine list is compiled by Italian wine expert, Guillaume Aubert.

Specially designed for younger diners, a bambini menu at Zizzi restaurant in London's West End is filled with tempting yet nutritious Italian dishes. For dessert, organic gelato comes courtesy of renowned ice cream maker, Kitty Travers.

Zizzi at Central St Giles in London offers contemporary Italian cuisine and weekly live music. A vibrant atmosphere couples a faithfully recreated Italian setting.

Zizzi - Central St Giles

Retail Unit 10, 8 Central St Giles Plaza, London, WC2H 8LA

Contact +44 2072408447
Reservations +44 2081663622
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Customer reviews for Zizzi - Central St Giles

4.0 ((((* (based on 69 reviews)
91% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • ((*** 20 March 2017 by Sam Sampson from Tottenham Court Road, London

    Unfortunately, overall we did not have a good dining experience here. We have been here a few times before and it has always been good. However, this time, one of the starters (Mushroom Brindisi) had to be returned twice because it turned up cold twice! After the second attempt we said to leave it and just have the main course. I had the Butterfly King Prawn starter, which was just luke warm and the 2 bread rolls were sitting in the paprika sauce. Not great. Three members of the party ordered the Spiedini Pescatore. Unfortunately we watched them sitting on the counter for 4.5 minutes, whilst the chef handled the food with his hands, brushed past the food with his t-shirt and in the meantime the food was getting colder and colder. No hot counter or heat lamps. We watched the lemon sauce being poured from the scissor snipped plastic pouch. So off putting to watch this. Also, one of the three fish kebabs had less fish on it than the other 2. We commented on this, but the waiter didn't seem to care and unfortunately this was served to the person who had had to send back their starter twice. No waiter came back to check if we were happy with everything. The only positive is that the waiter at the time of ordering the bill did take a bottle of prosecco off the bill total. Unfortunately, this experience has turned us 5 diners off of ever eating in a Zizzi restaurant ever again. Shame.

  • ((((* 14 March 2017 by Jane Duffelen from Cambridge

    Great building, very attentive service, food fine but not outstanding - really tasty salad, but salmon overcooked. Loved the ice cream.

  • ((((* 9 March 2017 by Paul Wailen from London Borough of Southwark

    Food was good as was the service but the wait for the food to arrive was so long!
    We both had good pasta dishes ( Cicken and Beef/Venison) and New Bruschetta, which were very good.
    Waiter was good too.

  • (((** 27 February 2017 by Ismael Naranjo from London

    the meal was amazing,but the dessert... well...not bad. and the cook he didn't stop look to my girlfriend and was so disgusting.

  • ((((( 25 January 2017 by Ann Gavin from London

    Staff very friendly and attentive restaurant clean and pleasant

  • ((((* 1 January 2017 by Joyce Mendonça from London

    Was a great New Year´s dinner. Nice restaurant with great decor and a chill ambience. The starters and the desert were the best. Even though my friends had better main dishes. Amazing service mainly by the person that look after our table.

  • ((((( 30 December 2016 by Alicia Reilly from Holbury

    Excellent, was going to the theatre and decided to eat in this restaurant first. All was great!

  • ((((* 16 December 2016 by Natalie Horton from London

    We weren't the quietest table of 9 but we were made very welcome and well looked after by our waiter Jay. I had the Butterfly prawns to start, they were absolutely delicious, the only down side was the fact they hadn't removed all the shell but if that's not an issue for you then you'll love these. Selection of vegetarian dishes were few but tasty (so the veggies among us said). Recommend highly.

  • ((((* 16 December 2016 by Desmond Ohara from London

    Great setting

  • ((((( 12 December 2016 by John Kidd from WEST KIRBY

    We arrived a little early but staff were great and found us a table. We had three courses, all delicious and the service was great. Quick, friendly and correct!

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