Most chic Italian restaurants in London

Luca
London, Clerkenwell
Wallpaper
Where to Eat
"The smart signage on the facade at 88 St John Street is the first indication of what to expect from Luca, the latest venture from the trio behi...
The Ivy Cafe
London, Marylebone
Wallpaper
Where to Eat
"The Ivy – long a louche favourite of London’s bold-faced glitterati, society mavens and pap-shy stars who love the privacy offered ...
Frescobaldi
London, Mayfair
Tatler
Where to Eat
Smart new Italian restaurant in Mayfair, by the noble-Tuscan Frescobaldi famly. "But what of the food, you ask.  Well, it is delicious, as ...
Banca
London, Mayfair
Tatler
Where to Eat
"Very smart" new Italian restaurant in Mayfair by the team from Zuma.  Tatler remarks about Banca, "It's precise and elegant,...
Zucca
London, Bermondsey
Financial Times
Where to Eat
Acclaimed restaurant in London serving modern Italian food. "Zucca’s culinary attractions are its range of great-value first courses, part...
Spuntino
London, Soho
Town and Country , DailyCandy
Where to Eat
Spin-off to the wildly popular Polpo -- "[Spuntino] serves, incongruously but convincingly, the best New York-inspired Italian food you'll have thi...
Polpo
London, Soho
Financial Times , Tatler
Where to Eat
Venetian bacaro (casual wine bar) serving Italian small plates and simple northern Italian wines in a relaxed setting in Soho. The man behind Polpo is R...
L'Anima
London, City/Shoreditch
Wallpaper , Wallpaper , Financial Times
Where to Eat
Hip Italian eatery in London, located in a "clean, bright space" between the City and Shoreditch.  Wallpaper praised the decor by archite...
Locanda Locatelli
London, Marble Arch
Our Friends , Tatler
Where to Eat
Super hot Italian restaurant serving excellent food.  No. 3 on Tatler's list of the most social restaurants in London.    Signature dishe...