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PizzaExpress - Bow Street

9-12 Bow Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7AH, England
+44 20 7240 3443
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“dough balls” (13 reviews)
“pizza” (88 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9-12 Bow Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7AH, England
Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped here after a visit to Covent Garden. The restaurant was very busy but we got a table. The staff were very pleasant and food was nice. We enjoyed our visit.

Thank grandma379
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place after seeing Mamma Mia! at the Novello around 10:30pm. Really wanted a pizza so was glad to find it a short walk away. We wanted to take away but loads of shows had just finished in the surrounding area so they had...More

Thank lucymarieensom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for a quick lunch before matinee performance of 42nd Street. The restaurant is a very short walk away from the Theatre (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane). The Waitress was very helpful and friendly and had a good knowledge of the food on offer (my...More

Thank GlenRonnie
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I had not been to a Pizza Express for 18 years and I hadn't remembered it being this good, but it was fantastic. One of the best pizzas I have ever had. I ordered the dough balls, which were as great as they sounded and...More

Thank GlobalVilla9er
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our meal once we got a table. The restaurant was extremely busy and quite loud . Think the tables were crammed in very tightly. We were concerned that our meal would take a long time to come but when we explained to our waiter...More

Thank spytraveller
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Called here after a matinee at the Royal opera house which is very close Service even though very busy Saturday early eve -was attentive and polite with very little waiting required Our waitress was extremely helpful as my sons girlfriend had to eat quite quickly...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a reasonable Pizza Express restaurant but located very near to Covent Garden it can be very busy, although there are generally always tables coming available so even if you have to wait you probably won't have to for too long. Staff are friendly...More

Thank fork_handles
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I experienced great service here. Very patient and kind. It's bigger than it looks from the outside and work around the corner so I asked if we could sit in the back (to avoid people we know for a quiet lunch) and they were more...More

Thank Rozz C
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

8 of us turned up here around 7.30pm on a Wednesday evening we were seated very quickly. Our Starters came out within 10 minutes and we're delicious and our mains arrived not long after that, all the food looked and smelt lovely, no complaints all...More

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I visited with my husband & 2 children aged 8 & 10 years just before Christmas. Typical Pizza Express restaurant, usual menu & interior. The restaurant was clean & our waiter was very attentive & helpful. We booked in advance online which was quick &...More

Thank Emij77
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$19
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-12 Bow Street | Covent Garden, London WC2E 7AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 3443
  • E-mail
Bright and modern, Pizza Express Bow Street offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. Family-friendly Pizza Express gives kids the chance to design their own pizzas.