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Pizza Express

114-117 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AA, England
+44 20 7430 1011
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good52%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (56 reviews)
“dough balls” (5 reviews)
“thin crust” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
114-117 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have eaten here before. Last time was superb - the pizza's were lovely. This time it was not so great, and we didnt enjoy it as much. Also we ordered 2 x Irish coffee at the end of our meal, and neither of us...More

Thank Wig_Traveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slow service, uninterested staff, small serving and pasta burnt. Got the pollo pesto for takeaway. 12 pounds...way too much. First time at pizza express (Russell square)...and last.

Thank Benny2535
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Prices reasonable, menu reasonable, good service, good food, light and airy. Music very muted (I prefer none).

Thank David S
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We stay round the corner for long weekends in London. On the last evening I buzz round to Pizza Express for a take-out which we eat out of the box, slouched in front of the telly box. Perfect. It is Pizza Express so the food...More

Thank pauleaston
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Always liked the Pizza Express, leisure time and hungry that is the place to have something decent. But, this time waiter brought one of the pizza partially burnt. I was trying to send it back but my niece said she can manage it and wi-ould...More

Thank FreeJohnny
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We came here for pre theatre meal,as with any Pizza Express the service was excellent and the food very nice.When we arrived for early tea it was quieter than i would have expected for a Saturday afternoon/ early evening but this soon changed.

Thank butchdingle
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The place was so cold that we had to keep our jacket on. My colleague ordered a pizza and some ingredient were missing. She pointed it out to staff. The pizza was taken back as they needed to add mozzarella but it was returned with...More

Thank Sashasosweet73
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I love Pizza Express for the gluten free pizza bases - divine! Excellent choices, value for money with a two course for £9.95 voucher we had. Kids' meals aren't the cheapest but still fine. Service was ok, if a little slow (considering there were very...More

Thank 679AnnaE
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Two seniors, having enjoyed an excellent show in the West end, and feeling peckish dropped off at this Pizza Express. You know what to expect from this brand, and this establishment is no different. Our welcome was warm enough, the restaurant clean and tidy, but...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We were staying at an adjacent hotel and ordered the pizza's online. The process was straight forward and when I arrived I was greeted by the staff and was advised that the pizzas would be ready shortly. The walk to the hotel was only a...More

Thank The_Cheshireset133
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$38 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114-117 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7430 1011
Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Southampton Row 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.
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