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Friends of Flavours

4 Green Lane | Penge, London SE20 7JA, England
+44 20 8659 7427
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (19 reviews)
“tiramisu” (11 reviews)
“sea bass” (12 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4 Green Lane | Penge, London SE20 7JA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food, great staff, didn't expect to find such a gem. Don't skip the home made terimiso. A short walk from the park.

1  Thank Eli M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant in Penge. It looks nothing special from the outside but once you get through the front door it's a nice space, usually busy (book ahead) and with heated outdoor area at the back. Tasty Italian food is served at reasonable...More

1  Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Date night tonight and yet again never disappoints! Our favourite Italian... and our favourite restaurant :) if you haven't been you need to go!

2  Thank Charlotterow86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go at least once a month for date night plus take along family and friends. It's always great. Staff are very friendly, pasta tastes the same as it does in Italy and the polo milanese is awesome. Always delivers and good value.

1  Thank Ben S
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Located on a busy corner in Penge, SE London, this restaurant was recommended by a friend. Spacious interior, extensive menu serving italian food. Montepulciano available by the glass. Recommend the linguine scolio & bread starter. On street parking.

1  Thank nicolecostello
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I live locally and had been intending to try this restaurant for a couple of years. I wasn't sure what to expect but was really pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. Dishes were well presented, flavours were excellent and the pasta was cooked...More

Thank 201shh
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is for me the best and most authentic Italian Restaurant around. The pastas are to die for. I love the seafood pasta. My wife had a seafood main course which she thought was cooked perfectly. A great eating experience.

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I am a regular visitor as this is one of my favourite restaurants in south east London. Great food, warm friendly atmosphere but book in advance as it is very popular. In the summer I love to dine with friends in their courtyard garden.

1  Thank Roger T
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Stayed the night in a local Travelodge, didn't have a booking for this place. Arrived at 8:30, it was very busy, waiter said that we could wait in the covered, heated garden for a table to come free, and that it would not be long....More

1  Thank moonrakermark
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We've visited FOF a number of times and it is our favourite local restaurant by a mile. The food is always delicious and the service is friendly, they have the right balance of timings - you never feel rushed but don't ever wait too long....More

1  Thank Zoeka
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Is there parking or local parking near by? Thanks
5 July 2016|
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Response from Soooo2013 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry didn't see the message Parking available in local side streets usually but no car park
Opening time
14 June 2015|
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Response from SofiaGuidi | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday - Thursday: 6pm - 10:30pm. Friday: 12- 3pm 6-10:30pm Saturday: 12 - 10:30pm Sunday: 12 - 10pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Green Lane | Penge, London SE20 7JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8659 7427
  • E-mail
Friends of Flavours is the result of a long lasting passion for fresh and tasty food. We specialize in the delicious highlights of food and wine from all across Italy. Our restaurant has an excellent reputation for serving authentic Italian food, appreciated by people who love everything about Italian cuisine. Our experienced Italian chefs create every day a unique dining experience for you and your friends.