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Pasta Brown

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Covent Garden
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35-36 Bow Street, London WC2E 7AU, England
+44 20 7379 5775
Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 12:00 - 23:30
Tue 13:00 - 19:30
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here today. Staff friendly and attentive and pasta really fresh - overall excellent. Was very busy / popular.

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Thank David D
Oakham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited this restaurant for pre-theatre dinner. It was really busy and the staff did a great job of finding us a table and serving us quickly. Our food arrived quickly and was adequate for high turnover Italian style food. The kicker however was when the bill turned up - £60 for 2 bowls of pasta and 2 glasses... More 

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Thank ASuk21
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

I come here for lunch almost every week, chefs are wonderful, food is great, pleasant and friendly atmosphere.

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Thank lmai11608
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Not sure what time this place closes but got the feeling they wanted the place empty. We arrived on a Sunday night. Similar to a lot of other reviews: 1. Food very bland, not exciting and not massively warm 2. Over priced 3. Staff standing in the corner chatting and ignoring customers 4. They have to be the most miserable... More 

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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ate here on a Thursday. The staff were welcoming and although it was busy, they found a table for us quickly. When I asked about allergies, they made sure the food I ordered was safe. The food was good, I had sea bass and my wife had pasta, and it was tasty. The price was reasonable... More 

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Thank pjmeade
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Nice little trip to London & have visited this restaurant for the second time.good food,good service, Nice atmosphere,& reasonably good prices.With the free Lemon Cello at the end was like Jim & Pat had sent it.Will certainly go again.✔

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Thank cliveEbabe
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We found this place while walking around looking for pre-theatre food and so glad we decided on this place. We visited on a really busy Saturday night and it had a really great atmosphere. The food was incredible with very decent portion sizes and the staff were very friendly. Will definitely be visiting again. We got there just in time... More 

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Thank Brummiereviewer92
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Went with my girlfriend as we were starving and other places nearby were packed. Got bruschetta for starters then waited and waited for mains. Couple who came in after us had finished their mains by the time we got ours. I asked waitress politely where our mains were, we didn't receive any answer but they came 5 minutes after. Food... More 

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4 Thank lokkalantie
Greater London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We came here for a family members birthday, we had to wait for a table which wasn't long at all, the staff were really friendly and the food was amazing! Everything was so tasty and the portions were perfect! They also at the end came up with a banoffee pie which they said was on the house which we didn't... More 

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Thank Robloz1
kent UK
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I visit this restaurant annually to meet up with a dear old friend and not once, over the years, have we been disappointed. Originally this establishment was a sandwich bar where we used to grab a hurried snack during our lunch break from work but as the years (and jobs) moved on we still meet for lunch at this restaurant.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$33
Cuisine
Italian, European, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35-36 Bow Street, London WC2E 7AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7379 5775

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Covent Garden

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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 by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


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