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397 Kings Road, London SW10 0LR, England
+44 20 7352 4146
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
397 Kings Road, London SW10 0LR, England
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We had dinner recently at Frantoio and we're extremely disappointed with both the food and the service. The head waiter/owner is pretentious and rude. We waited almost an hour for our main course to arrive and when it did there was no apology. We would...More

4  Thank Nicki B
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We hadn't booked but thankfully they found a space for us. The home made lasanga was really good but bettered by the friendliness of the staff and atmosphere of the restaurant.

Thank Gillian M
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Excellent unpretentious Italian set in a rather unglamorous row of shops in a 60's block. Owner Bucci makes returning regulars (of which there are many) and newcomers feel equally welcome. Solid traditional menu, but it is the extensive daily specials blackboard which stands out. Wine...More

Thank Voyager212
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I am a foodie.....a shameless foodie. During my 17-day stay in the Chelsea borough of London, I dined here twice - once on my own and the second time with my sisters. The owner, Gionni ensured that I had a prime table, exquisite service, and...More

1  Thank amaxfield2016
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We enjoyed it. The food was good, and the house white wine particularly nice. Starters and pasta/risotto courses seem expensive (for example, a vegetarian pasta as a starter was £13.50), but overall the price was not too high because the main courses are reasonably priced....More

Thank Bobotheviking
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is excellent. An authentic traditional family owned Italian restaurant which has been here for many years. Service very good and food from a fantastic menu and substantial specials board was quite simply fantastic. Will make a point of returning next time I'm in...More

Thank Gauldie2015
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I took five people, one a vegetarian to Frantoio for lunch on a Sunday. The food was first class, as was the service. It is a great restaurant with friendly touches. I mentioned quietly that it was my wife's birthday and she received an entirely...More

Thank iliasmav
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Saw the mixed reviews and obviously people either like or hate the owner or head waiter or whatever he is. Suppose it's a bit 'in your face' ....or you can lighten up and laugh. Food was really great and the service was also very friendly...More

Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 22 July 2017

A great night - good Italian food, fun, unhurried what more could you ask for at this Kings Road stalwart.

Thank 977mike
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Small restaurant with fine Italian cuisine, nice ambiance, attentive service. The tables are far enough apart that it is possible to have an intimate conversation. Good wine list with reasonable prices.

Thank Walter W
Wealth courses through The King's Road, Chelsea's
upmarket artery of West London life packed with shops,
eateries and glitzy nightspots. For people-watching at
its best and luxury retail therapy that's largely
unrivalled, this area cannot be missed. But if this
showy street starts to overwhelm or a moment of price
tag shock sends you reeling, a quick detour down
pretty much any of many King's Road veins will reveal
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$76 - US$76
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 397 Kings Road, London SW10 0LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7352 4146
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