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Theo's Simple Italian

34-44 Barkston Gardens, London SW5 0EW, England
+44 20 7370 9130
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
34-44 Barkston Gardens, London SW5 0EW, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Simply superb
"We visited on a busy Friday night."
CandSF
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2. Delicious brunch
"Visited with my mum for the soft opening of Sunday brunch."
Rachel F
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3. Best Italian in town
"We had dinner twice during our stay."
ClaireHKT
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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Italian restaurant that I’ve ever done ! I’ve been twice in four days in London. The service is perfect and the meals are so tasty ! The visual of the plats are also really nice !

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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We visited on a busy Friday night. Fantastic atmosphere and as we were there to celebrate a birthday we received complimentary glasses of chilled prosecco. We shared a caprese salad to start and had a risotto and pasta dish for our mains. Everything was top...More

Thank CandSF
Anna M, Manager at Theo's Simple Italian, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hi CandSF, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this lovely review, it's great to hear that you enjoyed your celebratory meal with us so much. We look forward to welcoming you back into Theo's again soon! Kind regards, Anna

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a business lunch at Theo’s Simple Restaurant which is in Indigo Hotel - a short (5 mins) walk from Earls Court Tube Station. The property certainly lives upto it’s name in that it is not pretentious but comfortable environment with a menu that...More

Thank stevebG6121BX
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A party of four we enjoyed excellent tasting Italian food on a Friday night, very busy, great atmosphere attached to the Indigo Hotel... friendly staff and relaxed setting, very enjoyable night for all of us

Thank Liz M
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a drink and some food after arriving to London from a long flight. My wife and I couldn’t be happier with the service and quality of the food. The place is casual in an elegant way and very pleasant. The manager ,...More

Thank Axzel S
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Wonderful 'Mozzafiato' brunch with plenty of delicious simple Italian food. Staff incredibly attentive with their friendly welcoming service and making sure our glasses were topped up. Special thanks to the manager Anna who made us all feel very looked after and welcome. Also loved the...More

Thank Sureena G
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Nice Italian restaurant within Hotel Indigo. The wait staff are attentive and friendly. The food was very nice, fresh and tasty. We had a couple of pasta dishes and a few wines. A nice meal on our last night.

Thank 118garthr
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We visited this restaurant twice. The first time service was quite good and attentive, and we had a very good meal. Two days later we had a different waitress and only ordered one dish. The pasta was quite good, but it took a long time...More

Thank Orlando253
Anna M, Manager at Theo's Simple Italian, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Hi Orlando253, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We were glad to hear that your first experience with us was great - I am sorry that your second visit was not of the same standard. We hope to...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the Hotel where this restaurant is located so we had room service a couple of timesBoth times I ordered the swordfish.It was excellent We eventually dined in the restaurant and the sword fish was so good I had to order it...More

Thank Bornabrit
Anna M, Manager at Theo's Simple Italian, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Hi Bornabit, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this lovely review. We were so glad to hear you loved our Swordfish dish so much, and it was our pleasure to welcome you into the restaurant for dinner during your stay!...More

Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Due work in London, went to this restaurant recommended for my colleague and couldnt be better. It wasnt very busy, very chill atmosphere and great service delivered. Asked for something off of the menu (they used to do) and they made it without any problems....More

Thank SophieL4089
Anna M, Manager at Theo's Simple Italian, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Hi Sophie L, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this lovely review. We were so glad to hear that you had such a great experience with us. Thank you for your wonderful comments on Elisangela's service, they are a pleasure...More

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$52
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34-44 Barkston Gardens, London SW5 0EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7370 9130
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Description
A classic, rustic Italian all-day restaurant and deli, offering the very best of Italian food and fresh pasta from acclaimed chef Theo Randall.
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