9 Restaurants in London: Trattoria

Looking for a really good London trattoria?

There's no denying that traditional Italian food is delicious, but finding an authentic trattoria in London can be time-consuming. Quandoo has made it easy for you to choose cosy, family-friendly places or intimate romantic hideaways in the area you prefer. Book up to two hours in advance from your smartphone or tablet and have more time to enjoy all the attractions of London knowing your trattoria table will be waiting when you're ready for lunch or dinner.

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Ardiciocca Trattoria - Pizzeria, gluten free

Fulham
Italian££££
5.1/625
Ardiciocca Trattoria - Pizzeria, gluten free

Casa Mamma

King's Cross
Italian££££
5.0/677
Casa Mamma

The Comodor - Westerham

Town Centre
Italian££££
5.4/68
The Comodor - Westerham
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Trattoria Terra

Crouch End
Italian££££
5.5/610
Trattoria Terra

La Tana

Ruislip
Italian££££
6.0/61
La Tana
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Macaroni Liberation Front

Hackney
Italian££££
Macaroni Liberation Front

Diciannove

Blackfriars
Italian
Diciannove

Briciole

Marylebone
Italian
Briciole

The Comodor - Horsham

city centre
Italian££££
5.0/66
The Comodor - Horsham
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    Discover some of the most exciting restaurants in the city

    If you're looking for a trattoria, you'll probably know that these London restaurants are modelled on traditional Italian places that serve good, simple food made from local ingredients. Italians have been settling in the capital since the middle ages. By the 1890s there were 900 ice cream sellers in town and the first restaurants were springing up in the parts of Clerkenwell around Rosebery Avenue and Saffron Hill that became known as Little Italy. People from southern regions continued to settle in Little Italy while those from the north established a new London base in Soho where you can find many a fine trattoria today.
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    What's on the menu in a typical London trattoria?

    Trattoria dining in London is casual, even in the more famous restaurants that dot Soho and the West End. Menus can change daily – some places don't have a printed card but display options on a board outside – while in others your waiter tells you what's available. Expect delicious pasta dishes, authentic risotto made with genuine arborio rice, freshly made pizza and meat, fish or seafood. Ingredients like olives and olive oil, Parma ham and porcini mushrooms are widely used and antipasti and desserts complement main dishes.
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    A trattoria in London is ideal at any time of year

    Italian trattoria restaurants in London can be enjoyed at any time of year. Look for dishes featuring boletus mushrooms from the Appennini mountains from June to August or pick hearty bolognese sauce over tubes of perfectly al dente fusilli in winter. Portions tend to be generous. From Soho to Shoreditch, menus feature favourites like Lasagne al Forno and Chicken Parmigiana and wine is often served in carafes. Whether you want a classic trattoria in Greater London for Sunday brunch or a stylish central spot for pre-theatre dinner, you're sure of finding your perfect match with Quandoo.