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Il Casteletto

Holborn · Italian · ££££
Excellent
4.7/6
12 Reviews

About Il Casteletto

One of those rare central London gems, Il Castelletto is the classic Italian restaurant one always dreams of stumbling across on a jaunt across the city, taking in sights such as the British Museum and the garden squares of Bloomsbury. Tucked down Bury Place, just moments from Holborn tube station, this little slice of Mediterranean charm does indeed boast a view out over the venerable museum, granting a certain and entirely appropriate neoclassical grandeur to proceedings. The bill will be far from high here, however – despite the restaurant’s central location you can enjoy authentic Italian dishes like saltimbocca alla Romana and signature seafood options like the Sicilian-style grilled river trout, plus a considered selection of wines, at excellent prices.

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Address

Il Casteletto
17 Bury Place, Holborn
London WC1A 2JB

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 12:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Chef's Choice

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Salads

Chicken Ceasar Salad

grilled chicken with cos lettuce, croutons, parmesan & caesar dressing
£9.95

Insalata Napoli

Mozzarella,tomato & avocado with olive oil & balsamic vinegar,pesto
£9.95

Ilcastelletto Salad

crispy bacon, avocado,goat cheese,walnuts served with mixed leaves and homemade dressing
£10.95
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Mains

Saltimbocca Alla Romana

Sliced veal topped with parma ham & sage served with roast potatoes
£13.45

Scaloppine Al Limone

Sliced veal in lemon and wine sauce served with roast potatoes
£12.45

Bistecca Alla Griglia

Grilled sirloin steak served with chips
£16.95
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Fish

Scampi Fritti

Deep-fried scampi and french fries
£11.95

Salmone Alla Griglia

Grilled salmon let with honey souce served mashed potato
£12.95

Halibut Alla Griglia

Grilled halibut with smoky orange vinaigrette served with mashed potato
£13.95

12 Il Casteletto Reviews

"Excellent"6/6
ELAINE K.a year ago · 1 review

The food was delicious and the portion sizes were generous; it was a bargain, 3 courses on Wowcher for £9.99! This is a lovely little restaurant in a convenient area.

"Excellent"6/6
Ian F.a year ago · 1 review

Excellent small Italian restaurant with traditional dishes. A favourite when we stay in Bloomsbury. Very good pasta dishes and desserts and close to the British museum. Highly recommended.

"Excellent"6/6
David F.2 years ago · 1 review

Lovely meal before theatre visit Staff very helpful and catered well for a special diet We will return another time and enjoy our time in London

"Great"5/6
Vighnesh P.7 months ago · 4 reviews

Great food with generous portions. The set menu option has a lot of options but the main menu makes you want to order everything on it.

"Great"5/6
Ben H.7 months ago · 1 review

Very nice fish dishes and food overall very good. Staff friendly. Tables were a bit small for 4 people but we got an additional table. For a restaurant so close to a big torurist destination (British Museum) this is s very good option for lunch or dinner.

"Great"5/6
Penny H.2 years ago · 1 review

A friendly and relaxing place to have lunch with friends. Plenty of choices on the menu, we were all happy with the food and wine, also the service was friendly. Very convenient for the British Museum. We had the 2 course set menu, great value. Would recommend.

"Great"5/6
Callum R.8 months ago · 4 reviews

The restaurant was lovely and cosy. The location was great; just near the British musuem yet not too far from tottenham court road stations. It is one of the best italians I have been to. Generous portion of fish in the risotto

"Great"5/6
miss kim c.2 years ago · 1 review

I have booked a meal with Groupon for a three course meal for £19.95 which had a lot of choice on the menu The sauce was a bit salty but overall worth the money

"Terrible"1/6
Sarah D.2 years ago · 1 review

Unfortunately, I can't comment on the food as I didn't get a chance to taste it. As I had booked via quandoo but had I voucher I was told I couldn't have the table I booked, even though I was seated at it with my coat off. Rather we had to suffer the humiliation of putting our coats back on and leaving. Whilst I concede I made a mistake, the table was still booked, the restaurant was by no means full so I thought the manager would be more customer focused and forward thinking. Had he let me stay I may have liked it and returned again and again, particularly as it is local to me, as it is I will never set foot in the place, and with such a poor display of customer service wouldn't recommend anyone else does either

"Great"5/6
JAZMIN R.2 years ago · 1 review

Good food, nice atmosphere, I invited a friend for lunch over there and she loved it, I would definitely go back there! Good prices too

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