I think i just had the best pizza in London. Om nom nom nom
It's hidden behind the pillars of a god-awfull 60s building so you can easily miss it, indeed I've been walking past it for 18months, BUT NO MORE.
I had a pizza freshly thrown about in the air by Italian people. It ws fab, chrisp ad soft dough lots of toppings, om nom nom.
They do thin crust italian pizzas and lots of pastas and such. I haven't tried them but I will be very very soon.
I would completely travel to Catford for this restaurant
This is indeed a gem of a restaurant. My first visit was to host a slightly noisy birthday party and this was met with smiles all round from the staff. They did not even mind all the balloons tied to the chairs. The food was superb and the service was extremely friendly and efficient. Not many restaurants allow you to bring your own birthday cake which they brought out and then brought us plates and forks and suggested we eat the cake instead of ordering dessert !!!
One of those retaurants that I would like to keep to myself :-)
This Italian Restaurant is tucked away and many will have passed a gem without realising it. It was recommended to me from a local residant in Catford about 5 years ago and I've been a regular ever since.
Rarely will you find such good food, and at extremely low prices. There truly is nothing bad that I can say about this restaurant. The service is fast and friendly, in fact the owner gets on first name terms very quickly. The atmostphere is cosy, yet delicate and romantic. The desserts menu is fantastic, and they stock a wide range of drinks. The pizzas are cooked in the front of teh restaurant giving it an even more Italian feel, and there is some light opera/Italian music in the background adding to the atmosphere.
The only thing to remember is to book before you head there as they tend to get very busy because its so great!
Very small Italian place with very good pizza. It's thin crust Italian pizza with an authentic menu (you know, any menu that starts with Margherita, and includes Funghi, Quattro Formaggi and Quattro Staggioni, etc). It reminds me of some of the best pizza I've had in NYC. Do it, now.
This place is hidden away but has been going for years!! It always has a great atmosphere whether it is busy or not and I have never had a bad meal there. Pizzas are made before your very eyes so great for the kids to watch. (and the adults too!)
Desserts are amazing, the white chocolate proffiteroles are really something to be experienced. I would deffinately reccomend a visit.
I have been a regular here for over 25 years. The food is always very good and the staff friendly and go out of their way to make you feel welcome. We moved out of Catford 10 years ago and still find reasons to eat their regularly. If you like Italian food, give it a try, you won't be disappointed. It's Catfords best kept secret!
Great restaurant, real Italian food!
An authentic italian, with fanastic food and one of the best pizzas that I have had in a while. Recommend.
La Pizzeria Italiana welcomes you to a hidden secret located in Catford, Lewisham. Tucked away in a quiet corner you'll be forgiven if you have yet to discover this hidden dining gem. La Pizzeria Italiana is passionate about food and has been since first opening our doors in 1986, serving you with authentic Italian food.
Established in 1986.
La Pizzeria Italiana, a truly Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria, welcomes you to a hidden secret located in Catford, Lewisham. Tucked away in a quiet corner you'll be forgiven if you have yet to discover this hidden dining gem. La Pizzeria Italiana is passionate about food and has been since first opening our doors in 1986, serving you with authentic Italian fresh food.
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