There’s nothing quite like pasta. Whether you like spaghetti or tortellini, carbonara or pesto, pasta is always the answer. If you’re in London and you feel like filling up your carb tank, lucky you, the British capital has tons of amazing restaurants. We’ve listed our favourite spots for the best pasta in London. You’ll thank us later!
To celebrate their 75 years, Lina Stores have decided to open their second restaurant in the heart of Soho. These guys specialise in fresh pasta, prosciutti, cheeses and antipasti. An authentic Italian experience. From dorset crab, to burrata, papparadelle and more, their pasta is fresh and handmade everyday. If after all that pasta you feel carbed out, don’t hesitate to wash it all down with one of their delicious wines. Cheers!
If you enjoy live cooking shows, this one’s going to attract your attention. Situated in Covent Garden in the heart of London, this authentic Italian gem contains three dining bars that let you watch the chefs cooking some of the best pasta in London. Their menu takes inspiration from many of the 21 regions of Italy, which makes their pasta so good you’ll be left wanting more . They also have a group dining menu so put a message out on your group chat and bring as many friends as you want. And if you’re in the mood for something a bit fancier, reserve one of their private dining rooms.
This vibrant Italian restaurant was opened by Stefano Fraquelli, figure of London’s restaurant scene. This place offers all kinds of different pasta: lasagne, risotto, gnocchi, ravioli, tagliatelle, spaghetti and more! Specialising in pasta, these guys also cook exciting other Italian dishes. Getti’s ambiance recreates the feeling of the beautiful areas surrounding Lake Como, so say goodbye to London and ciao to Italia! PS: their dessert menu is 100% worth cheating on your diet for .
Zia Teresa is heaven sent for those looking for the best pasta in London. This historic venue also comes from restaurateur Stefano Fraquelli and became a London’s institution six decades ago. As any of Fraquelli’s restaurants, the pasta follow the same principles of using simple ingredients when they’re at their very best. So get yourself one of their 10 amazing pasta dishes and enjoy life the best way possible: by eating. Isn’t life just that little bit better when we have full-carbed, satisfied tummies?
Situated in a hidden oasis in the heart of Covent Garden, this amazing Italian wine and cocktail bar will take you away from cloudy and rainy London. Their venue offers outside tables in a free quiet square, just like you would find in a little Italian province. Lasagne bolognese, tagiatelle ragu, wild mushroom risotto, ricotta & spinach ravioli. Their pasta choice is amazing and the dishes are perfection. Make sure to also have a look at their wine tastings and food pairings menu. If great pasta and fine wine are your vice, then reserve your spot quick!
This family run place has been in London for over 90 years. It is an extravagant restaurant with a price tag to match. The gnocchetti sorrentina or ravioli aurora represent perfectly the originality and delicacy of this Mayfair historic gem. Make sure to try their spaghetti carbonara! With all due respect to Italian grandmothers everywhere, this place might just serve the best bolognese in town. Top if off with one of their amazing cocktails or deserts and you’re in for a real trip. Definitely one of our favourite spots for great pasta in London.