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Pizza Express - St. Martins Lane

80-81 St. Martin's Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AA, England
+44 20 7836 8001
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good32%
  • Average26%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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“pepperoni” (3 reviews)
“cannelloni” (2 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
80-81 St. Martin's Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AA, England
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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food took so long, too many waiters and not enough organisation although they were nice enough. For a pre-theatre restaurant - they need to do much better

Thank Haley H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my partner for lunch. Very lovely restaurant with gorgeous decor. Food was delicious and served quickly. Would definitely recommend as somewhere quick for lunch.

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch, which was very average, the chain as a whole seems be getting worse with cheap poor quality ingredients over the last few years. I think garlic bread and cheese over a fiver for one person is taking the peeeeeeeeee. We Spent...More

Thank TheCannyshopper
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Close to Leicester Square Underground Station in "Theatreland". 5 minutes late in opening (it was drizzling with rain, too) and then the first two items I wanted to order were not available as they were "changing menus in the next day or two" and they...More

Thank r_S133
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Surprisingly, we found this branch to be empty bar two tables when we called on a Tuesday afternoon and were promptly seated - round the corner at the back of the restaurant where we could not be seen - out of sight, out of mind?...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Quite a wide range of food, but if you have a cut-price voucher, be very careful to read the small print, as there are lots of exclusions. Unless you have children yourself, don't try going there in school holidays, it's extremely noisy. If you do...More

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We ate here on a Monday lunchtime in the school holidays although most people dining were not with school age children. Great food as always but just not enough staff to cope with the restaurant, which was full and queues out of the door. Thankfully...More

Thank HolidayCaro
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Looked forward to a pre show meal ,ordered the garlic bread and pizza and waited for the 2 lattes.they arrived cold and waiter brought 2 more only slighter warmer.ate than he bread and the pizza arrived COLD ,cut 3 slices but could not eat them.Waiter...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Been to many pizza express branches. The food is consistently good. The kids menu options were good too.

1  Thank Al3alawi
Reviewed 1 August 2017

My son and I ate in here after finding it by chance! Very quiet at a Monday lunchtime but perfect as it was fast service. Staff efficient and food was delicious. Look for offers on the Pizza Express website to save money.

Thank maudkidd
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80-81 St. Martin's Lane | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7836 8001
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Bright and modern, Pizza Express St Martin's Lane offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. Family-friendly Pizza Express gives kids the chance to design their own pizzas.
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