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Friends of Flavours

4 Green Lane | Penge, London SE20 7JA, England
+44 20 8659 7427
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (22 reviews)
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“gamberoni” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4 Green Lane | Penge, London SE20 7JA, England
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1 - 10 of 192 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for my partners birthday with a party of 11 & the food was amazing. Great service at a reasonable price. Will definitely be going again.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is absolute great restaurant! The staff is very friendly, helpful and always polite. The food is unique and till now never been let down. It's always great pleasure to take friends for dinner here. We are very impressed every time we dine at Friends...More

Thank HyuNick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really authentic Italian restaurant tucked away in Penge. The quality of the food was excellent and the service friendly. Great menu which is not overpriced. This is up there with the best Italian restaurants in the area.

1  Thank Dave R
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We love friends of flavours, it's our favourite restaurant! We've been going since it opened, and we were frequent visitors at the original 'Flavours'. We're regulars and absolutely love it. The cherry on top would be if you bought back profiteroles onto the menu! They...More

4  Thank alicemoye
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I am Italian and this is the only authentic Italian food you can find within 10 miles. I have tried many others nearby and never tasted any of the real Italian flavours you will find here. We love the food, the music , the owners...More

Thank Giovanna R
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a great local place that does good Italian food, and is great value. Really friendly staff, well run, cosy and fun.

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I have visited this restaurant three times recently. Each visit has been very pleasant and I'm sure I will return. As you pass it by you might not think to enter, but I really suggest you give it a try. It's a surprising find in...More

Thank Sara K
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We had come from Devon to visit my sister in law. She had never visited Friends of Flavours but it had been suggested by a friend. I would love to shake her friends hand as this one of the BEST Italian meals I have had....More

1  Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Despite driving by this restaurant hundreds of times, we never really noticed it. Following a recommendation from friends we ventured to Penge for a Friday evening date. The first impression was that this was a little quite place and we didn't have high expectations. This...More

Thank Ray T
Reviewed 24 July 2017

A rare gem in south east London to appreciate .Penge has an Italian restaurant to cherish .Seafood at its best ,the pasta we had was spotless. Wine well priced .Service friendly and discrete. Will return definitively. Well done Friends of flavors .

Thank beligorades
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Sorry didn't see the message Parking available in local side streets usually but no car park
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Tuesday - Thursday: 6pm - 10:30pm. Friday: 12- 3pm 6-10:30pm Saturday: 12 - 10:30pm Sunday: 12 - 10pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Green Lane | Penge, London SE20 7JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8659 7427
Friends of Flavours is the result of a long lasting passion for fresh and tasty food. We specialize in the delicious highlights of food and wine from all across Italy. Our restaurant has an excellent reputation for serving authentic Italian food, appreciated by people who love everything about Italian cuisine. Our experienced Italian chefs create every day a unique dining experience for you and your friends.
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