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The Honest Italian

Balham High Road, London SW12 9AZ, England
+44 20 8772 0636
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (167 reviews)
“dolcelatte” (4 reviews)
12:00 - 21:45All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Balham High Road, London SW12 9AZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, service and value! I highly recommend the chapters salad and Parma ham pizza :)! Staff were very friendly!

Thank s10smith16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just popped in again for a last minute birthday celebration to this favourite local restaurant and pleasantly surprised there was a Wed offer of a free glass of wine with the pizza - staff as ever were friendly and accommodating and could not do enough...More

Thank carrot84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious pizzas of a generous size using only kiln fired hardwood from sustainable British woodland. Lovely atmosphere yet limited seating so worth booking.

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used to went to Franco manco, because find real Italian pizza in London is something impossible. We visited this place at Sunday afternoon, it was really quiet I was worried about quality. But ve chose table and service come quickly. He can be more...More

Thank Michal D
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing pizza!! One of the best in London! Fantastic pizza dough and mixture of ingredients!! I recommend the one with potatoes👏🙂🏆

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Great prices, superb service, best pizza around, hands down! If I didn't have to watch my waistline I would eat here every night!

Thank HarryBall1981
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I live in Balham so wanted to try somewhere local and independent. The restaurant looks lovely however they offer a deal on Wednesdays where you get a free glass of wine with your pizza. I do not drink however so i asked the waiter if...More

Thank Saskia_SA
Angela M, Owner at The Honest Italian, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Dear Saskia Thank you for your review of which I was appalled at the level of service you received by a member of my staff. Of course a soft drink or even a tea/ coffee would have been allowed in our Wednesday offer and I...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We've been going to The Honest Italian for years and it's our favourite pizzeria. Service is friendly, quick and the food is amazing.

Thank agivas
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This restaurant has the best pizzas - a hidden gem as we walked by just thinking it was a bar. A lovely surprise when we realised they did wood fired pizzas too! We shared a bottle of wine and had an antipasti starter - we...More

Thank lisaven23
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Great welcome, good food and lively atmosphere. Pizzas are perfect, staff fantastic. Lovely for a relaxed evening.

Thank PVChord
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:45
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Balham High Road, London SW12 9AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8772 0636
  • E-mail
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