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Sale e Pepe

#319 of 17,958 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Knightsbridge
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9-15 Pavilion Road, London SW1X 0HD, England (Formerly Sale e Peppe)
+44 20 7235 0098
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12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was my wife's birthday and we went shopping at Harrods followed by dinner here just a 100yds away. This is cosy and friendly and the best Italian restaurant I can remember going to for a very long time. You get what you pay for in life, this is not the cheapest place around but the quality is excellent, from... More 

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Tenafly, New Jersey
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful dinner and great service. The calamari was cooked to perfection and the linguini with clam sauce was excellent. The only reason not given five stars is the tables are very close to each other and to get up others tables have to be moved while diners eating

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London, UK
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92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I rarely go to Italian restaurants outside of Italy given my imodest cooking skills when it comes to pasta, I make killer pasta and cook better than what I get in most Italian restaurants in London. But we had friends visiting from abroad and they wanted to avoid anything too "exotic" and suggested an Italian restaurant. So I found Sale... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is by far the worse italian restaurant i have ever been to!! And the service is very bad too. Pasta tastes terrible and tasteless

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Thank Dana W
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favourite Italian restaurants. Enjoyed lobster pasta with fantastic wine. Not spacious, but definitely excellent food.

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Thank Tochelin
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place off Harrods in Knightsbridge. The food was authentic and the pasta cooked perfectly. However, the Linguine Vongole could do with some more clams. The tiramisu was the best I have tasted outside Italy - very light. Wine list for central London is approachable. Service is nice but warning its quintessential London place with very tight table placements... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just ate at Sale e Pepe. Delicious food and great quality. Very recommended. I recommend the "Gnocchi alla Sorrentina", which is delicious gnocchi with tomatoes, motzarela and basil.

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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260 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small restaurant on a small side street, producing the freshest and most delicious Italian dishes. It is always packed, you need a reservation.

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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked off the main Rd but only a few minutes walk from HarveyNichols and Harrods this Italian offers excellent service and a relaxing atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle. A good selection of fish and meat dishes and pasta all well cooked and presented. Our meal came to £97 including 12.5% service charge. We shared starter and desert and... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a fantastic dining experience at Sale e Pepe - the place is always buzzing and always excellent food and service. Can't wait to go back again...!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$26 - US$90
Cuisine
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-15 Pavilion Road, London SW1X 0HD, England (Formerly Sale e Peppe)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Knightsbridge
  • Neighbourhood: Knightsbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7235 0098
Description
Now in its fortieth year of service, Sale e Pepe continues to attract clientele from all over the world.
Generations have come to rely on this traditional Italian trattoria just two minutes' walk from Harvey Nichols and Harrods in Knightsbridge. Guests love the consistently good cooking, using fresh ingredients, the great atmosphere and the familiar faces of the friendly Italian staff who haven't changed much in all the years Sale e Pepe has been open. Manager for over 35 years, Tony knows everyone and everyone knows Tony. Sale e Pepe is famous for its fresh dover sole, calves liver and veal chop. The pasta dishes are highly recommended too with excellent specials changing daily. The cuisine will remind you of your favourite meals in Italy.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Knightsbridge
When millions of tourists want to shop 'til they drop, they do it along Brompton Road and its boutique-lined tributaries, including the world-renowned Harrods. And when millionaires want to flaunt what they've already got, many of them find Knightsbridge and Belgravia the perfect place to do so, often behind stately mansion walls or down quiet private mews. Delve beyond the ultra-luxe exterior and you'll find some of this city's cosiest pubs, quiet gardens, and all sorts of indie retailers and enterprises worth a short exercise in spontaneous window shopping. For those looking to take a break from shopping, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, and some of the city's most popular museums are nearby.
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