Italians in London
Are you an Italian living in London or someone seeking Italian culture in the capital? If so here is where you find the best of Italy in London.
London Italian Population: Estimated 40,000
Main Areas: Kensington, Chelsea
Embassy: 14 Three Kings yard, London W1K 4EH, Ph: 0207 312 2200
Famous London Stranger: Frankie Dettori (Jockey) is a highly successful jockey who has fallen in love with British life and in doing so Britain has fallen in love with his cheeky and charismatic personality. He has been awarded an MBE, is a passionate Arsenal fan, is a owner of a couple of London based restaurants and is a well known and popular celebrity. And yes he is still a successful jockey, if you don't know the form or like any horses name, if Frankie is riding bet on him.
Italians and London: Italians first came here in 54BC led by Julius Caesar!
Italian Bars and Restaurants in London
II Bordello (Wapping) It is very rare for someone to note visit here and rate their food highly. Good portion sizes, value for money and quality make this one of the best Italian restaurants in London.
Bunga Bunga (Battersea) Fun Pizzeria, Bar and Nightspot named after the scandalous parties former Italian PM, Silvio Berlusconi was famous for.
Locanda Locatelli (Marble Arch) Michelin Star Italian restaurant run by celebrity chef Giorgio Locatelli.
Osteria Bascilico (Notting Hill) Authentic Italian food cooked how it should be while dining in a cozy rustic setting.
River Cafe (Hammersmith) Fine Italian dining in an appealing modern setting on the Thames in Hammersmith.
Trullo (Islington) Italian food to perfection in a laid back and friendly environment.
Valentina (Putney, Sheen) Restaurant and Deli recommended highly by Italian expats and loved by locals.
Italian Services in London
Glimmer Consulting: Is a unique service that helps foreign students looing to study in London choose the right courses and Universities. They also provide many other useful services for ex-pats moving to London. Click the link to find out more!
Italian Community Groups/Associations in London