Cecconi's Shoreditch

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316 reviews
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£25 and under
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Italian
All-day Venetian restaurant, serving northern Italian dishes in a classic setting.

In addition to the original London restaurant in Mayfair, Cecconi’s has locations in West Hollywood, Miami Beach, Amsterdam, Brooklyn, Berlin, Barcelona, Istanbul and The Ned in the City of London.

Sunday feast served from 12- 5pm every Sunday.
All day menu served from 6pm
What 316 People Are Saying
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S
Essex
11 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience5

I would recommend Cecconnis to my friends but would hope the food Improves - was pretty tasteless and not much. Choice but liked everything else about it. Maybe choose a pizza next Time.

GK
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2food1service3ambience1

My main wasn't good at all. There was too much sauce, which spoilt it and didn't make it tasty. The music was super loud and we found it hard to have a conversation without shouting. My first time to the restaurant and I was expecting a lot better, sorry.

C
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food2service3ambience4

I would recommend the place for a drink definitely - what I have eaten was not great and overpriced
Service was good from the Host however the waitering staff wasn't the most attentive

OP
London
1 review
Dined on 22 January 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Truffle heaven , excellent as always . The Tuna tartare is really lovely too . Trendy crowd , Buzzy atmosphere .

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall1food4service1ambience3

The service was an absolute disaster..we had to wait for the waiter 20 minutes at a time to even approach our area...even after complaints we did not get an apology... starters arrived together with the main courses... didn’t even have the courtesy to buy us a drink after the entire fiasco!

TB
London
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic, service excellent, very knowledgable and accommodating. Loved it, will definitely be back!

J
London
8 reviews
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding

SH
London
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Service and food very mixed. Overall disappointing and overpriced

f
London
141 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Really nice atmosphere - and friendly staff.
Lovely food. Nice coffee.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb as always. Essence of class combined with some razzmatazz. One of my favourite under appreciated restaurants in London

SE
1 review
Dined on 16 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a really fun place,great menu and helpful staff,music playing means that it is not quiet,but it adds to the atmosphere

VW
London
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

There was a half hour delay for us to be seated due to staff too scared to tell the diners to move on as the next lot of diners are waiting for the table they booked at the slotted time.
They charge £5 per head if u bring your own bday cake which I have never heard of.. if their pastry chef make you a bday cake they charge £5 per head.. so opted for that option and turned out they could do a complimentary dessert on a birthday cake n candle. They also have a policy of no balloons at the table either. Otherwise couldn't fault the food at all...

JJ
London
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of my favourite restaurants that I have visited in London. The ambience is romantic (although the lights were perhaps a little too low!), with a low buzz level of noise. The service is overall pretty good. The food was excellent. We had beef carpaccio and truffle arancini, followed by vongole and napoli pizza. The carpaccio was sliced beautifully, and although I do not usually appreciate arancini, these were incredibly moist and flavourful so I really enjoyed them. The vongole sauce was perfection and the pasta al dente. The pizza dough was airy and much like pizza we had had in our favourite spots in Italy.

I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall1food1service5ambience3

My boyfriend is allergic to gluten and his meal was definitely cross contaminated. Resulted in him being extremely ill.

GM
London
1 review
Dined on 6 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely restaurant, received great service. Food was delicious. It’s a great place to meet for dinner and chat. Lovely relaxed atmosphere

DN
London
30 reviews
Dined on 5 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding buffet - all served in the kitchen. Highly recommended!

p
London
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We booked a table for 8.30pm. I was meeting a friend, and had been with 2 young children all day. I was dismayed to find that despite the late booking, I was sat next to a 3 year old girl in a push chair, who, being tired at that time, continued to shout scream and throw various table items during the time i was there.

I asked to move and did so with speed. The staff dealt fantastically with my request and everything felt easy, BUT... I felt very disappointed that a smart restaurant such as this would permit children after 8pm. I could see the girl from my new table and felt very sorry for the couple who took my seat. I imagine a date or enjoyable evening ruined.

Everything else great, but even as a parent myself, I hope they review their policy in permitting kids after 8pm.

H
London
35 reviews
Dined on 3 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a surprise! One of the best places I’ve ever eaten wasn’t expecting it at all. Will be back!

c
London
2 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5food1service5ambience5

the linguini with vongole was bad presented, enormous amount of pasta with no vongole, too much oil and very weird taste, i couldn’t eat. starter were good.

F
Kent
3 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Both Pasta with truffle dishes were cold and had to be sent back. £118 for two very average pasta dishes and a bottle of Prosecco was very over priced!

MA
London
5 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been here once a month for the past year and will continue to keep coming! Great spot

g
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Service was ok. Not great and not bad. Food the same. Some really enjoyed but our pasta was very over cooked which made it gluggy and there were clam shells with no clams to be seen. We left 90% of that dish.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I enjoyed the food and service was really good.

JT
London
1 review
Dined on 26 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service.

MM
London
1 review
Dined on 26 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The best Boxing Day lunch. Thank you, we had a fantastic time!

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

As usual a lovely experience with authentic Italian tastes. Thoroughly recommend.

C
London
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2019
Overall1food4service1ambience1

I booked this as a treat for my husband as I’ve eaten here on many occasions
Ignored by waitress had to ask for a drink had to ask to order food (waitress spent so much time with table next to us that it became uncomfortable) let’s hope they gave her a big tip!
Would I recommend this place no and I’m a key holder

O
London
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience5

Slightly disappointed with this restaurant. Starters we're good, had the beef carpaccio and a burrata. The table ordered 2 pizzas, which were good but the pasta dishes were the disappointment. We ordered the Rigatoni and the Linguine, the rigatoni had very little sauce with it and it was served in what I'd describe as a cereal bowl, very small portion for the price. The linguine which consisted.... well was supposed to consist of clams was very disappointing. Not one shell contained anything, and the clam meat was nowhere to be found within the dish. All in all 2*.

MB
London
4 reviews
Dined on 18 December 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

it was Christmas and I booked on a deal that they wouldn't honour

AP
London
6 reviews
Dined on 16 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, really good service - loved it and will come back again

OT
London
8 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous buffet brunch!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2019
Overall1food4service1ambience5

Very poor service

SS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

This was my first visit to Cecconi’s Shoreditch restaurant which is more like the pizza bar and grill in Soho than Cecconi’s Mayfair. I went there with a friend and former colleague and we enjoyed our visit. The food is simple and well prepared and better value for money than in Mayfair. The service was a little over attentive- we were asked three times if we were ready to order within 5-10 minutes of sitting down. We were just settling in. To me that speaks to lack of communication between staff. That was the only fault, it was a very busy Friday lunch crowd and pretty noisy but that didn’t bother us, generally makes for a better atmosphere 👍🏻. I would definitely return.

TG
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice Italian restaurant, wide range menu, good location - very close to Shoreditch High Street, highly recommended

W
London
5 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

It was generally all very good except:
- we over ordered - it would have been good if the waiting staff explained the menu because we thought we ordered some small snacks but they were large portions.
- we felt like we were being hurried to order our mains and so we did, but then we had ordered too much so we only had a couple mouthfuls

But overall good and would return - but of course order much less.

A
London
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful food, perfect ambience, great service, one of my favourite restaurants in London

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Overall very happy and will definitely be coming back!

L
London
16 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the sunday offer
I've been bringing different people and they all love it.
Also the welcoming staff is always helpful and accommodating even at very busy times. This makes it a place where it's nice to come back.

Always impressed by dishes, they offer variations , it's great as it doesn't get too repetitive if you are a regular, and also a lot of vegetarian options. Few tasty vegan dishes were added to the extensive list off dishes too :)
This time the cheesecake and carrot cake were absolutely divine!

It's not cheap but not utterly expensive considering the quality and choice, however as a suggestion it would be great if price included some coffee/tea.

On sunday it can get pretty loud and noisy when restaurant is busy with an additional music band playing, keep this in mind if you prefer a more quiet, serene ambiance, this might not be the right time to go.

OT
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience1

This place is really noisy and dark and the food isn’t worth putting yourself through that at all. Definitely wouldn’t recommend if you’re a couple or want to speak to the person/people you’re with. The starter was very tasty but oily and both mains were below average. I ordered the cacio e pepe which wasn’t al dente, but actually undercooked. The waitress forgot we’d ordered drinks twice, so we had to wait 15-20 minutes the first time and just asked for the bill the 2nd time as we’d had enough. She may have been having a bad day but it felt like we were a burden being there and wasn’t nice. Really wouldn’t recommend going here.

HB
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food, so full of flavour.
Great venue, great service can’t wait to go back!