O Ver St James

4.6
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33 reviews
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£25 and under
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Italian
OUR PHILOSOPHY

‘O ver comes from the Neapolitan dialect to mean:
“Truth”

We do our best to reflect this with the
Authentic, delicious and healthy Neapolitan street food
we freshly prepare every day

‘O ver uses the unique ingredient of
Pure Sea Water,
which is extracted from the purest areas of the Mediterranean.
Less sodium and more minerals makes the food lighter and easily digestible

All our Pizzas are made with Pure Sea Water, the best artisan ingredients from small Italian producers and finished with organic extra virgin olive oil from Sicily

We only serve Authentic Neapolitan pizza, which is very soft, elastic, tender and fragrant.

Every single dish is made with love and patience by our chefs,
in full respect of Neapolitan tradition
What 33 People Are Saying
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E
London
7 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely group of Italians who run and staff this Neapolitan restaurant---this was our second visit and our waiter remembered us. We asked to switch tables et voila it happened with speed and grace. Excellent dishes and pizza. No hesitation to go back or recommend.

BE
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Lekker eten alleen jammer dat alles zo snel achter elkaar kwam.

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R
London
2 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food, intimate atmosphere and very nice service!

MB
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 1

I booked a table for my family of three. They put us on a back table in the back corner near a deposit or whatever similar. They didn’t offer anything like a bread to start with. They couldn’t make a gnocchi without tomato sauce and only after insistence could do a butter and cheese pasta for my 10yo daughter. Not really friendly and the pasta was undercooked. An experience not to repeat

M
London
9 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Lovely food but very, very rich. The place itself was nice and centrally located. The staff were great - attentive and quick.

OT
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on 23 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a lovely spot for good food and a comfortable atmosphere. We will back.

b
London
33 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Have been looking for sn authentic Italian place in the West End and this is it. Perfect Neapolitan pizza and 8 hour braised meat balls.

VB
London
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice restaurant, pleasant service, good location and value for money.

S
London
5 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

This is a great find! Very interesting and varied menu, delightful staff, nice atmosphere, and very relaxed. The food was very good and we thought that we would certainly return.

f
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Elder was super nice and attentive, his advices were great and we loved the fusillo paolone, a must try! we will go back soon.

o
London
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

from now on my comfort food spot in London! service was super too

a
London
2 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

no alcohol free options - beer, wine etc.

I mentioned this to the manager who said they were adopting a traditional approach, such as would be found in Naples, so didn't offer non-alcholic beer of wine. This ignores the needs of the increasing non-drinking polatuoion. Alcohol-free options are available in most Italian restaurants - I spend a lot of time there. If tradition is what is aimed for, how does he explain no bread served with the food. This would never happen in an Italian restaurant.

SW
London
19 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Simply wonderful place in a hidden oasis. The food is authentic and a menu that can make you indecisive. The staff are attentive but not intrusive.

HF
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, proper Italian and not any of the usual, repetitive stuff. Full of passion and flavour and lovely setting; great cocktails too!

AF
London
1 review
Dined on 19 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was incredible, so authentic and tasty! Good veggie and vegan options, the staff were lovely too. They accidentally messed up my mum’s main course but were so apologetic and quickly rectified their mistake and also gave us a free glass of limoncello at the end of our meal as another apology. Cannot fault the place at all, will definitely be returning!

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great staff! Great food

OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 12 August 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 3

Very good food, excellent service, large portions, Desserts were the highlight.

F
London
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tasty and traditional neapolitan food, nice sharing ideas , very friendly service

F
London
2 reviews
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a great little jewel. Fresh pasta wonderful service. It is an hidden gem, well worth the visit.

SW
1 review
Dined on 24 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I had the mackerel salad, which appeared to be tinned mackerel with a bowl of lettuce, it also had walnuts all over it which was not on the menu and I don't like. The other salad on the menu had walnuts in it so I assume there was some confusionover which salad to put the walnuts,not very inspiring or tasty.
My 3 friends I was with enjoyed their meals.

MH
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good food in a good central location

P
London
12 reviews
Dined on 19 July 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The staff were very attentive. The food is very good but a bit overpriced for a bowl of pasta. We had a late lunch and there was only one other table occupied, which kept the noise levels down.

m
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Food was okay. Salad was expensive and hardly any filling, mostly salad leaves. Pizza's were fine. Services a bit all over the place, we were asked twice if we wanted dessert, plates werent cleared away quickly.

LH
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best pizzas in London. Great atmosphere and good service. Highly recommended.

R
London
3 reviews
Dined on 17 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food, fair portion sizes and excellent setting.

JS
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The vegetables were very well prepared, and the sea water focaccia was amazing! Both the pasta and pizza were perfectly cooked and tasty, and the service was very pleasant. Thank you!

PO
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on 4 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful authentic Neapolitan pizza. Perfect for a pre-theater/theatre dinner.

JM
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on 1 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous food & service!!

J
London
3 reviews
Dined on 27 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food - from pasta, pizza and great Italian produce, though quite pricey.

C
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best Italian food we have had outside of Italy. The white truffle burrata was amazing as well as the street food selection. Cannot wait to visit again.

f
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

super authentic Neapolitan cuisine with few options to please everyone, the staff was super nice and accommodate all our requests, also the ones not very italian, sorry guyyyys, but thanks for the amazing pre theatre dinner.

M
London
3 reviews
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

More than an amazing pizza! A lot of great food selection as well. Very nice atmosphere in central London. 100% recommended!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 7 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was excellent and I can honestly say I've never had better Italian food in London. Thank you for the great night.