A traditional Italian restaurant in the very centre of London, Sartori Restaurant is situated on Great Newport Street, just a minute’s walk from Leicester Square. With a lively, chilled out vibe and modern, cosy décor in earthy tones, this is the perfect post work stop off, allowing Londoners to let their hair down with a cocktail or two alongside excellent, high quality Italian food. Taking in the best of the country’s culinary favourites, Sartori prides itself on offering traditional dishes, a true expression of the vast and varied food landscape of Italy. Of particular note are Sartori’s utterly authentic pizzas, cooked in the restaurant’s custom built Strazzullo Michele wood-fired forno, described by blogger Young & Foodish as "the Stradivarius of pizza ovens".
Venue Details & Map
15 Great Newport StreetLondon ChinatownLondonWC2H 7JE
- Public transport:
- Leicester Square, Underground
On entering Sartori you hear the fabulously dramatic din of Italian staff and customers. In fact, on the night we visited, most of the restaurant was filled with Italians - always a good sign at any Italian restaurant. And it turns out that they were right. The place serves ups some simple but very delicious dishes. For starters, I had the smoked duck with rocket and avocado, it was very...more
Walked in randomly, and the Italian restaurant is not only busy, but also full of Italians, great and promising start.
We went for smoked duck, sundried tomatoes, avocado and balsamic vinegar as a shared starter. This was on the specials menu, well worth a look at. For main I opted for the ruccola pizza and dared not ask for different toppings as per instructions on the menu, but instead put...more
Sartori near Leicester Square is a pretty basic Italian restaurant with everything on the menu you would expect, like pizza, pasta etc. Me and my party all had pizza and everybody enjoyed their food but it was nothing special. The service wasn't very good, but not a disaster either - just meh. So you know very basic, nothing special, but ok.more
I was surprised. I thought: Italian? Near Leicester Square? It's going to be (a) not run by actual Italians and (b) low food quality. Quite the contrary.
My friend and I shared their neapolitan antipasto, a lot of the food in it was good and some of it delicious. Then came the pizza (by the meter) and it was damn tasty! Both the dough and the toppings. They know their neapolitan pizza-making...more