A short walk from the Shaftesbury Theatre, Zizzi - Central St Giles offers contemporary Italian cuisine, specialising in rustic pizza, pasta and grilled dishes.<br/><br/>A modern interpretation of the authentic Italian piazza, the interior at Zizzi restaurant features a magnificent ceramic tree, adorned with a climbing ceramic vine. Designed by famous Italian architect Renzo Piano, the restaurant is reminiscent of a stylish Italian courtyard.<br/><br/>Unique and eclectic, the interior at Zizzi Central St Giles features bright yellow and orange furnishings, sleek wooden benches and quirky artwork. Special ceramic designs cover the chef's table tops.<br/><br/>With classic and modern Italian favourites, the delicious dishes on the Zizzi menu include grilled salmon with homemade salsa verde, risotto with green peas and mint or chicken, goat's cheese and rosemary pizza. There is a well picked wine list with a range of Italian bottles.<br/><br/>Just off St Giles High Street in Covent Garden, Zizzi provides contemporary Italian dining in a quirky and artistic setting. Totenham Court Road Tube Station is within easy reach.
Venue Details & Map
Zizzi - West End St. Giles
8 Central St Giles PlazaLondonWC2H 8LA
Disclaimer - im not a fan of chains at all. However, I must say I was pleasantly surprised with a trip to Zizzi. The pizza base is wholemeal and spelt, it tasted completely different to anything I ever tasted before, so chewy and tasty! The pizza definitely sold this place to me.
Service was pretty fast and the server was very attentive in asking how the meal was and if we wanted anything...more
We had a really good meal here. Calamari was perfectly cooked and seasoned. Our pizza special was enormous and delicious-we didn't need to order 2 entrees. It had pesto, prosciutto, arugula, sundried tomatoes, and was perfectly salty and yummy. Desserts were good too; I liked the chocolate honeycomb tart I ordered-very rich- and tried a bite of the caramelized banana gelato sundae and it...more
Out of all the Zizzi restaurants this has always been my favourite for location and until last night food.
We arrived about 4.30pm and was told on arrival they were slightly short staffed and there may be a slight delay. We said this was fine as we could have a drink and we were in no rush. However, after waiting 1.45mins hours! From when we entered until when our started arrived is a joke....more
Out of all the Italian restaurant chains (Prezzo, Pizza Express, Strada) Zizzi is my favourite. I mean it is nothing special but Zizzi's is pretty nice - I have had some great salads, pizzas and they used to do a chicken and pesto strozzapretti that was yuuuuum.
Bf and I needed a quick, reasonably priced meal before we went to the theatre so popped in to the St Giles branch - I like the big...more
This branch was set in a big, airy St. Giles development. The service was friendly but was very slow as they only had one waitress and a manager.
King Prawn Linguine was very good. It had big prawns and fresh courgettes, and linguine was cooked al dente. Rustica Sofia pizza was OK, but the base was boring and a bit soggy, and the topping was not enough. Vanilla Panna Cotta was very good,...more