Convenient for pre and post-theatre dining, Zizzi Italian restaurant on The Strand has recently had a makeover inspired by The Strand's unique role in London as a thoroughfare for both theatre and business.Theatre posters of shows past and present adorn the walls alongside work by talented illustrator Camille Rousseau. Whilst the decor has changed, Zizzi on The Strand still serves the same delicious Italian cuisine in a beautiful, relaxed dining setting. Zizzi restaurants are passionate about simple Italian cookery. Whether it's pizza or pasta, salads or risotto, or carne and pesce (meat and fish), each dish is prepared with fresh, seasonal ingredients - from the popular classics to Zizzi's own innovations - ensuring that you can enjoy a great Italian dining experience, at any of Zizzi's Italian restaurants around the country.
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Zizzi - The Strand
73-75 The StrandLondonWC2R 0DE
A nice size restaurant with a decent size open kitchen to view the chefs at work. Great food and they are always offering offers to use like 40 % Off etc so look out for those. One criticism plates are coldabd I like hot plates.more
Out of all the british italian chains, I think Zizzi is definitely one of the better ones. I like this place as a decent lunch option. If you're seeing a musical/play nearby, I'd recommend making a reservation because the place does get very busy pre-theatre time.
I generally stick to the pizzas here - they have a new wholemeal option which was okay but think my pizza was a little...more
Have to agree with the other poor reviews, I'm afraid. I'm really not sure what it is about this particular branch of Zizi's that has led to such awful service, but something has clearly gone wrong.
Zizi's is a big enough chain and I've had pleasant enough meals at some of its other branches. The Strand branch used to be pretty good too - it's huge, and has beautifully designed interior...more
I'm having to deduct a star from Zizzi after my most recent visit. As much as I enjoy eating here the staff don't cope so well with large groups. Of course a large group makes the service more difficult but it wasn't a case of the staff being stretched, they were just poor.
The meals were as good as I had expected but everything took far too long and some orders seemed to be just forgotten...more
In a crowded pizza restaurant market what do you do to make yourself stand out? Though not cheap,Zizzi's offer high quality pizza in generous portions. For example, the Rustica pizza is more sizable than the regular pizza - "Piccante" was an excellent spicy salami topping. I think for most people two people could quite happily share this single portion, however the beast was in me and it ate...more