Close to the Tate Modern, Zizzi Bankside Italian restaurant is a splendid dining venue by the Thames. Near to Shakespeare's Globe and the Bankside Gallery, Zizzi Bankside is also easily accessible from the City, just across the bridge.<br/> <br/>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 - Bankside
Unit 4 2nd floorLondonSE1 9HA
This Italian spot was about average. The food didn't have much flavor or seasoning to it. I ordered King Prawn linguine which translates to shrimp linguine with a tomato and lobster sauce. I had cheese added to the top of it. Overall the meal itself was good but I would have preferred more seasoning to the sauce. My husband ordered the penne Della casa dish under the Al Forno category. I had a...more
The worst dining experience I've had for a while.
I've been to other branches of Zizi and have always been ok with the basic dining experience that it offers but what made this experience horrible, was the server. He was extremely rude and not accommodating when we were asking questions about the menu, as we were with friends who had not eaten there before.
The restaurant was clearly...more
Some solid Italian fare.
Came here after a performance at the Globe, and after watching a certain story about two lovers in fair Verona, I was in the mood for Italian food!
I wasn't expecting much, hearing that Zizzi was actually a chain, but it surprised me.
Big portions, good prices, and delicious food. I got the Boar Ragu, and it tasted wonderful. It also was made in an open kitchen,...more
This Zizzi is in a great location and has good views of the Thames. We were eating there quite late after going out for some drinks first and it was really busy. They found a table for 6 of us though and warned it's that service might be slower than usual because of a big party they had in.
The food was good, my calezone was stuffed full but it was really oily and therefore a little soggy....more
With Zizzi's you normally know exactly what you are going to get and if I had more time and options then I normally wouldn't visit however sometimes you have to make do.
The best thing about this particular branch is the view. You can sit and watch the Thames go by out of the window. Unfortunately you can also do that from outside.
My first problem was the heat. I found the entire restaurant...more