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50A Long LaneThe CityLondonEC1A 9EJ
I have been here on two occasions and I'm sure to go back again. It's great for work lunches with large groups and even my Italian colleagues approve of it's authenticity.
I admit, my meals have been hit and miss. On the first visit I ordered pasta fresca al branzino (Pasta with Seabass) but was given branzino al forno (Seabass with potatoes). I really enjoyed the meal and didn't feel any...more
The atmosphere and decoration is very nice with a Mediterranean freshness and a touch of vintage feel with the grocers bicycle and recycled bottles as a light. Apulia is by far my favourite Italian restaurant around smithfield market, it used to be my plan B when was leaving around and had nothing in the fridge.
Now I have moved to Oval butI am still a loyal customer at Apulia. Because it is...more
Went here for a work lunch, they accommodated a table of 10-ish on a Friday lunchtime quite easily and I loved the chilled Mediterranean atmosphere. We had the drink and a main for £10 lunch deal, and it was great value, the pizza was crisp and tasty. Some in our party wished that the 'drink' you got with your meal included beer as a choice - instead of wine being the only alcoholic option....more
Apulia is a consistently very good southern Italian restaurant overlooking Smithfield market.
The restaurant itself is an intimate and well-designed vintage space and the traditional menu has a little something for everyone. On our various visits we have sampled their pizzas (truffle pizza excellent), pastas (Paccheri e Brasciole) and salads (Insalata di polpo) which all come highly...more
Apulia is Latin for Puglia, the region of Italy where the chef/owner apparently hails from. I'm not from round these parts but we were renting a place near here for a week, and I was struck by how busy it was, day after day after day. We finally got in to try it, and it was great. Portions were a bit small in some cases (orichette and brasciole) and larger in others (risotto). Specials did...more