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50A Long LaneThe CityLondonEC1A 9EJ
Hat tip to my fellow yelpers on this gem -- I was seeking a lunch date spot for a friend and I searched near Barbican, Apulia delivered a full 5-stars. The power of the internets!
The lunch specials are exceptional, and a great value for just £9. My friend enjoyed the pork sausage past ragout. I had the lamb version (a bit more expensive on the regular menu). It was indulgent...more
We had a wonderful dinner at Apulia. We ordered bread for starter and the bread and tomato sauce were both super fresh, and also a beef carpaccio, that was also great.
For mains, we ordered pizza: I had a special pizza for the day that was incredibly good. I forgot the name of the pizza but it contained zucchini sauce instead of tomato sauce, plus mozzarella di buffala, king prawns and...more
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