Established back in 2003, Fratelli la Bufala is an authentic Italian eatery from Salerno-born brothers, Giuseppe, Antonio and Gennaro. The finest natural ingredients are used to craft the bold flavours, aromas and colours of Napoli, and the timeless menu spans from artisan hand-stretched pizzas and pasta, to signature mozzarella dishes and traditional Italian desserts.
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Fratelli La Bufala
35-37 Villiers StreetStrandLondonWC2N 6ND
- +44 20 7930 0311
Having visited twice, I have come to the conclusion that this restaurant is hell-bent on hitting below its weight. It is frustrating to encounter as I feel that the quality of the food has the potential to be great yet it still comes up short in some instances and in other departments.
The pizza is freshly rolled, prepared and cooked with a large fire oven at the back of the restaurant; this...more
Great little Italian place for lunch! Before we went on the London Eye. We had mussels and fried mozzarella for appetizers. Lasagna and lobster ravioli were delicious! Be careful of lasagna burning your mouth, a little too hot! In the menu, enjoyed reading the sweet story of history of the brothers who own the business.more
Sometimes I walk past a restaurant and look in, thinking "what an awful tourist place, I bet its expensive and rubbish".
I do not relish in being right, but I was.
From the very beginning, the drinks were ordered but didn't arrive, we had to ask!!! Food was ordered many minutes after we were ready to. Food arrived separately when they had even asked if we wanted it all together! I had an...more
The last time i ate at Fratelli La Bufala was about 2 weeks after they opened in New York. The reviews in NYC appear to have the same consensus as in london where the service is generally a let down and the food really inconsistent.
Anyway thought i'd give this place another a try as it was bucketing down with rain as usual and FLB was the closest restaurant in the area. I got the Gnocchi...more
Hmmm, a chain restaurant from Italy? I really like going to Rosso Pomodoro and this place looks a bit slicker than RP. I remember first seeing FLB on Shaftsbury ave and wanted to try it. Proper lunch break anyone?
The place feels a bit gimicky but I do like the color scheme of the decor (red/black). They have a lunch menu - 2 courses for 10 pounds that I went with. I had the caprese...more