A neighbourhood restaurant serving hand-made food using traditional cooking methods, San Lorenzo Fuoriporta is the sister restaurant of the legendary Osteria San Lorenzo. Bringing rustic Italian food to Wimbledon since 1969, the restaurant has a relaxed, homely feel inside, and a summer courtyard outside.
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San Lorenzo - Wimbledon
38 Wimbledon HillLondonSW19 7PA
Oh my God, the prawns. THE PRAWNS.
I wasn't overwhelmed when we first arrived in this restaurant as the decour is very understated, and I hate a laminated menu. My first impression was completely wrong though, and this is now one of my favourite restaurants in Wimbledon.
We shared a starter of calamari and they very kindly served it to us on 2 separate plates. The portions were massive and...more
We went to San Lorenzo for dinner, hoping to be seated outside as it was a warm afternoon/ early evening, but to our disappointment they did not serve in the garden which was advertised as a beautiful summer courtyard. Nethertheless we stayed as long as the menu looked pretty good.
We had gnocchi and bresaola alla valtellina for starters to share. Gnocchi was delicious, and worked...more
Three stars because although this restaurant had great service and good food, which I cannot discredit, it was nothing special. Yes, my seabass dish was cooked well and the wines were lovely, but it was nothing spectacular as the ambiance and price exuded.
Perhaps I will go back and try San Lorenzo in the future, but I felt no lasting impression of the food that makes me want to return.more
Great food and service. The place to be in Wimbledon Village. Possibility to eat in the garden. Love it and will be back.more