Mimmo La Bufala specialises in Southern Italian food, bringing the taste of Naples to North London through award-winning pizzas, pasta, fish and meat dishes. The many varieties of pizza at Mimmo reach your table via the kitchen’s wood-fired oven, ensuring an authentic Neapolitan flavour. The two cosy dining rooms are connected by the restaurant's oven, which fills the restaurant with the smell of baking pizzas. There’s even a grand piano in the back room to add to the ambiance.
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Mimmo La Bufala
45A Southend RoadLondonNW3 2QB
- +44 20 7435 7814
Top 5 reviews of Mimmo La Bufala
First the good:
I really liked the food, it was delicious. I ordered some focaccina (a smaller pizza with tomato sauce and a sprinkling of rosemary) to go with my raw shaved zucchini salad with truffle oil and some cooked broccoli on the side. The vegetables were delicious, focaccina was juicy and tender and broccoli was perfectly cooked with a hint of heat from chili peppers. I tried a bit of... more
This is a somewhat fancy, white linen, piano-in-the-corner Italian place worthy of a special evening with a special someone.
Or in my case... the need for some decent pizza.
After 2 years of being spoiled by an amazing variety of pie places in Brooklyn, I can no longer suffer anything made by a chain or supermarket. In other words, I've become a pizza snob.
I even get picky about how it's... more
The service was good, but the food was just ok. I ordered the recolletta salad which was quite plain and unremarkable. For main course I had the seafood pasta, it was fine but not my favorite. The atmosphere is nice but not sure I would rush to go back. more
We went there after reading great reviews all over the place. My friend order something, got something else but was too polite to complain. I ordered the Cornetto di Bufala pizza and was expecting something in line with a Calzone pizza that I had recently somewhere else. Not even close.
The place was very nice, though, and the wood fire base is priceless and wine was okay. I guess if you get... more
Came here last night for a date night and will definitely return. It was a quiet Sunday night and we were actually the only couple - the other 4-5 tables we saw were groups of friends (though one or two tables may have been double dates, who knows).
The service was great. The waitress was lovely, quick to make a joke and happy to make recommendations. She took a few minutes longer than I'd... more