Florentine Restaurant & Bar
Featuring its own outdoor terrace, putting you in the centre of the action so you can watch the world go by.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Contact tracing information collected
Steak and Chips
200g beef patty, lettuce, tomato, chips
Sweet Potato Fries
The food is very average nothing special. Atmosphere is nice and quiet.
Pleasant staff, Ridiculously slow service, waited 40 minutes for order to be taken, below average food. Overpriced. Won’t be eating there again.
Great food - small portions though - perfect for a friendly catch up
Dear ads1, thank you for your review, and are pleased to hear you enjoyed the food. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
The food is well recognized, but it's coocked like a masterpiece. I ate shakshuka and can tell it was the best one ever
Dear VLADIMIR, thank you for your fantastic review and we are very pleased to hear you were impressed by the Shakshuka. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Great place, elegant and central!!! The herculean burger is a must!
Dear Jack, we are very happy to hear you had a fantastic experience and tried out our famous Herculean burger. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back to Florentine in the near future!
Food was lovely, nice atmosphere but the service was incredibly slow. I had to order the same drink twice after waiting 15 mins. And then after our mains decided on desert only to wait half hour for us to be told no one had put it on the system and we would have to re order so we decided against it.
Next time i'll go to ICELAND STORE instead. Valentine's day meal was discussing and overpriced.
Amazing scene, amazing price, amazing music. Would 100000% go again
Dear AnthonyA, thank you for the fantastic review. We are delighted to hear you had an enjoyable experience with us at Florentine, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Lovely restaurant, serving delicious food and offering great service! We thoroughly enjoyed our Friday-Night-Pre-Theatre meal! Thank you 🙂
Dear CulinaryKing, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear you had an enjoyable Friday dinner with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Really enjoyed our meal and the staff are really lovely and welcoming, however the service was somewhat intermittent. Great at the start but when it got busier it slowed down considerably, to the point where we felt forgotten. Had to keep asking a few time’s for various things (our drinks, to see the desert list etc). Staff are lovely though it’s just more the organisation of it. Food really good - the doughnuts in particular are fantastic. It does have slightly corporate hotel feel to it.
Food was great and pizza delicious, like the proper Italian. The service from Benny was amazing, she is lovely and make you feel welcome.
Thank you for the fantastic review. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal and we'll be sure to pass on your lovely feedback to Benny. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
I am a regular.
Discrete and classy restaurant, with good quality of both food and service.
Highly. recommended for social meetings.
Dear EduardoE, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear you had an enjoyable time at Florentine, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
Awesome place for families with babies!!
Thank you for the fantastic review! We are delighted to hear you had a great experience at Florentine. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
Overall stay was lovely hear. unfortunately our food we had in the restaurant was not. we ordered the steak and it was full of fat and had too be sent back. they did give us desserts free of charge which was lovely.
We often go to Florentine for Sunday lunch, they have a Sunday roast but also a much broader menu. Food is always good and service is outstanding. It is usually pretty quiet so you can have a decent conversation with your friends. Love the interior design. Definitely recommend.
Dear FitzroyMike, thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad to hear you had a fantastic experience at Florentine and enjoy our popular Sunday Roasts. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Very stylish contemporary interior, comfortable and fairly spacious. The food was delicious, and the service absolutely outstanding.
Dear jan24, thank you for your fantastic review. We are so pleased to hear you were impressed with the food and service from our team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Florentine soon.
Sehr gutes Essen für einen fairen Preis, tolles Ambiente und sehr freundliche Bedienung.
Fair. Limited menu especially for vegetarians.
Some dishes are overpriced for what they are.
The area lacks quality places to eat so not much competition but could be better
Seemed a little strange that my friend's lasagne came without any sort of side dish eg salad, but quality of food was good.
Dear theatregoer, thank you for taking the time out to leave a review. I am pleased to hear your kind words about our team, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.
Florentine Bar is the definition of a hidden gem in Lambeth north. It is a chic place in a quiet area but definitely worth visiting.
We loved the food especially the Herculean burger. I only wish we knew about having to pre-order the côte de boeuf because it also looked good.
The waiters were really attentive and polite, ready to give suggestions. Even the ones at the bar area were also very nice.
Dear YiannisD, thank you for your fantastic review. We are delighted to hear you had an enjoyable experience and tried our mighty Herculean Burger. We look forward to welcoming you back to Florentine soon.
Really disappointed came here for our anniversary and brought our little boy along. Planned our full day around this booking. Booked for the restaurant in the hotel as it was easier with a toddler. Asked for three separate things off the menu none of which were available. Ended up ordering food to our room as it was getting on. Really dissapointing when you’ve travelled so far.
Great food and value, beautiful place to have a nice dinner.
very nice place, friendly and professional service
Excellent experience and service! The food was amazing and the staff extremely helpful and accomodating. Highly recommended
Very noisy with an odd mix of business looking guests and families with young children in pjs and playing on ipads and phones.
Most of the food I wanted to order was unavailable, with only one vegetarian main (other than pizza).
Food looked good but the lasagne my daughter had was very heavy and greasy. The deserts were awful, the ice cream we ordered was just a melted puddle and the tiramisu had way too much cocoa on the top and was just a thick cream underneath.
Not good value for money, quite disappointed. Wouldn’t bother again.
I have been coming to Florentine regularly for the last 3 years. Recently I have been going more often because of how great their food is and how they have attention to detail to their customers. My favourite is their burger with sweet potato fries. Their Herculean burger taste amazing too! They do say its good for 4 people but 6 of us shared 1 and it was more than enough. I highly recommend Florentine. Look for Mauritio the waiter, he is the best.
We went to Florentine for brunch. The waiting staff were great, but the food came out luke warm and the price of the food didn't match with the quality.
We enjoyed everything !! Special mentioned to Mauricio who really took care of us all the way!! We will definitely coming back to try the ostrich breakfast!!
A very beige experience: nice but nothing special. The waiting staff were pleasant and the food was...cooked. I can't think of anything to complain about. But equally I can't think of anything to recommend. Just a bit meh. With so many great restaurants in London it's hard to recommend this average one.
Not known to me beforehand but is a restaurant/bar attached to a hotel - as is typical, nice comfortable ambience for businessmen in a hurry for breakfast, but food is overpriced for the quality, which is at best mediocre and unimpressive. Next time will choose somewhere with more character and heart.
My flatbread was greasy, slightly undercooked in the middle and had an unpleasant looking lamb slab on it which was like a large slice of donner kebab. Taste was actually OK but it was quite heavy and lacking any form of finesse. It actually took some gumption to face up to trying it as it looked so unappetising. My friend had veal which was uninteresting. We were so disappointed we chose not to have a desert.
Thank you Mauritzio for a great service. Food is delicious.
Very nice food. The flat breads were great and the cheesecake exquisite. Not the easiest location but visited it as seen a good review.
It’s one of those restaurants in a hotel that claim they make Mediterranean food but it isn’t. We ordered two flat breads, wild mushroom and lamb. The dough was overly baked, it was hard, and the toppings were not spiced well. After a couple of bites, we had them taken away and paid our check. If you’re checking in late in the hotel and this is the only restaurant open, then yes eat here but if you want a good dining experience, go somewhere else.
Very nice restaurant, and the food was great! Went for brunch and many good options, but when the food got to the table was a tad cold... For all of us. Still tasty though.
Terrible customer service. Waited almost an hour for one scoop of ice cream.
Amazing experience, although it would have been nice to know we should have ordered the ostrich egg in advance: everything else was spot on
It was a very pleasant evening
The food was bland but the decor and service was very good
The hostess was very nice and friendly. But our waitress was extremely rude, we had to ask for serving spoons, for extra plates, no one asked if we would like our dish to be served to us (we were a table of 5) just dumped in the middle of the table. and when we ask for the bill for the second time as we were in the rush she got extremely annoyed. Bare in mind there was a gap of 5-10min in between. Spoiled all experience.
Florentine Restaurant & Bar is rated 4.2 stars by 262 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.