Cuisine Type
Italian Menu
Opening Hours
Mon-Sun 12N-11.45pm (Sun -11.30pm)
Telephone Bookings
020 7240 5269
27 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7DB (Covent Garden) Map
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A former orchid warehouse in Covent Garden, Orso Restaurant opened in October 1985. It offers a comfortable, myriad, bustling atmosphere with pale terracotta walls, softly coloured table cloths, subtle lighting and a fine bar all with an atmosphere reminiscent of Milan in the 50's.

The food in the restaurant is modern country Italian, served in a lively and engaging atmosphere. The mixture of great Italian food in a relaxing setting is a triumph of attention to both customers and detail.

Orso prides itself in using only the freshest and finest ingredients many of them such as extra virgin olive oil, arugula, puntarelle, porcini mushrooms, buffalo mozzarella and white truffles when in season, sourced in Italy. But it is not just about the ingredients, our meals are prepared to perfection, served on hand painted Italian tableware designed by Designers Guild and accompanied with a selection of fine Italian wines.

Firmly established as the West End Italian restaurant of choice for the Londoner, Orso is a fine choice for lunch, a pre-theatre meal, dinner or supper after the theatre. Orso is the perfect destination for the London diner, offering a busy but attentive service, animated atmosphere and tempting menu.

Recent Customer Comments

"Once through the discreet entrance, you amble into a cosy dining room full of rustic charm. We were greeted by a very friendly young gentleman and served by an efficient young South African waitress. Food great, portions could have been a touch bigger. Will definitely be returning."

"I booked Orso Restaurant for some very special friends of mine who were visiting London. I had been there and had a wonderful evening. My friends had a superb experience - the food delicious and the service very warm and friendly. They would visit again next time in London. Thank you to all at Orso for making their evening so special!"

"The Orso restaurant is in the heart of London


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