Il Girasole in Wandsworth

4.7
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190 reviews
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£25 and under
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Italian

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Il Girasole is an authentic Italian restaurant with all Italian ingredients and products used for a real Italian experience. Our menu is seasonal and changes regularly, we are therefore unable to guarantee that dishes described here will be available all year round. Seasonal produce and a selection of daily specials is available depending on the market availability
What 190 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.8
Food
4.7
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.6
Value
Noise · Moderate
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Kanye
Surrey
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Small tables and small room can mean it is loud and you have a crowed table.
But the food and the staff were beyond amazing !!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 4 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

All good food and wine

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OpenTable Diner
London
4 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always love it here! This is a great example of fantastic neighbourhood dining.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Family friendly!

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Clare
London
5 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A truely fantastic Italian. Nothing was too much trouble, our two young children spent most of the evening watching the pizzas being made! Absolutely delicious fresh tasting food and great service. We ll be back!

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OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and fantastic service. Will definitely return.

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DBMC
London
25 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food as always and great service. Alessandro was kind enough to put the children's orders in first so they didn't get hungry, and willing to adapt a dish from the main menu for my daughter, who loves the sausage tortellini with the truffle sauce.

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EllieL
1 review
Dined on 14 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food, friendly service. Always have a great time here

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LexiV
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Absolutely incredible food - fresh pasta and homemade sauces to die for.
It's not the most swanky of restaurants - very much like an authentic Italian trattoria - so it doesn't feel very swish - but the food more than makes up for it.

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TraceyL
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

We had a lovely meal here - really delicious home-made pasta and good friendly service. I'll definitely be going back

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vipConfordpark
London
17 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

I've been several times and have never had a bad meal.

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EddF
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Consistently amazing food and fantastic service. A real hidden gem in London!

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CatsMother
London
4 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Always a pleasure to eat here - busy and buzzing on a Friday evening but still a warm welcome and prompt attention; lovely staff and service as usual - great food and wine and a goodbye Limoncello served with the bill!

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BelindaA
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place. Lovely atmosphere. Delicious food. Friendly. Perfect local Italian

CY
CristinaY
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Took my niece here last Sunday. Food was fresh and delicious. She had the pappardelle and I had the tortellini. Both dishes were fantastic and highly recommend them.

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Foodie
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2019
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience3

Really disappointed with this restaurant after reading all the great reviews on here.
Service was ok - could of been better, we were not offered any Parmesan or black pepper with our pasta dishes. The starters were ok - except they burnt the bruschetta bread and served it black round the edges. My pasta was luke warm - would of been ok but the plates were cold! and my friend’s lasagna was actually cold in the middle, she ended up sending it back and they returned the same portion re-heated. I had high hopes for this place! Sadly my expectations were not met!

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Carnivore
London
14 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Authentic Italian food, lovely service despite being short staffed and very busy.

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OpenTable Diner
London
5 reviews
Dined on 26 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love this place. Consistently great, hearty Italian food. Cosy environment, friendly service and very reasonably priced. Great for any occasion, family, friends or date

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vipluv2dinecroydon
Kent
27 reviews
Dined on 25 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely, intimate, local restaurant. We received a warm and friendly welcome. We were well cared for during our visit to the restaurant. Food was absolutely delicious, freshly made with top quality ingredients. Cannot fault any aspect.

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Sarti
London
10 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of our favourite local bistros. Beautifully run with a hard working kitchen and front of house.
Specials are always a delight - this time the starter of fig with cured ham and then porcini pasta fantastic .

We were lucky enough to have Alesandro himself serve us.

Highly recommended

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vipDavidP
London
6 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Really great find in Wandsworth, excellent food and service.

TC
TC99
London
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and service, reasonable prices and lovely atmosphere

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IF90
London
3 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous authentic Italian dishes. Best Italian restaurant in South West London. I could not recommend highly enough!

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OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Local gem. Definitely recommend for an evening meal. Pizza base was thin, crispy and exactly what we wanted. The truffle smell was heavenly on the pizza. Absolutely loved the crab & crayfish ravioli. Will absolutely be visiting again.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a really lovely meal. Proper Italian food in a cosy environment

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very good food and wonderful service. We felt so looked after. We will definitely be back!

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Libby
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely people, great food...some of the best pasta I have ever tasted ☺️

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Maria
London
3 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very nice homemade pasta and other dishes! Atmosphere is always nice and one has a feeling that he is eating in some italian household with a family :) Very good value for price as well :) Thanks!

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ScottL
1 review
Dined on 19 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Just love coming here, its been a while but it never fails to make a fantastic night , very busy and the owner did state there might be a wait for the food , i was more than happy as the atmosphere and wine was great and lets face it , it was jam packed.
The food was excellent, and will be going back again.

SM
SineadM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food and brilliant service! It feels like you're in someone's home in Italy - highly recommended.

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Tennisfans
Dorset
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The customer service was excellent in every respect and the food we chose exceeded our expectations. They had a great board with special dishes of the day and we chose two of those the Veal and the King Prawns which were worthy of any restaurant anywhere.
A great family atmosphere and the bottle of Prosecco we chose was served to us quicker than any bottle of any wine we have had served to us at any previous establishment over many years.
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and regret we only occasionally will be in the area to revisit as if closer it would be on the top of our list for regular eating. Looking forward to the next time we are in the vicinity as it will be our number one priority to revisit.

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vipleewilliams
London
96 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience4

Decent local family run Italian. Often go back.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2019
Overall5Food4Service3Ambience5

The people are lovely, the food is authentic Italian and the restaurant is so cute!

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Laura
Bristol
2 reviews
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

I love this place. The new waitress will hopefully improve in time- she forgot our water twice and it was hard to get her attention.

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LizP
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Had such a lovely evening. Great service, very attentive to our family group of 6. Great selection of food which appealed to all ages. Lovely atmosphere as the restaurant filled up quite early on. This is a great local Italian restaurant which is on our doorstop. How lucky are we?

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vipmarkh
Miami
26 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

This is a very nice local Italian restaurant. The food is good quality, the staff are very friendly and efficient, and the environment is good. Also very good value for money. 100% recommend.

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SebastianW
New England
1 review
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great restaurant, food was amazing and the staff very friendly. Best Italian I've been to in London

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noidontwantanickhame
London
6 reviews
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always love coming here. Great local restaurant. Food is amazing, home cooked Italian, relaxed family-style service and great value. The owners are also just lovely people!

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SandraM
London
3 reviews
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic menu,well balanced and beautifully cooked and presented. This trattoria is a gem in Earlsfield,was very busy on Saturday evening,so book not to be disappointed.
Very friendly and helpful staff, gorgeous dishes and wine. We will be back, with friends.

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Louisej
London
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing Italian food and a great atmosphere. Would definitely recommend

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Il Girasole in Wandsworth is rated 4.7 stars by 190 OpenTable diners.

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