Bancone

39 William IV Street, London, United Kingdom, WC2N 4DD
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Mon-Sat: Noon - 10:30pm

Sunday: 1pm - 10pm

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  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
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About Bancone

A modern Italian pasta restaurant in the heart of Central London.
Bar dining is perfect to watch the kitchen at work and tables are available for groups of 2-8. Our private dining room comfortably accommodates groups of 10-14.

Cuisine: Italian
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

Highly recommend. Great value for money.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Loved the champagne for my mums birthday. Staff were amazing and gave us a great table.

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Dear Katrina, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you had a lovely experience with us. We are working hard to provide the best experience to all our guests. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, Management Team

Responded On Monday, 18 November 2019
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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Excellent service and delicious food! We had a lovely evening, thank you

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Dear Deborah, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this great review. We are glad to hear that you had a lovely evening with us. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, Management Team

Responded On Monday, 18 November 2019
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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Irish waitress who served us was excellent.

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Dear Emmet, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are always happy to hear beautiful words about our staff. We are looking forward to meeting you soon. Kind Regards, Management Team

Responded On Monday, 18 November 2019
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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

The Staff and the Food was outstanding and the only negative, some of the Tracks could have been better selected.

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Dear John, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you had an outstanding experience with us. We are really proud about our music selection and we regret that we missed that mark. We are looking forward to meeting you again soon. Kind Regards, Management Team

Responded On Monday, 18 November 2019
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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Great food great service well priced

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Dear Martin, Thank you for taking the time to leave this great review. We are also happy that you enjoyed your experience with Bancone. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Management Team

Responded On Monday, 18 November 2019
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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Snatched a last minute pre-theatre reservation (someone else cancelled and the spot freed up), and it could not have been more perfect. The food, the atmosphere, the service, the bar seating. The Italian in our party of 2 believes religiously in olive oil over butter (he may be somewhat lactose challenged) and remarked that the food was rich; I am religious about butter, and also mopped up the sauce on his plate. And an amaro to end the meal solves everything. Perfection.

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Dear Claudia, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you had an amazing experience with us. We will pass your feedback to the kitchen team. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Management team

Responded On Monday, 18 November 2019
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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Amazing

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Dear Jennifer, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this amazing review. We are looking forward to meeting you again soon. Kind regards Management team

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

It gets really loud and noisy

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Dear Lucia, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are really disappointed to hear that about your experience. Thanks to bring this to our attention. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Management team

Responded On Monday, 18 November 2019
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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

My daughter and I absolutely loved the experience, food and service! We will be back!

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Dear Caitriona, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are really happy that you had an amazing experience with Bancone. We are looking forward to meeting you again soon. Kind regards Management team

Responded On Monday, 18 November 2019
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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Went for a birthday dinner and made special notes asking for a candle or something of that nature on dessert. They didn’t do it. the pasta was ok, a bit too floury and doughy. Counter space was quite tight and uncomfortable. My lobster pasta literally had a bite of lobster on it. Starters were rubbish. The only good points were the prices of the drinks were reasonable and the seaweed shrimp pasta was nice. Expected much more

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Dear Saeeda, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are really disappointed to hear that you had a bad experience with us. We are also really sorry if our pasta did not meet your expectation. Please feel free to contact as at [email protected] as I would like discuss with you in further details. We would like make the things right if you give us another chance. Kind regards Management team

Responded On Monday, 18 November 2019
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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Amazing food, even better service! One of the best places in London, believe the hype!!

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Dear Steve, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this beautiful review. We are looking forward to meeting you again soon. Kind regards Management team

Responded On Monday, 18 November 2019
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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Bancone is the best Italian place for miles around for lunch or supper. The homemade pasta is perfect with some unusual dishes, service from the young and friendly staff is excellent and efficient, background music is not too loud to hinder conversation, and it provides excellent value for money.

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Dear Jay, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this amazing review. We are always happy to hear beautiful words about our staff member. We are looking forward to meeting you soon. Kind regards Management team

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Best Pasta in London 😋

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Dear Saeeda, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are really proud to hear that our pasta is the best in London. We are looking forward to meeting you again soon. Kind regards Management team

Responded On Monday, 18 November 2019
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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Great restaurant, delicious food, excellent service and lovely buzzy atmosphere. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Dear Andrew, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback We are glad to hear that you appreciated our atmosphere, our food and our service. We are looking forward to meeting you again soon. Kind regards Management team

Responded On Monday, 18 November 2019
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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Prima

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

2nd visit. Both wonderful and great staff. Will be back!

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Dear Alan, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are always happy to hear great words about our staff. We definitely are looking forward to meeting you again soon. Kind regards Management team

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

My pasta (lobster) was over cooked and my guest ordered pappardelle and got something else. We had things to discuss and did not want to divert the conversation. I am not planning to come back. I am Italian and my kitchen is miles better than what we had at the Bancone. I was prepared to love it following a recommendation.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 November 2019

Second time visiting Bancone and love love love the food however the service was all over the place and felt quite disorganised. We were asked to wait by the front while we waited for our counter seats to be ready but were asked if we wanted to order drinks. We asked for a bottle of wine twice with the same waitress and waited 20mins then nothing. Once seated we asked again for the wine and it arrived. Quite difficult to speak to waitress who advised us her English wasn’t very good. Difficult to get staff attention at other times, they forgot to bring our sharing plates and tried to give our dessert to another table. Shame the service let the restaurant down but the food and atmosphere are good enough to make me still want to go back

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Lovely food & wine great service already recommended to friends looking forward to returning with the family.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 November 2019

Lovely pasta, very good and friendly service will go back

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Visited On Thursday, 14 November 2019

Excellent food at a very reasonable price, buzzy atmosphere.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 November 2019

My experience at Bancone was amazing from start to finish. I booked as it was my boyfriend's 22nd birthday. The service we got was beautiful, all the waiters and waitresses were so smiley and fun. I ordered the walnut silk handkerchiefs as it looked to be the star of the menu and it lived up to its reputation. The flavours worked together so well and I recomend anyone coming here to try this signature dish. Pineapple desert was gorgeous too. As it was my boyfs birthday they gave us a complimentary glass of prosecco, which was so unexpected and delightful. I couldn't reccomend this place enough, and the prices are very reasonable for such a high quality restaurant in this area of London. Thank you Bancone, I will definitely be returning to try every dish on the menu !

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Visited On Thursday, 14 November 2019

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Visited On Thursday, 14 November 2019

LOVE

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