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Osteria Pulcinella

36 Church Street, Twickenham, London, United Kingdom, TW1 3NR
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Monday to Friday 9.00 - 16.00/17.30 - 22.30
Saturday 9.00 - 17.00/18.00 - 23.00
Sunday 9.00 - 17.00/18.00 - 22.00
Coffee Daily 9.00 - 18.00

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  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
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About Osteria Pulcinella

Established in 1994, Osteria Pulcinella has built a reputation for serving authentic regional Italian cuisine complemented by an exceptional selection of fine wine. Our restaurant has a rustic feel with a warm and comfortable atmosphere. The service is friendly, professional and welcoming. See what our customers have to say about us here.

Our motto is simple: “Nothing is too much trouble for our guests.”

We offer a full breakfast menu from 9:30am including expertly made coffees and wonderful homemade cakes. From midday, our lunch can cater to parties looking for a leisurely, relaxing meal as well as those that need to dine & dash. Our dinner service begins at 6pm and is a fine affair, offering unique and authentic dishes from different regions across Italy.

We are also happy to accommodate your special occasions and celebrations. We have two different areas that can be booked for private functions. Our back room can seat up to 40 people and the Bruschettaria, which has the feel of a private dining room, can seat up to 37.

We look forward to seeing you soon. Buon appetito!

Cuisine: Italian
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Price point: $ $
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Visited On Monday, 18 September 2017

excellent quality osteria with great service, location and value for money

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Visited On Friday, 15 September 2017

Lovely meal to celebrate my husband's birthday

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Visited On Friday, 08 September 2017

Food was fine without being great, some portions were too large. I had the avocado and crab starter which was enormous and my partner the burrata which was also large

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Visited On Friday, 08 September 2017

Had to send food back as chicken was not cooked. Very disappointing.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 September 2017

Always dine here when in Twickenham

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Visited On Saturday, 02 September 2017

Lovely little place, with friendly, cheerful service and excellent food.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 September 2017

We had a very nice lunch pre-rugby at Twickenham. We have eaten here several times previously so know it's always a good experience. My wife was slightly disappointed to find a special menu for the day - without the liver and bacon she has enjoyed previously! We understand on a rugby day you have to have a more restricted menu so not really a complaint. We both enjoyed our visit and will be back!

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Visited On Friday, 25 August 2017

Awful experience. Not attentive service, had to ask for everything: to order drinks, to order food, secondary drinks, clearing the plates, desserts. Restaurant was in full capacity and that what you expect from Friday night but no service at all provided . We were waiting a very long time for our food to be served and what we have received was very disappointing. While cleaning our plates waitress asked if we have enjoyed our meal and were very honest that not. Very dissapointed

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Visited On Tuesday, 22 August 2017

We had a lovely meal - thank you!

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Visited On Sunday, 20 August 2017

2nd time we have eaten here and both times the food & service have been amazing. I would highly recommend this restaurant

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Authentic feel and food. Very pleasant service. Would go again.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 August 2017

Great food

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Visited On Monday, 07 August 2017

Food was great, but my main course wasn't served hot. A bit disappointing.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 August 2017

Fabulous food, friendly service.

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Visited On Friday, 11 August 2017

We all enjoyed our food, and the service was excellent. Thank you for a lovely evening.

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Visited On Friday, 04 August 2017

Four of us had a wonderful meal at this lovely restaurant,we will be back for more!! Thanks

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Visited On Saturday, 29 July 2017

Osteria Pulcinella has been our favourite Italian restaurant for many years. The food is always exceptional and the friendly efficient service is impressive. The atmosphere is both comfortable and welcoming. We are always delighted to recommend to family and friends. Look forward to returning in the near future.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 July 2017

I always love coming here. Everything is delicious and the service is fab. Thank you very much.

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Visited On Friday, 21 July 2017

Service was inattentive and we had to ask for it several times. Also, not a great experience to have furniture taken in from outside while dining and having to shift position to allow staff to take it through.

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Visited On Friday, 14 July 2017

great service and warm staff, turbot was well cooked but skin couldve been crispier. too many chickpeas! tagliatelle with peas was ok, but a bit sloppy. the sunday menu which includes pizza and the vegetarian lasagne is amazing. overall recommend this lovely little restaurant.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Maria looked after us all very well as usual, our favourite Twickenham restaurant!

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Visited On Saturday, 08 July 2017

We had a late lunch/early dinner in a busy pre-concert time, but the experience was wonderful. Tasty food with an excellent Moltepulciano red wine in very cosy settings! We will be happy to come back at some occasion.

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Visited On Friday, 30 June 2017

My favourite restaurant in Twickenham. Always good food, service & atmosphere. Extra special in summer when you can sit outside.

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Osteria Pulcinella is such a lovely restaurant and in a great location. Good service and amazing food that was such good value for money. Overall we were very impressed and would definitely recommend!

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Visited On Sunday, 25 June 2017

Great food and a casual atmosphere to catch up over a long lunch

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