Galileo's

 
 
ADDRESS
71 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y 4RW 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Open Mon-Thu 12:00-23:00 | Fri-Sat 12:00-23:30 | Sun 12:00-22:30
 
PRICES
Main Courses £7-£20
 

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Galileo'sThis restaurant brings the Italian trattoria tradition to the heart of the West End. But this restaurant isn’t rustic in the coarse sense – they’ve taken all the best bits from the time-honoured trattoria – namely the great variation of amply portioned food – and added what was wanting - service and ambience.

The myriad of dishes on offer could leave diners bewildered, but the forthcoming waiting staff are happy to recommend, plus, a read-through can be accompanied by some deliciously crispy, finger-linking bruschetta. The menu demonstrates an inequality towards Tuscany, but we’re big fans of this cuisine, constructing the most deliciously complex flavours from the simplest of ingredients. The delicate veal deserves a mention all of its own.

Of course, you have to finish up with a short, sweet shot of their pungent espresso – the smell is irresistible.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Haymarket Hotel
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1 Suffolk Place, SW1Y | 1 minute from Galileo's
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  38% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 2 minutes from Galileo's
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £114  38% off
St Martins Street, WC2H | 2 minutes from Galileo's
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Spaghetti House
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
66 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Galileo's
Running since 1955, Spaghetti House was set up by Northern Italians Lorenzo Fraquelli and Simone Lavarni and it still regarded as a family business. After opening ... More
 
 
 
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Kinghouse, 8 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Galileo's
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Haymarket Hotel, 1 Suffolk Place, , St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Galileo's
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Mint Leaf Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Galileo's
Mint Leaf is huge. There's a crowded cocktail bar giving on to two large dining rooms. Low lighting, solid wood furniture and delightfully squishy seats create ... More
 
 
 
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Planet Hollywood
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
57-60 Haymarket, St Albans House, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Galileo's
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St Alban
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
4-12 Lower Regent Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Galileo's
With restaurants like The Wolseley and previously Le Caprice, The Ivy and J. Sheekey under their collective belts, Chris Corbin and Jeremy King have been at ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 4 minutes from Galileo's
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
 
 
 
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Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 7 minutes from Galileo's
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War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 12 minutes from Galileo's
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Prince of Wales Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 3 minutes from Galileo's
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Stephen Wiltshire Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Galileo's
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London > Attractions > Sightseeing Tours
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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
28 Haymarket, Soho, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Galileo's
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Lillywhite's
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
24 Lower Regent Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Galileo's
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Jermyn Street
London > Shopping > Specialists
St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Galileo's
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 13 minutes from Galileo's
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 14 minutes from Galileo's
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 16 minutes from Galileo's
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So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Galileo's
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Galileo's
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 6 minutes from Galileo's
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Galileo's
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Galileo's
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Galileo's
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Vista
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, Trafalgar Square, SW1A | 3 minutes from Galileo's
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Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Galileo's
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Bar Rumba
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
36 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Galileo's
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Galileo's
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
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Institute of Directors - IOD
London > Business > Venue Hire
116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Galileo's
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from Galileo's
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
 

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