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Il Boteglio Restaurant  

 
 
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60 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, Barbican, London EC1A 9EJ
 
 
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Weekdays 10:00-15:00,17:00-23:00. Sat 16:00-23:00
 

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Il Boteglio RestaurantTucked away between Barbican and Farringdon stations in east London, Il Boteglio is a bit of a Smithfield institution. The team behind Il Boteglio have been feeding hungry journalists and bankers for almost thirty years. This homely Italian restaurant stands out along Long Lane for its vibrant blue shopfront and is always busy at lunchtime with a jovial crowd. Inside, the interior is decorated with Chianti bottles, wine barrels and potted palms and the rustic Italian food is just as charming. With its range of pizza, pasta, salads, ristotto and seafood - Il Boteglio caters for all palates at affordable prices, and regulars love the friendly, down-to-earth service.

 

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Underground Stations

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Barbican Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Cardinal House NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £195  39% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 5 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
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St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 6 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
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24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 7 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
 
 
 
 
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26 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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69 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | Same location as Il Boteglio Restaurant
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50-52 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | Same location as Il Boteglio Restaurant
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50-52 Long Lane, EC1A | Same location as Il Boteglio Restaurant
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Il Boteglio Restaurant, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | Same location as Il Boteglio Restaurant
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115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | Same location as Il Boteglio Restaurant
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105 Charterhouse Street, EC1M | 2 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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