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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Barbican Tube Station
 
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Farringdon Tube Station
 
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Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
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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 £175  36% 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
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  30% off
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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Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
12 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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Polpo Smithfield
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3 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
Since launching the original Polpo in Soho's Beak Street in October 2009, Russell Norman and business partner Richard Beatty have expanded the brand at breakneck speed. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
26 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
69 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | Same location as Il Boteglio Restaurant
Using organic milk and responsibly sourced coffee supplied by the Square Mile Coffee Roasters, Dose offers a welcome pit stop if you're in the vicinity of ... More
 
 
 
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Kench & Bibesy
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
50-52 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | Same location as Il Boteglio Restaurant
Kench & Bibesy is the Farringdon bar and restaurant by the team behind Evans & Peel Detective Agency with Michael Harrison leaving Chelsea to head up ... More
 
 
 
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S&M Cafe
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
50 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | Same location as Il Boteglio Restaurant
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Thursday 17th August 2017 at 1.30pm and 7.15pm & Friday 18th August 2017 at 7.15pm
Il Boteglio Restaurant, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 2nd to 26th August 2017 - Various Times
Il Boteglio Restaurant, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd June to 1st September 2017
Il Boteglio Restaurant, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
This June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, film and literature takes over the ...More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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Barbican The Pit
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Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
Its location opposite Smithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 9 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 10 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 3 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 8 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | Same location as Il Boteglio Restaurant
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
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Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
It’s teeny-tiny and, no, there aren’t enough seats, but the Jerusalem Tavern still provides a cosy nook to devour a rare breed of delicious ales. London’s ... More
 
 
 
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Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | Same location as Il Boteglio Restaurant
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
 
 
 
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The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
 
 
 
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Butchers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
Opened by the Queen in 2002 and designed by Sir Michael Hopkins and Partners Haberdashers' Hall was the first new livery hall in the Square Mile ... More
 
 
 
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Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Il Boteglio Restaurant
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