Best Italian restaurants in Surrey ~ where to eat out
PUBLISHED: 20:12 25 September 2012 | UPDATED: 11:39 28 February 2015
More than just pizza and pasta, get your antipasti, primi, secondi and dolci – and some award-winning wine lists – at one of these fine Italian restaurants in Surrey
As featured in Surrey Life restaurant reviews each month over the past few years
Al Boccon Di’Vino, 14 Red Lion Street, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey TW9 1RW: 0208 940 9060
Reviewed: March 2011
'For the adventurous diner, Al Boccon Di’Vino is a not-to-be-missed experience.'
Carlo's Trattoria, Shere Road, Newlands Corner, Guildford, Surrey GU4 8SE: 01483 224180
Reviewed: August 2011
'Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, with the now 60-year-old Carlo Crosta leading the kitchen for the duration, it has established a reputation as a fun and friendly place that takes its food seriously.'
Frascati, London Road, Mickleham, near Dorking, Surrey RH5 6EH Tel: 01372 373950
Reviewed: September 2008
'Almost everyone I know has dined at Frascati at one time or another and I've lost count of the recommendations I've received.'
Jamie's Italian, 19-23 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 1LL: 0208 912 0110
Reviewed: February 2009
'For a neighbourhood Italian, Jamie's is everything it sets out to be and more: authentic, simple food, brilliantly done and all at fair prices. It's like a trip to Italy - well worth the ten-minute wait in the rain.'
La Lanterna, 73 Bell Street, Reigate, Surrey RH2 7AN: 01737 245113
Reviewed: February 2010
'La Lanterna is your classic Italian restaurant – family-run, long-established, with all the key dishes you would expect, a wine list to match, plus a few surprises.'
La Luna, 10-14 Wharf Street, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1NN Tel: 01483 414155
Reviewed: November 2010
'I suppose there’s no need for wallpaper when you can deck the walls with a hand-picked selection of some 150 Italian wines.'
Piccolino, London Road, Virginia Water, Surrey GU25 4QE Tel: 01344 844756
Reviewed: September 2009
'Of the two dining areas, the first floor where we sat is lighter and brighter, all chrome and red leather with glass from floor to ceiling all around - not unlike being in the cabin of a river cruiser.'