Obica Mozzarella Bar

Restaurants, Italian Fitzrovia
  • 4 out of 5 stars
(7user reviews)
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Venue says Pasta, salad or pizza and a selection of Obicà specialities. All the flavours of our cuisine in one dish, at £12! Monday to Friday noon-3pm.

This Charlotte Street mozzarella bar is one of five London branches of a worldwide chain boasting outposts in Japan, the USA and, of course, Italy. The southern-Italian cheese plays a lead role here, though Italian small plates, pizzas, pasta, salads and soups also feature. 

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Obica Mozzarella Bar says
Obicà Mozzarella Bar is a casual and contemporary Italian restaurant. With its friendly welcoming atmosphere, its warm and bright design, Obicà proposes a genuine Italian dining experience. Centred on the freshest mozzarella di bufala campana DOP from Italy, and other authentic products from Italy’s rich regional heritage, Obicà brings classic and regional Italian cuisine to the new levels of contemporary gourmet taste. The focus is on the ingredients: fresh, local produce paired with a curated selection of imported Italian artisanal specialities. Our light cooking methods respect the quality of these ingredients, combining them in dishes which are authentic and packed with flavour.
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Venue name: Obica Mozzarella Bar
Address: 11-13 Charlotte Street
Opening hours: Monday-Saturday noon-11pm; Sunday noon-10pm
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Monique G

Authentic and fresh Italian flavours make for a delicious meal at Obika. The wait staff are just as "authentically Italian" and very friendly- which of course only adds to a great experience. I would definitely recommend sampling some of their tasty cocktails too!    

Lizzie W

Bf and I had booked a table for 6.30 after work on a Friday however had sat down outside a different restaurant for a drink beforehand and we both decided we weren't peckish enough to eat at 6.30 so ran over and pushed or booking back to 7 which was no problem with them

We arrived and for a Friday it was still very quiet. The decor is simple and along with the lack of guests caused a lack of atmosphere but the waiters were friendly
Although the mains looked delicious (both on menu and at other tables) we decided to go for a sharing platter for 2 at £28, a pizzette and a carafe of wine.
The sharing platter had smoked mozzarella, burrata, spinach and fresh tom salad, homemade pestos, aubergine salad and 3 different meats. It was huge and completely filled us up (which was a shame as I was dying to try their delicious sounding desserts). 
Highly recommend this place if you fancy some authentic Italian food however in total it came to £60 which I think is a bit steep for a main and drink for two!

Vishaal V

Good selection of high quality pastas, including a few slightly less ordinary choices, which is always nice. Not sure it should be labelled as a mozzarella. It has a few varieties of the cheese but it essentially a normal Italian restaurant. I have not tried the pizza so cannot comment on this

Was able to get a  last-minute table for 6 on a Saturday evening, so a good place to consider at last-minute in the otherwise crazily busy Soho dining scene

Stefan S

Delectable Italian cuisine in a fairly relaxed setting. The mozzarella is definitely worth trying and sharing with friends - stracciatella di burrata was a creamy favourite. We all had a pasta dish - my parmigiana di melanzane was a cheesy, vegetarian delight. Will be keen to try one of their other branches!

Emma S

Yum, yum, yum. Wonderful food, friendly staff - all Obika's are worth a trip but this one is particularly good

Lady of Leisure

I went here the other night with my husband for dinner and it was fantastic. the service was great and the food was excellent. The only thing lacking was other diners - it was quite full upstairs so we were put downstairs on our own. Maybe it's worth dining a little later to ensure the atmosphere is good.


what a lovely, laid back bar. Perfect for a girlie night out. Ambient lighting and music. Food and cocktails excellent with unobtrusive but excellent service too. Get there before it gets too popular!