ItalianReviews Archive

  • With such esteemed venues as The Arts Club, Roka and Zuma already to their name, Arjun and Peter Waney are no strangers to catering to the well-heeled and culinary discerning.  […]

    Banca, W1

    With such esteemed venues as The Arts Club, Roka and Zuma already to their name, Arjun and Peter Waney are no strangers to catering to the well-heeled and culinary discerning.  […]

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  • If any proof is needed that charity pays, then just take a look at Jamie ‘Pukka’ Oliver’s burgeoning business empire.  Jamie opened Fifteen, his first restaurant, in 2002 as a […]

    Fifteen, N1

    If any proof is needed that charity pays, then just take a look at Jamie ‘Pukka’ Oliver’s burgeoning business empire.  Jamie opened Fifteen, his first restaurant, in 2002 as a […]

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  • What do you get when you let a DJ open a restaurant?  Massive slices of pizza apparently! Meter offers a slice of Italy in urban Shoreditch, where Italy’s finest export […]

    Meter Bar & Eatery, EC1

    What do you get when you let a DJ open a restaurant?  Massive slices of pizza apparently! Meter offers a slice of Italy in urban Shoreditch, where Italy’s finest export […]

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  • Some of the finest fish I’ve eaten has been along the Italian coast, so hopes were high for this Italian seafood restaurant.  Indeed, it was during a visit to Sicily […]

    Pescatori Fitzrovia, W1

    Some of the finest fish I’ve eaten has been along the Italian coast, so hopes were high for this Italian seafood restaurant.  Indeed, it was during a visit to Sicily […]

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  • Take a wine barrel full of irrepressible Italian charm, add an endearing pinch of comedic service and top it off with some seriously impressive food and apparently you have the […]

    Ilia, SW3

    Take a wine barrel full of irrepressible Italian charm, add an endearing pinch of comedic service and top it off with some seriously impressive food and apparently you have the […]

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  • Whilst a dining experience is ultimately about food, restaurateurs often overlook the fact that the service and hospitality side of things can be the making or breaking of a successful […]

    Tempo, W1

    Whilst a dining experience is ultimately about food, restaurateurs often overlook the fact that the service and hospitality side of things can be the making or breaking of a successful […]

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  • From rootsy beginnings at Brixton Market, Franco Manca has expanded on its early success and since early 2010 have been firing trad Neapolitan sourdough pizzas in Chiswick too. The original […]

    Franco Manca – Chiswick

    From rootsy beginnings at Brixton Market, Franco Manca has expanded on its early success and since early 2010 have been firing trad Neapolitan sourdough pizzas in Chiswick too. The original […]

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  • Those well aquainted with Blackadder the Third will know that The Prince Regent was not blessed with political prowess. Instead he was more of an extravagant dandy dedicated to a […]

    York & Albany, NW1

    Those well aquainted with Blackadder the Third will know that The Prince Regent was not blessed with political prowess. Instead he was more of an extravagant dandy dedicated to a […]

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  • If you like your lunch Italian, your brunch American, cocktails at dinner time and dinner at bedtime, Giant Robot is the place to be.  Giant Robot takes over the site […]

    Giant Robot, EC1

    If you like your lunch Italian, your brunch American, cocktails at dinner time and dinner at bedtime, Giant Robot is the place to be.  Giant Robot takes over the site […]

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  • Impressing a recently inducted City boy isn’t really as easy as one would think.  When it came to taking out my banker cousin for dinner, it turned out he had […]

    Babbo, W1

    Impressing a recently inducted City boy isn’t really as easy as one would think.  When it came to taking out my banker cousin for dinner, it turned out he had […]

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