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The flamboyant Italian trattoria returns to Shoreditch on July 4, wacky cocktails and Instagrammable interiors included – and you can now book a table for less than six. 

 

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The team behind La Felicitá and Pink Mamma in Paris are opening two restaurants in London in 2019 - Gloria is the first, a 'vintage style' Italian trattoria with 160 covers and a passion for authentic sourcing.

survey result

Summary

£58
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“If Wes Anderson did Italian restaurants, they might be something like this”; and this “very 2019” Shoreditch yearling – whose glam, pastiche decor apes a thriving 1960s ristorante – feels “like popping to the Amalfi Coast for lunch without the air travel!”. Definitely, it’s not one for food purists, who can condemn what they see as “overhyped, Instagram-led, bog-standard, fake cooking”. Don’t take it too seriously, though, and it’s superb “fun”, service is “prompt and smooth-running”, and the calorie-laden scoff – with echoes of 1970s Britalian – is “generously portioned” and “surprisingly good”.

Summary

£58
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“If Wes Anderson did Italian restaurants, they might be something like this”; and this “very 2019” Shoreditch newcomer – whose glam, pastiche decor apes a thriving 1960s ristorante – feels “like popping to the Amalfi Coast for lunch without the air travel!”. Definitely, it’s not one for food purists, who can condemn what they see as “overhyped, Instagram-led, bog-standard, fake cooking”. Don’t take it too seriously, though, and it’s superb “fun”, service is “prompt and smooth-running”, and the calorie-laden scoff – with echoes of 1970s Britalian – is “generously portioned” and “surprisingly good”.

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£7.00 £12.00 £4.50 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £33.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
54-56 Great Eastern Street, London, EC2A 3QR
Opening hours
Monday8 am‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday8 am‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday8 am‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Thursday8 am‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Friday8 am‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

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