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Summary

An “unassuming-looking” age-old trattoria near Waterloo station capable of some “quality, traditional Italian” cooking; even fans advise care when ordering however – “order a pasta and a glass of decent vino and you can escape with a modest bill”, otherwise it can be “ridiculously expensive”.

£75
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Average
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“In the gastronomic desert of Waterloo”, it’s worth knowing of this “definitely old-style, but popular” Italian “time-warp”; its prices are a little “through the roof”, but “you end up getting drawn back” by its “tasty” cooking and “excellent” service.

£73
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Good
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

This “old-style” Italian veteran, by Waterloo, is certainly “good for business and the Old Vic”; more generally, it divides opinions – to critics it’s simply “outdated”, but fans argue it’s “reliable if pricey”.

£65
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Average
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

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Highchair, Portions
Yes
80
80-81 Lower Marsh, London, SE1 7AB
Opening hours

Mon – Fri Lunch: 12.00pm–2.30pm, Dinner: 6.00pm–11.30pm Sat Dinner: 6.00pm–11.30pm

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