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survey result

Summary

£51
   ££
2
Average
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This Italian indie in Soho is entering its tenth year, and hides a large basement bar (boasting a wide range of vermouths) behind a small exterior. Feedback was a bit up-and-down this year – some former fans found blips in service and a poor ambience, while others continue to laud its “very good” Italian food and say a visit is “always fun”.

Summary

£54
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“What a great find in Soho!”“this quirky and funky place offers a nice twist on traditional Italian dishes”, and is “so much better than the chains”. “Looks tiny from the outside but has this ginormous expanse at basement level”, which “can be noisy”. “It’s not cheap but nor is it outrageously expensive for the area and quality”. There’s also an on-site aperitivo bar featuring home-made vermouth.

Summary

£54
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“What a great find in Soho!”“this quirky and funky place offers a nice twist on traditional Italian dishes”, and is “so much better than the chains”. “Looks tiny from the outside but has this ginormous expanse at basement level”, which “can be noisy”. “It’s not cheap but nor is it outrageously expensive for the area and quality”. There’s also an on-site aperitivo bar featuring home-made vermouth.

Summary

£54
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A funky and friendly Italian in Soho that’s the total opposite of all the Italian chain eateries in the area”. “Staff are a joy (if sometimes overworked)” and put “real care into providing good portions of very tasty food”. Top Tip: “terrific vermouth cocktails at the welcoming bar”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu
Yes
No dress code
120

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £15.00 £20.00
Pretheatre £15.00 £20.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£8.30 £18.00 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
46 Brewer Street, London, W1F 9TF
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Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑6 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑6 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑6 pm, 6 pm‑10 pm

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