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survey result

Summary

£86
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This grand Mayfair Italian serves “beautiful” Tuscan dishes and boasts “a top outdoor space” in the shape of a newly extended 50-seat terrace. It’s the first foray into London restaurant ownership by an ancient Florentine dynasty with a long record of doing business with England – the Frescobaldis provided banking services to Edwards I & II and wine to Henry VIII. The family currently owns 11 Italian wine estates, which feature prominently on the restaurant’s list. The downbeat view is that a meal here is “nice enough… but not if you’re paying for yourself!”

Summary

£84
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Beautiful cooking and a stunning room” set the scene at this “quiet Mayfair Italian, perfect for business”. The heavyweight wine list reflects its ownership by a Tuscan banking and wine dynasty stretching back 30 generations. “Why isn’t this restaurant more popular?” – perhaps because: “it’s better if you’re not paying for yourself – it’s pricey!”.

Summary

£84
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Beautiful cooking and a stunning room” set the scene at this “quiet Mayfair Italian, perfect for business”. The heavyweight wine list reflects its ownership by a Tuscan banking and wine dynasty stretching back 30 generations. “Why isn’t this restaurant more popular?” – perhaps because: “it’s better if you’re not paying for yourself – it’s pricey!”.

Summary

£82
 ££££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “stunning, consistently good Italian food” at this three-year-old Mayfair venture is accompanied by a wine list that reflects its ownership by a 700-year-old Florentine banking and wine dynasty. It is certainly expensive, but “I don’t fully understand why it’s not busier”.

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Restaurant details

Yes
30
No dress code
90

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£19.00 £31.00 £6.00 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £17.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 13.50%
15 New Burlington Place, London, W1S 5HX
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
SundayCLOSED

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