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Originally set to open in Summer 2020, this Tuscany-via-Dubai import – part of an international group – set a new record for rent on its new Mayfair home: the 11,000 square foot, two-floor site vacated by Nobu Berkeley (RIP) with 220 covers. It’s one of a number of very high-end Italians to open in Mayfair in recent years: here, with produce and wine from the 700-acre Tuscan estate of the same name.

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

Owned by the Ferragamo fashion family and named after their Tuscan wine estate, this Mayfair two-year-old in the former premises of Nobu Berkeley (RIP) is certainly “a bit bling”, but has won over a constituency of fans who say “it seems to be right for the occasion, whether business or pleasure”. Plus points include “some fine dishes – including wonderful fish and vegetables” – and “a pleasant buzz”. The big drawback, if you’re footing the bill, is “the insane price point”.

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£128
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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.

The jury is still out on this ultra-high-end Italian following its lockdown-delayed 2021 opening in the Mayfair premises formerly occupied by Nobu Berkeley (RIP). It’s a “lovely space” with a “great fit-out”, and “the fish is fantastic” – so “all the ingredients are there and it could become really good once it has shaken down”. On the debit side, it’s “ridiculously overpriced” (which it needs to be to cover the rent, a local record). Owned by the Ferragamo fashion family, it’s named after their Tuscan estate, whose produce and wine are on the menu.

Summary

Originally set to open in summer 2020, this Tuscany-via-Dubai import – part of an international group – set a new record for rent on its new Mayfair home: the 11,000 square foot, two-floor site vacated by Nobu Berkeley (RIP) with 220 covers. Finally open now from September 2021, it’s one of a number of very high-end Italians to have opened in Mayfair in recent years: here, with produce and wine from the 700-acre Tuscan estate of the same name.

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Il Borro Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Il Borro Restaurant in W1J, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Il Borro restaurant.
James A
The food was excellent but very expensive. ...
Reviewed 3 months, 25 days ago

"The food was excellent but very expensive. Wine mark ups very high. Very generous truffle serving on the tagliatelle. One dish arrived quite a while after the others with no apology or communication. Great atmosphere. "

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Tim Y
Given the insane price point, the frenetic ...
Reviewed 11 months, 4 days ago

"Given the insane price point, the frenetic and slightly chaotic service was most disappointing. Some fine dishes, including wonderful fish and vegetables. A pleasant buzz, although the heavily male clientele made it a bit noisily triumphalist."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£19.00 £42.50 £9.00 £11.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £45.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Bread £7.00
Service 15.00%
15 Berkeley Street, London, W1J 8DY
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑12 am
Tuesday12 pm‑12 am
Wednesday12 pm‑12 am
Thursday12 pm‑12 am
Friday12 pm‑1 am
Saturday12 pm‑1 am
Sunday5 pm‑12 am

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