Brace yourselves Covent Garden! Big Mamma (the group behind hits Gloria and Circolo Popolare) open this huge – 7,000 square feet and 295 covers – newcomer in July 2021. Set over two floors, with two outside terraces, it’s aiming for a ‘cheeky interpretation of the Church’. Apparently that means a bar decorated with 3,500 bottles, and a mirrored basement for events. The cooking – how did we nearly forget?! Expect more Italian dishes (lots of pasta and pizza) featuring loads of cream, with the must-Instagram dishes in this case being a mega stracciatella and chocolate ice cream cake.
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|Wine per bottle||£24.00|
15 Henrietta Street, London, WC2E 8QG
|Monday||12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm|
|Tuesday||12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:45 pm|
|Friday||12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:45 pm|
|Saturday||10 am‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:45 pm|
|Sunday||10 am‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm|