London’s appetite for fresh pasta specialists remains undimmed (Pastaio, Padella, Pastifico all spring to mind). The latest addition is this Covent Garden-fringe venture from William Ellner (of Joanna’s in Crystal Palace) and David Ramsey with ex-Locanda Locatelli chef Louis Korovilas in the kitchen whipping up the likes of pappardelle with kid goat and rosemary ragù. There’s also an aperiviti and cicchetti bar.
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Bancone Restaurant Diner Reviews
"Amazing pasta, but also really interesting and beautiful starters and the best dessert I've ever tried. Amazing prices for central location and super friendly staff. We also used the private dining space for our office Christmas meal which was very special."
"Delicious fresh pasta and all very testy. Some nice dishes but the hankies with confit egg and walnuts really great. Good efficient service and not the long wait of certain other pasta places for equally good food."
"The best pasta joint in town! Hard to get a table though - and beware the counter seats near the door on a cold night, brrr!"
"Fantastic value pastas, some of the best about, in an elegant, buzzing but packed space. One of the better options in the tourist centre!"
"Undercooked pasta and a sharp bone shard in the (duck) ragu: disappointing."
"Food good but portions small. Service slow at times. Lively ambience though."
|Wine per bottle||£21.50|
39 William IV Street, London, WC2N 4DD
|Monday||12 pm-11 pm|
|Tuesday||12 pm-11 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm-11 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm-11 pm|
|Friday||12 pm-11 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm-11 pm|
|Sunday||12 pm-10:30 pm|