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POLPO Covent Garden

6 Maiden Lane, London, WC2E 7NA

(((() Italian
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 11:30 - 23:30
Sunday: 11:30 - 22:30.

Wonderful food

Franz Brunnhuber 30 December 2016
from London

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From acclaimed restaurateur Russell Norman, POLPO Covent Garden serves up signature Venetian small plates, alongside prosecco, spritz and wine from the bar. Rustic stone walls and barside seating make for a laidback but elegant setting for Italian-style drinking and dining.

Reminiscent of Venice’s charming backstreet restaurants, POLPO London specialises in Italian small plates and signature spritzers. Hand-rolled meatballs, freshly-stretched pizzettes and colourful salads head up the POLPO menu, and favourite creations include cuttlefish & squid ink risotto with gremolata, or pork jelly with apricot and sage. For dessert, culinary innovations include Campari panna cotta, or ricotta doughnuts with cinnamon sugar.

POLPO in Covent Garden also serves an artisan brunch menu, with breakfast cocktails, pastries and fresh juices served alongside dishes like nutritious scafata with poached eggs, and sourdough with wild garlic, mushrooms and ricotta. Accompanying a selective wine list is a list of classic POLPO cocktails.

Find POLPO tucked away behind the Strand, a short walk from Covent Garden Tube Station.

POLPO Covent Garden

6 Maiden Lane, London, WC2E 7NA

Contact +44 2078368448

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Customer reviews for POLPO Covent Garden

4.3 (((() (based on 65 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (46)
  • dinner (31)
  • trendy (27)
  • romantic (18)
  • value (13)
  • business (7)
  • private dining (7)
  • large parties (5)
  • child friendly (3)
  • breakfast (2)
  • entertainment (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • ((((( 5 January 2017 by Sarah Frost from London

    Wonderful lunch with a friend pre-theatre. Great friendly service & amazing food. My second visit to Polpo, can't wait to go again. All dishes were lovely but I highly recommend the arancini cicchetti which were so tasty we ordered more! Great sharing plates, every one of ours went back empty. A sure sign of good food!

  • ((((* 3 January 2017 by BC from London

    Great food in a nice atmosphere. Would definitely return and recommend.

  • ((((( 30 December 2016 by Franz Brunnhuber from London

    Wonderful food

  • ((((* 30 December 2016 by Ralph from Polpo Covent Garden

    Good. Pleasant. Food enjoyable. Service fine.

  • ((((* 18 December 2016 by Amanda S from London

    I would really recommend Polpo - we had the most lovely time and enjoyed all the little plates we chose and the wine was great too. It's a rustic, unfussy restaurant.

  • ((((( 17 December 2016 by Jill Lawton from Hillcrest South Africa

    Loved the space and the atmosphere - food was varied and delicious

  • (((** 16 December 2016 by Hanna Swist from London

    Great service! Very quick polite and accommodating

  • ((((( 6 December 2016 by Stefanie Herring from London

    You need to know it's there to go in, nothing fancy outside but warm & welcoming inside
    Staff very knowledgable and helpful
    I highly recommend the stuff fried olives, a must for any olive fan
    All the food was beautiful will definitely being taking other friends to visit

  • ((((( 6 December 2016 by Johnathan Appleton from London

    Great lunch

  • ((((* 5 December 2016 by Libby Stevenson from Northampton

    Delicious, freshly cooked tapas. Huge variety. We especially love the zucchini salad and fries. The crab linguine was also wonderful. Our favourite restaurant in Covent Garden.

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