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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.

Dined with two friends . We all had delicious food and a great time. V helpful and attentive waitress.
However, the toilets were not up to scratch. Dank, cold, unfresh, blocked sink

Sarah Williams 22 November 2016
from Hants

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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 57 reviews)
91% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (38)
  • dinner (27)
  • trendy (24)
  • romantic (16)
  • value (13)
  • business (6)
  • private dining (6)
  • large parties (4)
  • breakfast (2)
  • child friendly (2)
  • entertainment (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • ((((( 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.

  • ((((( 3 December 2016 by Brynjar Haukli from Oslo

    Perfect and Central place for lunch. Top Class meatballs. Value for money - Yes!

  • ((((( 22 November 2016 by Sarah Williams from Hants

    Dined with two friends . We all had delicious food and a great time. V helpful and attentive waitress.
    However, the toilets were not up to scratch. Dank, cold, unfresh, blocked sink

  • ((((( 21 November 2016 by Dana Nof from London

    It was great!

  • ((((( 11 November 2016 by Owen Richards from Leigh on Sea

    Ideally situated for a meal before the opera (either ENO or ROH). Very helpful and attentive waiting staff. Good selection of food and wine

  • (((** 9 November 2016 by Mike from London

    Ok, reasonable value, but everything was a bit heavy handed with the Salt. Luckily good service kept the table water well topped up.

  • ((((* 9 November 2016 by Judy Dixey from London

    Very enjoyable, particularly the steak. But we did get two incorrect dishes given us, perhaps our accents (or the noise) meant the waiter did not hear our requests clearly. Disappointed with the pizzetta - too greasy/cheesy, not enough of the courgette/mint it was supposed to have. otherwise, excellent.

  • ((((( 8 November 2016 by Xander from London

    All-round a fantastic experience that I would expect from Polpo having been to their other restaurants.

  • ((((( 2 November 2016 by 3 amigos from London

    Excellent flavoursome food with a wide range of dishes. Good, friendly and swift service.

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