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Caffe Vergnano 1882

10 Festival Terrace, Belvedere Road, Southbank Centre, London, SE1 8XX +44 2081662813

((((* Italian
  •  - London
  •  - London
Average
Main course: £9
Food spend: £20
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 08:00 - 23:00
Sunday : 10:00 - 23:00

[...] Luckily they had availability. The food was good, the hot chocolate is fantastic but don't eat too much before you have it, it is very rich, maybe pop in for breakfast to have it?

The 05 June 2012
from Amersham

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Based at the Festival Terrace of the South Bank complex, Caffe Vergnano 1882 has long been famous for its sublime coffee honed to perfection. Now they have taken this love of all things Italian into the restaurant offering stone baked traditional Italian pizza starters such as Bruschetta San Marzano, Bresola and Calamari Fritti. Classics continue with the mains including Saltimbocca alla Romana and Grilled Tuna with a mixed pepper sauce, whilst the Pasta and Risotto Menu offers Wild Mushroom and Rocket Risotto. There is also a high quality selection of Italian wines to go with this classic menu. Finish with a Tiramisu Vergnano, accompanied by what The Times called the best espresso in London, made with their award-winning blend that arrives on an Armani tray.

Caffe Vergnano 1882

10 Festival Terrace, Belvedere Road, Southbank Centre, London, SE1 8XX

Contact +44 2079219339
Reservations +44 2081662813
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Customer reviews for Caffe Vergnano 1882

3.9 ((((* (based on 8 reviews)
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  • business (4)
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  • lunch (3)
  • romantic (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • child friendly (2)
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  • ((((( 14 April 2015 by Keith from London

    Best coffee I have had in London, I went with an Italian Girl and her kid and was a little worried as Italians can be very negative about so called Italian food in England (in my opinion) but when I arrived she was deep in conversation with the staff and the child had a pile of tiny chocolate pieces in her paws. It seemed that the staff genuinely cared about our experience and my Pasta del Mare was most excellent. The inside is immaculate just like the drinks, food and service and i could find no fault with this place in any way.

  • (((** 7 May 2013 by Arthur from London

    good location on Festival Terrace on South Bank. Service evdeen on a busy special events day was very good.

  • ((((* 5 June 2012 by The from Amersham

    [...] Luckily they had availability. The food was good, the hot chocolate is fantastic but don't eat too much before you have it, it is very rich, maybe pop in for breakfast to have it?

  • ((((* 17 February 2012 by Brahmsbuff from London

    Pre-concert -- restaurant very crowded and it was difficult to tell which staff member was waiting on us -- there seemed to be a bit of confusion on their part -- asked for our order by at least two different staff members, etc. But when it became clear that we might be late for the concert, staff was very accommodating.

  • (((** 4 October 2011 by G'dad from Norwich

    We booked for 6.00pm, going to a concert at 7.30pm. Timing worked well, the restaurant was quiet and we were out easily in time to stroll to Purcell Room. Meal met expectations. Pity they don't take American Express.

  • ((((* 15 September 2011 by coco463 from London

    You would never know from the outside but Caffe Vergnano actually has a spacious restaurant area inside, with huge arches and wine displays. Nice risotto but nothing to write home about. Coffee was great but hot chocolate was better!

  • ((((* 27 July 2011 by Powercountygirl from Cambridge

    Well you can certainly see why Caffe Vergnano's coffee has won awards - it's amazing! The food was almost as good, but was just a bit too al dente for my taste. The service was good though and we liked the funky decor.

  • ((((* 30 March 2011 by Bill from London

    Dined at 18:45 after work. [...]Well greeted at the door - table ready and booking known. Service ok, but could have been better. Wine list a little pricey. Choice of food was good, quality of food was very good, food was well cooked (meaning to the right texture), presentation good,. Location good for work and access to Waterloo - no delays to get to train.

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