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Palatino

71 Central Street, London, EC1V 8AB

(((() Italian
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Average
Main course: £14
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 17:30 - 22:00.

Excellent meal, very friendly staff and excellent value for money

Robert 16 February 2019
from London

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The sister restaurant of highly acclaimed London restaurants Sardine and Rotorino, Palatino presents honest Italian cuisine in an edgy, industrial-style setting. There is an open kitchen for prime views of the chefs in action, and striking sunshine-yellow dining booths.

Compiled by acclaimed proprietor Stevie Parle, the Palatino menu is a masterclass in bold and flavoursome, yet simple Italian dining. Served alongside silky homemade pasta, enjoy the juicy onglet, chicken & pistachio meatballs, hunter-style game, or lobster with fennel & chilli. For dessert at Palatino in restaurant in London indulge in chocolate & hazelnut tartuffi, or zingy lemon, almond & ricotta cake.

Offsetting the exposed pipes, concrete and sharp angles in the dining room, the Palatino kitchen keeps things rustic with its wood burner, stone oven and ever-rolling pasta machine. Creative house cocktails are also served at the bar.

In the heart of London’s original ‘Little Italy’, Palatino in Clerkenwell is a 10-minute walk from Old Street Station.

Palatino

71 Central Street, London, EC1V 8AB

Contact +44 2034815300

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4.3 (((() (based on 54 reviews)
85% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (39)
  • lunch (32)
  • trendy (32)
  • large parties (14)
  • romantic (14)
  • value (13)
  • business (12)
  • luxury (4)
  • private dining (4)
  • child friendly (3)
  • breakfast (2)
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  • al fresco (1)
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  • ((((( 20 February 2019 by Karen from London

    The place was very open and spacious with a modern look. Loved all of the different types of pasta we tried with the unlimited deal. The staff were very friendly and attentive as well as knowledgeable. Would definitely come again!

  • ((((( 16 February 2019 by Robert from London

    Excellent meal, very friendly staff and excellent value for money

  • ((((( 11 February 2019 by Super from London

    We had a lunch delicious pasta with lovely service

  • (((** 6 February 2019 by Mark from London

    Disappointing lunch. Used their "bottomless pasta" option to try the place out. Service and ambience were fine, but the pasta was just unimpressive. One of my friends made the comment that it would have been cheaper just to have gione for the a la carte menu, but then was shocked at how expensive that was. The £30 for pasta and a cocktail did not seem a bargain when one was actually faced with the food. We tried each others dishes and concluded that the pasta was overcooked on the ragu and undercooked on one of the others. Frankly there are a lot of independent Italian restaurants that serve better food for less. Indeed we went to one the following day out in Lee. Maybe one is just paying so much for central London location. I am not saying the food was bad, just not good enough to warrant the price. I would have thought they would produce a higher quality menu on these deals to tempt you to go again for the a la carte

  • ((((* 15 January 2019 by John from London

    Palatino has a modern and exciting interior, with romantic lighting.

    We had booked a set meal, but unfortunately the restuarant forgot our (included) aperitif until I reminded them towards the end of our main course, by which time the moment for a nice bracing spritz had passed. Stil, we had them but an offer of an alternative woud have been nice.

    The food was extremely good value. The tempura style squash was delicious as was the oxtail ragu. We also enjoyed the bruschetta and the chicken meatballs with polenta. A nice touch is the plentiful supply of free sparkling water.

  • ((((* 10 January 2019 by Paul from Hertfordshire

    Excellent food (in spite of the somewhat unknown items on the menu!) and very friendly staff. Thought a charge for a bottle of tap water on top of the 12.5% service charge was a bit surprising.

  • ((((( 25 December 2018 by Ralph from London

    We go here quite regularly and love the food and the ambience. Great staff complete the dining experience. This time it was for a Christmas lunch. Very tasty and generous portions.

  • ((((( 24 December 2018 by Maria from Hertfordshire

    Fabulous food , great service, contemporary decor, would recommend the restaurant.

  • ((((* 22 December 2018 by Marina from Verona, Italy

    Amazing ravioli, wonderful cod but average bombolotti. Nice desserts and good starters.

  • ((((( 16 December 2018 by David from London

    This is a great restaurant. There is always a buzz here and has a great atmosphere. The staff are friendly and helpful there is an excellent wine list and the food is some of the best italian food I have ever eaten. The caccia e pepe is a dish I could eat every day ! I will be returning on a regular basis.

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