432 Kingsland Road, London, E8 4AA +44 2081281308
- Opening hours
- Monday to Friday: 18:00 - 22:30 Saturday: 17:00 - 22:30 Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30.
Excellent food, excellent service. Nice fit-out and great atmosphere - it was busy considering it is a large venue and we went on a Monday.
28 March 2018
From the acclaimed team behind Dock Kitchen, Rotorino is a sleek southern Italian eatery that brings rustic Mediterranean cuisine to East London. Whether enjoying al fresco pavement dining or the elegant restaurant area, diners can indulge in an outstanding range of Italian and international wins selected by Ruth Spivey of Street Vin.
The Rotorino menu spans everything from cured and wood-grilled meats, to rich mozzarella to fresh, decadent pasta. Diners can exult in the hanger steak with Calabrian chilli sauce, or enjoy one of the multiple choice house wines or chilled Italian beers available from the opulent, superbly-stocked bar.
Every detail in Rotorino is exquisitely observed, from the nautical decorations to the atmospheric low-hanging lamps. The effervescent blues and sultry caramels of the tiling and seating are instantly eye-catching, giving the restaurant a vibrant, coastal milieu that belies its urban setting.
An Italian-themed haven on the bustling Kingsland Road, Rotorino in London is just a 5-minute walk from Haggerston Station.
432 Kingsland Road, London, E8 4AA
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Customer reviews for Rotorino
(((** 6 March 2018 by Nick Sulman from London
Really nice fit out and ambience but more of a place to have drinks and a quick bite. Staff were friendly but inattentive, food was ok but a bit disappointing (although the mozzarella starter was excellent), wine wasn't chilled etc. Nothing too terrible but nothing really great either.
((((( 26 February 2018 by Rachel Townend from London
Excellent. Lovely atmosphere, delicious food and good value. Would be good to get Seedlip on the drinks menu.
((((( 25 February 2018 by Richard Frostick from London
A really delicious meal. Fresh food well cooked with interesting twists. The service is good. I was particularly impressed by waiter recommending the house white and not a £50 bottle of wine. The Sicilian house white is outstandingly good. A lovely evening. I'll be back and have recommended it to many friends, some of whom have already been and enjoyed it as much as I did.
((((* 19 February 2018 by Jason from London
Very nice interior design. Casual but still with a sense of occasion. Staff were well informed on the menu and attentive without being overbearing though a bit longer to read through the menu would have improved the experience as it felt slightly pressured.. Food was excellent and we shared multiple dishes between three of us. It was good value for money in terms of the quality. The gnudi in particular were terrific. Desserts were good but maybe a bit similar to offers in lots of other places.
((*** 6 February 2018 by Isa Svärd from Stockholm
Busy restaurant with a nice atmosphere and interior, but a bit too noisy. Good service and the first two courses were good (Mozzarella and a fennel salad). The vegetarian pasta dishes where very underwhelming. The casarecce lacked of seasoning and was way under cooked. The gnudi on the other hand was over cooked and had no texture (really mushy).
(((** 5 February 2018 by Christine Cordon from Loddon
Rotorino is a little overpriced for what it is. The pasta was the wrong side of undercooked, all dishes were excessively garlic-y and overall it was just a bit mediocre. Sorry.
((((( 5 February 2018 by Ann Sutcliffe from London
Food great, good service, decor cool
((((( 30 January 2018 by Jennifer Golden from London
Excellent as always
((((( 29 January 2018 by Jenny Andersson from london
Everything was perfect, the food especially. The only thing I could ask for would be that the staff was a bit better educated in wine.
((((( 29 January 2018 by Holly Spencer from London
This was amazing, the squash gnudi was the lightest and most delicious thing ever! The food is all incredible, however spicy dishes can be very spicy so make sure you can handle the heat. The food came out quickly and the service was great.
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