Italian Cuisine

Café Britaly Italian restaurant in Peckham, London

Latest opening: Café Britaly

By Joe Lutrario

Richard Crampton-Platt and Alex Purdie have opened an ‘authentically Britalian’ restaurant in South London.

Knightsbridge Italian restaurant Sale e Pepe has reopened

Latest opening: Sale e Pepe

By Stefan Chomka

Now part of Thesleff Group, the stalwart Knightsbridge Italian restaurant is celebrating its 50th birthday with a comprehensive nip and tuck.

Paparazzi Café team to open Fellini in Chelsea

Paparazzi Café team to open Fellini

By Joe Lutrario

The team behind erstwhile Mayfair restaurant Paparazzi Café will launch an Italian restaurant in Chelsea early next month.

Image: Fatto a Mano

The 'world’s best pizza' is coming to London

By Restaurant

Londoners will be able to try the ‘world’s best pizza’ for the first time thanks to a partnership between Neapolitan pizza restaurant group Fatto a Mano and Master Pizzaiolo Franco Pepe.

Napoli-born siblings Arianna and Giovanni Izzo have opened Unlock pizza restaurant in Hackney Wick

Latest opening: Unlock

By James McAllister

Napoli-born siblings Arianna and Giovanni Izzo’s first London opening is part pizza restaurant; part cocktail bar; and part art space.

11 food, drink and restaurant trends for 2024

11 food, drink and restaurant trends for 2024

By Restaurant

What will the next 12 months bring for the restaurant sector? No one really knows, but we’ve had a stab at making some predictions anyway. Here’s what we think 2024 has in store.

Picture credit: spaghettihouse.co.uk

Spaghetti House returns to profit

By Shwetali Sapte

Spaghetti House has reported financial results for the year to 26 March 2023, with turnover rising from the previous year’s £5.3m to £9.8m.

Edinburgh pizzeria Matto to launch third site

Edinburgh pizzeria Matto to launch third site

By James McAllister

Edinburgh-based Neapolitan pizza brand Matto will launch its third and largest site later this month in the Scottish capital’s Newington neighbourhood on the southside of the city.

Various Eateries tees up plans to expand Noci concept following successful openings in Shoreditch and Battersea

Various Eateries tees up plans to expand Noci concept

By James McAllister

Various Eateries says it expects its modern Italian pasta concept Noci to ‘become an increasingly core part of its growth strategy’ following successful openings in Shoreditch and Battersea.

Latest opening: Daroco Soho

Latest opening: Daroco Soho

By Restaurant

The Franco-Italian restaurant has swapped Paris’ 2nd and 16th arrondissements for Soho.

San Carlo Alderley Edge restaurant opening

Latest opening: San Carlo Alderley Edge

By Joe Lutrario

The Marcello Distefano-led group has invested a cool £3m into the site that was once home to Gino D’Acampo’s Luciano restaurant.

Atavi pasta Albert Adrià

The Lowdown: Atavi pasta

By Joe Lutrario

One of the world’s most respected and influential chefs has put his name to an innovative new range of luxury pasta.

Aizle chef Stuart Ralston on new Edinburgh restaurant Lyla and offering inspiration to younger chefs with his new cookbook

Stuart Ralston: “Lyla could be my finest hour"

By James McAllister

The Edinburgh-based chef discusses taking on the former site of the late Paul Kitching’s 21212 restaurant, and offering inspiration to younger chefs with his new cookbook.

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