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Vasco & Piero's Pavilion Restaurant
15 Poland StreetLondonW1F 8QE
Dining here was a phenomenal experience. I arrived without a reservation, but was still taken great care of. I ordered a tricolore to split with my sister. We waited a little longer than expected (not too long), and the chef and waiter brought out two dishes instead of one for the wait. By that time, we hadn't even thought we had waited that long. Then they brought out another complimentary...more
Tried the sword fish and it was good. Table raved about their other fished, which they dissected off the bone - the weren't leaving an ounce behind. The staff was so nice. We filled up on bread though. The wine was delish as well. The staff threw in a small complimentary salad (?) to nosh on. This was the Italian meal of the week.more
The service was ok, but the manager or owner wasn't friendly at all.
The food was also just ok. I had the pear carpaccio starter, but the pears were very over-ripe and were basically mush on the plate.
If you want Italian, I'd try for somewhere else.more
I searched London in my first year here for a truly exceptional Italian meal. One would think with the proximity to Italy, this might be easy: it is not. There options, but one has to search.
Thankfully, I found Vasco and Piero's. The fare here is old-world comfort food set in romantic, but relatively subtle interior. The sauces are rich, the spaghetti is cooked to al dente perfection, and...more
Service was awkward when I first walked in. There were a few staff standing there, but all ignored me after turning to face me. What the heck. The interaction between staff and the table was continued its awkwardness throughout the meal, which itself wasn't too bad. I'd perhaps return for the food, but not necessarily for the service that other reviewers seemed to have gotten.more