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52 - 54 New Oxford Street BloomsburyLondonWC1A 1ES
Last night of London vacation and #2 daughter who's been living here for 6 months suggested Giotto for her sister's birthday and because of the live piano music. On arrival, we were greeted warmly enough. Yes, there's a piano player, but it's a small spinet piano, and we were seated so far away that it was a non-factor for me. We had a convivial server, an older gent with an Italian accent. It...more
Meal was served in good time. Received a warm welcome and good customer service throughout - which you will undoubtedly pay for on the service charge. One big perk was the piano playing in the background, however you will have to face the unavoidable tip-me gaze of the pianist upon your exit, which you may or may not succumb to.
All in all food was good, but was it worth it $ wise?
When my boyfriend and I visited London, we stumbled upon this place as we were visiting the museum. I loved their Alfredo and the Tagliatelle el Fungi. It was so good that we went back a second time (in the rain and almost getting lost) because we were having a hard time finding flavorful Italian food in that area. I would go back if I'm ever in London again (hopefully!)more
Horrible food and horrible service.
I mean REALLY bad. It wasn't busy and it took 45 min for our food to come - fried zucchini, a margherita pizza, penne pomodoro, and tagliatelle with pesto. The zucchini tasted like oil that hasn't been changed in 6 months. Inedible. The pizza had almost no sauce and so much cheese. No basil. It said tomato, basil, mozzarella on the menu! It was not a...more
This was a lovely surprise....a really sweet family-run Italian restaurant, smack in the middle of 'tourist central' on New Oxford Street.
After a few pints with friends at The Crown Pub (across the street from this restaurant), hunger drove us elsewhere but the bad weather kept us from going too far away. I walked across the street with some trepidation, as part of my party included a...more