This traditional Italian restaurant, reputed as a village restaurant in central London near Goodge Street Station, prides itself on its 'family-run' feel yet maintains an air of professionalism when it comes to the service and the authenticity of the food. Da Paolo offers the kind of meals a mother would be proud of. The decor creates an intimate ambience, with antique furniture and pictures making it an ideal business venue at lunch, and perfect for a romantic dinner by night. Regulars include celebrities, tourists and theatre-goers. Menu highlights include crab and prawn salad, risotto salsiccia and barolo, pappardelle with duck and sage, whole grilled sea bass, prime Scottish beef fillet with blue cheese, and the traditional tiramisu. If your favourite dish is not on the menu, the senior chefs welcome requests and any occasion can be catered for in the private room for 35 people. So relaxing, you won't want to leave!
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Da Paolo Restaurant
3 Charlotte PlaceLondonW1T 1SD
Amazing Italian meal with influence from Portugal. My mom and I stayed at the Rathbone Hotel around the corner from this gem. We were really craving gelato night one of our stay (she's Italian) and the only thing around was a fro yo shop. Before we gave up, we stopped at this restaurant to see if they had any. We took it for take away and it was amazing homemade amaretto gelato with fresh...more
I love catching up with old work friends. I love it even more when the company pays!
This time my usual old work friend catch up was in London with another old colleague of ours, who I found out was retiring in the summer. So this might be the last meal we all get on the company, better make it count!
I saw this place on Yelp and, liking the look of the reviews, thought to give it a go. So I...more
I have visited here a number of times over the last 6 or 7 years when I happened to be in London. Originally discovered through a concierge's recommendation at a hotel, and I must thank him very much! The food is always great. Most recently had a beautifully cooked lamb shank and cod grill. The former, the meat was so tender that there was really no need for a knife, and the latter had a great...more
Nice ambiance, cosy & romantic (ish). Close quarters but nothing out of order by London standards. Starters- we had a special of bruschetta & Parma ham, and mushroom crostini. Both huge but just ok, flavour wise. Mains- we both opted for pasta- I had the linguini with prawn, cherry tomatoes, garlic & chilli. Yummy! Prawns had been butterflied in the shell, de-headed and sautéed. Yummy. My date...more
Spend a cosy romantic evening at this classic Italian restaurant. With a specialised menu; this makes it personal all the way. The very attentive owner always making sure we were ok, gave us the best ever service in his capacity.
The dishes are well proportioned (not too much or too little) and the red wine selection is very full bodied, to my liking.
Its was hard work leaving the...more