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!