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Giovanni's Wine Bar and Italian Restaurant
12 City RoadLondonEC1Y 2AA
You are always greeted with a smile. I have always experienced great service & wonderful food. If you fancy Italian, look no further. Worth the visit!more
I work near here and occasionally pop in on a business lunch as it is convenient. The food is fine, the service is fine, the surroundings are fine.
I wouldnt go out of my way to go there, however I never mind going there to eat.
Its fine. Best and worst I can say. Maybe a little overpricedmore
I visit Giovanni's occasionally because my office is nearby, and it's an easy place to take a group on short notice. It's an expansive Italian menu, almost to the point of overwhelming. The pastas I've had have been average at best, and the bread they serve the table isn't great. My dining companions have ordered some impressive-looking calzones that they enjoyed, but I wouldn't go out of my...more
A pretty good Italian. Went there with a few colleagues. It's cosy, but a bit dark. There are screens showing football if you can't get into a pub. Starters are a bit pricey being almost as much as a main meal, but the main meals are more Italian style. Pasta and pizza's are available as well.more
Decent enough Italian between Moorgate and Old Street stations.
The restaurant is particularly notable for the Italian lager, Messina, which I had never heard of but was a very nice pint. Very light and drinkable. I have it on good authority that it is both hoppy and grainy. I found it to be an above average lager.
I enjoyed my pizza and I'm pretty sure I once had some good pasta here...more