Antico restaurant's philosophy is easy to grasp — Italian comfort food in a comfortable atmosphere. Dishes are kept simple in the hope that every single ingredient showcases its clarity of flavour. With a menu that changes by the season, this restaurant near London Bridge blends old-fashioned authenticity with a fresh approach.
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214-216 Bermondsey StreetSouthwarkLondonSE1 3TQ
Pasta here is divine! Make sure you book before you go. The space has rustic charm and is small, but we loved it.
We ordered starters of:
Burrata, Black Figs, Radicchio, Mint & Toasted Almonds £7
Prosciutto, Pumpkin, Parmesan Shavings, Mint & Apple Balsamic £7
Grilled Octupus £7 (this was our favorite)
and large sized mains of:
Slow Cooked Pork & Juniper Ragu Pappardelle £14 (generous...more
Deserving of its place on the food paradise that is Bermondsey St. They offer a very reasonable set menu for lunch and early dinner for 15/1, respectively. Italian with some nice twists as far as meat go (rabbit, pork), so don't come here if you're expecting a simple penne or lasagne! The pork shoulder tortelloni that I had was delicious in all its buttery goodness.
Service was excellent...more
I was a little worried when ordering at Antico because their set menu is quite small and quirky. I'm open-minded but fussy (it's possible!) and the fancier the place, the less I feel able to adapt a dish to remove offending items.
Luckily, there was one item for each course that looked doable, so I went with those. That didn't necessarily mean I was wild about them - for example, I had...more
I've been here with friends and family and never have I heard a complaint. The starters have always been great, the staff is knowledgable about wines and the pasta...my oh my the pasta is excellent. The portion sizes are really good unlike many pasta places where you get 5 pieces of tortellini! The desserts are also really good and the menu gets changed regularly.
The prices are incredibly...more
Such a great place! I live nearby and was trying to find someplace decently priced that I would be able to get a table at on a Saturday night - and none of that waiting an hour stuff! Thankfully Antico takes bookings (which you can do on Yelp!) so we booked a table for two. We got there about 20 minutes early and were prepared to go down to their gin bar for a bit, but they had the table ready...more