With a kitchen full of seasonal ingredients straight from the chef's home town near Rome, Latium is wholeheartedly committed to the gutsy flavours of its robust Italian cuisine. This unobtrusively stylish restaurant, just a short walk from Oxford Street, has a smart, intimate ambience that together with the critically acclaimed menu has won it plenty of fans since opening in 2003.
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21 Berners StreetLondonW1T 3LP
I've been to Latium twice, 2 months apart, and unfortunately the 1st visit was significantly better than the second visit. My first visit comprised of having a fragrant tuna tartare as a starter, roast duck that comes with a decent gravy as the main and the pear and almond tarte with vanilla ice cream as a substantial dessert. The meal was then followed by complementary petit fours, which were...more
Latium has good quality food, but I don't like the vibe of the restaurant at all. First of all, it's never very crowded and only a few tables are taken. This doesn't make for a fun, vibrant atmosphere. Second, making matters worse, waiters hover around you, watch you, and make you feel so uncomfortable. I get that they don't have anything else to do since they aren't busy, but it makes for a...more
Really excellent Italian restaurant in London - some of the best pasta outside of Italy!
Latium is a fine dining independent Italian restaurant located within close proximity to Goodge Street and Tottenham Court Road stations. Head chef Maurizio Morreli created several of the Latium menus including the Ravioli menu. The bread and pasta are freshly made each day by head chef Maurizio Morreli so they are a must try when visiting this incredible restaurant!
We were seated and given...more
It takes real skill, and the finest ingredients, to pull off the spare preparations in which Latium specializes. There are no presentational fireworks, and no flavors are hiding under a blanket of olive oil or butter. Everything here is formal, efficient, and elegantly spartan, rather like a good Savile Row bespoke. It's not trendy, or flashy, but the quality is obvious.