A stylish Italian dining retreat in Westminster, Gustoso Ristorante and Enoteca is the sister restaurant of Al Duca and Osteria dell'Angolo in London. A diverse selection of dishes prepared using fresh, seasonal ingredients are served up on the menu, with popular choices including deep fried squid and courgette, and baked breast of chicken with diavola sauce. The bar is an ideal place for a pre-dinner aperitif, or a relaxed after-work drink with colleagues.
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Gustoso Ristorante & Enoteca
35 Willow PlaceLondonSW1P 1JH
Gustoso has, for the past few years, been our go-to Italian in the Victoria/Pimlico area. It's rarely too busy to accommodate us, has a wide well-priced menu, and the restaurant itself is cute (it even has a static Vespa in the window). In total, I've probably been about 10 or 15 times, which leaves me well placed to point out its positives and negatives (though they have recently rearranged...more
Mediocre Italian - nothing terribly authentic - the absolute worst table-service I've ever had in all of London!
We arrived with a small group of ~ 8 on a weeknight. It was nice seeing the restaurant was fairly busy - good choice we hoped? Not quite...
Despite our reservation, the hostess seemed a bit overwhelmed when we arrived. We were seated in a fairly short amount of time at the very...more
Edible but not authentic. I really wanted to love Gustoso, but sadly, the lack of flavor let me down.
Started with burata. Pretty good, but not as authentic as italy. It was more akin to a mozzarella dressed with rocket and parma.
Extensive wine selections in multiple sizes of carafes offer great wine tasting options.
I opted for the risotto of fresh veg. Very disappointed. My first...more
We've enjoyed many of the restaurants we've eaten at during our week in London, but none of them was anywhere near as good as this one. The eggplant Parmesan & lasagna were excellent! And the chocolate panacotta was the best we've ever eaten--including on several trips to Italy! We also very much enjoyed the vibrant "vibe" of the place & appreciate the attentiveness of our waitress. A great...more
I have to admit, I was a little suspicious of this place when I first looked up restaurants near Victoria Station (was meeting a friend from New York in that area) given that there were very few reviews ANDwWe were able to get reservations at 7:30 PM on a Saturday night an hour in advance, but I decided to go with it anyway. It is a little hard to find but that wasnt a huge problem given that...more