Safely re-homed after moving from its tiny former Dean Street location in 2012, Polpetto’s new Soho venue is much bigger and even houses its own ‘aperetivo’ bar. This character-filled Venetian-style bàcaro (traditional tavern) serves shareable small plates conjured up by chef Florence Knight.
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Venue Details & Map
11 Berwick StreetSohoLondonW1F 0PL
- +44 (0)20 7439 8627
- Public transport:
- Piccadilly Circus, Underground
If I lived in London, I would come to Polpetto basically daily. Definitely get there a bit early and be prepared to hang out and have a beer before you get seated (since the place is small and is super popular), but it's not bad.
Once you get a table, go to town. Literally order a ton of things and share because they're all so good. Highlights for me are the Prosciutto/Rocket flatbread,...more
Polpetto is a small tapas-restaurant. Has a prticular minimal style, not to many seating so hard to find a table available. The dishes are small so I would suggest to order quite a few. The zucchini are fabulous; a bit expensive the cocktails for the small glasses you get.more
We were lucky enough to walk in with only a 15 minute wait for a table. Just enough time for a cocktail starter!
The menu is small plate designed, which are a good size, not tapas, but more generous. The food is really interesting and a challenge for some of us, for example the wet polenta is not a texture most of us are used to for dinner.
The burnt butter bread that seems to be a bit of...more
Polpetto has a great vibe. My friend and I were seated in a little 'booth', these little alcoves they had created in the main dining room. So great for an intimate meal! And I love the way their bar stools fold away. Not really necessary but a nice design touch nonetheless.
Ok, so foodwise: everything was tasty. The highlight by far was the white sprouting broccoli with anchovies and shaved...more
We came to Polpetto with our friends for a weekend lunch since we have heard so many great things about the food. Happy to say they were right!
I really enjoyed the wet polenta, beef shin and the kohlrabi fish dish. Make sure to order at least 2 plates per person as the portion sizes are not big.
Coffee also tastes great, I ordered a cappuccino and the taste was very smooth!more