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Giovanni Rana Restaurant
17-19 Triton streetLondonNW1 3BF
Was looking for another place which had shut down but arrived here - starving - instead.
It was completely grand. Nothing wrong with it. Possibly a bit salty. Pasta properly al dente. Mostly it didn't taste like a whole lot, which was sad. Also, there was some difficulty with the staff not speaking - or at least understanding - English particularly well. A bit on the pricey side - I suspect...more
I went here with a group of friends for a 'buy a drink get free food' event.
The first drink costs £10 and then you have access to the food buffet.
Delishious Italian food gets dished up by the friendly staff that work there. Each guest is entitles to 2 side plate dishes of food.
Being vegaterian my first plate of food was tiny (a pizza square, bruchetta and a small bit of salad.) and I...more
So I've just posted a picture of basilicum lacking a bit of watering... It's kind of a good image of our experience yesterday.
So the place is looking like an average/good Italian restaurant. Friendly staff. No issues here. Except maybe lacking a bit of experience, not really knowing what was on the menu. And when you order some starters to share, they don't give you any cutlery to serve...more
This place gets very busy during lunch time. I would highly recommend getting a reservation. Also, if you're planning on coming here for lunch, it will most likely take about 1.5 hours at least.
I came here with 4 colleagues for lunch. We ordered: meatballs, calamari, bread and olive spread. I will warn you that this place is hit or miss. The first time we came here for lunch all the...more
Giovanni Rana was quite uninspiring and somewhere that actually specialises in pasta we were quite disappointed that one of the pasta dishes was not even cooked properly.
The restaurant seems to cater more for the offices nearby located in a business quarter with other restaurants in the complex.Most of the diners were quite smartly dress which created a different, more formal sort of...more