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Giovanni Rana Restaurant
17-19 Triton streetLondonNW1 3BF
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
Came here for lunch. The food was not good. Ordered the fresh made tagliatelle with the prawns and courgettes. The prawns looked like they had been half chewed and despite there being way too much creamy sauce the whole dish was bland. I only had a few mouthfuls then couldn't force any more down.
Won't be returningmore
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
A pleasant surprise for what looks like quite a sterile area of London and a relatively faceless building (although is very new and swanky).
I thought this would be the usual business lunch place that gets you in and out as quickly as possible and with as little attention to detail as possible...I WAS WRONG. There, I said it, note this day, I said I was wrong.
A bit of a confused welcome but...more