A southern Italian haven on east London's buzzy Kingsland Road, Rotorino is brought to you from the team behind Dock Kitchen. The homely dining room, decked out with intricate tiling, warm Mediterranean hues and soft caramel leather, is offset by an urbane 40-cover bar, serving supreme Italian and international wines, and a stock of chilled native beers. On the Rotorino menu, expect a range of rustic, unfussy dishes, all showcasing bold natural flavours.


Typical meal price: From £26.00 (USD32.73) per diner

£26 to £40

Venue Details & Map


434 Kingsland Road
E8 4AA

Yelp Reviews

3.5 out of 5 based on 21 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Rotorino

4.0 out of 5 26 November 2016
by Nick N.

Food: 4/5

Service: 3/5

Cleanliness: 4/5

Decor & Style: 4/5

Very good lasagna and pancetta, and the fried potatoes are great!. Menu changes quite a bit here but overall great taste from all the items I tried at the table. It is crowded and has slight slow service at night though.more

4.0 out of 5 3 September 2016
by Steve W.

If approached correctly Rotorino is a great neighbourhood Italian restaurant along an unassuming parade of shops at the quieter end of Kingsland Road.

Stepping into Rotorino is like stepping into another world and the main road seems a million miles away. The industrial New York meets Mad Man look of the restaurant creates a classy yet relaxed atmosphere and service is cheery and...more

3.0 out of 5 3 August 2016
by James C.

I've been to Rotorino a few times now. An unassuming facade leading from Kingsland Road in Dalston could easily be missed (as I nearly did on my last visit).

Walk in through the plain shop front and into a 50's themed restaurant. You very much have the feeling you are stepping back in time. The very long bar will greet you as will the cheerful team offering you a drink from their excellent...more

5.0 out of 5 27 May 2016
by Albin B.

I was very impressed with the quality of the food, they use seasonal vegetables and prepared in not the very typical way. :) example whole roster artichoke with a variety of beans, I personally would have never put those together but it was fantastic. :)

What also impressed me was they do take pride in make by your drink nice even its non alcoholic. I was driving so took the virgin Bloody...more

5.0 out of 5 2 November 2015
by Carl P.

A fantastic find in Haggerston!

It's a fun Italian restaurant with a modern British twist.

I had Sasso Chicken w/ Fried Potatoes (the potatoes is an extra side)

The chicken was extremely tasty and delicious. 100% recommended if you're a fan of chicken. The fried potatoes was a meal in itself! To the degree that I shared with them with the entire table.

Expect to pay about £12 - £14 for a...more

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