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Giorgio at Leadenhall
45 - 52 Leadenhall MarketLondonEC3V 1LT
We were floundering around London looking for restaurants. We were in the mood for Itialian so we took a chance. We had three Italians with us, two Americans and a Swede. The atmoshere is nice, the food was nice the service was good; there was nothing wrong with it. It just wasn't outstanding. We had a reservation for 6, but they accomodated us at 2 round tables sort of shoved together....more
In the historic Leadenhall Market, which is very busy during the day and quite during the night. Great experience to go there in the evening too!
I thought: "Pretty market, the food is prob. not gonna be that good" - wrong!
All super fresh ingredients! Great...more
From the outside, Giorgio's is unassuming - tucked away at the entrance to Leadenhall market, all you can see of the restaurant from ground level is the tiny glass porch entrance, set within what comes across as a temporary wall.
However, descend into the subterranean restaurant and the interior is a world away... The classy Italian decor and table settings of a high-end establishment...more
I have been to Giorgio's about six times in the past. It's a very good experience at each visit.
Dedicated staff truly make you feel like home.
They start by presenting exquisite bread platters, and I strongly recommend the house fiascos. Ask for olive oil and balsamic, it's delicious with the giant green olives.
I've had the chance to try loads of Mains there, and all are worth a try....more
An expense lunch, and but for the location I would probably come back again to eat here with non-work aquaintances! It is bang in the middle of the city, just behind Leadenhall Market, and as such, everyone there at lunch was suited and tied, and discussing business. It's not a location I'd travel to, I'm still a stranger to the Square Mile, but the meal we had was lovely.
I had crab...more