Founded back in 1991 in East Sheen, Valentina sees the Zoccola and Arcari families showcase their lifelong love of food and wine. The Valentina menu is bursting with wholesome artisan dishes, including pizzas, antipasti, fresh pasta and risotto.
Venue Details & Map
31 Shad ThamesSouthwarkLondonSE1 2YR
- +44 (0)20 7036 6028
- Public transport:
- Tower Hill, Underground
We got sucked in for the 2 for 1 smoothie. Pretty cheap compared to other joints in London! How was it? Much better than I expected. Great consistency, texture and flavor.
You have to order the same smoothie flavor to get this deal.
I was a tad disappointed that he didn't fill the cup. Who under fills?!?
They also sell a variety of desserts, premade food, bread and groceries.more
Elegant little restaurant, the food is good and reasonably priced. They do charge for bread however for all you Americans visiting. The only issue I had was the staff and service. The staff seemed a bit snooty. My waiter didn't conceal his surprise when I asked for just antipasti. So, there's not much of a choice on shad Thames but you may find something better if you walk further down.more
I was drawn to Valentina as an alternative to the Pizza Express nearby because of the small food market at the front. I tried two pizzas - the Bianca Valentina and the Quatro Staggione - and the Valentina salad. All were top notch. I am a bit of a pizza snob and this crust was so good even at room temperature a day later. The meals I saw delivered to other tables all looked and smelled...more
New location of the Valentina chain located in the heart of Shad Thames (took over the Zizzi location). From the pictures of the other locations it seems to match decor-wise with the Italian scooters and "Nonna-inspired" pictures hanging throughout.
Have never been to the other locations as a comparison, but the pasta I ordered (Paccheri) was quite tasty: basic tube-shaped pasta with a...more