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376 StrandCovent GardenLondonWC2R 0LQ
Well, don't come here expecting great Italian food. Come here for the atmosphere and service.
I got the crawfish and salmon ravioli, my friend got... some other Italian dish. Both were bland and not great. But our other friend got fish and chips and, surprisingly, it was probably one of the better fish and chips I've had in London. We also had a bottle of some German white wine on the menu...more
This was a nice surprise location, since we were on a long walk around Central London and this place certainly stands out from the rest. The exterior plants and decor are very festive, and the interior has tons of fun murals painted on the booths.
The staff were very timely and offered good service, as well as making it lively when singing for another customer's birthday. A band even came in...more
Ho bloody hum. Basic "Italian" food but not really, because when I mentioned to the waitress that my stuffed aubergine wasn't a stuffed aubergine, (it was a sticky rice, tomato and courgette mixture with some aubergine slices on top and cheese melted over the whole thing so you wouldn't notice...) she told me "That's the Turkish way they make it." Turkish? I thought this was supposed to be an...more
Salieri is having an identity crisis. For one, just visit the website (http://www.salieri.co.uk/) and tell me why they're playing Vivaldi (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSw7CcAXPWk). The confusion continues inside the restaurant with the food. They try hard, but the fare comes up short. While it might be good for the theatre crowd, the meals can be summed up, as we say in my family, as 'old...more
The evening meals here are pretty good if you buy the more expensive dishes on the menu. The French onion soup I had here was nice and the Gressingham duck was very tasty-the desserts weren't bad either. A main meal dish ranges from £9 to around £19.
The waiters were friendly and helpful and created a great atmosphere in the restaurant. However I went back during the day when it was empty and...more