London has a competitive dining scene, and to survive, a restaurant has to be up there with the very best. So when we tell you that Da Paolo Restaurant London has been in business down on Charlotte Place in Fitzrovia since 1990, you can take that as a mark of quality. It offers the atmosphere of a traditional Italian village in the centre of London, with a menu replete with classics from up and down the bel paese, as well as regional specialities and house signatures. Book a table and head out to Fitzrovia – take the tube to Goodge Street and wander around the corner to Charlotte Place – for one of the best, most-loved Italian restaurants to be found anywhere in London.
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Great atmosphere and good service. Food is good but don’t over order as portions are large.
The food was value for money. The portions were huge. The staff were nice and friendly. A small minus point was that the space of the restaurant is small and tables were placed very close to each other thus not much ambiance for people who want privacy. But if it is good food you are after this is the place!
Great food and nice, cosy restaurant. Good and friendly service.
As we said, Da Paolo Restaurant London is reminiscent of a traditional Italian village right in the centre of London, thus from the decor you can expect a certain amount of ambience and tranquility, classic white tablecloths and a wonderfully warm welcome. Da Paolo Restaurant is perfect for groups of friends or family and also offers luxurious private dining opportunities. Over the years the menu has adapted and grown but always stayed true to its Italian roots, and now diners of Fitzrovia and beyond are able to enjoy tastes from the backstreets of Bologna to the middle of Modena.
Everything at Da Paolo London is good but we’d certainly recommend the set menu – perfect for a pre-theatre meal – with a starter of grilled Italian sausage with salad and pecorino cheese, a main of pesecapada di Salmoriglio, swordfish grilled with lemon, fresh oregano and chives and a tiramisu to top it all off. Alternatively, the main menu is brimming with fresh and exciting pasta options, fish, meat and salads. You really can’t go wrong with the pappardelle all'Anatra with duck, sage, mixed mushrooms and a white wine sauce. On Charlotte Place, Da Paolo Restaurant really is one of the finest Italian restaurants we know of in Fitzrovia.