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10 Goodwins Court, London WC2N 4LL, England
+44 20 7240 2877
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Goodwins Court, London WC2N 4LL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We chanced upon this gem on a Friday evening and oh how glad we were to find it! Fabulous hosts , delicious food, wonderful authentic surroundings, what a super evening we had - if you are in Covent Garden I cannot recommend this restaurant highly...More

Thank KittyBritAbroad_
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic: I went around the corner, and I was in Sicily! Beautiful ingredients, all from Sicily, and exquisitely prepared. Lovely décor, and all presented with authentic Sicilian charm and hospitality. Wines outstanding.

Thank TomC624
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I were looking for somewhere for a pre-theatre meal. All the big chains had queues out onto the pavement. Then we turned onto a side street and found Giovanni's. It was just about to open (at 5.30 pm) and so we were...More

Thank HeidiJoy1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is delicious, great menu, lovely warm atmosphere with the owner making you feel very welcome, all in all a fantastic little place which we will certainly be returning too and would certainly recommend!

Thank sebhorner94
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I can’t remember the last time I was actually served food that was too cold to eat in a restaurant. I sent mine back. My indifferent Italian sausages and very small dry portion of lentils were brought back when the rest of the table had...More

Thank Campervangirl65
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Found this hidden gem from Trip Advisor and its definitely well worth going. Its a small cosy restaurant thats authentically Italian! Great friendly staff and it was such a cute place that me and my friends really enjoyed. Well worth going again!

Thank Vicky Y
Reviewed 3 March 2018

First visit to Giovanni's and we did not know what to expect. We had one of the best evening all together with great wine, great food and the company of the man himself Pino.... I would not hesitate to go back to that restaurant just...More

Thank Erdem C
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This is a lovely restaurant in a central location but once inside you feel as if you have been transported to Sicily.The food was superb and my gluten-free requirement was catered for well. On the negative side the two front of house gentlemen had quite...More

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing, so was the service and room got soul. Giovanni, the main man makes you feel like you are sitting in Sicily. Absolutely an fantasic experience.

Thank jonasb0604
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Pre booked for 7.30pm. Lovely crisp white table linen, bit squashed removing coats between seats. Superb cheese starter, soft, moist and tasty. Meat platter ordinary. Needed more bread without a doubt. Dipping oil came a bit late to be of use. Main course pasta portions...More

Thank thewhiteheadfamily
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Sue H
14 February 2017|
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Response from Ann M | Reviewed this property |
It is really close to the Noel Coward Theatre - a 5 minute walk at most.
susan j
15 June 2016|
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Response from Diana S | Reviewed this property |
As this is a small family owned restaurant I am sure they will cater if pre-ordered.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Goodwins Court, London WC2N 4LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 2877
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