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St. Martins House 10 Goodwins Court | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4LL, England
+44 20 7240 2877
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (42 reviews)
“tiramisu” (19 reviews)
“calves liver” (9 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
St. Martins House 10 Goodwins Court | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4LL, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Giovanni you made our night! We walked the streets of Covent Garden trying to find a restaurant that would inspire us to enter & then Giovanni's appeared. Now all the cute fairy lights was the first attraction but the real draw card for us was...More

Thank 79series
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As frequent visitors to Italy we were seeking an authentic Italian restaurant and we were not disappointed. This is not the usual tired high street pizza and pasta fast food. It's the real thing. From the moment we were greeted by our host Pino, to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Forget about all the stars that have been to his restaurant, Pino is the main attraction. From the time he welcomed us at the door until he finally kicked us out, he was attentive to all our needs and more! The food was delicious and...More

Thank vpoitras24
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is THE place to dine if you are looking for a casual neighborhood-style Italian restaurant with great food located just steps from Covent Garden and the theatre district. I have been coming to Giovanni's for more than 15 years and it never disappoints. The...More

Thank 212nyjack
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited after theatre. The restaurant was not too busy but was very cosy and had pictures of all celebrities on the wall which had visited. The owner was very sociable and friendly, and the food was great. It was a pleasant experience.

Thank Lemmi2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fresh vegetables and subtle flavors were superb. The hint of lemon in the rice with the Osso Buco and the hint of fruit infused in the olive oil were touches only a master chef can add without detracting from the meal. Enjoy the great...More

Thank moertel111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pino ,the owner is very charming. He persuaded us to have the most expensive dishes on the menu. They were good ,not great. He indicated we would get a free limoncello at the end , but none was forthcoming. We got the feeling he was...More

Thank Neildavidson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This intimate restaurant on a side-street in Covent Garden is truly lovely. It's perfect for a business lunch, while in the evening it's busy and convivial without ever feeling noisy or crowded. You'll eat the best Sicilian cooking outside Sicily. Good wine list, too. Brothers...More

Thank Alistair B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came into Giovanni's on a whim for date night on a Saturday evening- it was a literal blink and youll miss it venue as the main enterance is off a little side street in a busy part of Covent Garden. When we arrived a gentleman...More

Thank hayleyalys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pino was the most wonderful hostess with the mostest and made the best recommendation for a friend and I who was a first timer. The artichoke, buffalo mozzarella, osso bucco and pastas are to die for. Pino and staff was warm and fed us authentic...More

Thank lanngmui168
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Questions & Answers
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Martins House 10 Goodwins Court | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 2877
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