We hadn't booked but thankfully they found a space for us. The home made lasanga was really good but bettered by the friendliness of the staff and atmosphere of the restaurant.
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Excellent unpretentious Italian set in a rather unglamorous row of shops in a 60's block. Owner Bucci makes returning regulars (of which there are many) and newcomers feel equally welcome. Solid traditional menu, but it is the extensive daily specials blackboard which stands out. Wine...More
I am a foodie.....a shameless foodie. During my 17-day stay in the Chelsea borough of London, I dined here twice - once on my own and the second time with my sisters. The owner, Gionni ensured that I had a prime table, exquisite service, and...More
We enjoyed it. The food was good, and the house white wine particularly nice. Starters and pasta/risotto courses seem expensive (for example, a vegetarian pasta as a starter was £13.50), but overall the price was not too high because the main courses are reasonably priced....More
This restaurant is excellent. An authentic traditional family owned Italian restaurant which has been here for many years. Service very good and food from a fantastic menu and substantial specials board was quite simply fantastic. Will make a point of returning next time I'm in...More
I took five people, one a vegetarian to Frantoio for lunch on a Sunday. The food was first class, as was the service. It is a great restaurant with friendly touches. I mentioned quietly that it was my wife's birthday and she received an entirely...More
Saw the mixed reviews and obviously people either like or hate the owner or head waiter or whatever he is. Suppose it's a bit 'in your face' ....or you can lighten up and laugh. Food was really great and the service was also very friendly...More
Small restaurant with fine Italian cuisine, nice ambiance, attentive service. The tables are far enough apart that it is possible to have an intimate conversation. Good wine list with reasonable prices.
We arrived having booked a table for 4 of us. As we entered the restaurant we were greeted warmly and told where our table would be, although there were people still finishing their meal, which was okay and we bought a bottle of wine and...More