“ Address: Westfield London / Southern Terrace / Shepherd's Bush / London / W12 7GB / United Kingdom / Tel: 020 8749 9133 „
I found this restaurant very incidentally. It was a cold day and with my dear friend, who by the way is Italian, we were searching a nice place to have lunch.
The place was Covent garden, 41 Earlham Street, they opened the last year so its pretty new place. Later I found they have other restaurant at Westfield London.
So I just saw the entrance its big one you need to step down but they welcome you in the restaurant with a big shiny letters which makes you feel you enter in a club not in a restaurant. The design of the place is amazing I look things like this too because my other passion is interior design. So the designers there did a quite good job. The place is very light with big tables and comfortable benches. We took a corner with sofas which is more comfortable I recommend sitting there if you find free table. On the tables there are couples of different oil bottles which are produced from the restaurant. You have a pot with basilic on the table which you can tear off and put on your dish. Also there is a box with parmesan on the table and you can use it freely. I didn't visit the toilets but I suppose they are nice too.
The service it's really amazing it is something I adore in the Italian restaurants, even if the waiters were not Italian but they smiled a lot and were kind, even warm. Immediately when you sit they explain you where the toilets are and what you have on the table. The waiters are only men which I find interesting but I don't complain at all. In the menu predominate pasta and spaghetti. It's separate on a few main parts:
* Pasta Dishes
* Other Mains
* Side Dishes
* Breakfast - its between 8-11h.
The kitchen use a lot of sauce and seasoning and everything taste so freshly. The salads are not big but when you taste it you feel like in heaven. I ordered pasta honestly now I forgot the name but the taste was worthy like my salad. The dishes come really quick.
At the end I wanted to order tiramisu because its one of the famous Italian desserts but the smiling and kind waiter recommends me the Hot Crispy Chocolate Ravioli with Bacio ice cream its cost 4.95 but believe me even if it was more it would still deserve every cent. This dish is totally amazing. A must try. I think I can eat it every day.
Here is the site of the restaurant http://www.kitchen-italia.com/ you can reserve a place from there. There is a contest too organized from the restaurant if you propose a recipe of pasta and you win you can have one year free food. What about that? :) They won me..
Keep the bill also, if you bring it in the next two weeks, you have discount ;) this people have a great marketing strategy lol