Louis Korovilas, ex-Head Chef at Bancone and ex-Locanda Locatelli before that, is heading up the kitchen of another Italian restaurant Tavolino, opening where Strada used to be by Potter’s Field Park. That means you’ll get excellent views over the river and Tower Bridge from the two-floor restaurant.
Tavolino will focus on simple dishes made using carefully sourced produce from Italy and the UK. Expect dishes like lardo and parmesan bombolini; Sicilian chickpea fritters with whipped anchovy; silk handkerchief pasta with walnut butter and egg yolk (the signature dish from Bancone); tagliatelle with spicy ‘nduja and pork ragu; sourdough pizzas; hake with ‘nduja and zucchini scarpece; and ribeye with ox heart tomato and gorgonzola bambolini.
Pastry chef Taylor Sessegnon-Shakespeare will be baking fresh breads, like honeyed garlic focaccia and olive and parmesan rolls, as well as turning out puds including balsamic vinegar chocolate mousse, and Amalfi lemon meringue. Tavolino is running a one day soft launch on 30th July with 50% off food, so book in if you want a bargain meal.
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Opens Fri 31st July 2020
Unit 1 Riverside, 2 More London, London, SE1 2DA