Stevie Parle’s ‘Palatino’ is his 5th up and running restaurant based in London that celebrates the flavours of Rome. With its authentic yet simplistic infusions of colour; Palatino has paved its way for both a corporate and casual dining experience.
Based in the heart of Clerkenwell, an easy walk from Old Street Station.
Address: 71 Central St, London EC1V 8AB
Steering away from the typical stereotype of restaurants, its unique yellow and grey hued furniture is a great place for pretty much any occasion. During the day you can expect a more vibrant atmosphere whilst the evening compliments for a more authentic experience.
Speck, spianata romana & finocchiona
Octopus, minestra nera with Poggiotondo olive oil
Anchovy, stracciatella, toast
Spaghetti alla puttanesca
Tonarelli cacio e pepe, telicherry pepper & pecorino
Bream & radicchio, balsamic
The perfect way to end this meal has to be with dessert. If you’re a fan of deeply sweet and rich flavours, this treat is a must. The bitterness of the coffee really balances out the flavours in this dish.
Chocolate cake, pistachio & honeycomb
Our final verdict? Why catch a flight to Rome when you can catch a cab and go straight here. Filled with incredible amounts of flavour and real Italian comfort food; this restaurant ticks all those boxes. Whether it be an intimate dine for two or a corporate based meeting – Palatino is easily a restaurant one should keep in mind.