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#725 of 1,872 Italian in London
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£4 - £18
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

10-Sep-23 Tavolino Bar & Kitchen: Visited on a boiling hot Sunday early afternoon initially for drinks, but morphed into an early dinner. We enjoyed a few great cocktails in the bar area, followed by dinner in the restaurant. Staff were really excellent, including a lovely...waiter who sorted out table booking and a waitress on her first day, who did a great job, well supported by a senior staff member. Food was delicious and portions generous. Of course, a great location too with the views of the river. I'd happily return.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Tavolino Riverside, Other at Tavolino Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Pennypurples, what a lovely review! Thank you for taking the time to write feedback! We are glad to hear you had a great time with us! We are hoping to see you soon. Many thanks, Tavolino team.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Cant fault the location, but thats it. Food have great titles that don't live up to expectation. Severed on cold plates, micro portions .g. £5 for 4 skimpy sprouting broccoli shoots, not freshly prepared for example I ordered my meal and immediately went upstairs to...wash my hands and by the time I retuned to my table, my food (beef ragu) was already there. It did not have the parmesan and was not very hot. Make your own conclusion if that was freshly prepared or not. The broccoli was cold and on a room temperature plate. They offered to replace but what they brought back was hardly different from what they served in the first place, hardly warm veg but at least on a warmed plate. The bill interestingly says a discretionary service charge of 12.5% is added to benefit the staff. I think they need to think about customer benefit as staff get there benefit from a salary that customers subscribe to.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They offer astonishing views over the Tower Bridge in a 60’s style atmosphere. Their location is unbeatable. Their pasta dish: ‘slow cooked beef shin with Chianti Ragu’ is excellent. Service was quick but a bit poor. For instance, when we asked them for a ‘Guinness’...for drink, instead of answering that they don’t offer it, which is the case, they asked us what a ‘Guinness’ was.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Tavolino Riverside, Other at Tavolino Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We are hoping to see you soon, and will make sure that our new staff will know what a Guinness is! Many thanks, Tavolino team.

Reviewed 21 January 2024

The only reason I didn’t rate this as terrible is because the setting is second to none - with Tower Bridge one side and the HMS Belfast the other and lit up at night it is exceptional - the other reason is that the staff...were fantastic. So you asked what was wrong… The Food, it was awful, definitely not as described on the menu. The chicken Milanese was so tough and due to the wilted rocket around it, it must have been seen sitting under a hot lamp for quite a while, garlic bread with no garlic on it and chilli pasta with no chilli, oh and a fish dish that hardly contained any fish. Very disappointed by the portion sizes. I didn’t complain as we were out to dinner with my sons, girlfriends parents. So I thought I’d let people know what to expect Sadly will not be returning, especially considering the setting.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Tavolino Riverside, Other at Tavolino Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Julie, Thank you for your review. It is always disappointing to see that we haven't delivered a 5* food experience. I have ensured your feedback has been passed onto our team so that we can prevent such experiences from occurring again in the future....More

Reviewed 3 January 2024

Amazing food, excellent service and stunning views. Highly recommended. Every dish tasted great! Have no hesitation coming here!!!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Tavolino Riverside, Other at Tavolino Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2024

Thank you very much Antony for the 5* and your lovely feedback!! We cannot wait to see you soon again! Many thanks, Tavolino team.

Reviewed 19 December 2023 via mobile

Was quite sceptical. Having read reviews on here. We had a table for 12 yesterday on the first floor. Must be some of the best views in London. The food was pretty good. Squid was a bit salty, but everything else was difficult to fault...and they did a really nice pizza. Excellent service. Would have no qualms in going back at allMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Tavolino Riverside, Other at Tavolino Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2023

Thank you very for taking the time to write us a review! We love to hear you had a lovely time and we will be delighted to have you with us again soon! Many thanks, Tavolino team

Reviewed 15 December 2023

Best view of the tower bridge and had yummy pasta. Thank you for looking after us. Good options for vegetarians.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Tavolino Riverside, Other at Tavolino Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2023

Thank you for the 5* and the lovely feedback! We are hoping to see you soon again Many thanks, Tavolino team.

Reviewed 13 December 2023

What a wonderful experience. The food and the view was amazing, as well as the drinks. We would come back often if we lived here. But what was most notable was the friendly, professional staff. A special shout out to our server Analy who made...it such a special evening.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Tavolino Riverside, Other at Tavolino Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2023

Thank you for the 5* and your lovely feedback! We cannot wait to welcome you back again on your next visit Many thanks, Tavolino team.

Reviewed 13 December 2023

Analy hosted me kindly and friendly, kept asking question if I was ok or I need something which is great thing to do, she served me the food and I can say that it was delicious, definitely I'm coming again. thanks to Analy

Date of visit: December 2023
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Tavolino Riverside, Other at Tavolino Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2023

Thank you very much for your lovely review, we are glad to hear you have loved Analy as much as we do. We are hoping to see you soon! Many thanks, Tavolino team.

Reviewed 12 December 2023 via mobile

An unforgettable experience. From drinks to food everything was outstanding. Me and my wife were passing by and got in to have some dinner. Iryna our waitress was so kind . I had the best service and a great dinning experience. We will definitely come...back.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Tavolino Riverside, Other at Tavolino Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2023

What a lovely review to read! Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a feedback! We are hoping to see you soon again Many thanks, Tavolino team.

Reviewed 12 December 2023

Its a great spot for casual dining. Very good recommendation from Iryna. She was really helpful. We enjoyed a lot.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Tavolino Riverside, Other at Tavolino Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2023

Thank you very much Maher for your lovely review and the 5*! We are glad to hear you have enjoyed your time with us. Many thanks, Tavolino team.

Reviewed 12 December 2023

the dinner was very tasty, I tried the pasta with shrimp, thank you for the service Irina, very attentive to details

Date of visit: December 2023
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Tavolino Riverside, Other at Tavolino Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2023

Thank you for your lovely review and 5* Viktoriia! See you soon, Tavolino team.

Reviewed 12 December 2023

I really enjoyed my night here. I suggest you to go there, food great bot also we had Analy serving us, she is the best! Da Gaia <3

Date of visit: December 2023
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Tavolino Riverside, Other at Tavolino Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2023

Thank you for the feedback! We are glad to hear you had a lovely experience with us. See you soon, Tavolino team.

Reviewed 12 December 2023

A very beautiful location for a very good italian restaurant. Good variety of choice, good taste and great hospitality in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Alice, our waitress, pampered us and advised us on the best. Thanks Alice, thanks Tavolino, we'll be back soon!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Tavolino Riverside, Other at Tavolino Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2023

Thank you very much for your lovely review! We are delighted to hear you have loved Alice as much as we do ! Many thanks, Tavolino team.

Reviewed 12 December 2023

We had a nice lunch at tavolino today, the food was great and the staff very lovely. Our waitress was Analy!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Tavolino Riverside, Other at Tavolino Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2023

Thank you Marycruz for the feedback and the 5*! Hopefully, we will see you soon again. Many thanks, Tavolino team.

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Terrible service, really poor and disrespectful management. Company will not allow pack any left overs to takeaway, will they push themselves to serve birthday cake with a candle? Do yourself a favour, find a better place!
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  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4