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Four to Eight - CLOSED

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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Four to Eight is an Independent, family run Italian restaurant located in the beating heart of Covent Garden. Join us for lovingly prepared, simple, beautiful food and amazing wines. We look forward to welcoming you and your guests.
US$26 - US$130
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, European
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

After going online and researching places to eat close to the Novella, we selected Four to Eight. When we arrived at the restaurant, we found it not only close, but obviously out of business. So sorry we didn't get to enjoy what they may have...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank bradb1007
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Where do I begin ? A weekend trip to London primarily to catch a performance of Mamma Mia at the Novelo theatre situated opposite this "restaurant". It was busy and we were shown to the lower dining area .... the kitchen area. A lot of...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank barryplatt
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We ate at Four to Eight, an Italian restaurant, twice during a recent London trip -- mainly b/c the restaurant was convenient to the Astoria Hilton. First meal was stellar. Excellent appetizers and main courses, with very attentive service. Second meal, however, was a huge...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Suzmarch
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Whilst the service was good enough the food was underwhelming and sitting near the doorway guaranteed a draft to freeze the ankles. Wife had starter of tomato and mozzarella so not much to go wrong there. My starter of tempura cod was so bland and...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank WaddellDigital
Reviewed 16 February 2018

This was a very last minute visit and quite late on a busy evening so I didn't think I would get a table however the manager was very hospitable and seated me straight away. The food is nice, the decor is modern and sophisticated with...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank mia321654
Gino Z, General Manager at Four to Eight, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Dear mia321654, Thank you for visiting Four to Eight and for leaving a nice review. I am glad to here that you had an enjoyable evening. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Gino

Reviewed 16 February 2018

Pretty shocked by the poor quality of food here. Service was good, attentive waiting staff, etc. But the food was an absolutely rip off. Starters: "bruschetta" dish included a slice of dry toast with two cherry tomatoes chopped in half and placed on top. No...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank BjotTheWorld
Reviewed 15 February 2018

A pre-theatre dinner for two on valentines night was never going to be great, I don't suppose. Limited menu with no a la carte options. Main course (one fish, one chicken) both dry and tasteless. Sauce on chicken (mustard sauce) conspicuos by the absence of...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank mozart21
Reviewed 12 February 2018

In the heart of theatre land, this restaurant needs to pull its socks up. We ordered Buschetta and what arrived was a disgrace....burnt bit of toasted bread, with a few bits of sliced tomato...no olive oil or dressing of any kind. I had calf's liver...a...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Gino Z, General Manager at Four to Eight, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Dear LONGJOHNSILVERSS, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant I can only apologise for the bad experience you had. I have taken your comments on board have already discussed these issues with Head Chef to make sure this does not happen again....More

Reviewed 11 February 2018

A friend and I went here for a quick business lunch on a Friday. We had one of only two tables occupied the whole time we were there, and given the food we had and what we paid for it I'm not entirely surprised. My...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank robertjamessaunders
Gino Z, Manager at Four to Eight, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Dear Robert S, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I am sorry that the food did not quite meet the same standard and quality as you have experienced in the past. I can assure you that products are delivered on a...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018

I went to this restaurant on Saturday night. I have really enjoyed the food and especially drinks! Cocktails were very nice as well as the service. Will definitely come back!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank adk996
Gino Z, Manager at Four to Eight, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear adk996, Thank you for leaving us a kind review and am glad to hear you had an enjoyable evening hopefully see you again soon. Kind regards Gino

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