This is the first solo venture from Benugo founder Hugo Warner since he left the company in 2010. Located in Broadway Market in east London, it recreates the spirit of the classic Italian "Formica" café of the 1950s.
Opened 1 March
Owner Hugo Warner
Head chef John Adams
Designer Joe Hagan
Capacity 60-seat dining room plus 45-seat café-bar area and 20 outside
Menu A mix of food from London and Italy with typical dishes including spaghetti, clams, chilli and garlic; steak and kidney pudding for two; braised lamb shoulder with polenta; gingerbread ice-cream; and Amalfi lemon sorbet.
Average spend £25 excluding drinks
Address 2 Broadway Market, London E8 4QJ
Telephone 0207 249 9070