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Manicomio - Gutter Lane

6 Gutter Lane, London EC2V 8AS, England
+44 20 7726 5010
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (44 reviews)
“pasta” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Gutter Lane, London EC2V 8AS, England
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Reviewed today

Trendy upscale trattoria located down a small alley, hidden behind an office building. It's hard to find (my friend took me here), thus it's mostly local employees who eat here, not tourists. Airy, modern interior on 3 floors, the downstairs is casual, upstairs you will...More

Thank rossvesq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had this Restaurant as my second choice option, but recommended it for day 2 of my corporate meetings in London. I wasn't disappointed, the food was lovely, the wine outstanding and the service was seamless and non-intrusive. The staff were well informed. I enjoyed...More

Thank Caroleanne R
Reviewed 14 April 2017

one of the best lunch in the city and good value as well, the choice of meal for the take away is impressive and everything range from good to excellent.The eat-in is one step above in terms of quality and more expensive as well. The...More

Thank eben92
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant makes a good venue for business lunches. Service is efficient and the food is good quality Italian fare making use of seasonal produce. Always a pleasure to eat there!

Thank janeW5988II
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

It's open all day! Pre-breakfast to post dinner drinks. Nice feel and ambience. Warm staff, lovely outside space.

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 16 March 2017

went here for lunch on the first hot day of spring. Fantastic salt marsh lamb main course , good service , and everybody basically really liked it. Had a couple of bottles of decent Italian wine as well and some delicious cheese. Also v comfortable...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017

Had a coffee with a good friend at Manicomio on Gutter Lane; it's a quiet hidden wee gem near St Pauls. The coffee is very flavoursome compared to the boring High St brands. Fair priced compared to those other types of 'cafes' also. The takeaway...More

Thank Chizzamerica
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I usually go to the take away/deli section so this was my first time eating in the main restaurant & it didn't disappoint. I had a great squid ink pasta that was so divine. Manicomio has always had good food to go so I definitely...More

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a relatively new restaurant with an Italian focus in the menu. The food is very good. I found the pasta with Tuscan sausage to be excellent and the apple and salted caramel tart also. Portions are more nouvelle cuisine than man sized. Surroundings...More

2  Thank Gravity99
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We walked through the downstairs cafe which was packed out and very noisy up to the restaurant which was also packed. It seems very much a businessman/woman's restaurant but it is in the city of London so to be expected. Absolutely all the men were...More

Thank multitrippers
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 32 - USD 44
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Gutter Lane, London EC2V 8AS, England
  • Public Transportation: St Paul’s / Mansion House
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7726 5010
  • E-mail
Located on Gutter Lane in the shadow of St Paul's Cathedral, Manicomio restaurant in a stunning Sir Norman Foster designed building, offers an spectacular dining experience. On the ground floor we offer breakfast and lunch in a casual atmosphere with a bar and snacks during the evening. On the first floor we have a 50 seater ala carte restaurant, serving the finest of Italian cuisine by Chef Tom Salt, available Lunch and Dinner. On the third floor we have our roundhouse bar. This consists of 40 seater ala carte menu for lunch and a relaxed cocktail bar for the evening. This space is available for private parties in the evening and week-ends. Cafe opening hours: breakfast 7am -11am, lunch 12 - 3pm, bar snacks 6pm - 10pm Restaurant opening hours:breakfast 7.30am to 10am, lunch 11.45 - 3pm, dinner 6pm - 10pm Reservations are taken only for the restaurant.
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