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Giovanni's

St. Martins House 10 Goodwins Court | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4LL, England
+44 20 7240 2877
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (37 reviews)
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
“calves liver” (8 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
St. Martins House 10 Goodwins Court | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4LL, England
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1 - 10 of 429 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant offers more than Italian food, it's an immersive adventure. First, you have to figure out how to get in. The restaurant is easily found but the door, not so much. Once inside, you feel you've separated yourself from London and you've entered a...More

Thank TorontoJK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled into this Italian restaurant while walking in London. I had no idea how memorable it would be. We were greeted by a handsome and kind Italian man who turned out to be the owner. The food and ambiance was spectacular I felt I was...More

Thank perezlorena1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and atmosphere only downside not disabled toilet the stairs are quite steep but they assisted me down. Wine quite expensive would be cheaper having a bottle rather than 2glasses each and 3small slices of bread with olive oil £1 50 I think should...More

Thank gwentherbert
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The pasta was so good that I barely managed to eat any - my sister took it all! Everyone was lovely and we had an absolutely amazing night. Will definitely be coming back!!

Thank JessicaAlys
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Early evening pre-theatre meal, so not many people, but the place was starting to fill up as we were leaving. Felt very friendly and looks as though it could get a very good atmosphere as the evening progresses. Very small table, not even big enough...More

Thank J0hnBy
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My husband and I had a very entertaining evening with Pino Ragona. I ordered the Carpaccio Di Tonna (raw tuna marinated in olive oil). It was "to die for." My husband ordered the Eliche Con Tonno (pasta with tuna). I even had a limoncello, freshly...More

Thank jsbrenz
Reviewed 5 May 2017

First visit to Giovanni's and likely to be more of the same. Had a pre-dinner meal here last night. Good choice menu for food and wine. Food was very good, service very attentive without being over the top. Never felt we were rushed. And they...More

Thank malcolm l
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We dined pre-theatre and the food was excellent, the ambience with othe pre-theatre diners was convivial and the hosts were fabulous. Just the right amount of sense of humour (the lady next to me agreed that she had ordered one gnocchi and that is what...More

Thank charliejay0
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This is a quirky unique place with an abundance of ambiance. I would highly recommend this place for couples, friends or family occasions. Lovely traditional family food in a traditional family friendly setting. If you want a chain restaurant, this isn't for you!!! Fabulous night...More

Thank Vickers03
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Basic food but with very good quality products. But the waiter pushed for every extras which are charged at premium. A pint of beer charged £11.90 for example. Not even on the drink list. Bread and veg. extras as well at premium price but very...More

Thank Alain M
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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
...More
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Sue H
how far is it from the noel coward theater
14 February 2017|
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Response from Ann M | Reviewed this property |
It is really close to the Noel Coward Theatre - a 5 minute walk at most.
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susan j
can you cater for gluten free or dairy free.
15 June 2016|
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Response from Diana S | Reviewed this property |
As this is a small family owned restaurant I am sure they will cater if pre-ordered.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:30
Monday
17:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Martins House 10 Goodwins Court | Covent Garden, London WC2N 4LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 2877
  • E-mail
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