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Novikov Italian Restaurant

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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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Plutocratic Italian cooking in a vast Mayfair basement

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At a glance

All day dining
Private dining
Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access
Service charge
Credit cards accepted

Once you’ve navigated the street-level security guards and glam meet-and-greet ladies, the extravagant Novikov operation’s Italian venue sprawls across a vast basement, where cornucopian buffet displays and a wood-fired oven dazzle on arrival. In contrast with the sheer scale of the room, pulsing volume levels and clamouring international jet set clientele, the Italian cooking is surprisingly rustic and simple once you get down to it. Ingredients are unimpeachably fresh and often sourced from the homeland. Fresh penne with venison ragout and black cabbage opens with a convincing savoury punch, followed by impeccable sea bass with sweet-and-sour roasted peppers and salmoriglio sauce. To finish, pannacotta with mixed berries is the real creamy deal.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25 December
  • Closed for dinner: 24 December
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Dinner served until: 12
  • All day dining


  • Chef(s): Marco Torri

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Italian
  • Vegetarian dishes available
  • Wines under £30: 4
  • Wines over £30: 1000
  • Wines by the glass: 24

Price guide

  • Service charge
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets

Additional information

  • Seats: 200
  • Private dining available
  • Private dining seats: 40
  • Off-site parking available: NCP Carrington Street, RCP Arlington Street

Getting here

Nearest train station

Green Park, Piccadilly, Bond Street
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