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  • ‘The squid ink gnocchi with clams was so utterly delicious I had to be physically restrained from cleaning the bowl with my tongue.’
    Lucas Hollweg, Sunday Times
  • ‘A modern, family-run Trattoria with sterling food,
    dashing waiters and the most exquisite home-made vermouth.
    From now on, if anyone wants me, I will be here.’
    Hannah Betts, Harper’s Bazaar
  • ‘For its intriguing and varied indigenous Italian wine
    list alone it is worth a visit.’
    Richard Siddle, Harpers Wine and Spirits
  • ‘The arancini and fried olives, in particular, are both worth
    elbowing your guests out of the way for’
  • ‘Good seasonal Italian food. The mains were terrific.’
    Giles Coren, Times
  • ‘Best of all was a single scoop of Amalfi lemon sorbet,
    a little dish of sunshine.’
    Jay Rayner, Guardian
  • ‘Spicy deep-fried olives make an instant impression: large, green,
    stuffed with chillies and breadcrumbed, they’re helplessly
    addictive and ridiculously delicious.’
    Ben Norum, Square Meal
  • ‘Soho's sensational Italian. Next time I’m in the neighbourhood I will make a point of coming back to Mele e Pere just for a bowl of pasta and a scoop of ice-cream.’
    Lisa Markwell, Independent
  • ‘Pasta is done well at Mele e Pere – a melting pumpkin ravioli
    is as rich as you could wish for’
    Charles Campion