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Manicomio - Gutter Lane

#3,789 of 17,887 Restaurants in London
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City of London
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6 Gutter Lane, London EC2V 8AS, England
+44 20 7726 5010
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 22:00
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Paris, France
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 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 restaurant is a bit empty in the evening otherwise.

Thank eben92
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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
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202 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 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
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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 upstairs. Would have no problem recommending this place.

London, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
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 lunch options looked great, and my friend endulged - saying that it was fantastic

Thank Chizzamerica
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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 recommend going in for a sit down lunch or dinner ordered a la carte

Thank Pamela M
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 are robustly modern and the sound level can become quite high when the room is... More 

2 Thank Gravity99
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322 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
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 wearing business suits and the women were in smart business attire. It's modern, soulless and... More 

Thank multitrippers
Bedford, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

It tastes good, but there's not a lot of it! It's expensive for what it is and there are dozens of better cheaper options within 5 mins walk. The take out salad bar is good value for money.

Thank stevemanning2
London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I had lunch here and then dinner that eve (at one of the Brass.... Blanc places) and your place knocks that place out of the water for flavours on a plate. I loved every single mouthful and will definitely be back soon. This place is awesome! Amazing food (great chef or chefs) and a great setting. Really good service too!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 32 - US$ 45
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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
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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