We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


10 Goodwins Court, London WC2N 4LL, England
+44 20 7240 2877
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“carbonara” (34 reviews)
“calves liver” (12 reviews)
“tiramisu” (22 reviews)
Closed Now
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
10 Goodwins Court, London WC2N 4LL, England
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (574)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 493 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can’t remember the last time I was actually served food that was too cold to eat in a restaurant. I sent mine back. My indifferent Italian sausages and very small dry portion of lentils were brought back when the rest of the table had...More

Thank Campervangirl65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this hidden gem from Trip Advisor and its definitely well worth going. Its a small cosy restaurant thats authentically Italian! Great friendly staff and it was such a cute place that me and my friends really enjoyed. Well worth going again!

Thank Vicky Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit to Giovanni's and we did not know what to expect. We had one of the best evening all together with great wine, great food and the company of the man himself Pino.... I would not hesitate to go back to that restaurant just...More

Thank Erdem C
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This is a lovely restaurant in a central location but once inside you feel as if you have been transported to Sicily.The food was superb and my gluten-free requirement was catered for well. On the negative side the two front of house gentlemen had quite...More

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing, so was the service and room got soul. Giovanni, the main man makes you feel like you are sitting in Sicily. Absolutely an fantasic experience.

Thank jonasb0604
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Pre booked for 7.30pm. Lovely crisp white table linen, bit squashed removing coats between seats. Superb cheese starter, soft, moist and tasty. Meat platter ordinary. Needed more bread without a doubt. Dipping oil came a bit late to be of use. Main course pasta portions...More

Thank thewhiteheadfamily
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Booked this restaurant for belated Christmas treat yesterday, with show for our son, we thought lacking customer care with mediocre food at top rate prices and not made to feel very welcome, door was locked on arrival, although we had booked. Certainly not value for...More

Thank haroEssex
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We went here with a group of 14 for my 30th, and had an amazing time. This is a small, charming place which feels almost like visiting someone at home, in the best way. Pino and his brother treated us really well, and the food...More

Thank TripJoachim
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

First time on Saturday night, random find but instinct has never let me down. Typical Italian decor, owner makes you feel instantly special as the rest of the staff, good choice of wines, food as you would expect, cooked as if for Mama, very nice...More

Thank Fox O
Reviewed 5 January 2018

If I could give more than five stars for such an experience I would. Thank you to both Pino and Roberto (top chef!) for such a sensational experience. Pino couldn't have made me feel more welcome with his exuberant personality and Roberto couldn't have cooked...More

Thank Nicola B
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,081 hotels in London
St Martins Lane London Hotel
2,902 reviews
.09 km away
hub by Premier Inn London Covent Garden Hotel
3,109 reviews
.14 km away
The Henrietta Hotel
112 reviews
.16 km away
Victory House London Leicester Square MGallery by Sofitel
102 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Restaurants
La Gelatiera
412 reviews
.05 km away
Steak & Co.
1,053 reviews
.05 km away
Le Garrick Brasserie Restaurant
1,152 reviews
.05 km away
Amorino Covent Garden
178 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Noel Coward Theatre
686 reviews
.11 km away
London Coliseum
825 reviews
.14 km away
Duke of York's Theatre
307 reviews
.12 km away
The Arts Theatre
330 reviews
.13 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Sue H
13 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Ann M | Reviewed this property |
It is really close to the Noel Coward Theatre - a 5 minute walk at most.
susan j
15 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Diana S | Reviewed this property |
As this is a small family owned restaurant I am sure they will cater if pre-ordered.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Goodwins Court, London WC2N 4LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 2877
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing