Vicino

4.6
269 reviews
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Italian
Top tags:
  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Neighbourhood Gem
There aren't many restaurateurs who would hand over the choice of their restaurants name to patrons, no matter how faithful. But the diners of Vicino, previously De Cecco, knew what they were talking about. For a restaurant which has long been a local favourite with faithful visitors returning again and again there really couldn't be a better choice. With its laid back, charming atmosphere and friendly service, Vicino is one of the most welcoming restaurants in South West London. The informal surroundings suit the chilled out vibe and, of course, the home style Italian cookery which is the kitchens speciality. Old favourites and tempting dishes make Vicino's menu as special as its Kings Road location.
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OT
London
10 reviews
Dined on 13 May 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

It was our first time in this Italian restaurant in Fulham.

Certainly, food is quite good with good quality ingredients but overall I missed “the magic” of an Italian restaurant i.e. the more romantic environment, probably achievable with lower lights and some candles... price is fair and service correct despite we wait more than normal for main courses.

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CL
London
4 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous restaurant! Fabulous service serving fabulous food!! Will definitely return!!

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M
London
1 review
Dined on 26 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic restaurant, food is always excellent as is the service, you're very lucky if this is your neighbourhood !

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OT
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 26 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really lovely restaurant, delicious food.

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SW
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely incredible, the food was beautiful so well made and the service was brilliant. Couldn’t recommend enough, the sommelier with glasses was kind and had brilliant knowledge and treated us like royalty. Definitely be coming back!

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F
London
1 review
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An exceptional 'local' dining experience. Friendly, efficient and attentive staff working within a relaxed and pleasant environment. An extensive menu yielding a variety of delicious dishes - and excellent value (aperitif, three courses, extras and a bottle of wine coming in at just £50 a head). Highly recommended.

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m
London
11 reviews
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

Reservation wasn’t there despite booking but they fitted us in. Bright lights, laminated menu, inattentive service and passable food.

Go to Frantoio up kings road instead

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T
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Hi,

Yes I would definitely recommend this to a friend. We branched out on a pretty expensive wine (our choice) but they have a wonderful choice and price range to suit everybody. The bespoked a dish for me that was on the menu (which they didn't need to) and were really attentive and friendly.

You won't be disappointed, I know I will go back and looking forward to it!

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JF
London
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Delicious authentic Italian food. Always good, nice ambiance without being too noisy. Definitely one to return to again and again

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful family feel, great service and delicious food

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GF
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food and service as always. All attendees thoroughly enjoyed the experience!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

New year eve

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s
London
5 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

All round excellent despite losing our booking. We did get a table pretty quickly so all was good although it’s a busy popular spot so definitely recommend booking ahead. Great evening.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always attentive and very very friendly.

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O
London
3 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful, sandy and authentic Italian food and service - brilliant value, service and excellent food.

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C
London
23 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food and service. The new decoration of the restaurant is just beautiful! I love to eat there. Really recommend.

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WF
London
58 reviews
Dined on 12 November 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 3

I live in the area and have eaten here a lot of the years. The food has always been great. This time was disappointing. My asparagus was hard and woody, the rest of my meal was fine not not as good as normal. I may be wrong but it looks like they have changed the menu, I far preferred the old menu.

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JM
London
4 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Excellent food. Friendly staff. Good value Italian. Will definitely go agai

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JZ
London
19 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The ultimate neighborhood restaurant. Food taste like home made. Very friendly service staff and owners. Incredibly efficient and really great value

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AY
London
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

It is in our neighbourhood walking distance ,you believe you can be a regular.I have been there twice.
The service is slow, the seating even booked I guess you need to book a specific table especially if it is for two ,you may end up sitting at the very back .When asked for front tables of two you are told they are reserved.You need to call and tell them whcih table that is what I am told.
The food is moderate not the best Italian , we are fan of Italian food .You ask if they have San Peligrino ,they say yes and bring another brand and pour believing it is the same without informing you etc.
The price vs value is high ,you pay more than you get.

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JZ
London
19 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The food was outstanding. Felt more like home made. Service was excellent and the ambiance family like

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H
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely Italian restaurant with fun and friendly staff, a great vibe and delicious food.

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NG
London
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very friendly and clearly has a regular clientele. Service and food are excellent without being precious.

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P
London
3 reviews
Dined on 2 September 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

My daughter has lived in this area for over a year and we kept promising ourselves a visit to Vicino as we have visited Italy many times and love the Italian people and their food.
Finally last Sunday we had an opportunity and I took my family, including grandparents. What a disappointment, the staff were surly, the waiter slopped our wines into the glasses, twice missing the glass and pouring wine onto the tablecloth. The food was mediocre at best, the only dish which we could recommend was the carbonara, which at least looked appetising. Everything else was very plain, bordering on a school lunch. Our young waitress was so miserable she could hardly bear to bang our plates down in front of us. The only saving grace was the elderly gentleman who served our 'dolce' who was very charming and actually had a sense of humour.
So please don't come here if you are looking for an authentic Italian experience, this restaurant is much like the plastic flowers hanging from the ceiling a poor imitation of the real thing.

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JR
London
3 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our favourite local restaurant, always welcoming, great food, excellent service and great value!

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OT
London
27 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Italian for proper Italian food.

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G
London
4 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I think I left my blazer there. They should have contacted me: as it would have been on the table... +447493270016

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GA
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on 5 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always : great service , excellent food.
Always visit when I am in london.

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LT
1 review
Dined on 1 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a cute and quaint little hidden gem, I am glad I found it and my friends that I took here really loved it too. I definitely recommend it, also I have a hunch it would be very romantic at night.

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EC
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Really enjoyable family meal out, decor is gorgeous, waiters are very welcoming and bubbly, food is gorgeous and portion size not too big. Lovely atmosphere.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 9 June 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 4

Waiters were very rude and direct, 3 waiters asked the same questions consecutively, when I asked about a spicy dish that I ordered that wasn’t spicy, they said it was my fault for not asking them to make it spicy !!!

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c
London
6 reviews
Dined on 19 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is an amazing place!! we have been going to this restaurant for 5 years now and we don't even live nearby. Its definitely worth it.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 5 May 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always a chilled and easy going atmosphere, staff friendly and the food is good.

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JC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Returning to a firm favorite last Friday: great food, service and a genuine welcome

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GA
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on 7 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is such a precious asset to the neighborhood .
Unfailingly excellent.....the owner makes the difference.....
Always on my list of “ must do’s” when I come back to Parsons Green.

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E
London
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, good price, great service, had a lovely time.

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JB
London
1 review
Dined on 30 March 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent friendly good food very popular. Low key and fin.

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TS
London
3 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 1

Very basic italian food, less than average. Price is ok

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MS
1 review
Dined on 12 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

absolutely fabulous food, with incredibly warm and welcoming staff. very fast service and great value for money. best Italian restaurant in Chelsea

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C
London
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Brilliant little restaurant!!!

Would go back in a heartbeat. It’s seiously beautiful inside as well.

No more needs to be said.

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