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For when you’re hungry
like the wolf


"If I can just pick at a little of everything, in the end I will have eaten despite the fact that I'm not hungry."
Salvo Montalbano

Jacob Kenedy and Victor Hugo opened BOCCA in November 2008.

The restaurant has since received various awards and accolades for its stripped-down, honest regional Italian cuisine.

Despite the buzzy feel and glamorous surroundings, we are a family business, a small and humble trattoria at… heart.

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Make a reservation

Please note that you can choose to be accomodated for two on-line at our Chef’s Counter. These are seats on high leather bar stools, backless with footrests, in front of our open kitchen.

Dogs are welcome, we offer the section of the chef’s counter by the window for our furry chums & their owners. Please call to confirm availability.

BOOK A TABLE

Monday - Saturday


LUNCH 12.00 - 15.00
Our Kitchen opens at 12.15
& closes at 15.00
(last reservation 14.45)

DINNER 17.00 - 23.00
Our Kitchen opens at 17:15
& closes at 23:00
(last reservation 22:45)

Sunday


LUNCH 12.00 - 15.30
Our Kitchen opens at 12.15
& closes at 15.30
(last reservation 15:00)

DINNER 17.00 - 21:30
Our Kitchen opens at 17:15
& closes at 21:30
(last reservation 21:15)

Christmas


Dec 23 — 28
Closed


Dec 29
17.00 - 23.00
(Dinner only)

New Year


NEW YEARS EVE 12.00 - 15.00
& 17.00 - 23.00
(Lunch & Dinner)

NEW YEARS DAY
12.00 - 15.00
& 17.00 - 23.00
(Lunch & Dinner)

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Private Dining


Our private dining room is a warm and sumptuous setting for any party. It can accomodate up to thirty two persons seated, forty five standing, and is always served by its own chef in a dedicated, adjacent kitchen.

Our feasting menus at the bottom of the page are changed monthly, with the seasons - and we delight in designing individual menus on special request.



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‘Jacob Kenedy is almost a prodigy.’


Fay Maschler - Evening Standard

“This is a place where your mum will be charmed by the maitre’d and be recommended (and served) a glass of wine before you’ve even said hello to anyone. She’s bound to like that, and she’s bound to like the pastas and Bocca’s truffled radish salad even more."


The Infatuation


"If I'm sounding excited by the food, you should have seen... the wine list."


Richard Vines - Bloomberg

“This is a brilliant restaurant - it does classic Italian with a twist, and I admire the way [chef patron] Jacob Kenedy puts the menu together, with dishes of various sizes from different regions.”


Theo Randall

“If you can, bag a couple of spots at the marble-topped counter of this smart and shiny hotspot and then eat your way through Italy’s most delicious regional dishes.”


Conde Nast Traveller

“In bocca al lupo is the equivalent of break a leg in Italian. But you won’t need any luck here,because the supremely cosy, intimate decor, perfectly chosen wine list and personal chef knocking up your sumptuous Italian fare will do all the hard work for you.”


The Nudge

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Gifting Store


The perfect Italian gift for any occasion. Treat your friends, family or colleagues to a dining experience at the mouth of Italy, in the heart of Soho.

All three of our Chef-Patron Jacob Kenedy’s cookbooks are also available: Geometry of Pasta, Bocca, and Gelupo Gelato.



Heritage


Our restaurant is a tribute to our personal, and Italian, heritage. Find out more below about our heritage, artworks, history and the perfect after-dinner Italian card game.



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Contact


Our phone lines are open from 10am till 6pm every day.

We are closed from Friday 23rd December for lunch & dinner - Thursday 29th December for lunch, opening from 5pm on Thursday 29th December for dinner.



info@boccadilupo.com


020 7734 2223