57-58 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0NY
Mon to Fri 8am-late, Sat 9am-late, Sun 10am-11pm



VivoVivo opens on 9th October 2013.

Brothers Will and Ben Thompson are behind this Italian bakery and restaurant on Upper Street in Islington. Vivo is their first venture has been inspired by their love of Italian food and the traditional gastronomia and pasticceria of Italy. The menu encouraging all day dining with choices of freshly baked ciabatta and focaccia, torte rustica (Italian savoury pies), authentic Roman pizza 'al taglio' (rectangular slices), fresh salads, speciality cheese and meat boards. Hot dishes include firm favourites like lasagne and cannelloni. Italian desserts and pastries can be accompanied by coffee - supplied by renowned Neapolitan roaster Kimbo. In look and feel the decor combines modern features with rustic earthy tones while a striking 14 metre granite counter provides the main focal point of the dining room. There's space for up to 50 covers on the ground floor with seating a mix of communal and individual tables, and an open air roof terrace with seating for 35 upstairs - ideal for al fresco dining in the warmer months.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Angel Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Canonbury Overground Station
19 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Elia Mews Car Park
6 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
12 minutes walk

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Hotels near Vivo

Near Vivo
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  22% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from Vivo
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  38% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 7 minutes from Vivo
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £55  21% off
Central Street, EC1V | 13 minutes from Vivo
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More

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Rebel Without a Pause Presents
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th February 2015 

Radicals and Victuallers

DJ collective The Soul Clique supplies a blend of soul, funk, reggae, hip-hop and R&B....More

Angel Comedy
Comedy | On 27th February 2015 

Camden Head 1 minute walk from Vivo

Quick wit and acerbic observations from Archie Maddocks. Also featuring Peter Brush, Hyde Panaser, Pauld David Collins and MC Barry ...More

Friday at The Old Queens Head
Concerts | On 27th February 2015 

The Old Queen's Head 3 minutes walk from Vivo

Norman Jay spins a mix of skanking reggae, doo-wop soul and other favourites....More

Charles Court Opera: Ruddigore
Concerts | Until 14th March 2015 

The King's Head 3 minutes walk from Vivo

John Savournin directs a small-scale performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's Gothic spoof, with musical direction by pianist David Eaton....More

Theatre | Until 14th March 2015 

The King's Head 3 minutes walk from Vivo

The play is an edgy, fast paced and visceral exploration of male sexuality. It follows three intertwining story lines: an ...More

Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th March 2015 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Vivo

The resident DJs play dance....More

Halloween Jack
Concerts | On 27th February 2015 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Vivo

The group from Los Angeles performs a selection of glam rock covers. With support from The Relights, Radio Is Dead, ...More

Theatre | Until 4th April 2015 

Almeida Theatre 5 minutes walk from Vivo

A new work from playwright Mike Bartlett, Game is set in the midst of a housing crisis. Directed by Sacha ...More

Shoe Kangaroo And The Big Bad Boot: Garlic Theatre (Ages 4-7)
Theatre | Until 1st March 2015 

The Little Angel Theatre 5 minutes walk from Vivo

Meet the wondrous, magical Shoe Kangaroo on the island of lost shoes....More

Marching On Together
Theatre | Until 28th February 2015 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 6 minutes walk from Vivo

BackHere! Theatre Company presents award-winning playwright Adam Hughes's latest work, centred around the miner's strikes and outbreak of extreme football ...More

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