Vivo 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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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
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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
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
335 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Vivo
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
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77 - 78 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Vivo
Rodizio Rico now operate two of these South American-style 'churrascarias', in Notting Hill and Upper Street. They are ambassadors for this hugely enjoyable cuisine to both ... More
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Thursday 2nd October 2014 - 7pm-2am
The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Vivo
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Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 9 minutes from Vivo
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14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Vivo
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
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33 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Vivo
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3 Camden Passage, Islington, London N18EA | 1 minute from Vivo
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London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 17 minutes from Vivo
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
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14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Vivo
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