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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    Hilton London Islington Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  38% 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 £70  24% off
    60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 7 minutes from Vivo
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    Thistle City Barbican Hotel
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £55  24% 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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    Leisure | Until 22nd April 2015 

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    Theatre | Until 25th April 2015 

    The Old Red Lion Theatre 6 minutes walk from Vivo


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    Concerts | On 21st April 2015 

    Islington Assembly Hall 8 minutes walk from Vivo

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    Concerts | On 21st April 2015 

    The Lexington 9 minutes walk from Vivo

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    Los Carpinteros
    Exhibitions | Until 24th May 2015 

    Parasol Unit 11 minutes walk from Vivo

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    Jorge Drexler
    Concerts | On 21st April 2015 

    Union Chapel 11 minutes walk from Vivo

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    Stella Europa
    Theatre | Until 25th April 2015 

    Hen & Chickens Theatre 14 minutes walk from Vivo

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