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  25% 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  23% 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  33% 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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    Angel Comedy
    Comedy | On 30th July 2015 

    Angel Comedy Club 1 minute walk from Vivo

    Guest acts take to the stage, with MC Barry Ferns....More

    Theatre | Until 1st August 2015 

    The Old Red Lion Theatre 6 minutes walk from Vivo

    Rum and Monkey Productions presents Caitlin Innes Edwards' contemporary comedy about two angels who rewrite the Ten Commandments to suit ...More

    Mick Harvey
    Concerts | On 30th July 2015 

    The Lexington 9 minutes walk from Vivo

    A performance by the alt musician renowned for his career with The Birthday Party and Nick Cave & The Bad ...More

    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
    Dance | Until 9th August 2015 

    Sadler's Wells Theatre 9 minutes walk from Vivo

    Fifteen years since its premiere, Matthew Bourne's "sweaty, oil-spattered version of Carmen" (The Guardian) is back. The internationally acclaimed ...More

    Stand Up For Satire: Index On Censorship Charity Fundraiser
    Comedy | On 30th July 2015 

    Union Chapel 11 minutes walk from Vivo

    Politically charged, satirical humour from top acts including Frankie Boyle, Shappi Khorsandi, Andrew Maxwell, Grainne Maguire, Doc Brown and MC ...More

    Acts Of Redemption By Ken Jaworowski
    Theatre | Until 2nd August 2015 

    Hen & Chickens Theatre 14 minutes walk from Vivo

    Unrestricted View presents a series of short plays from the American writer. Directed by James Wren....More

    Altered Sky
    Concerts | On 30th July 2015 

    Relentless Garage 14 minutes walk from Vivo

    The band plays alt rock with support from Speaking In Shadows....More

    Bloc Bar
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th July 2015 

    East Bloc 15 minutes walk from Vivo

    DJs play dance, disco and pop....More

    Ladybird by Design
    Ladybird by Design
    Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015 

    House of Illustration 17 minutes walk from Vivo

    Over 120 original illustrations from classic Ladybird titles go on display in celebration of 100 years of Ladybird Books in ...More

    The Railway Children
    The Railway Children
    Theatre | Until 3rd January 2016 

    King's Cross Railway Station 17 minutes walk from Vivo

    Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's ...More

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