Vivo

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

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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

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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

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Hilton Islington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  42% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from Vivo
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  24% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 7 minutes from Vivo
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Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £64  26% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 8 minutes from Vivo
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La Forchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
73 Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Vivo
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Pizzeria Oregano
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
19 St Alban's Place, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Vivo
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
335 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Vivo
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Masala Zone
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
80 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Vivo
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Rodizio Rico
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
77 - 78 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Vivo
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Byron
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
341 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Vivo
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It's All About Art
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th, 25th and 26th July 2014 - 9.15am-5pm
Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Vivo
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th June to 19th July 2014
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London > Events > Dance  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 9 minutes from Vivo
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Vivo
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Vivo
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Vivo
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London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Vivo
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Vivo
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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Vivo
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Loop
London > Shopping > Specialists
15 Camden Passage, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Vivo
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Paul A Young Fine Chocolates
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
33 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Vivo
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London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
3 Camden Passage, Islington, London N18EA | 1 minute from Vivo
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London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from Vivo
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London > Education > Evening Classes
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London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 18 minutes from Vivo
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
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London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 16 minutes from Vivo
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Vivo
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Vivo
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Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Vivo
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Vivo
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Vivo
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Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Vivo
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Vivo
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London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Vivo
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Vivo
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2014 

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th July 2014 

The Old Queen's Head 3 minutes walk from Vivo

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Comedy | On 26th July 2014 

The King's Head 3 minutes walk from Vivo

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Old School Indie
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th July 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Vivo

DJs spin indie, rock'n'roll, soul and synth....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Vivo

Resident DJs play Indie, rock'n'roll, pop, soul and Motown....More

Club De Fromage
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th July 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 3 minutes walk from Vivo

Resident DJs play classic pop, rock, disco and power ballads, with fancy dress....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th July 2014 

Barrio North 4 minutes walk from Vivo

DJ Subculture Sounds spins a party sound featuring tropical bass, hip-hop and world music ranging from Latin cumbia, to Balkan, ...More

The Cadillac Kings
Concerts | On 26th July 2014 

'Round Midnight Jazz & Blues Bar 4 minutes walk from Vivo

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Comedy | Until 26th July 2014 

The Little Angel Theatre 5 minutes walk from Vivo

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