Giovanni's

 
 
ADDRESS
10 Goodwin's Court, Covent Garden, St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4LL 
 
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Some restaurants are supposed to be a secret. You find them, you tell your friends and you hope that no-one else finds out. Giovanni's is one of these restaurants. It's as Italian as restaurants come, serving up simple, authentic food, but it's real strength lies in the atmosphere. This is an intimate restaurant, richly lit, where you can sit with your date and be assured the waiters will make you feel comfortable and remember your name. If you don't believe us, just check out the photographs on the wall full of comments from Giovanni's famous clientèle. Enjoy this restaurant...just don't tell the world.

 

Opening and closing times for Giovanni's

Today (Thursday) Giovanni's closes at 23.30

Monday:

12.00
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14.30
,
17.30
-
23.30
 
 

Tuesday:

12.00
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14.30
,
17.30
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23.30
 
 

Wednesday:

12.00
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14.30
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17.30
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23.30
 
 

Thursday:

12.00
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14.30
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17.30
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23.30
 
 

Friday:

12.00
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14.30
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17.30
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23.30
 
 

Saturday:

17.30
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23.30
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - Giovanni's Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Alternate names and popular misspellings for Giovanni's

Giovanni's, Giovani's, Giovannis
 
 

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