POLPO is a bàcaro. This is a Venetian word to describe a humble restaurant serving simple food and good, young Italian wines. They offer tasty small plates, Prosecco and spritz in a setting that reflects the gloriously faded elegance of Venice. POLPO feels rustic and stripped back; modelled on the scruffy, but charming, backstreet wine bars of Venice. Open for all day dining, signature dishes on the menu include cicheti, such as fried stuffed olives; arancini and potato and Parmesan crocchette. There are a host of small plates to choose from too, such as fritto misto, pizza bianca and spicy pork and fennel meatballs, while the dessert list requires some tough decision-making with delights such as affogato al caffe, flourless chocolate and hazelnut cake and tiramisu pot.
Enjoy laid back early evenings as ‘Aperitivo Time’ takes place every day from 4-6pm – sip on a refreshing glass of spritz and enjoy some delicious bar snacks like black truffle crisps & Bella di Cerignola olives, for just £5.
For great value dining, POLPO’s lunch and early supper menu, priced at just £10.90 for two courses and £13.90 for three courses, is available Monday to Friday, from 11.30am until 6pm.