zucca
Cuisine: Italian
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Address: 184 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3TQ

Website: Visit restaurant website

Telephone: +44 20 7378 6809

Italian food served in contemporary surroundings on Bermondsey Street.

This restaurant has been awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand

Latest reviews of Zucca

Time_Out

Time Out Editors, Time Out

17 October 2012

A forte is the extraordinary fresh pasta, including intensely golden-yellow taglierini with fresh peas, lemon and ricotta, as well as wonderful pillows of lamb-filled agnolotti. The sizeable portions are keenly priced for the excellent standard of food…

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Grace_Dent

Grace Dent, Evening Standard

24 February 2012

The primal urge takes over to bash ‘UM FOOD GOOD TAKE FRIENDS NOW’ into the keyboard, check the word count, then slink off back there in search of more fresh bucatini corti with ricotta. Or sticky citrus panettone pudding. Or grilled pork belly with artichokes…

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grumblinggourmet

Rich Major, The Grumbling Gourmet

14 November 2010

And the food? Well I’ve already booked my return (…) Sticks of pumpkin, squash and carrot with the odd leaf of zingy basil came cooked in a tempura light batter and piled high. The healthiest fried food I’ve ever had (…) This would be my lunch, daily, if I lived in the neighbourhood…

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john_lanchester

John Lanchester, The Guardian

18 September 2010

We customers tend to remember the small extra things that make us feel the love. If I lived nearby, I would more or less move into Zucca…

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What the Critics say

Time_Out

Time Out Editors, Time Out

17 October 2012

A forte is the extraordinary fresh pasta, including intensely golden-yellow taglierini with fresh peas, lemon and ricotta, as well as wonderful pillows of lamb-filled agnolotti. The sizeable portions are keenly priced for the excellent standard of food…

Read full review »
Grace_Dent

Grace Dent, Evening Standard

24 February 2012

The primal urge takes over to bash ‘UM FOOD GOOD TAKE FRIENDS NOW’ into the keyboard, check the word count, then slink off back there in search of more fresh bucatini corti with ricotta. Or sticky citrus panettone pudding. Or grilled pork belly with artichokes…

Read full review »
john_lanchester

John Lanchester, The Guardian

18 September 2010

We customers tend to remember the small extra things that make us feel the love. If I lived nearby, I would more or less move into Zucca…

Read full review »
jay_rayner

Jay Rayner, The Observer

1 August 2010

Baked hunks of beetroot, long-roasted shallots and soft goat’s cheese was both pretty and rich. The most indecently indulgent of the lot, however, was a plate of the vegetable from which the restaurant takes its name – zucca is the Italian for pumpkin – soft cooked, chipped and lightly battered…

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hardens

Richard & Peter, Harden's

5 May 2010

It was at the main-course stage, however, that we really began to understand the fuss. A generous chop of (English) veal came perfectly seasoned, impeccably timed and full of flavour…

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andy_lynes

Andy Lynes, Metro

27 April 2010

There’s a warm, smiley greeting, almost absurdly low prices and a short menu of simple, ingredient-led dishes that’s the antithesis of cheffy indulgence…

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fay_maschler

Fay Maschler, Evening Standard

22 April 2010

A River Café with no river but meals at about a third of the price is a workable summary…

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What the Bloggers say

grumblinggourmet

Rich Major, The Grumbling Gourmet

14 November 2010

And the food? Well I’ve already booked my return (…) Sticks of pumpkin, squash and carrot with the odd leaf of zingy basil came cooked in a tempura light batter and piled high. The healthiest fried food I’ve ever had (…) This would be my lunch, daily, if I lived in the neighbourhood…

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Andy_Hayler

Andy Hayler, andyhayler.com

15 June 2010

Even better was a linguine of tomato and tuna “meatballs”. The pasta was terrific, with excellent texture a tomato sauce with reasonable taste given this is England and not Italy…

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Cheese_and_Biscuits

Chris Pople, Cheese and Biscuits

19 May 2010

I have seen the way and its name is Zucca. The revolution starts here…

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