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Following a two year multi million pound refurbishment, Toto’s Italian

the private garden courtyard can be used up to 6pm by guests wishing

Bar & Restaurant opened its doors this May in London’s Knightsbridge.

to dine al fresco in the summer months and the inside bar features a

Originally named after a legendary Italian clown, this classical Italian

wooden humidor with a selection of 20 cigars, also to be enjoyed by

restaurant with a modern twist offers innovative dishes made with

guests outside.

seasonal produce using local suppliers

The menu, full of Italian delights, offers

that head chef, Stefano Stecca (previously

simple yet sophisticated and truly authentic

of Novikov, Zafferno and Brunello at the Baglioni), has worked with for many years. The aim is for an intimate, beautiful and cosy atmosphere which at the same time is also trendy and modern.

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regional cuisine all of which is beautifully presented. Silvano Geraldin, who worked as Maitre d’ at Le Gavroche for 30 years and who has been working as mentor and project consultant for the redesign of Toto’s

Along with the sumptuous menu, the

wanted the dishes to remain very classic

restaurant also boasts an extensive wine

with a selection of soups, some beautiful

list with around 250 wine choices from all

risottos and around ten varieties of pastas.

regions of Italy alongside sparkling wines,

The restaurant team led by General

spumanti and champagnes.

Manager, Enrico Molino who also worked

In the heart of Brompton and situated in

at Le Gavroche, deliver professional and

a quaint garden row house, the space was

superior service in a warm and convivial

previously used as an artist’s studio and is

manner. The seasonal choices of fish such

alleged to have once been the home of

as fresh turbot, scallops and meat are all

Sir Winston Churchill’s aunt. Indeed, the

cooked on a grill in the same way they

stunning heritage- listed oak fireplace was

would be cooked in Italy. Their veal chops

said to have been donated by him and has

with roasted potatoes and sage are a

been lovingly preserved to create a striking

culinary delight. Try their fresh seasonal

centrepiece in the dining room. Key aspects

vegetables to compliment your meal and

of the listed venue’s historical features such

you will not be disappointed. For those with

as the original wine cellar and the double

a sweeter tooth, there is a range of desserts

height ceilings were incorporated into the

to suit every palette and this includes

design and newer touches including oak

homemade sorbets and gelati, ricotta tart

parquet flooring and marble finishes have

with fresh strawberries as well as a ‘must-try’

also been added. The restaurant itself seats 35-40 people with space for roughly 25

tiramisu. If you don’t have a sweet tooth you can opt for the cheese and biscuit selection.

people on the mezzanine floor which overlooks the dining room and

Toto’s is open daily from midday until 2.30pm for lunch and from 6pm

provides an ideal space for private dinners and cocktail parties. Outside

until 11pm for dinner and the bar will be open from midday until 10.30pm.

Walton house, Walton Street, London SW3 2JH | 020 7589 2062 | reservations@totosrestaurant.com | www.totosrestaurant.com



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