If you’ve a yearning for a reliable but mid-priced Italian, then the Piccolino chain’s Brindleyplace outpost should do the trick. Its glamorous dining room has an open kitchen, that pumps out all
the familiar Italian classics – a welcome extra for those looking to escape a carbohydrate overdose is a charcoal grill. The wine list majors on sub-£30 bottles and there’s also an alfresco terrace
area for lazy summer afternoons.