2 reviews

3B The Piazza, 30 Brewhouse Lane, Putney Wharf , London, SW15 2JX


SquareMeal Review of Caparossa

Having traded in Naples for some 16 years, Nicola Buona & his team have turned their attention to Putney with the launch of Caparossa – the name means ‘red head’, a reference to the owner’s dad & his unusual red hair. A cured meat display cabinet & a glass-fronted wine cellar hold centre stage in the main eating area, & the menu aims to celebrate rustic Italian food in all its forms, from sharing plates of charcuterie & Neapolitan fried pizzas to battered vegetables & arancini (fried rice balls). Mains focus on UK-sourced pork & beef, as well as traditional south Italian pastas, while desserts promise homemade pastries & more besides. There are plans to roll out more outlets as time progresses.

Caparossa Location

3B The Piazza, 30 Brewhouse Lane, Putney Wharf , London SW15 2JX

Opening times

Tues-Sun 12N-2.30pm 7-10.30pm (Fri-Sat -11pm Sun -4.30pm)

Caparossa's Reviews


Food & Drink: 7.0


Service: 7.0


Atmosphere: 6.0


Value: 6.5


Food + drink: 3

Service: 3

Atmosphere: 2

Value: 2

31 October 2012

We really wanted this restaurant to succeed as we are locals. The first time I visited was at lunchtime and we had the most delicious home made vegetable soup. The restaurant was empty but the 3 of us enjoyed our meal. The next visit was a few months later in the evening to try their new pizza menu. It is a good idea for them to serve pizza as they are situated right next door to Carluccios who are very well established in this part of Putney and they need a point of difference. Pizzas were fine but a little undercooked and nothing to write home about. Started with a plate of mixed italian meats (£10 for a fairly mean plate) and a mozzarella and parma ham. We will not return this restaurant is just not good enough. In these tough times I really want a delicious meal for my money with great service, neither of which was on offer here. Disappointing. Why is it so hard to eat well in Putney?


Food + drink: 4

Service: 4

Atmosphere: 3

Value: 4

10 February 2012

very nice traditional Italian food, freshly cooked. Freshly baked bread. Real Italian food, with no compromises and reasonable prices. Strongly recommended for Italians!!!

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