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Macellaio Roberto Costa sets out its stall from the get-go, leading you past great hanging sides of beef in a street-facing meat fridge, past a butcher’s counter and into the buzzy restaurant beyond. The USP couldn’t be clearer: this is a meaty paean to first-rate Italian beef, saluting and exalting every part of the cow. From a melting Italian-style tartare, bound with nothing more than peppery Tuscan olive oil, to unctuous tongue slices with salsa verde and wafer-thin slices of melting bresaola with buffalo mozzarella – every dish is built around the glorious 60-day dry-aged beef. Aside from the ever-cheery Italian hospitality, the star of the show was our char-grilled hunk of rib: a buttery, tender, flame-licked joy that made us want to gnaw the bone. To seal the deal, a patriotic wine list offers some real treats; our peachy, yeasty bottle-fermented Prosecco was as delicious as it was surprising.
Walking down Old Brompton Road after being given brief directions on it&s location, I spied a shop front with a bright red awning, and a strangely matching sofa at the front. I remembered Marie saying to &look for the shopfront with lots of meat& - I looked at the window and knew that I was in the right place.Upon entering, it feels like I&ve just walked into a butcher&s shop. After a slight hiccup due to a glitch in the system, we were shown to our table, our menus brought to us which at first looked like folded sheets of newspaper. Some homemade bread is placed before us which we dipped into grassy Ligurian...
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