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A Roman Style Trattoria - Opening Night

RATING (6 votes)
DATE:
Thu, 27 Mar 2014
TIME:
19:00 - 23:00
SEATS:
50

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Quinto/Quarto
Quinto/Quarto specialises in Roman style cooking - introducing the unique I...
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Event Date and Time

Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:00 - 23:00

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Why Join the Table?

**LAUNCH NIGHT SPECIAL!**

Following a series of quickly sold-out grub clubs Adha, the "King of Gnocchi," is back! This time he's setting up in the brilliant Cantinetta Restaurant, where he will be spoiling his guests offering, as usual, in the true "art of dining" & "being together" of proper Roman traditional trattorias.

He will be offering his famous 7 course feast and even a "Sunday roast menu", on Mother's Day!

Adha, who also owned his Rosette restaurant in Rome, has worked with Stefano Cavallini, Jamie Oliver (as you can see in the picture!) and Marco Pierre White!

What our customers say:

"I strongly suggest the King of Gnocchi.... best Italian chef in London."

"The food was out of this world, especially the octopus and sea bream, get yourself to one of these Grub Clubs!"

What are Your Friends Saying?

we really enjoyed!
| Thu, 3 Apr 2014

it really felt like an italian evening,i`m ready to do it again soon!

| Fri, 28 Mar 2014

Very enjoyable evening. Didn't notice the time passing. Sat at a very international table and enjoyed both the chat and the food (which was excellent). Will certainly consider doing it again.

Great time, great food with friendly people
| Fri, 28 Mar 2014

We had a great time with everyone on the table. The food was diverse and tasty and we discovered new Italian dishes. Service was great and the team was friendly and welcoming.Maybe a little shot of grappa at the end of the meal would have been the icing on the cake.
Thanks!

a little disappointing
| Fri, 28 Mar 2014

It was not very professional - a lot of delays and waiting time. Also, the two first courses were deep fried, which was a bit too much. Generally, all courses were a little too salty and at the table, we all found that the taste of veal was too recurrent. In total, it was probably worth the money but we were expecting more.

A delicious dining experience!
| Fri, 28 Mar 2014

Having never been to a Grub Club before I was unsure what to expect.... This turned out to be an amazingly positive experience! Sitting at a table with complete strangers who felt like old friends at the end of the evening was wonderful fun!

The food was delicious, every course had tons of flavour and many different textures, the spare rib and artichoke tagliatelle in particular was a highlight! Our hosts were gracious, the serving staff did a phenomenal job and the chef himself was warm and charming! The only downside was that all the savoury courses were on the really salty side, HOWEVER, without us mentioning it, the chef apologised as we were leaving for this exact issue. A humble chef is always a great chef and I will be keeping an eye out for his other events as it was an absolute pleasure!

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World, Italian

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Menu
  • Set Menu One (Meat)
  • Glass of Passerina Spumante Brut
  • Meatballs Three Ways – Oxtail, Veal Tripe, Guanciale & Tomato Sauce
  • Deep-Fried Breadcrumbed Pork Belly w/ Salsa Verde
  • Spear Ribs&Artichokes Tagliatelle
  • Oxtail Gnocchi with Cocoa Powder
  • Lemon&Sage Sorbet
  • Brisket, pork belly, Borlotti beans and tomatoes stew
  • Bread Pudding served with Custard Cream
  • Coffee with Cantuccino
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  • Set Menu Two (Veg)
  • Glass of Passerina Spumante Brut
  • Deep-fried Courgettes with Tartare Sauce
  • Beetroot, New Potatoes, Fresh Tomatoes and Mint Salad
  • Rigatoni Cacio e Pepe (Pecorino cheese & Ground Peppercorns)
  • Gnocchi alla Romana (Baked Semolina Gnocchi)
  • Lemon&Sage Sorbet
  • Stuffed Peppers with Black Olives & Tomato Sauce Macaroni
  • Bread Pudding Served with Custard Cream
  • Coffee with Cantuccino
  • BEHIND THE STOVE: Adalberto Battaglia aka Adha (Owner&Chef) Aurelio Vigneri (Winchester Pub - Islington) MANAGING THE FLOOR: Fabrizio Parodi (Mansion House) PASSERINA SPUMANTE BRUT: www.bibereshop.com BREAD SUPPLIER: Altamarea (UpMarket Brick Lane) COFFEE SUPPLIER: Illy Coffee ICE-CREAM&SORBETS: http://www.gelupo.com/ ALL MEAT&FISH are coming from: Smithfield and Billingsgate Market

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Summary
Quinto/Quarto specialises in Roman style cooking - introducing the unique Italian 'Nose to Tail Eating'. Adalberto Battaglia is the mastermind behind Quinto/Quarto - also known as Adha or 'The King of Gnocchi' - so named due to his popular food stalls at Brick Lane.
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With a track record that includes his own Rosette restaurant in Italy, Adha has an amazing Michelin background and has partnered with top celebrity chefs such as Stefano Cavallini, Jamie Oliver and Marco Pierre White at the Quo Vadis.

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162 - 164 Lower Richmond Road London SW15 1LY