There's a focus on the food of Veneto at this Italian restaurant and bar in Victoria, with cicchetti playing a lead role. The food is complemented by an all-Italian wine list, Venetian aperitivi and classic Italian cocktails.
Large plates such as lobster linguine or char-grilled whole wild sea bass do feature, but it's mostly about the small plates here. Expect dishes such as bruschetta with squash, dried tomatoes and goat's cheese, pizzettas, lamb sweetbreads with salsa verde and soft shell crab with red chilli and parsley sauce. Charcuterie boards and pasta dishes prove popular, too.
That all-Italian wine list takes in regions beyond Veneto, with Lombardy, Sardinia, Tuscany, Umbria and Piemonte all represented. Cocktails range from espresso martinis and margaritas to a Venetian shrub (Hendrick's gin, lime juice and own-made berry shrub) and a celery cure (Finlandia vodka, own-made celery syrup, lemon juice and celery). Italian craft beer also features.
The cicchetti menu is served in the restaurant and bar for lunch and dinner and is designed to be shared amongst friends and family in an informal, welcoming environment. Our wine list showcases the best Italy has to offer and we serve a range of delicious craft beers from independent Italian producers.
Tozi Bar features a range of classic and contemporary cocktails, including our signature Tozi spritz, a home-made barrel-aged negroni and our amaro Tozi, served straight from the barrel. Plus there's prosecco on tap. Ask our bar staff for recommendations, too!
Deservedly popular locally, the menu offers a range of signature dishes such as buffalo ricotta ravioli with black truffle, lobster linguine and a vast selection of meat and seafood cicchetti.
Tozi is available for private hire and also offers a semi-private dining space for up to 20 guests. The informal style of dining provides the perfect environment for any kind of event, from lunch meetings to big celebrations and birthdays.
Two steps from Chelsea and Belgravia, very close to the Apollo Victoria and the Victoria Palace Theatre, Tozi also serves a fantastic pre-theatre menu available daily from 5-7pm.
8 Gillingham Street
|Opening hours:||Open noon-10.30pm daily|
|Transport:||Tube: Victoria tube|
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Average User Rating
4.1 / 5
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One gets the sense on entering this restaurant, that the food and service will be good. Very well furnished and slightly formal environment, the waiters explain the Venetian influence of the food and how to order. We had the small plates to share, as advised, and the food indeed was delicious - as were the glasses of wine we chose. Not the cheapest eating option in the area but a good standard and we enjoyed an unhurried and agreeable lunch.
We now have many restaurants and cafes to delight us in Pimlico..but Tozi is the place to which I return time and time again; the combination of superb food and the warmest friendliest staff imaginable makes this my home away from home.
Real authentic italian food. Also one of the only places in London that you can have a real aperitivo. reasonably priced and very good wine list. I especially reccomend going during truffle season and trying their specialty truffle risotto, it's not always on but when it is, it's great.
I would have gone... but they cancelled my reservation without telling me!
Their pathetic, insulting reason was that they were offered a booking for 100 people. They didn't even have the decency to let me know. Had I not called up to confirm the reservation my 9 guests and I would only have found out when we showed up at the restaurant.
I don't care how good the food or service is, if they're going to treat potential customers this badly they don't deserve to be in business.