La Madonnina flirts with kitsch so skilfully that it ends up coming off as cool. With its candles, mustard yellow walls and red-checked tablecloths, it's the perfect place for a romantic night out. La Madonnina describes itself as a trattoria napoletana, but most of the dishes are pan-southern Italian. The short menu changes monthly; don't miss the home-made pastas, such as artichoke and ricotta ravioli. The cassata, an extremely sweet Sicilian version of cheesecake, is authentic and unusual to see on menus outside Italy.
|Venue name:||La Madonnina||Contact:|
10 rue Marie-et-Louise
|Opening hours:||12.15-2.30pm, 7.30-11pm Mon-Thur; 12.15-2.30pm, 7.30-11.30pm Fri; 7.30-11.30pm Sat. Closed Aug|
|Transport:||Metro: Goncourt or jacques Bonsergent|
|Price:||Main courses €13-€18. Prix fixe Lunch €13|