This Fulham Road branch is one of eight Rossopomodoro venues in London. It's part of a worldwide chain now totalling more than 80 outposts, from the Middle East to Iceland and Africa.
Part of the chain's success comes from staying true to its Neapolitan roots. The pizzas - made with flour from Naples and blasted in an authentic wood-fired oven - do brisk business. Expect, too, traditional Italian pasta dishes, antipasti platters, beef carpaccio with rocket and parmesan, and plates paying homage to the hometown - think a black ink linguine with prawns and cherry tomatoes, or pappardelle with mushrooms, garden peas, speck and mascarpone.
To finish, options range from gelato, capresina and tiramisu to limoncello, grappa, Italian coffee and affogato al caffé - Neapolitan espresso with ice cream and whipped cream. The drinks list focuses on Italy, with regional Italian wines, Moretti beers, negronis and homemade limonata.
214 Fulham Road
|Opening hours:||Meals served noon-midnight daily.|
|Transport:||Tube: South Kensington tube then 14 bus|
|Price:||Main courses £6.99-£19.50. Set lunch £6.99-£7.99 1 course.|
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I am a particularly fussy pizza eater and after having tasted the traditional pizza in Naples on numerous work trips I despaired that I couldn't find anything vaguely similar in London. Hallelujah ....I have finally found Rossopomodoro in Chelsea. It might well be my new spiritual home on a Friday night.