• Brixton Village Market has become the destination for budget eating in south London. • Take Time Out’s video tour of the covered market’s restaurants and cafés. • Get the details and unbiased reviews of the best places, from KaoSarn to Honest Burgers.
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This café and pizza joint is the prime place to grab a seat on Thursday or Friday nights if you want a commanding view of the live bands that perform in the market passageway outside (from around 8.30pm).
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A charming corner restaurant in Knighstbridge that specialises in Italian cuisine. Split over two levels, Montpeliano is dressed with crisp white linen, retro rattan chairs and pictures of famous faces on every inch fo the walls. Having been situated here since 1974, Montpeliano is well practised in their traditional Italian menu, which features classics with top ingredients. Such as fruits de mer with slow-dried linguine and half a lobster, homemade ravioli with a rotating range of fillings and Milanese shin of veal with saffron rice. Desserts range from fresh fruit to plump profiteroles, and the wine list (with French options, as well as Italian, stretches to an impressive 12 pages.
Venue says: “Come and enjoy our three course set lunch menu up to 7pm, for £22.50, seven days per week!”