If you count yourself as a wine and pasta enthusiast then this is the restaurant for you. Placed along the popular street of High Street Kensington, this restaurant offers a wide range of freshly made pasta paired with a list of exclusive Italian wines to take away or enjoy in the restaurant.
The menu consists of freshly made pasta, carefully curated charcuterie, artisan cheese and seasonal produce, perfectly designed to complement each other. All plates come in small, medium or large according to your appetite, your mood and your company!
The team at Enoteco Russo are extremely hospitable, guiding you through the history of each wine and dish to ensure you that you have the most memorable experience through the different regions of Italy. Whether you are planning on a date night or a nibbles and drinks evening, this restaurant has a vast range of options to suit the occasion. With Open Bottle Tuesdays where you can sample some of their favourite wines and also purchase them at a discounted price, this makes this the perfect opportunity to familiarise yourself with some of the wines on the menu! Thursday’s are an ‘Aperitivo Evening’ with gorgeous cocktails and complimentary Italian bites from 6pm – 8.30pm. On Saturdays you can kick the weekend off in style with a delicious free flowing bubbles brunch from as little as £35.
What we ate:
Chef’s Selection: Selezione di salumi e formaggi dello chef – Chef selection of cold meats and cheese
Pappardelle Al Ragout Di Cinghiale Marinato Alle Spezie Mediterranee – Pappardelle with wild boar ragout marinated in Mediterranean spices
Orecchiette Di Barbabietola Con Cime Di Rapa E Crumble Di Pane Aromatizzato Alle Spezie – Pink beetroot orecchiette (pasta typical of Apulia, the name comes from their shape, which resembles a small ear), served with broccoli rabe, and aromatic bread crumbles (Vegan)
Agnolotti Di Cervo Con Crema Di Zucca E Misticanza Di Funghi – Venison agnolotti served with pumpkin velouté, sautéed wild mushrooms
Anatra Servita Con Coulis Di Frutti Di Bosco, Kale Croccante E Mousse Di Sedano Rapa – Pan fried duck, wild berries reduction, crunchy kale and celeriac mousse
The flavours and originality of each dish introduced an excitement with each course. Two of the personal favourites from this restaurant would be the Venison agnolotti served with pumpkin velouté, sautéed wild mushrooms and Pappardelle with wild boar ragout marinated in Mediterranean spices. The agnolotti oozed flavour, stuffed with Venison and paired with wild mushrooms, this is the perfect dish to enjoy on a cold winters evening. The Pappardelle was rich and hearty in flavour and compares to a classic ragu. Enoteca Rosso makes group dining stress free with vegan and vegetarian dishes made available as well as Private Dining Room for groups of up to 12 or various spaces available for hire! The restaurant can offer 3-course set menus to bespoke buffet or finger food full of Italian seasonal flavour as well as an incredible wine selection.
For Pasta lovers, this restaurant is a must as all guilt is lost when wanting every dish on the menu! The range of pasta sizes enables you to experiment and get familiar with the menu to find out which dish suits your pallette the most. The rustic furniture paired with a gallery of wine, stacked in walls surrounding you removes you from the hectic buzz of the city, this is the perfect place to warm up in the winter months with a glass of Red wine and a hearty Italian meal.
Address: 276-280 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 6ND
Phone: 07384 595191