Polpo Restaurant

No Reservations

Russell Norman | Posted 02.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Russell Norman

"Our restaurants do take reservations; in fact you can book more often than not" (of the five restaurants we operate, 4/5 take lunch bookings and you can book dinner at 2/5). I usually find that people don't want to hear that answer. What they really want to know is why they can't reserve a table for six on Friday night for Alice's birthday. It's a fair question.

Emma Sleight

Top Chef Secrets On Cooking At Home And Seasonal Food

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Sleight | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Half hidden in a backstreet Soho, the understated little bacaro Polpo serves up cicchetti-style dishes that taste like they could have been shipped in...

Polpo - A Venetian Cookbook (of sorts)

Evie Saffron-Strands | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Evie Saffron-Strands

This book was born out of a love affair. Anyone who has visited Venice has special memories and for Russell Norman a one week stay in his youth kindled a love for the city, the food and the drink which has never dimmed.