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February 2023 - Cento Alla Torre - Tower Bridge, London

Cento Alla Torre is located just next to Tower Hill underground station and Tower Gateway DLR and looks over to Tower of London.

I ended up here by accident as I was staying at the Tower Suites by Blue Orchid, and the restaurant is part of the hotel, so was super handy when I had arrived late and I was tired and hungry!! As a typical tourist I asked for a table at the window and although it was dark you could see the Tower of London lit up across the road.

The Food

To start I had the Buffalo Mozzarella with grilled aubergines, mint and chillies. This was served as a cold started and was deliciously light and fresh – such a lovely way to start the meal.
For mains I opted for the Pumpkin Ravioli – the plate arrived with a plentiful amount of ravioli and each one was full of pumpkin filling and covered in a butter and sage sauce.
For dessert, I choose the Hazelnut Semifreddo which was delicious – it was a chocolate pyramid which had a Ferrero Rocher like filling packed with hazelnuts
The menu is as you would expect – full of Italian goodness. Lots of choice and they also do a children’s menu.

The AF alternatives

There were LOADS – they had a selection of mocktails and a small selection of AF wines (which I have never seen at any other Italian EVER) which was really good to see. I opted for an AF Pornstar Martini which made me feel like I wasn’t missing out on a Friday night in London.

Final Thoughts

I really liked this restaurant – the staff were attentive, the food was delicious and the AF options were on point! It is really handy if you are staying at the Tower Suites or the Citizen M next to Tower Hill or if you are looking for a lunch spot after your tour of the Tower of London. Ps – I loved the Tower of London and recommend if you are in London you go and check it out!

For more details around the menu, reservations, opening times check out there website: Cento Alla Torre


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