Soho, Fitztrovia, Covent Garden

Lina Stores

linastores

Italian | Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden

The original Lina Stores deli was open for 75 years in Soho, giving them plenty of time to get things right before opening this, their first restaurant. Counter dining on the ground floor allows you to see all the action - and the pasta, as you'd expect, is great.


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Test Driving Lina Stores - the 75 year-old deli opens a restaurant
Lina Stores have been in Soho for over 75 years - and only now have they opened a restaurant. We head down to Greek Street to see what the...
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51 Greek Street, London W1D 4EH

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Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
Marina O'Loughlin Sunday Times Estimated score
Reviewed on June 17, 2018
"In an increasingly homogenised, sanitised Soho, Lina Stores feels like a throwback to its rackety past. I like it so much that, in a rare move, I go straight back. This time, I’m welcomed like a long-lost pal. " READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 6
Susannah Butler Evening Standard
Reviewed on May 09, 2018
"The pasta is perfect. Pappardelle with rabbit ragu, rosemary and olives was a life-affirming mound; thin sheets of egg pasta flopping into themselves under nutty Parmesan shavings. It lost points for sauce, or rather lack of it. There was no rosemary or olives as advertised. Or indeed any ragu. Luckily, the morsels of rabbit were good quality, firm with a deep flavour and only a whisper of gaminess (sorry, vegan brigade)." READ REVIEW

 
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