Westminster, Strand, Victoria

Cucina Asellina

Cucina Asellina

This is the second restaurant (after STK) to open at the ME by Melia hotel on the Strand, and is based on its sister restaurant in New York, focusing on Italian food - specifically flatbreads and pasta.

Restaurant details

Address: ME London, 336-337 Strand, London WC2R 1HA

Telephone number: 020 7395 3445

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Nearest station: Charing Cross

Nearest Station: Temple

Private Hire available


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Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 4
Zoe Williams Telegraph
Reviewed on April 02, 2013
"Look, nothing appalling happened, and it didn't make me ill, but I came away struck by the pointlessness of lavishing all this time and space and ingredient upon food that you don't care about." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 7
Jay Rayner Observer Estimated score
Reviewed on March 10, 2013
"Other places in London do deep-fried olives, but I can't think of anywhere that also stuffs them with ground veal, mortadella and as much fresh parmesan as it's possible to cram into such a tiny space. It is the pimped olive ne plus ultra. It is number 11 on a scale that goes to 10." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Lisa Harris View London
Reviewed on March 04, 2013
"An unexpected gem of home-style Sardinian cooking in the heart of London, Cucina Asellina is well worth a visit when you’re in the West End." READ REVIEW

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