A deservedly-popular neighbourhood Italian restaurant, where it's advisable to book - even for a mid-week supper. It's name after the owners enthusiasm for the eponymous Fiat.
'Bruschetta con Piselli, Menta e Ricotta Affumicata- bruschetta of cushed peas with mint & smoked ricotta cheese'; 'Lasagnette di Pane Carasau con Pomodoro e Polpa di Granchio - layers of Sardinian bread with diced raw tomatoes & white crab meat, with brown crab meat sauce'; 'Burrata con Verdure alla Griglia - creamy centre mozzarella from Puglia with mixed grilled vegetables' ans 'Carpaccio di Carne Trentina Salata con Fragole e Scaglie di Parmigiano - salted beef carpaccio from Trentino, with strawberries, rocket & parmesan shavings' set the style for starters.
A selection of Pasta & Risotto dishes - suitable for starters or mains - follow.
A few daily-changing mains - such as 'Sogliola con Vignole - whole Brixham sole with spring vegetables'; 'Capesante con Crema di Broccoli e Gremolada - pan-fried scallops with broccoli purée & gremolata crumbs'; 'Coniglio al Marsala e Fave Servito con Patate Saltate - oven-baked rabbit in marsala sauce with broad beans & sauté potatoes' and 'Filetto di Manzo con Purea di Verona e Salsa di Funghi Porcini - pan-fried fillet of beef with mashed celeriac & dry porcini dressing' list seasonal produce.
Traditional desserts such as 'Tiramisu' and 'Vin Santo con Cantuccini - almond biscuits with a glass of Vin Santo' and various Ice Creams complete the picture.
- Food Style: Italian
- Lunch: Fri & Sun 12.00-15.00; Sun 12.00-21.30; mains about £13 to £18
- Dinner: all week 18.00-22.30, Sun 12.00-21.30; mains about £13 to £18
- Seats: 40
- Wine: a concise Italian list has modest mark-ups
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Nearest station: Archway Underground
- Directions: See the map on this page
- Closed: Bank Holidays; L Mon-Thurs, 2 weeks Christmas, 2 weeks during the summer