New Fine Dining Italian Restaurant opens in Chelsea

L’Artigiano is a new contemporary Italian restaurant in Chelsea serving modern Italian food. Due to open in March, L’Artigiano finally opened its doors in July serving creative interpretations of Italian classics with fresh seasonal flavours. L’Artigiano means ‘the artisan’ in Italian and reflects the culinary techniques and dedication of Executive Chef Ignacio Ruggiero whose dishes are inspired by memories and seasons while remaining true to his Italian heritage. Ruggiero says: “My philosophy is simple: I use the best possible ingredients to create dishes that touch the emotions and emphasise seasonal flavours and excite the palate. Every item on the menu is meticulously sourced and each plate is designed to intrigue and excite our diners.” Diners can choose from three menus a set lunch menu; a la carte and an eight-course tasting menu with optional wine pairing. The a la carte menu features four antipasti including  Tonno Sashimi Vitellato (Veal, Fresh Sashimi Tuna). There are five pasta dishes including Ruggiero’s signature Gnocchi all’Amatriciana and Tortelli stuffed with native lobster and four main courses including Pancetta di Maialino (Slow cooked baby pork belly) and Triglia Scottata (Panfried Red Mullet). The thoughtfully curated wine cellar stocks over 150 top quality Italian wines including 30 available to enjoy by the glass […]