Manicomio City occupies a stunning glass fronted Norman Foster building set over three floors moments from St Paul’s. Situated on Gutter Lane which runs between Cheapside and Gresham Street.
This somewhat hidden Italian gem buzzes Monday to Friday from the moment it opens at 7am with nearby workers on the coffee run and business breakfasters. Lunch service from 12pm is lively and Manicomio's spectacular take away counter has proven to be as alluring as the ground floor café itself, and also the two floors of a la cate dining above.
Come the afternoon, the ground floor café draws a crowd from early evening drinkers, gradually transforming into an atmospheric candlelit cocktail bar offering aperatifs and snacks before the kitchen starts its dinner service.
Manicomio City’s exceptional menu, combined with city views, have made for great TV fodder- having achieved several screen appearances on Celebrity Masterchef and Chanel 4’s