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The Pellicano Restaurant is located in Elystan Street, London SW3. It serves Italian food, in particular that of Sardinia. The restaurant opened in 2000 and is family-owned. The head chef is Daniele Vedovetto, who prepares a menu which changes with the time of year. He also offers special seasonal dishes each week. The front of house is managed by Marcello Vargiu and Pietro Rinaldi who have been working together in catering for more than twenty years. The restaurant offers a selection of Italian wines including some new Sardinian ones. It is possible to book a table at the restaurant online. Pellicano also has a private dining room which can accomodate up to twenty seated guests, or a maximum of forty for less formal occasions such as buffets. At lunch time the Pellicano offers a set menu. Patrons may choose a two or three course option from a range of starters, main courses and desserts. The main courses include a Sardinian speciality: Sardinian malloreddus pasta with tomato and Sardinian sausage. The a la carte menu is divided into antipasti, pasta and soup, specials, fish, meat, salads and vegetables. Main courses are served with appropriate vegetable accompaniments. Vegetarian dishes include culigiones - a Sardinian version of ravioli. The extensive wine list includes vintage wines. Most of the wines are Italian, although a few French reds are available. It is possible to purchase wine by the glass. Photographs of some of the Pellicano's dishes have been posted on the restaurant's web site.