From Our Editors
Pepenero Ristorante & Pizzeria is a fresh new restaurant specialising in both classic, authentic Italian dishes and meals that offer a contemporary twist on Mediterranean cooking. Diners can choose from a menu that uses fresh, local and in-season ingredients to create Italian meals bursting with flavour. The starters, pasta, pizza, chicken and fish dishes are complimented by deserts, hot and cold drinks and an extensive wine list chosen to match the meals on offer. The al a carte menu is perfect for a celebratory meal or diners can opt for the set menu. Every day, the chefs create specials from seasonal ingredients to give a fresh taste of Italy in East London. The pizzas are a real talking point, made from a tried and tested Neapolitan recipe but lifted out of the ordinary with a inventive toppings, tastes and textures. Pepenero is based in the busy Royal Docklands but diners can be assured of a relaxing meal, in true Italian style. The restaurant has created an atmosphere where meals are meant to be savoured and enjoyed without rushing. This makes the venue idea for a special lunch or dinner with friends and family. Couples can choose to sit in more secluded parts of the restaurant or families can celebrate in the open part of the dining room, where the where the Italian ambience is enhanced by the red decor, wooden floors and full-length windows. Open seven days a week, the restaurant also offers a free delivery service within three miles.