London’s Victoria Station and its environs have been a of a hidden identity in terms of “haute cuisine”; with highlights meaning one has to walk twenty minutes from the station to Elizabeth Street or Pimlico Road in order to find a quality meal. Something may be about to change.
Tozi Restaurant on Gillingham Street, London aims to offer something of high quality in the Victoria area to greet the thousands of people who pass through the station turnstiles and venture out into the great city that is London. Tozi, an Italian-Venetian restaurant with a difference. Offering cicchetti; small dishes of Italian loveliness, providing rich textures and fresh produce, produced within a stone’s throw of one’s seat.
Highlights include the seafood dishes and the fish pie, however anything from Italy that may be offered in Venezia and it is available here, deliver at a seemingly high standard of execution and taste. The wine list is extensive and contains bins that may have an Italian baffled as to what it is, and with a well stocked bar and plenty of classy cocktails, even those who simply want a drink. Some of the drinks seem to be so sought after and rare, simply delicious and unheard of one may be adventure to try. They offer some digestives that are aged by the establishment themselves.
Tozi accommodates groups of 20 and have three dishes each, or be alone with a glass of Favorita and two dishes offering a decent meal; affordable with dishes starting from £3.50. They offer a bar area where one may eat from the main menu with tipple of choice. Tozi has a unique take on life and food, affordable given the quality that is on offer. Victoria has a restaurant that needs looking after.
8 Gillingham Street
Tel: 0844 415 6754
Dishes starting from £3.50