Canto Corvino a 140-cover modern Italian restaurant and bar will open on 28 September in the heart of Spitalfields. Situated at 21 Artillery Lane, Canto Corvino, meaning song of the raven (a reference to the road’s former name, Ravens Row), will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week.
Canto Corvino is the third opening from Andrew and Ninai Zarach, owners of the hugely successful Manicomio restaurants in Chelsea and the City. Head chef Tom Salt will be in charge of the new kitchen with Michael Mayhew overseeing the front of house. Award winning B3 Designers (Roka, Lima, Gymkhana and Bubbledogs) have created a sleek industrial interior, drawing on the warehouse aesthetic and trading heritage of the Spitalfields area
Highlights from Tom Salt’s menu include: Sicilian red prawn, chilli & tomato arancini, Beef Carpaccio, fermented kohlrabi, reggiano & hazelnuts, Organic Rhug Estate chicken brodo, soft egg & capellini, Hake, Lardo, Castelluccio lentils & rosemary and Veal Spiedino for 2 – Roman artichokes, pancetta & Marsala.
The stunning Canto Bar is sure to become a destination in its own right for lovers of exquisitely mixed drinks. Junior Donadi, formerly at The Sanderson Hotel has devised a superior collection which includes the likes of Romeo (Gin, elderflower, lime juice, fresh kiwi, cucumber and apple juice), Giulietta, (Vanilla vodka, passion fruit puree, fresh mint, vanilla sugar and apple juice) or, from the list of gin and tonics, Pompelmo (Tanqueray infused with fresh ginger, tonic water, orange peel and pink grapefruit).