Please Note: Hands in Pasta is closed on Mondays. The tastecard promotion only applies to starters / mains / desserts ordered from the a lá carte menu. Excludes drinks, specials board items, side orders, sharing plates and kids menu. Bookings must be made in advance mentioning tastecard, failure to book this way will render the offer invalid, no walk ins.
Superbly located in central London, between Ravenscourt and Hammersmith tube stations, Hands in Pasta offers a unique Italian dining experience which is perfect for families with young children.
Amidst the homely and uplifting restaurant lies the Magic Village, where youngsters can entertain themselves inside colourful club houses, while mum and dad kick back and enjoy top-quality, freshly prepared pizza and pasta dishes. Hands in Pasta’s expert chefs have stayed true to Italian cooking traditions to create a simple, tantalising range of authentic wood-fired pizzas, topped with everything from fresh buffalo mozzarella, Italian pancetta and spicy spinata Calabrese sausage, accompanied with a plethora of fresh pasta dishes.
For those looking for something more than the usual Italian fare, there’s also grilled tiger prawns in a brandy and olive dressings, mussels, sirloin steak and Hands in Pasta’s fish of the day, which is locally sourced and advertised on their specials board. Not to be missed is the restaurant’s unbeatable starter, the burrata pugliese: a melt-in-the-mouth mozzarella ball with a creamy stracciatella centre, served with grilled artichokes, marinated peppers and taralli: a traditional Southern Italian bread. Children, once tired from their exploits inside Magic Village, will love the range of dishes crafted especially for them: which include the ever-popular meatballs penne, a special teddy-bear shaped pizza complete with dough ears, and plenty of dreamy desserts to round off an unforgettable experience.
As if the free-play for children inside the Magic Village isn’t enough, the dedicated owners of Hands in Pasta also run children’s theatre, dance classes, breakfast clubs and a little chefs food workshop daily inside the vibrant play area. However once the evening descends, screens are pulled over the Magic Village, lending a more mature and romantic air for adults who wish to drink and dine sans-little ones.
For those who are child-free and wanting to perhaps enjoy not only some peace and quiet over an intimate meal, but some sunshine too, there’s also a fantastic roof terrace atop of Hands in Pasta. This airy hideaway is perfect for the authentic Italian al fresco dining experience.