Lucio is a Chelsea favourite among locals and
We’ve been there a few
times, but this time I took pictures! The specials are always delicious and the
staff extremely friendly.
One of the highlights for me are the photos that decorate the walls.
Lucio is friends with Terry O’Neill and has
his iconic photos all over the restaurant.
Makes me feel glamorous and think of myself in that era, indulging on
pasta in a bid to gain weight for bigger boobs. Ahh, those were the days.
This time around I had the pumpkin soup with ham. It was
really delicious, with a hint of bacon flavor. Refreshingly for my waistline,
it also didn’t have any cream.
For my main, I had the fillet steak, which was cooked to
perfection. The red onions had some tang to them, which went great with the
Now that we got the food bit over with, time to get to the
real reason I wanted to go there and write a blog.
They probably have the best chocolate fondant
I know that’s a huge
statement to make, but I’ve had a lot.
Like, if it’s on the menu at any restaurant, I’ll order it.
And as a testament to how amazing it is at Lucio's, my husband and I have gone here
just for dessert.
Like I mentioned before,
the staff ate awesome.
The owner and his son chat to us all the time and they made a special exception one night when I
NEEDED to have some chocolate.
It’s not a cheap evening out though, so if you are looking
for just straight up cheap and cheerful Italian, Riccardo’s is across the
street and slightly less.
What to wear:
The dress varies from cocktail to jeans.
Lucio has an impressive collection of
American rodeo belt buckles.
Make sure you ask
him about them!
Who you'll see:
Apparently celebrities frequent Lucios
I’ve never seen one or didn’t
Fun fact: Lucio’s has a
second exit, which has been used before when a man took his mistress there for
dinner and his wife walked in.
257-259 Fulham Road, London, SW7 6HY
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