Bianco43 is one of south east London’s authentic Italian pizzeria’s specialising in traditional Italian cuisine. Massimo, Fabrizio and the team invite diners to enjoy a menu of carefully selected ingredients from specific regions of their homeland, bringing a true Italian flavour to London.
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Service and Setting
The Bianco43 team are friendly and authentic. The founders Massimo and Fabrizio moved to the UK to pursue their dream of opening a restaurant. Born in Rome and Naples respectively, Fabrizio having worked at his father’s cheese factory supplying top restaurants around the world with buffalo mozzarella from Aversa.
Diners step into the restaurant off Blackheath high street and into a lively and welcoming hubbub of family and friends enjoying fresh Italian food in a relaxing nautical-themed setting.
Bianco43 offers a varied and generous selection of finely selected Italian ingredients and dishes. The menu is unconventional, shared via the ‘Bianco Pizzeria Ristorante’ newspaper and hosts a selection of Stuzzichini (appetisers) Antipasti (Polpo Fritto (fried octopus), Calamari, Tartare Di Manzo (beef tartare) Brushette and Fritti (Croquettes, Arancine and more) and the main courses ‘Primi Piatti’ are a selection of meat, fish, Pizze, Calzoni, salads and sides.
To start, my dining partner and I dived into a juicy and creamy Caprese Di Mozzarella Di Bufala and a fine selection of Italian cured meats Tagliere Del Contandino. For the main course, I enjoyed the Tagliata Di Manzo Con Verdure – cooked medium-rare along with a selection of grilled vegetables – perfect for me as a gluten-free and FODMAP option, my partner enjoyed a Pizze Gourmet. There was a hint of plate envy, the course of steak and side of vegetables was very generous – a great selection of well presented, fresh, healthy tasting food.
Italian regional wines are served alongside a list of beers, spirits, aperitifs and cocktails. We paired our Stuzzichini and Antipasti with a refreshing classic Aperol Spritz while the Angelo Montepulciano D’Abruzzo 2016 offered a full-bodied depth of a red wine with masses of black cherry and Montepulciano spice, delicious.
Looks and Location
The restaurant is fresh, light and airy, there is lots of seating space and an impressive bar. As the team boast on their website, they are passionate about the Italian sunshine and seaside which they cleverly attempt to emulate in the design of the restaurant.
Bianco43 has two locations Blackheath and Greenwich.
To book a table go online to their bookings page here.
Bianco43’s most notable charm is the atmosphere and summery setting, the team have bought the Italian seaside to south east London – an immediately likeable restaurant.