Whatever happened to the Giaconda Dining Room? It won a coveted Time Out Award for Best New Restaurant in London in 2008, expanded in 2013, then closed. But owners Paul Merrony and Tracey Petersen are back again, doing what they do best – a small, neighbourhood place with cracking food. If your neighbourhood is Tufnell Park, consider yourself very lucky; if it isn’t, consider travelling. But get there early, as it’s a no-bookings restaurant.
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By Guy Dimond