Al Borgo is a truly authentic family-run Italian restaurant, offering traditional regional dishes with a creative, modern twist!
Home-made bread, pasta and desserts, as well as meat, fish and risotto dishes are all prepared with fresh and seasonal ingredients.
Come and enjoy some fine Italian food and an interesting wine list in a warm and welcoming Mediterranean ambience!
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Michelin review:“A refreshingly unpretentious and keenly run Italian restaurant that exudes warmth and bonhomie. Homemade focaccia and pasta are the highlights. Look out too for seasonal offerings such as the black truffle menu.”
Open for lunch and dinner
12:00 – 2:30pm and 7:00-10:30pm
Closed on Sundays
Marco Borghesi, originally from Brescia near Lake Garda, has gained more than 10 years experience as General Manager in Italian restaurants all over central London. Together with his fiancée Nikola, he has now fulfilled the ultimate dream to open his own restaurant in Teddington. Marco, with his hospitable Italian nature, makes his guests always feel welcome and takes personal care of them.
Head-Chef Paolo Cavagnis is from Bergamo, a historical town in Lombardy in the foothills of the Italian Alps, where he trained as chef for 5 years and subsequently obtained a Professional Diploma at the Professional State Institute of Hotel & Restaurant Services. He also attended a specialisation course in Alimentary Technology at the same institution.
Gathering extensive experience in renowned hotels and restaurants in Bergamo, Baveno at the Lake Maggiore and on the island of Elba, Paolo came to London in 2006. Following positions as Chef de Partie and Sous Chef at various Italian restaurants in Central London, including the Baglioni Hotel in Kensington, he joined Al Borgo as Head Chef in August 2010.
Paolo’s passion for Italian cuisine is ever-present in the preparation and presentation of his dishes, which are all based on carefully sourced ingredients of superior quality.
“Borgo” is Italian for “small village” or “hamlet”