Tucked away behind Aldgate East station lies Emilia’s Crafted Pasta, a modern restaurant that prides itself in making authentic fresh Italian pasta. Its clean chic instantly evokes a modern East London loft flair – the perfect place to sit down for their new £10 express lunch menu and forget about work. Start with the delicious burrata, served with bread drizzled with olive oil and sweet balsamic vinegar. Lunch specials include the Cesarecce pasta in homemade creamy walnut sauce with chestnut mushrooms and toasted Pugliese ciabatta on the side. The portion is generous and the pasta is rich yet light. All pasta is served “al dente” which means it will be ‘firm to the bite’ in typical Italian fashion. For dessert try ‘Emilia’s special’ – vanilla ice cream with biscotti crumbled on top, and enjoy with a strong café latte.
Besides the food being fantastic, Emilia’s staff are laid back and professional, making you feel welcome and relaxed.
If you’d like to try some of the dishes at home, why not join their masterclass and learn how to make your favourite dishes. AZ