Italian at the Emperor – Aldgate

LardButty’s fave all-weather pub-restaurant in the City 2014

No matter the weather, it’s always the season for fine stone-baked pizza, a glass of cold dry white wine and a friendly face at The Emperor pub, Aldgate.


Come and share in some of LardButty’s visits here throughout 2014:
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Enjoying the sunshine on the Emperor’s terrace in summer


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Stone baked pizzas – four seasons (ham + mushroom) @ £8.95, Corrado (parma ham, rocket, tomato) @ £9.95 with chilled ciders and pinot grigio



Italian produce – inside The Emperor



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Corrado pizza – parma ham, rocket + tomato @ £9.95


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Pepperoni pizza – spicy salami, tomoato + mozzarella @ £8.95


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Penne porcini @ £9.95 – a winter warmer made from handpicked wild mushrooms


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Penne arrabiata – chilli tomato pasta @ £8.95


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Mushroom gnocchi


It’s not just the food that’s great here, the service is genuinely hospitable too. It’s like stepping out of the City and into a little corner of Italy.


Menus – click to enlarge

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Pizza menu


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Sandwiches + sides menu


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Main menu


Here’s to whiling away four seasons at The Emperor in 2015…


Restaurant info:
~ Lardbutty rating: 4 / 5
~ Type: Italian
~ Address: 35 Vine Street, City, London
~ Postcode: EC3N 2PX
~ Nearest station: Aldgate (tube) or Tower Gateway (DLR)
~ Photos on flickr: images of The Emperor
~ Location: The Emperor map



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