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Pasta and Cuore Italian restaurant review: Metro Top 50 2018

A review of Metro Top 50 2018 restaurant Pasta and Cuore.

Pasta and Cuore Italian restaurant review: Metro Top 50 2018

Jun 21, 2018 Restaurants

Pasta and Cuore Italian restaurant review: Metro Top 50 2018

Pasta and Cuore restaurant review

Metro Top 50 2018 restaurant Pasta and Cuore in Mt Eden is a traditional Italian bistro.

Dining at this Mt Eden pastificio may make you question every Italian meal you’ve had, because owner and executive chef Stefania Ugolini’s knack for sourcing the purest and fruitiest olive oils, the ripest produce – some of which is grown on site – and the best Italian wines is unmatched in the city. Ugolini grew up in Bologna and has been cooking since she was five; her years of experience and eye for quality, combined with knowledgeable staff and the enchanting courtyard setting (which is heated in winter), mean you’re in for a delightful dining experience. This is a special little local, and you’ll leave with a warm glow of satisfaction.

Watch Stefania Ugolini talk pasta and how to cook it perfectly: 

What it offers Fixed-price meals / Good for vegetarians / Good seating outside / Good for kids / Free-range chicken and/or pork
A favourite dish Potato gnocchi with free-range spicy chicken ragout and porcini mushrooms
Awards Runner-up, Best Wine List; Finalist, Best Chef: Stefania Ugolini 
Hours Lunch Tue-Sun, Dinner Tue-Sat (kitchen closes 8.30pm)
Bookings Yes
Price $
Seats 50
Chef Stefania Ugolini
Mt Eden
409 Mt Eden Rd
Ph 630-9130

See here for all of Metro’s Top 50 Auckland restaurants for 2018


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