The Grapevine

Tucked away in the heart of London's bohemian Shoreditch is a hidden gem that boasts some of the best Italian food and ambiance the city has to offer.  The Grapevine is the masterpiece of owner Giovanna's lifetime of dedication to Italian food perfection. The location...

Food and Wine – Celebrating New Year’s Eve the Italian Way

Setting up a large table for family and friends and sampling traditional Italian recipes was all before we opened The Grapevine, an Italian restaurant on Old Street. To keep your focus more on the eating than cooking, we invite you to our humble abode for the last memorable dinner of 2020!

Celebrate This Valentine’s Day Al Dente!

Valentine’s Day chiefly serves as a reminder of how important it is to keep the spark of romance alive in our relationships – and as the day approaches, every starry-eyed lover is getting ready to indulge their Valentine in a romantic celebration.

Exploring Italian Food Culture in the Heart of Shoreditch

But what, exactly, is Italy’s food culture? At The Grapevine, one of the best Italian restaurants in Shoreditch, we’re proud to bring you the authentic Italian cuisine with a ravishing spin into the heart of Londoners. So in this post, we’d like to take you deep into the insights of what makes Italian food culture as magical and passionate as it is.

5 Things about Libraries We Love – Even in This Digital Era

For people who grew up down the street from their local library, have spent a lot of childhood there, either hidden away in the stacks reading books, using the internet to access Myspace or meeting up with friends and class fellows to work on school projects.

5 Bestselling Books of 2019 to Have Better Insight into Your Life

Most intellectuals and business people pride themselves on being renegades and going against the grain. But it won’t be fair by any means to allow your desire to be different, keeping you from enjoying the books everyone else is reading and praising.

World Book Day

This year we are joining in the 22nd year of celebrating World Book Day taking place on 7th March 2019. A day where children and adults of all ages come together to appreciate reading.The main aim of World Book Day is to encourage and explore the pleasures of books...

Drink and Draw – An exciting new way to spend your free time

Embracing our self being is all too important so we aim to focus on the little things in life such as a good book, a tasty wine or cup of healthy coloured coffee. Our attention is bought to a most recent frenzy of Drink and DrawDating back to 1920’s Paris and...

10 Romantic novels to read on Valentine’s day

Valentine’s Day, a delightful significant time that can sometimes get a bad rap! Many feel that it’s a capitalist construct invented by the greeting card industry to convince us that true displays of love and affection come pre-printed with long-stem red roses and an...

Healthy Rainbow Lattes

Our traditional cup of coffee is no ordinary beverage. Prepared from freshly roasted coffee beans by Perky Blenders, cultivated from over 70 countries, the trusty latte is an original and much enjoyed refreshment for many. However as the times move forward so does the...

Book and Wine pairings

It sounds odd to talk about pairing wine with books, but its significance is much more prominent than ever.You really want to enjoy the book and enter the atmosphere but in order to do so you need a foundation to build on. Similar to pairing a wine to a meal and...

Paperback Books vs eBooks

“The digital revolution was expected to kill traditional publishing. But print books are ever more beautifully designed and lovingly cherished” The Guardian, 2017 Nothing can beat the feeling of turning the pages and the exhilarating scent of musty paper of a real...