Located between the luxury fashion backdrop of Sloane Street and Harrods, the coveted Knightsbridge restaurant started out on Pavilion Road in 1974, where it fast became a firm favourite and must-go-to destination. Since its door’s opened, Sale e Pepe has attracted a globally coveted crowd and become a cultural melting pot of local neighbourhood regulars and the international jet set, and its legacy in London’s dining scene is one of traditional glamour and luxury.

Sale e Pepe’s distinctive decadent style has charmed many, transcended time and become a stalwart of the London dining scene. Featuring the same original red marble and neon signage adorning its front, it emulates elevated Italian luxury. The global elite still flock to the much-loved venue and since its acquisition by The Thesleff Group earlier this year, it is bringing a revitalised energy and refinement to the beloved gem ahead of its golden 50th anniversary.

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3 things to try when you’re there

Guests should try the refreshed menu additions of Insalata di Granchio – crab and avocado salad with tomato concassé, spring onions, chives, pimiento de espelette, and the eye-catching Costoletta di Vitello alla Milanese – bone-in pan fried veal chop in breadcrumbs. Sale e Pepe’s signature classic Linguine all’Aragosta – linguine with lobster, cherry tomatoes, basil, and garlic is also a must-order.

You might not know but..

Sale e Pepe has hosted some of the world’s most famous film stars, fashion icons, rock stars, aristocracy and media moguls including Rod Stewart, Sir Roger Moore, Priscilla Presley and Ringo Starr.