The food is wonderful – all homemade by the charming and adorable Italian chef, who will tell you himself, with pride, what he has on offer. It varies daily.

Pick which main you like and he’ll bring a gigantic portion over to you, with a couple of delicious salads to boot. You will definitely not leave this place hungry.

They always have some Sunday papers or magazines lying around – sometimes they’re a few weeks old, but the owners are always more than happy for you to while away a couple hours over a lazy lunch and a little read.

Shoreditch eating is so often very pretentious and expensive and this place is the exact opposite. Cafe’s like this make Shoreditch feel properly like home.