Circolo Popolare


| Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden

The Big Mamma Group's second opening in London saw them hit up Fitzrovia with a massively OTT slice of Mediterranean charm and flavour. It's extremely popular with a stunning looking room.

Test Drive

Test Driving Circolo Popolare - the Big Mamma team go even bigger in Fitzrovia
First came Gloria, now Big Mamma have brought us Circolo Popolare in Fitzrovia. We popped in for a first look - it's mad as ever, but backed up by...
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Restaurant details

40-41 Rathbone Pl, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1HX
Nearest tube: 
  • Tottenham Court Road


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40-41 Rathbone Pl, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1HX


Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
Marina O'Loughlin Sunday Times Estimated score
Reviewed on July 28, 2019
"So there you have it, sensation-seekers: let’s all embrace Circolo Popolare (pronounced “cheer-colo”, Italian for a kind of social club), a huge, elaborate, wonderful, extravagant, campy gimmick. An opulent joke. I go with two pals, if possible even trickier customers than I am, and we have the jolliest time." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 9
Jimi Famurewa Standard
Reviewed on July 25, 2019
"...for now, Circolo Popolare (which roughly translates as ‘people’s social club’) legitimately feels like the hottest place in town; intoxicatingly cheeky, stealthily drilled and primed to leave you sporting a smile as wide as the Mediterranean." READ REVIEW