Yes, Luigi Malone was a real person and there is a large photo of him inside on the family wall. This beautiful restaurant surprises you the second you enter through the mahogany French doors. Right in front of you is the original station clock from Kings Cross Station (London) which was once at the entrance of the Great Eastern Line. One of the ceiling fans is actually a propeller from the first airplane to cross the Atlantic. The food? Along with traditional Italian favourites you can also devour Mexican and steak dishes. The restaurant is well recommended for it food and service. It’s a classy place.
They are open Monday - Saturday 10am - till late & Sunday 1pm - 9pm
If you need to recover from a VT BIG night, head to Luigi for an hearty meal as I did.
Keep in mind that Sunday opening is only from 1 PM. I ordered the famous Malone's Big Hamburger large enough to satisfy your stomach for a while... especially if you water your meal with a Montepulciano ;-) Our VTer hosts offer us the Luigi’s Famous Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese as starter too! For dessert I would recommend of course the famous Toblerone & Butterscotch Cheesecake. Yummy!
Luigi Malones, the answer to a question nobody asked. Yes the portions are massive, and subsequently the price/portion ratio yields a good value. It must be said that this cook by numbers formula is as unimaginative as it is predictable. The wine list is lacking and the house wines are horrible....The service style is turn and burn, which means don't think you'll be at your table much after desserts. They pack them in and spit them out - very impersonal. Luigi Malones is a factory; cogs in a wheel grinding out tourist friendly fodder. Perfect if you're with a big group and just want pub-grub on the cheap - but if you were looking for a nice meal to remember, nice wine and ambience..... keep walking.
This restaurant has a wonderful high ceiling and furniture to match. the menu is not the most extensive but the fare is good. staff are veryefficient and the price structure is reasonable.
overal well worth a visit.
Favorite Dish: steak with garlic butter, just delicous
If you have a big appetite then Luigi Malones will not disappoint you. The menu is not vast but everything on the menu is excellent. Steaks, Pizzas and Pastas are all delicious and the home -made burger with wedges and salad is a tasty and economical option. Deserts, especially the chocolate brownie are orgasmic but the piece de resistance is the chicken wings. These are served as a starter with barbecue sauce and a blue cheese dressing. At 9EUR per portion they seem expensive but the portions are so large they comfortably fill two very hungry people.
Favorite Dish: The chicken wings. Though these are a starter you can order a plate of them even if you just stop by for a beer or a coffee. The wings are so soft the meat slips off in your mouth and the sauce is so tasty that people (not me, honest!) have been known to lick the bowl as well as their fingers.