Meatball specialists Belpassi Bros to open Tooting restaurant

By Emma Eversham contact

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Livio and Lorenzo Belpassi will open their first permanent site, specialising in meatballs, this summer
Livio and Lorenzo Belpassi will open their first permanent site, specialising in meatballs, this summer

Related tags: Old spitalfields market, Spitalfields, Italian cuisine

Twin brothers Livio and Lorenzo Belpassi, who have run a meatball truck at London's Old Spitalfields Market for the last year, are planning to open a restaurant in Tooting.

The 40-cover restaurant, which will continue to specialise in meatballs, will open on Tooting High Street next month. 

Its menu will be built around a focal point of meatballs and homemade sauces, served in a sandwich, or on a base of polenta or pasta. It will also include a selection of cicchetti, salumi and daily specials and desserts. 

The Belpassi brothers, whose parents are Italian, formed the Belpassi Bros meatball company in 2014 after a visit to Rome where they discovered the dish that would become their speciality. 

They took part in a month-long House of Peroni pop-up, a partnership with the Doodle Bar and contributed a menu to Bites, Camera, Action at Union Street Café in London before buying their vintage Fiat van and setting up the food truck in Old Spitalfields Market in 2015. 

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