US hospitality group to open first London restaurant

By James McAllister

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New York City’s LDV Hospitality group to open its Sette restaurant in London’s Knightsbridge

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New York City’s LDV Hospitality group is to open its first restaurant outside of the US later this year with the launch of Sette in Knightsbridge.

Based on LDV’s contemporary Italian restaurant concept Scarpetta, which currently operates in several locations across the US, Sette will be housed on the ground floor of the Bulgari Hotel but will operate independently.

Pastas and breads will be made inhouse daily, and dishes will include yellowtail and tuna susci; veal tenderloin with gnocchi alla romana and glazed sweetbreads; and spaghetti with tomato and basil.

As well as the restaurant, there will also be an ‘underground’ bar downstairs named Nolita Social, which promises to ‘bring the energy of the New York night to London’.

“Our Scarpetta approach has always been comfortable yet aspirational, and modern yet grounded with a love for old world hospitality,” says LDV Hospitality founder John Meadow.

“Sette will follow this core ethos of our Scarpetta identity, capturing a quintessential New York balance of high energy and effortless elegance.”

LDV Hospitality was founded in 2008 and operates a number of brands in the US including American Cut Steakhouse, Dolce Italian and The Regent Cocktail Club.

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