The Delicatessen brings the spirit of an authentic Italian café to an elegant setting in central London.

A magnificent brass counter brims with seasonal quiches, sandwiches and salads that change on a daily basis. Enjoy organic coffee and loose-leaf tea along with a slice of cake or freshly baked pastry, to have in or to take away. Also available for take away is an exclusive collection of Italian wines, tins of Petersham Nurseries tea and bottles of Zisola olive oil.

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Host an Event in the Wine Bar & Deli

Host your private event at the Deli – which brings the spirit of an authentic Italian café to an elegant setting in heart of Covent Garden. Ideal for intimate summer evenings with both indoor and alfresco seating spaces, the entire Deli can be blocked off for your private event of up to 30 people standing – ideal for canapés and drinks.

For enquiries and bookings, please email us at:

Or explore our spaces further here.

The Wine Machine

We are excited to launch The Wine Machine, a new card-operated wine dispenser in our Wine Bar & Deli. Simply pre-pay for a topped-up wine card and help yourself to a selection of 8 premium wines from Petersham Cellar.

Opening Hours

  • Monday to Saturday

    12:00pm- 8:30pm

  • Sunday & Bank Holidays

    11:30am- 6pm

Aperitivo Hour

Monday to Thursday, 4pm to 6pm, join us for Italian aperitifs of Negronis, Aperol Spritz and Seasonal Bellini. Enjoy 2 drinks for £15.


Walk-in customers are welcome at the Deli. We do not take table bookings.

Please visit us by walking, cycling, or public transport where possible.

Visit Us

31 King St,
Covent Garden,

For Information:

020 7305 7676

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The Team

Our kitchens are headed by Executive Chef Lorenzo Gagliardi who works with producers to evolve our menus with the seasons. Managing the busy Wine Bar & Deli is Marco, serving up great coffee in the morning and delicious cocktails in the evening alongside an amazing team.

Join the Team

At Petersham Nurseries we want our teams to enjoy coming to work as much as our customers enjoy visiting us. We are always looking for experienced and like-minded individuals to join the team. Sign up to our newsletter or follow us on Instagram to be first to hear of our job vacancies.

To find out more, visit our Careers page or write to us at:

The Petersham Family