A popular Italian restaurant has opened its third south east London branch in Crystal Palace

On February 2, Sapore Vero opened its doors in Crystal Palace Parade, following in the footsteps of its other Beckenham and Hither Green bases. 

Restaurant owner, Giuseppe le Pera, began the business after feeling that he couldn’t find any “truly authentic” Italian restaurants.

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The restaurant has become a popular and highly recommended eatery in Hither Green serving a mix of traditional Italian cuisine to its diners. 

The Hither Green restaurant has received 260 Google reviews with an average 4.6-star rating and came widely recommended by locals on Facebook. 

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The new restaurant is situated on Crystal Palace Parade and will be open 7 days a week to diners. 

The new restaurant has been designed with an art deco aesthetic with a pizza oven which was imported from Italy. 

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It can accommodate 20 guests indoors and also has a decking area for guests and their dogs to dine on during the warmer weather.

A statement on its website said: “We are proud to say that we have a substantial - and loyal - customer base, some of whom have been with us for years - if not from the very start”.