Seve is a gem of a restaurant tucked away along Hua Shan Lu, serving consistent homestyle Italian fare.
Four hungry chaps caught up for a quick meeting over dinner, we were able to sit out on the street-side veranda of Seve this past Monday evening.
The meal consisted of the following dishes:
Italian Buffalo Mozzarella and cherry tomato salad, combined with giant Apulian black olives and asparagus, dressed with extra virgin olive oil.
Crispy eggplant, topped with cherry tomatoes, San Daniele and Buffalo mozzarella.
Octopus carpaccio served with sweet and sour vegetables, a lemon dressing and black pepper.
Traditional home-made ravioli, filled with pumpkin.
Pizza Formaggi, one of the better and consistent pizza’s I feel in town.
A dessert plate for three, that had the following classical Italian sweets to finish off the meal, with a glass of complimentary limoncello Tiramisu, Semifreddo Zabaione, Pannacotta al Caramello.
To accompany the meal, we had three bottles of wine, two Sicilian whites, and a Nero d’Avola, all these wines were of quality and at an affordable pricing structure.
Could not expect any better family style Italian food, everything from atmosphere, warm and friendly service, from the greeting by Severino, the Patron who goes around the tables giving a personal touch to the restaurant, along with Cherry who served at table, who was proactive in recommending dishes, and clearing away plates when needed, not obtrusive in any way.
The menu has a variety of options to choose from and changes with the season, no doubt you will find something of your taste, positive comments all round on the pumpkin ravioli in a white truffle sauce. Can highly recommend Seve for a casual night out, damages came to 576RMB per person.
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