Surf ‘n’ Turf Style Dinner at Macellaio RC Exmouth Market

Macellaio RC Italian DInner

Happy Wednesday! I apologise for the lack of post on Monday but the dress I wore to the wedding over the weekend already sold out and I feel I need to find another one to shoot but worry not, I already have 5 outfits lined up. In the meantime, I wanted to share another cool dinner spot and a new concept restaurant in London. You guys outside of London should know that if you are looking for places to dine in that offer more than just food, can rest assured that London will spoil you for choice and I promise to try to and deliver as many cool dinner and drink places that are worth recommending as possible.

Macellaio RC Italian DInner

So when you think Italian for dinner, I bet pasta and pizza come to mind but you should try and move away from these thoughts as Italy has the best meat and seafood options that can only be matched by perhaps Spanish cuisine. Ever since I gave up gluten I find that my carnivorous side emerges more than I would like it to. How can you blame me though when I’m presented with such awesome food and dining locations such as Macellaio RC in London’s Exmouth Market and which is, by the way, one of my favourite locations in London to have a mid-week dinner at.

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The front windows of Macellaio RC display real life size tuna on one side and prime cuts of beef on another which truly represents restaurants concepts as Tuna and Beef dominate the menu. The fish and meat are butchered and carved inside at the time of your order so you can make sure that you are getting the finest and freshest cuts from both land and sea. Macellaio RC is an Italian take on rather posh surf ‘n’ turf and it will make you wonder why haven’t you thought of putting those ingredients together before. Meats presented in the window are being dry-aged, the beef for 50 days, the tuna for seven to ensure tenderness and richness of the taste.

We are so fortunate to visit on a hot day and a dinner outside seemed like the best option. The waiter Emilio who by the way explained the whole concept to us in a lot of details suggested that we go for Fassona Beef and Tuna, Pure and Simple menu. We started with a mixture of both Beef and Tuna carpaccio, followed by Battuta with spicy Gorgonzola flamed at the table. For our mains, we had Grilled tuna fillet served with strawberries and modena balsamic and five weeks dry aged Fassona beef rib eye of 500g and we both shared our food as that’s the way they do it at Macellaio RC. We finished our meal with Cheesecake and Bianco al basilica which is like a basil pannacotta. We washed our food down withLeclisse Sparkling Rose which was oh so delicious. Actually, the whole of our order was quite delicious and things that we thought seemed little odd together such as tuna and strawberries, were a perfect match.

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Tables outside Macellaio RC allowed us to people watch walking down the Exmouth market and we had a perfect evening catching up and eating delicious food.

What do you guys think of Tuna and Beef only food restaurant concept?

Tania xxx

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    Priscila Oliveira Brennand
    August 4, 2016 at 3:36 am

    Ual! Que fotos incríveis, adorei. Essas carnes todas me deram água na boca kkk.

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    Michelle Joseph
    August 4, 2016 at 7:49 am

    Wow, everything looks fab! I’d go for beef.

    Mich x

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    Holly Sparkes
    August 4, 2016 at 9:59 am

    So jealous it looks incredible! It’d mean a lot if you could check out my blog and maybe follow back 🙂 Much love Holly xo

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    Jessica & James
    August 4, 2016 at 12:33 pm

    Woah, your pictures are amazing! This place sounds and looks so good, what an interesting concept and layout of the knives. We will defiantly be looking into this place, thank you for sharing!

    Jessica & James

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    Mr Essentialist
    August 4, 2016 at 12:37 pm

    Looks delish!
    Alexander @ Mr Essentialist

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    August 4, 2016 at 6:31 pm

    great post! i hope you’re having a lovely day ;D


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    August 5, 2016 at 9:40 am

    Only tuna and beef concept sounds different, but I love the idea of having them all fresh, I’m sure they taste so good! Your food looks delicious!

    Ela BellaWorld

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    August 5, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    Ohh my goodness, everything looks mouthwatering.


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    August 5, 2016 at 2:45 pm

    Oh yum! I could eat this right now! Have a great weekend. Gemma x

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    Charlotte Carter
    August 5, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    I love your photography!! Looks like a fantastic meal!!
    a life of a charlotte

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    The Fashion Folks
    August 5, 2016 at 4:50 pm

    Looks like you had a lovely visit at the restaurant, looks so cozy! Xx

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    August 5, 2016 at 4:58 pm

    I’m going to London in few days! Glad to find another delicious spot! Thanks for sharing!

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    August 5, 2016 at 5:14 pm

    omg yummm! these plates look so delicious!

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    August 6, 2016 at 2:43 am

    Beautiful pics!!!!

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    Kasie Chelanne
    August 6, 2016 at 4:53 am

    This place sounds amazing! Surf n turf always feels so decadent to me…SO…MUCH…DELICIOUS…FOOD! It sounds like Macellaio RC did not disappoint!

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    Dolce Nina
    August 6, 2016 at 8:00 am

    Wow, it looks so amazing! xoxo

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    Bash Harry
    August 6, 2016 at 8:20 am

    Oh yum, that just looks mouth-watering! It’s such a unique place, I’ve never been to a Surf N Turf place but Macellaio looks incredible! Look at all the delicious food! <3

    xx   B A S H   |   go   say     H E Y   B A S H

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    August 6, 2016 at 8:36 am

    Oh this looks delicious, even though I am vegetarian! I’d just go for the other stuff 🙂
    Have a great day!
    xx, Carmen –

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    August 6, 2016 at 11:42 am

    Everything here looks good, you have a very clear and appetising food photos. Nicely written too.

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    Marta Sierra
    August 7, 2016 at 8:37 am

    It all looks so yummy!!


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    Gil Zetbase
    August 7, 2016 at 1:34 pm

    Looks so delicious!
    Have a nice week-end!
    Gil Zetbase

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    August 7, 2016 at 5:25 pm

    The food looks extremely delicious!
    Thanks so much for sharing.
    Much love,

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    August 7, 2016 at 11:13 pm

    This all looks SO yummy! Now I’m hungry!


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    Filipa Jackson
    August 8, 2016 at 1:36 am

    Oh my this place looks amazing

    Filipa xxx

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    August 8, 2016 at 6:19 am

    Interesting concept and great photos as always 🙂 Everything looks so super delicious!

    Have a great start into the week, Lara THE DAINTY THINGS

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    September 7, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    I think these dinner spot are my favourite!

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