Vapiano is a German restaurant chain which delivers tasty Italian food made to order. Its not like any ordinary restaurant, you get given a plastic card where you place orders onto it and pay before you leave. The whole concept at Vapiano reminds me of a school canteen in a sense that you queue up, tell the chef what you want, who then either makes the food right on the spot or gives you a buzzer to let you know when your meal is ready.
From the menu I picked the DIAVOLO; spicy Italian sausage, peppers, red onions, tomatoes and mozzarella. The pizza was thin base and delicious. The ingredients tasted fresh and I love the herb plants dotted around on the tables.
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The restaurant by Oxford Circus does get incredibly crowded and noisy, but when you're with a group of friends I find it a great place to eat and because of the card system there are no discrepancies in splitting the bill. This was my second time at Vapiano and I have to say I enjoyed it as much as I did the first time. The only thing I don't like is clutching onto my dinner tray and edging past the crowds to sit down and eat. I have the fear that someone will knock into me and my food will go everywhere.