The crunch bunch: Super southern Italians

La Pergola at the Wheatsheaf

Cambridge Road, Harlton, Cambridge, tel: 01223 260 005

The Simone family, who took over this pub last year, hail from Campania, hence the inviting menu of squid stuffed with tuna and olives and pizza Margherita


16 High Street, Woking, Surrey, tel: 01483 770 742

Cousins Michele and Francesco have transported Bella Napoli to Woking, where locals love the swordfish in tomato and oregano sauce and spaghetti alla vongole


21 Westow Street London SE19, tel: 020 8771 7327

The food at Efisio Fronteddu's restaurant wanders around the Med, but always has something – wild boar, malloreddus pasta with sausage – from his native Sardinia