“Dining hotspot in Islington's antique quarter” - AA Inspector
LONDON N1, LONDON POSTAL DISTRICTS
Our Inspector's view
Celebrating its 50th birthday in 2019, the Victorian façade of this much-loved restaurant opens up into a smart bar and capacious conservatory dining area done out with painted and plain brick walls and clothed tables; statement abstract art on the walls adds to the stylish ambience. The wide-ranging roster of light, modern pan-European dishes is a real crowd pleaser.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 150
- Private dining available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Days Closed: Sunday (excluding functions)
- Lunch served from: 12
- Lunch served until: 2.30
- Dinner served from: 5.45
- Dinner served until: 10.30
- Wines under £30: 27
- Wines over £30:
- Wines by the glass: 25
- Cuisine style: Modern British
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About the area
The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.
London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.
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