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the front Room

#10,022 of 18,314 Restaurants in London
English, Café, Bistro
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upper tollington, London n4, England
Today
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Tue 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wed 7:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu - Fri 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
Good for:
Families with children
Outdoor seating
Breakfast/Brunch
Takeout

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 4
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Hipster uncool

The Front Room, an achingly trendy brunch joint in the hipster hinterland of Finsbury Park/Hornsey Road, is only partly redeemed by its charming and efficient service staff. The place is bursting of a Sunday morning, brunch being a classic hipster meal, but arriving just a bit ahead of the second... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2014
LongJohnSliver
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Middlesex
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Takeout
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13 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Middlesex
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The Front Room, an achingly trendy brunch joint in the hipster hinterland of Finsbury Park/Hornsey Road, is only partly redeemed by its charming and efficient service staff. The place is bursting of a Sunday morning, brunch being a classic hipster meal, but arriving just a bit ahead of the second wave of hung-over clientele, we lucked out with a pavement... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Nice quality cafe (definitely a step up from a greasy spoon but not too fussy) with cool interior and seats outside on the pavement. Been here many time and consistently good food for reasonable price.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Funky café with a good breakfast menu and fairly decent coffee from Allpress. Quick, decent breakfast, although the eggs could have been a touch softer.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Nipped yesterday for a full English Breakfast, nice relaxed setting , very busy but service was quick and efficent, The food was excellent , top quality ingredients used made it really good. I highly recommend the place ,

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Really good value for money. The bacon and sausages rocked my world but sadly my black Americano saddened me, as did the poached eggs.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Eat here from time to time It's my go to place in the area during the day. Fairly priced, lovely staff, changing specials, fresh, nice interior.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I come here all the time and fully recommend this place! People are nice and friendly. The tables are a little cramped but I think that adds to the quirky feel.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Very Stroud Green. Young(ish) happening cafe, very good range of breakfast, brunch lunch type things, friendly service. Not super cheap but good ingredients, sometimes have to wait a bit but its very popular..

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Aberfeldy, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

A nice cafe in a busy street - quirky and interesting. Seating outside right near the traffic, but that's London...good coffee, good cake, good service, lovely soup.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

This is a nice place to spend a Sunday morning, but it's not always consistent. I've had great breakfasts but terrible coffee, and awesome service some days and surly, reluctant waiters on other days. Definitely a good local choice but not amazing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: upper tollington, London n4, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English, Café, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?