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De La Panza

#1,658 of 18,114 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Argentinean, Italian, Spanish, Steakhouse
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105 - 107 Southgate Road | De Beauvoir, Islington, London N1 3JS, England
0207 226 0334
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Today
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: De La Panza, which literally translated means ‘all about the belly’, is a...
De La Panza, which literally translated means ‘all about the belly’, is a new Buenos Aires Bodegón-style restaurant in De Beauvoir, London N1, serving Argentine beef cooked on a charcoal grill, and a Spanish tapas menu together with great wines.
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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great!

The food was great and the service very friendly. Will definitely come back to try out more of the menu.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
Matthias D
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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71 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The food was great and the service very friendly. Will definitely come back to try out more of the menu.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

De La Panza does a great Mon-Wed deal of empanada, steak and fries and a wine for £13.95 which is an absolute bargain for the quality of the steak. It's a generous portion of a lovely lean, but juicy piece of meat that comes with a side serving of their own special chimchurri type sauce which works on the steak,... More 

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Paris
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164 reviews 164 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Atmosphere - The owner is an opera singer. There is a piano next to then bar. I was told there are live songs once in a while. Food - Excellent meat, in large quantity. We didn't have to wait long. Service - Very friendly? Location - About 10 minutes by taxi from Angel subway station. There are several other restaurants... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Meat is good but sides are not amazing at all (salad was low quality). Starters were ok but I was a bit disappointed with the empanadas. You go to this restaurant if you want a good piece of meat and this is it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Excellent steaks - friendly service and all of a sudden the host starts on an Italian Verdi opera song - quite a treat and well worth a visit!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, a warm welcome and great food. We had the chicken & mushroom empanadas, some sirloin steak and cannelloni. The food was delicious, especially amazing steak combined with some great Malbec. I'd definitely recommend, the general manager (Fernando - great voice!) made us feel like at home.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Really good starter, steak and wine deal for 14.95 PP which is really good value for the size of the steak and sides - really filling, very friendly service, nice outside area and a family-run feel to the interior. House sauce for the steak was also great. Will definitely be back!

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We found this restaurant by accident after initially going to walk past it to go to the pub, but have fallen for it instantly and will be going back very shortly. The atmosphere was lovely, friendly and open, yet intimate. We got chatting with who I assumed was the owner, and he was recommending the wines to have with our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Second time we have been and it's awesome. It's not up there with the big London steakhouses but it's very good and pretty decent price for what you get. We both had a fillet steak with serving of chips and bottle of wine for under £70. Also was cooked to exactly how we wanted it. It's simple and great atmosphere,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We live just around the corner and popped in just to try somewhere new on a quiet Saturday afternoon. Have to say we really loved it. The food is full, tasty and whilst predominantly meat based also has good options for vegetarians. The menu isn't too fussy and the robust wine list is South American flavoured with a heavy hint... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 - 107 Southgate Road | De Beauvoir, Islington, London N1 3JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: 0207 226 0334

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
  • Cuisine: Argentinean, Italian, Spanish, Steakhouse

Description

De La Panza, which literally translated means ‘all about the belly’, is a new Buenos Aires Bodegón-style restaurant in De Beauvoir, London N1, serving Argentine beef cooked on a charcoal grill, and a Spanish tapas menu together with great wines.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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