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56 Westow Hill, Crystal Palace, London SE19 1RX, England
+44 (0)20 8670 4052
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Ranked #921 of 18,011 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $67
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Headed to one of my favourite South London haunts last week and managed to grab the private booth for the evening for a few friends. Terrific food as ever and the service was spot on. The beetroot carpaccio for starter was excellent iand their burger in my opinion up there with the likes of Honest and Patty+Bun. Great value as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Used to eat here quite frequently when I lived in the area, but haven't been for a few years, so first of all good to see it still here.Had the excellent and excellent value set lunch, with some nice, reasonably priced wine. A charming place with a private booth as well as more normal tables. Service friendly and efficient. A... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Disinterested staff, tasteless food milk instead of cream in our Irish coffee, the excuse being he had a very long day. The bill brought over when we had half a bottle of wine to finish because the staff wanted to go home. The staff used to be so attentive and made this a place to return to, sadly we will... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Gorgeous Food, amazing value. Great atmosphere, great service. Can't faulty, will definately go back and highly recommend.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We went here on our anniversary as it is reputed to be the best restaurant in the area. It was hugely disappointing. The atmosphere was staid, the service disinterested, but worst of all was the uninspired food. We had a rather measly portion of sourdough bread, an insipid pork belly dish (not enough sauce or seasoning, skin not burnished and... More 

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Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We three gals of ex-London town, treated ourselves to an early Christmas dinner and booked a 7pm table on Saturday December 6. We'd lunched here previously and thought it would be the ideal venue ... and it was perfect. The food was as yummy as we'd remembered. No starters, to save room for pudding, we went straight for mains: two... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I booked a family birthday lunch at Joanna's after reading good reviews. The 5 of us were seated in the private room (no extra cost) which was a really nice touch. There was even a bell to ring if you needed service (which was friendly and efficient). The restaurant was very busy - we were there from 2pm on a... More 

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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a nice little local restaurant with good service and food. I personally found the menu a bit boring with the usual generic dishes you expect from a bistro menu. The trouble is there was nothing that really jumped off the menu. I had a rather plain squid and chiriso salad with a rather odd creamy dressing followed by... More 

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London
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Had a lovely time at Joanna's. I had been a long time back but hadn't thought much of it at the time. Glad I gave it another try as the staff were pleasant and food yummy. It's a little more pricey than some of the other restaurants in this area of Crystal Palace, but reasonable enough for an occasion.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Joanna's is a Crystal Palace institution having been in Westow hill for over 20 years. During that time it has expanded into the next door building and has changed from being just a place to go for a burger into quality restaurant. The menu is very focused offering 4-5 choices for starters, fish, meats . We went on a Saturday... More 

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Additional Information about Joanna's

Address: 56 Westow Hill, Crystal Palace, London SE19 1RX, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)20 8670 4052
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 67
Cuisine: International

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