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Ottolenghi - Islington

287 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 2TZ, England (Islington / Clerkenwell)
+44 (0)20 7288 1454
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Ranked #314 of 17,312 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $74 - $74
Neighborhood: Islington / Clerkenwell
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

A lovely chef offering lovely food, creative and tasty. Be prepared to queue for a bit unless you want to sit at the bar. Pro Lovely and fresh. All tasted amazing and wanted to try it all. Great menu with loads of choice and you can have a look at the dishes on display before you order which is great.... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Open table said they were full but after contacting the restaurant the staff kindly accommodated our last minute request for an early dinner and were delighted with our choice. I am a fan of Ottolenghi and have always wanted to try his food and its an experience I won't forget. Tapas style dishes (2 or 3 will suffice). Great choice... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

While visiting a friend in London, I found one of her cookbooks, with lovely photos and delicious-sounding recipes from a restaurant Ottolenghi. It turned out to be within walking distance and we made reservations for an early seating. The storefront of the restaurant showcases a lovely range of desserts. Inside on the counter were a number of cold appetizers, again... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Great atmosphere and excellent food, and well priced. We had the lunch menu and chose a small meal with 2 salads.

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Went for dinner recently, the restaurant was full booked but they fitted us in at the bar counter, which was perfectly fine. We ordered a selection of starters in order to get a chance to have a taste of everything, and I'm glad we did it that way. Don't get me wrong, it is quite pricey at the end but... More

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Carcassonne, France
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Much more reasonably priced than the trendiness of this place would suggest! Delicious salads and mains - main problem is the difficulty in choosing what to have from such an interesting menu -I chose the mouthwatering cold beef fillet with 2 salads - mixed beans with fennel and sesame seeds and an original coleslaw mix. Most of the seating is... More

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Absolutely delicious meal here. Great service and a buzzing atmosphere. Tried to book but nothing available so we just turned up. Had to wait about 20 mins but were given drinks and looked after whilst we waited. The food is fresh and clean and lean. Perfect. It was nice to leave a restaurant not feeling like we'd regret eating everything.... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Had wanted to go there for years and it didn't dissapoint! Really interesting food combo's and great ingredients. Food that smiled quoting Ottolenghi. Attentive friendly service too!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Absolutely delicious - loved every mouthful! the wait can be fairly long but its worth it as you cant get food of this quality in many places.

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Munich, Germany
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Three of us went along for brunch on a sunny Sunday. Having read the reviews, we were prepared for a wait, but we were only on line for about 20 minutes and it gave us the chance to ogle the fabulous cakes piled up in the window and the great salad platters in the entrance area. We were seated at... More

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