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“Romantic and nice” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Zoe Restaurant

Zoe Restaurant
149 A. Upper Street, | Islington, London N1 1RA, England (Islington / Clerkenwell)
+44 20 7354 0087
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Ranked #324 of 17,938 Restaurants in London
Price range: $48 - $73
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Islington / Clerkenwell
Description: This bustling little restaurant on Upper Street in Islington is a cheerful and romantic French bistro with genuinely friendly staff and authentic, fresh food. The intimate dining room, which is decorated with tiled floors and blonde wooden furniture, is always buzzing with a jovial vibe. Everything from the fresh mint tea and baked bread to the reasonably priced menu make this a neighbourhood favourite, and is perfect for post-work, post-shopping and pre-theatre meals.
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Romantic and nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I read a lot of good reviews before going to Zoe and I can confirm now: it's really good, probabilly the best restaurant in Upper street.
Good value and lovely food, the service was excellent and the atmosphere very romantic. The beef tartare was perfect and their bread really tasty.
The manager was very nice to us and offered an amaretto at the end of the meal.
Definetely a place I'll go back to.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Lovely food and great restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Came here for my 40th on a Sunday lunch three weeks ago. The owner could not have done more to please the 12 of us. Great cocktails, fantastic food and superb service. I'm not sure we could have done better if we paid twice the price. Will go again.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great food, great value, great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I went here on Saturday night with my parents who was visiting London for the weekend. The staff were really friendly from the first point when I called up to make the reservation. The food was really good, we all really enyojed our drinks and the staff were so friendly and attentive. I will most definately be coming back to this restaurant.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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york
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem in London”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We were a family group of 6. We ate here on Saturday evening.
A lovely atmosphere. a tempting menu, excellent food. Amazing value considering the very high quality.
The staff were friendly and attentive.
This is an ideal location for a relaxing meal in pleasant surroundings. Do not be put off by the entrance from the road - this is small and looks unpromising and hides the lovely restaurant that is inside.
The food is in French style but offers good variation for all palates, on the day we ate here there were also "specials" on offer. Drinks were good, the wine list sensibly priced and this too represented good quality and great value.
The staff are to be congratulated on their hard work and attention to detail - we will return.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Hampshire
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“A really great meal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Myself and my wife had a great meal on Saturday evening. A warm welcome from Rony and very friendly service from Rony and the staff whilst we ate.
For drinks we had the normal beer and vodka and coke, but I also had a couple of Cosmopolitan cocktails and they were really tasty!
For food we had the Lamb Shank, Beef Bourguignon followed by Orange Creme Caramel and Honeycomb Smash Cheesecake.
We left full and very happy!
Thanks for a lovely meal.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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