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“Excellent food, lovely staff and lots of options for vegetarians” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Zer Cafe Restaurant

Zer Cafe Restaurant
59 The Broadway | Crouch End, London N8 8DT, England
+44 20 8347 8861
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Ranked #2,384 of 17,052 Restaurants in London
Price range: $12 - $30
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Mediterranean and British cuisine in a relaxed and welcoming environment
San Francisco, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Excellent food, lovely staff and lots of options for vegetarians”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Zer Cafe serves fresh, delicious food with lots of thoughtful options for vegetarians.

Their breakfasts are huge, and range from traditional Turkish (delicious olives, jam, bread, cucumber, tomato and probably other things that I cannot remember) to vegetarian (try the one with grilled halloumi and gently cooked spinach on toast) and traditional English. They also do freshly squeezed juices. One of their breakfasts will probably keep you going until the evening.

The portions at lunch and dinner are also generous. At lunch, you can opt for Turkish or Mediterranean food, or soup or sandwiches. For dinner, you may want to consider sharing a few plates, or go when you are really famished. We had several meals there (we discovered it on our own and then friends suggested meeting there), and everything we had was carefully prepared and tasty.

And don't miss their extremely fresh baklava.

The staff and owners are very kind, and great with children; the waiter brought a picture-book out for a two-year-old who was with us, and then gave her a small dish of ice cream.

Zer Cafe is a great place to spend a relaxing evening, enjoying good food and wine, or you can start the day with one of their enormous breakfasts.

  • Visited May 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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English first
london
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Friendly atmosphere, excellent and affordable food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

The staff at this traditional Turkish restaurant are friendly, the service is fast and efficient and the food - though not particularly adventurous - is tasty, well presented and affordable. Portions are generous and children are welcome.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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North London, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Excellent on all levels”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Living locally, my wife and I not only use the very wide selection of cafes and restaurants available in the area for evening but also for breakfast and lunch, Zer, on the site of two previous eating establishments has quite recently opened in its current incarnation, provides all three with a friendly welcome, a nice atmosphere and very, very, good food at reasonable prices.

Unreservedly recommended for any time of day!

  • Visited April 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, United Kingdom
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Loved the attention to detail, the welcome, and the food. A favourite spot :).
, and a nice calm atmosphere. Tbe home-nade Moussaka is an absolute treat !

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Value for money”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We've wellcommed very warmly by Özden who is restaurant manager. Excellent value for what you actually pay. Excellent service and amazing food. Verry friendly serving staff and chefs. Would recomend to all my friends. Will definitelly come back. Verry warm atmosphere and apperience.

  • Visited April 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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