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13 -14 Cockfosters Parade, Barnet, England
+44 20 8441 1003
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
13 -14 Cockfosters Parade, Barnet, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came here on a Saturday afternoon with the recommendation of a friend. Shortly after we seated, we were given some pickles, olives and 2 slice of grilled breads (on the house). We ordered fried Kalamari, a mixed chicken & lamb kebab, a pork souvlaki, a...More

Thank Snowball23514
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this restaurant!! They always say you know the restaurant is good if the diners are from the country of the cuisine. And Deserie has a lot of Cypriot/Greek diners. The complimentary olives, pickles and bread to begin with is a nice touch. What...More

Thank rubynicola
Reviewed 1 week ago

Desire is by far one of the better Greek Cypriot establishments. The kitchen which is on view is all stainless steel and every time I have ben there the food is always well presented and cooked. The owner has everything nailed down to a tee,...More

Thank George P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing charcoal grilled tasting greek food. The fish and meat mezzes really good. The staff are friendly. gets very busy on weekends so make sure to book.

Thank mjoannou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not my usual stomping ground- but what a find! The fact that the entire clientele bar me was Greek/Cypriot says it all- and I got the impression that many of them lunch there every day. The hearty chicken, rice and lemon was the perfect restorative...More

Thank NYorkmoors
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A Saturday evening meal here is a compromise. two many people cramped close together and so the noise level is high with lots of clients enjoying the excellent food served here good, sized portions of meats chicken an fish served cooked on the barbecue but...More

Thank msugarm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is noisy, bustling and cramped, the service is brusque, sharp and unattentive, the food is fresh, classic and delicious and the drinks are ice cold and quickly replenished which is everything me and my pals want in a Greek taverna. So if you...More

Thank JohnnieHaHa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my restaurant of choice for lunch with friends. Good value lunch menu,great friendly service,lost count of how many times I have been now, won't be long till I go again

Thank luckymeLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good value for money and great Greek atmosphere. The owner was attentive and friendly and all on offer was of the best quality.

Thank george797
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there mainly due to the good reviews....but ended up disappointed...especially as it was meant to be a celebration .food was cooked badly, service was slow and was a strange atmosphere.

1  Thank Rene H
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Margaret H
April 28, 2017|
Response from Maria P | Reviewed this property |
EN4 0BX It's opposite Cockfosters station
August 1, 2016|
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Response from jotheo03 | Reviewed this property |
I am not the owner - just done there
January 29, 2016|
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Response from nigeljcook | Reviewed this property |
Restaurant is on a parade of shops, parking is available in theory, but you can park a little away from the venue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 -14 Cockfosters Parade, Barnet, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Barnet
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8441 1003
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