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169 Hemingford Road, London N1 1DA, England
+44 20 7607 3868
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (60 reviews)
“pancakes” (30 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
169 Hemingford Road, London N1 1DA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was at least my fifth visit in the last twelve months - I just keep going back, and am now confident this is probably the best brunch in town!

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here about 5 times over the years. Initially very impressed by amazing cake on one occasion and delicious chowder on another but latterly been put off by poor customer service. Unhelpful attitude from some members of staff and customers seemed a bit of an...More

Thank TravellerVM2015
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

So, after finally waking up early enough on a Sunday I finally got to understand why this place always has a queue outside it, which isn’t just because it’s small. The options for brunch were a mixture of classics, with some interesting alternatives. However, based...More

Thank Ben S
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Went here on a Sunday at 2 o'clock. The food is absolutely delicious and the staff is very friendly. Only downside: the noise.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed August 4, 2018

I've wanted to visit Sunday for a long time, but they're quite far out of the way from where I tend to stay in London. However, determined to visit (and looking to start off my day with a decent walk!) I set out early one...More

Thank GuruLark
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Last Thursday I was wonderfully surprised by this small and wonderful small restaurant, hidden away from the high road, in Islington. Simple and cozy. Top food quality. Friendly service. DELICIOUS!!!!

Thank Maria M
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Definitely a very good place to have a nice brunch. Food tasted great and was played beautifully. Personally enjoyed the corn fritters very much. Lots of different flavors on each plate. The service was a bit too slow for my liking, although it may have...More

Thank Harry F
Reviewed July 17, 2018

12th July 2018: Brunch for 3. Our daughter raves about this place having visited many times. This was our first experience of Sunday, and we can see why our daughter is such a fan. Friendly and prompt service; good choice of food; and everything we...More

Thank John M
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

By far one of the besy brunch places in london!! It may seem pricey at first glance but the portions are HUMONGOUS with both quantity and quality My favourite are the pancakes and buttermilk fried chicken w waffles. The queue is sometimes quite long but...More

Thank Emily L
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

The food is good but the experience is ruined by the uncaring staff who makes you wait and serve people who arrived later than you first. Also, it is a bit of a squeeze in terms of space. Overall not pleasant and lacking of a...More

Thank Elsagi5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
8:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 Hemingford Road, London N1 1DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7607 3868
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