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Ottolenghi - Islington

287 Upper Street, London N1 2TZ, England
+44 20 7288 1454
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
287 Upper Street, London N1 2TZ, England
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Reviewed March 29, 2016

First visit here whilst on a shopping trip in London. We have a couple of his books & love his recipes. Managed to get a seat without too much waiting. Nice vibrant interior, long sharing tables & a few tables for two. I had the...More

Thank Andrew002ak
Reviewed March 27, 2016

The food was very tasty. We had tuna & beef starters & both were absolutely delicious. The lamb & aubergine we had to follow were very nice. The chocolate & rum torte dessert was yummy The service is excellent, the venue tastefully presented, a nice...More

Thank princessdiana
Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Everyone raves about this place, why ? not even full meal menu! More like tapas ,but tasteless ! Very over priced for what you get, but staff were lovely. Wld not go again!

2  Thank Deborah Kim A
Reviewed March 24, 2016

WE were not disappointed by our long anticipated visit to Ottolenghi. The maitre d' advised that all portions are small, so best to have a starter then a main. All delicious. And there was space for desert too. Good atmosphere. WE booked well in advance...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

With a striking selection of treats in the window we were enticed in for a breakfast that was delightful from start to finish. Clean lines at every turn in a stunning fit out are quickly followed by food to match. Toast your own breadplate with...More

Thank AndrewW652
Reviewed March 19, 2016

Visited last night with friends and we were not disappointed. Really tasty dishes beautifully cooked and presented. Super service. I have cooking Ottolenghi recipes for a while so it was great to visit a restaurant. Small mistake made on the bill which was dealt with...More

Thank Harriet T
Reviewed March 12, 2016

Looking for something light-ish to eat before a Salsa event at the Unity Hall we stumbled upon Ottolenghi. My goodness what a find! The food was divine - really unusual combinations that just worked so well - leaving you feeling like you'd had a fairly...More

1  Thank SalsaChickNik
Reviewed March 11, 2016

Random find! Desserts looked amazing so I had to go in and try! Service and welcome is pretty nice. Small restaurant but looks delightful.

Thank sevski
Reviewed March 5, 2016

We loved the atmosphere here, big bench tables, very helpful staff, just buzzing. The food was as we expected and more. Small but many portions mean you can try lots of things. Things we thought wouldn't work did, I've always been ambivalent about aubergines but...More

Thank David A
Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Perfect to meet friends, a bit hard to get a place but worth the wait. Food good, cant go wrong. Beautiful salads and the deserts to die for! Wines are very good, waiter very informative and explained origins of each grape very well ( i...More

Thank Miss M
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Mick G
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Response from MarylynLefcovitch | Reviewed this property |
Hi so sorry have just seen your message Hope you are enjoying your day I would have said check online And go early ...so busy and queuing Marylyn
August 2, 2017|
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Response from Filmman70 | Reviewed this property |
It can be as formal or relaxed as you wish. It really is a "no pressure" type place. Have a lovely meal!
June 23, 2017|
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Response from Green2Amber | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know, suggest just phone them up or drop them a note. We like it here and by London prices it isn't too outrageous. The flavours are interesting mixes and we have never been disappointed. If Theodoros reckons it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$74 - $74
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 287 Upper Street, London N1 2TZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7288 1454
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