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Antonio's Ristorante

Rear of 137 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 1QP, England
+44 20 7226 8994
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (26 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
“sea bass” (9 reviews)
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rear of 137 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 1QP, England
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

I thought it was a little pricey, given the ambience and food, but the food was good and we enjoyed our dinner. The service was excellent and it's in a small alley of a main road in Islington. Very charming.

Thank kcollett67
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We've been to Antonio's a number of times and the food is always good. The restaurant feels authentic and there is a great selection of Italian food on the menu. The staff are always happy, obliging, friendly and nothing is too much trouble. There is...More

Thank SurfleetBoy
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Recently stayed in the lovely Alcossebre resort on the Costa Azahar, Spain and visited this restaurant twice with friends, on both occasions we had beautiful meals. On the first occasion we had the set 3 course menu for 19.95 euros, excellent choices, well cooked and...More

Thank mojogb
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic family run Italian and well worth a visit. The food is delicious and the service is even better. This was our second time here and we will definitely be back again. I also love the little touches that make it different...More

Thank Tara8724
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been been on several occasions and always great food and service. Lovely family run restaurant

Thank lcp1993
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Went to Antonio's with my family, it was rubbish, I was there few years back and it was rubbish back then, and it still rubbish now. I couldn't eat my pasta it was disgusting.

1  Thank Andrei R
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Five of us went for a meal after theatre matinee - we hadn't booked and were advised we would need to be out by 8pm, but we had quick service and it was no problem. At no point did we feel rushed and the waitresses...More

Thank pco1
Reviewed April 27, 2018

We only had the pizza but they were both very good. The house wine was surprisingly good too. An automatic 12.5% service charge is perhaps a little steep (for just two of us having pizzas) but probably not that unusual for the area. Not that...More

Thank Doob123
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

The service here is pretty good and they were very lovely for the mini members of our group but tbh their veggie options were limited and the one I did order was overwhelmed by chilli without any other flavours. Definitely recommend the bruchetta except the...More

Thank Toni May S
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely lovely restaurant set just aside of the main street. We were walmly welcomed and the service provided by Emmanuelle was brilliant. We were even treated to a complimentary digestive shot to help us deal with all the amazing food we had eaten. Would recommend...More

Thank jmatthew957
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Dionysius G
November 27, 2015|
Response from Anthony H | Reviewed this property |
You are mistaken. It was packed when we went. Great authentic southern Italian food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $45
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rear of 137 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 1QP, England
  • Public Transportation: Bus 43, Walking ditance to Angel Tube and also Highbury Islington Tube
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7226 8994
  • E-mail
Antonio’s Ristorante is a family owned Italian restaurant on Upper Street in Islington one of London restaurants most popular eating and drinking destinations. From the beginning the aim has been to provide good quality homemade Italian food and to create a memorable experience for our guests in a happy and cosy environment. At Antonio's we believe in informal but excellent service. When it’s comes to cookery Antonio who was born in England & father is from Calabria, South Italy believes in a good quality but basic concept with the minimum of fuss and the maximum of flavour.
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