London Restaurants - North London

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jiji
6G Esther Anne Place, London N1 1WL

Jiji is from restaurateur Janina Wolkow, the woman behind celebrity hangout Sumosan. Billed as a Japanese/Middle Eastern fusion restaurant, it's a mix of sushi and sashimi with the kind of dishes you'd expect to find in somewhere like the Palomar.

ogam
10 Chapel Market, London N1 9EZ

Tucked away down Chapel Market this Korean 'tapas' joint is owned by top Korean mixologist Taeyeol Kim, so the cocktails are as good as the food. The menu covers everthing from Korean fried chicken through to kimchi pancakes and tteok.bokki - rice cake stew. Look out for Friday regional Korean specials.

tofu
105-106 Upper St, London N1 1QN

This restaurant comes with the backing of Zhang Chao of Xi’an Impression. The team behind the restaurant are aiming to cover multiple regions of China, all helped by the fact that they have chefs in the kitchen who originate from different regions and bring with them varying experiences and knowledge. Here you can expect an excellent pan-Chinese meal, that just happens to be plant-based too.

skal
149a Upper St, London N1 1RA

Skal took over the space that was once Rok and have continued offering Nordic cuisine to Islington. The menu features Nordic recipes but with a modern, seasonal twist all in a stripped-back room. The Nordic theme continues with the cocktails and they serve their own home-made aquavit.

sichuan-house
141-142 Upper St, London N1 1QY

Sichuan House on Islington's Upper Stret is all about authentic Sichuan and Chinese cuisine, with a focus on traditional cooking and recipes.

nook
220 St Paul's Rd, Highbury, London N1 2LL

The Nook comes from Angus and Lale Oztek-Pook who have experience at Zucca, Bernardis and Oklava among others. The food is described as "contemporary European with a Turkish twist" and is paired with a winelist of sustainable, organic, biodynamic and minimal intervention wines. It works as a deli too, so there's lots to take away.

comptonarms
4 Compton Ave, London N1 2XD

The Compton Arms has been a tiny Islington mainstay for many years but has really blossomed since its most recent revamp. Originally the home for Four Legs, the kitchen is now run by Reece Moore's Belly - with a daily changing menu that has a focus on British produce.

dimsumduck
124 King's Cross Rd, London WC1X 9DS

This King's Cross restaurant is run by a dim sum chef with more than 30 years in the business and specialises in - you guessed it - hand-made dim sum alongside roasted duck with a really good variety of dumplings on offer.

campfire
Tileyard Rd, London N7 9AH

This alfresco space is by Two Tribes and is based just outside their King's Cross brewery. Much of it is under permanent cover (along with heaters for the colder months) and it's backed up by impressive BBQ action by From The Ashes.

cafebao
Unit 2, Building, 4 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

The BAO team continue their success across London with this King's Cross opening. You'll find their signature bao buns (with a few exclusive to this location) alongside inventive Taiwanese dishes. And, as this location is part bakery, there are some very special BAO bakery goods on offer which are also available to take away.

soutine
60 St John's Wood High St, St John's Wood, London NW8 7SH
Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10

This is from Corbin and King, the team behind The Wolseley, Bellanger, The Delaunay and more. This time it is an all-day restaurant serving French food with Russian influences.

mlislington
133B Upper St, The Angel, London N1 1QP

Since they opened, MEATliquor have grown their burger and cocktail empire across London, but all of their locations are places where you can get some of the very best burgers in town. Not to mention some killer cocktails.

zialuuia
157 Holloway Rd, London N7 8LX
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

A top Holloway Road pizzeria which prides itself on its dough, 48-hour fermented, and there are also vegetable charcoal, wholemeal and gluten-free options. Combine this with some unique toppings and combinations (including truffle honey) and you've a winning combo. Their next-door pasta restaurant Berto is worth a look too.

llerena
167 Upper St, Islington, London N1 1US

This Spanish restaurant on Upper Street comes from expert jamón producers Jamon y Salud, so you'd be expecting their jamon to be of a particularly high standard (it is). But it's not all about ham as the restaurant does a great line in authentic Spanish tapas, as well as serving up excellent Spanish wines. It's also worth popping in and grabbing a seat on the bar if you just need a snack.

topcuvee
177b Blackstock Road, London N5 2LL
Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10

Top Cuvee in Highbury sees an ex Dinner by Heston in Melbourne alumni return to London, backed up by a chef from Naughty Piglets. Expect a neighbourhood wine bar with a regularly changing list of both food and wine, as well as cocktails from the people behind Three Sheets.

happyface
14 Handyside St, King’s Cross, London N1C 4DN
Critic reviews - total score 8.5 out of 10

This restaurant comes from the team behind Spiritland - and this is their second King's Cross venue. For food, there's a ground level pizza restaurant and downstairs is the basement late-night licence cocktail bar.

moio
188 Stoke Newington High Street, London N16 7JD
Critic reviews - total score 6 out of 10

Moio restaurant on Stoke Newington High Street is a collaboration between a chef and sommelier who previously worked together at Portland restaurant as chef and sommelier. There's a modern European menu with a big focus on matching wines with it.

hicceopen
Coal Drops Yard, Stable Street, King’s Cross, London N1C 4AB
Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10

Pip Lacey, the former head chef at Murano is the brains behind Hicce, a restaurant with wood-fired food that's brimming with British flavours via Norway and Japan. You'll find this all-day restaurant on the top floor of Wolf + Badger at Coal Drops Yard in King's Cross with a pretty handy bar and terrace space.

shiok
171 Holloway Rd, London N7 8LX
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

This is the Holloway home for critically acclaimed Malaysian laksa specialists Sambal Shiok, headed up by Mandy Yin. The laksa is great, but so are all the other dishes. Look out for regular events there and enjoy the wine list with a focus on Riesling.

drop
Unit 22-24, Bagley Walk Arches, Coal Drops Yard, London, N1C 4DH

Part of the Hart Bros empire in Coal Drops Yard, this is the group's first wine bar. It really makes good use of the old coal storage area to evoke the feeling of a wine cellar and the wine list is, obviously, one of the best in the area (and there's plenty of help on hand if you're struggling with your choice). The food comes via two induction hobs, and the team in the tiny kitchen are working wonders from them.

tish
196 Haverstock Hill, London NW3 2AG
Critic reviews - total score 5 out of 10

Featuring the former Head Chef of Bob Bob Ricard in the kitchen, North London's new Kosher restaurant is aiming for a European grand cafe style of dining in leafy Belsize Park.

jolene
21 Newington Green, London N16 9PU
Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10

It's third time lucky for the team behind Westerns Laundry and Primeur as they have opened Jolene, a rare grain bakery and restaurant, on Newington Green. Expect a similar approach to their previous restaurants - ever changing menus, organic wines - with a big focus on the bread too.

rotiking
40 Doric Way, London NW1 1LH
Critic reviews - total score 6.5 out of 10

Roti King has established a huge reputation from a small restaurant in Euston. It's regularly lauded as being one of the best Malaysian restaurants in town and has attracted many to its subterranean location. Certainly expect some of London's best rotis as well as great lentil curries and spicy noodles.

flatironkx
47–51 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross London N1 9BU

Flat Iron have an avid following amongst Londoners, with their signature flat iron steaks being one of the best deals in town. This is their King's Cross location where they serve up the usual flat-iron steaks as well as some special cuts. And all for a much cheaper price than you'd normally pay at a steakhouse.

coalofficeint2
2 Bagley Walk, London N1C 4PQ
Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

With eyepopping interiors by Tom Dixon and food by Palomar chef and restaurateur Assaf Granit, this was the first restaurant to open at Coal Drops Yard. If you're up at the counter, it's a scene quite familiar from The Palomar - Jerusalem-inspired food served up by a lively kitchen. They also have a handy bar and plenty of alfresco space.

1251
107 Upper Street, London, N1 1QN
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

Michelin-starred James Cochran has gone back to his roots with 1251, his Islington restaurant which is a much more personal affair for him. Here he's serving up modern British food, made with Kentish produce (and several nods to his West Indian heritage). The restaurant is pitched as a place to try Michelin-level dining in a more relaxed environment.

kaki
125 Caledonian Rd, London N1 9RG
Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

This canalside restaurant on Caledonian Road has a menu full of authentic Chinese dishes that you don't see all that much of outside of Chinatown. Particularly good for groups.

plazainside
Coal Drops Yard, Stable Street, London N1C 4AB

Casa & Plaza Pastor is a Mexican restaurant of two parts from the Harts Group - the people behind El Pastor in Borough. Casa Pastor serves up Mexican classics while the outside area is Plaza Pastor, which has a line in sandwiches and rotisserie chicken (and is, obviously, heated in the winter).

barrafinacounter
Coal Drops Yard, Stable Street, King’s Cross, London N1C 4AB
Critic reviews - total score 8 out of 10

Barrafina are viewed as being some of the best Spanish restaurants in London and this is no exception. Each restaurant has a unique menu and the King's Cross outpost has a particular focus on Catalan cooking. It's primarily counter dining, but they also have an alfresco-only grill restaurant, Parrillan, just outside.

vermuteria
Coal Drops Yard, Stable Street, King’s Cross, London N1C 4AB
Critic reviews - total score 6 out of 10

Respected restaurateur and chef Anthony Demetre (of Wild Honey) has brought his vision of a Spanish/Italian vermuteria to the Coal Drops Yard part of King's Cross. As the name suggests, there are plenty of vermouth and negronis on hte drinks list along with a tapas-style menu focusing on seasonal produce.

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