Previously best known for having a hand in most of the Polpo launches, Tom Oldroyd came into his own at his eponymous Islington restaurant, with a seasonal menu (and excellent croquettes). It's now one of the best spots to chow down in Islington and has a special meat-free Mondays menu.
"...Oldroyd is the neighbourhood restaurant we all wish we had, a place where you’ll find food from good to thrilling, at eminently reasonable prices, served with the very widest of smiles." READ REVIEW
Lisa Markwell Independent
Reviewed on August 02, 2015
"Yes, that's right, a terrific menu from a renowned chef at bargain prices." READ REVIEW
Fay Maschler Evening Standard
Reviewed on July 15, 2015
"Crab tagliarini gets compared favourably with River Café pasta dishes and the zucchini fries are pronounced better than those at that restaurant. They are an ethereal tangle handing a dullsville vegetable an unexpected sultry edge." READ REVIEW