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Summary

Of all the wide variety of dishes, it’s particularly the “genuine pizzas” in “good portions” (and at “fair value” prices) that keep packing in punters at these upbeat north London stand-bys; “lovely”, “no fuss” service too.

£34
Average
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Amazing pizza” plus a wide variety of other Italian dishes, all in very “good portions”, are to be had at these “vibrant” north London fixtures – “a perfect standby for a quick, cheap and cheerful meal”, and “very welcoming to kids” too.

£34
Good
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Like a little outpost of chaotic Italian life” – these noisy, and “authentic” north London stalwarts are long on “jolly” atmosphere and “fast, family-friendly service”; they dish up “satisfyingly big” pizza plus other “decent and cheapish fare”.

£33
Good
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

No
Highchair, Portions,
No
No
11 pm, Sat & Sun midnight
Opening hours

all day till midnight
Last orders: 11 pm, Sat & Sun midnight

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