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survey result

Summary

£45
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still a bit of a hidden gem, which is a real shame as this place should be packed” – this converted pub by Essex Road station is a longstanding fixture of the area. With its mix of sushi and other “enjoyable and very tasty” fare, fans say it serves “really wonderful izakaya dishes in a pretty chilled-out environment”; and that even if “it’s not as cheap as it once was, it’s still good value”.

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196 Essex Rd, London, N1 8LZ

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Akari Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Akari Restaurant in N1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Akari restaurant.
Tim Y
Seems to have fallen off a bit in terms of ...
Reviewed 3 months, 7 days ago

"Seems to have fallen off a bit in terms of food quality. The Karaage Chicken was rubbery, the Nigiri Sushi only just acceptable. A shame as Islington lacks a high quality sushi and this could be it"

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Prices

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£3.50 £23.40 £0.00 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
196 Essex Rd, London, N1 8LZ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday6 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday6 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday6 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday6 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑4 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm

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