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July 2020: Every cloud has a silver lining it seems - having closed Bellanger on August 11 2019 Corbin & King have been unable with Covid-19 to complete their sale of the site. So now they are reopening it and bringing it back as a more Zédel-esque operation.  We always liked Bellanger: let's hope the new formula sits better in the Islington market.

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Summary

£60
  £££
2
Average
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Pretty much the only ‘grown-up’ restaurant on Upper Street” – Corbin & King’s “elegant” Islington outpost is a “spacious”, “clubby and wood lined” operation that makes “a classy destination for anyone at any time – be it for a drink, a snack or a meal” (and is kid- and dog-friendly too). The “unusual and interesting” cuisine – schnitzels, “good tartes flambées, hearty sausages (try the aligot mash), steaks” – aims to recreate that of an Alsatian brasserie and is “decent, if a bit uneven” (ditto the service). “Great range of breakfast options, too, and the atmosphere makes it feel special, whether it’s a business meeting or you’re lingering at the weekend”.

Summary

£59
   ££
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“It’s the best thing that’s happened to Islington for years”, say fans of Corbin & King’s “elegant”, all-day brasserie on Islington Green, who say its “clubby, wood-lined” interior “feels like it’s always been there”, and that it’s “interesting take on Alsatian brasserie cooking (with brilliant tartes flambées)” makes “an excellent choice for breakfast, lunch or dinner”. A sceptical minority however are left cold by the experience: “it’s all too faux, the food’s only passable, service is drilled but charmless, and all-in-all it’s a pretty set, with no actual drama”.

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Restaurant details

Yes
Highchair, Menu
Yes
200

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £14.25 £16.75
Pretheatre £14.25 £16.75

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.25 £16.50 £3.50 £6.75
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.50
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
9 Islington Grn, London, N1 2XH
Opening hours
Monday11:30 am‑5 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday11:30 am‑5 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday11:30 am‑5 pm, 5:30 pm‑11 pm
Thursday11:30 am‑5 pm, 5:30 pm‑11 pm
Friday11:30 am‑5 pm, 5:30 pm‑11 pm
Saturday11:30 am‑5 pm, 5:30 pm‑11 pm
Sunday11:30 am‑5 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm

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