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February 2019: from 28 February, Prawn on the Lawn will be opening an evening cocktail and oyster bar in the next-door cafe Sawyer and Gray, entitled Sawyer & Gray Lates.

survey result

Summary

£62
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fish at its best: fresh, dressed and novel – seared, crispy and spiced; or as a mountain of fruits de mer au naturel” is the reason this “fabulous”, “almost caff-like” local on Highbury Corner (which doubles as a fishmonger) is “always very busy”. It’s “a rarity in London”, and “every bit as good as its Cornish cousin” in Padstow. One caveat: it’s “far too tiny and cramped and always needs to be booked days ahead – wish they would expand”.

Summary

£62
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fish at its best: fresh, dressed and novel – seared, crispy and spiced; or as a mountain of fruits de mer au naturel” is the reason this “fabulous”, “almost caff-like” local on Highbury Corner (which doubles as a fishmonger) is “always very busy”. It’s “a rarity in London”, and “every bit as good as its Cornish cousin” in Padstow. One caveat: it’s “far too tiny and cramped and always needs to be booked days ahead – wish they would expand”.

Summary

£61
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Top-quality fish, simply cooked” and “served tapas-style” in an “informal setting” make this fishmonger/seafood bar on Highbury Corner (with a sibling in Padstow) a “great neighbourhood place”. “Can be busy and cramped, but the food is very good.”

Summary

£58
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “small but perfectly formed” Highbury Corner outfit “can’t make up its mind whether it’s a fish shop, wine bar or restaurant”. But “don’t be put off” – the tapas-style fish and platters of Cornish crab, lobster and fruits de mer on ice are “delicious, fresh and moreish”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.50 £22.00 £4.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £27.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
292-294 St Paul's Rd, London, N1 2LY
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday12 pm‑5 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑5 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑5 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑5 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑5 pm

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