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Skal took over the Grade II listed building vacated by Rok in late 2019, and continues the Scandi theme, with weekday smo?rrebro?d and traditional Nordic recipes ("but with a modern, seasonal twist") from head chef Lauri Hilli (formerly of Sanctum Soho); SKÅL means ‘cheers’ in Swedish.

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£38
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Tasty and authentic” Scandinavian dishes including “excellent fish” are on the menu at this “surprisingly cosy and stylish” Nordic outfit in Islington, where “attentive service” ensures an enjoyable meal. Top Menu Tip – “the venison meatballs with lingonberry sauce deserve a special mention”.

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£37
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “small” Swedish restaurant in Islington serves “amazing”, “absolutely delicious” meals based around Nordic ‘husmanskost’, meaning home cooking. It took over the Grade-II listed premises vacated by fellow-Scandi Rök (RIP) three years ago, making for an easy transition for locals with a taste for the north.

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

With a name meaning ‘cheers’ in Swedish, this Islington restaurant took over the Grade II site vacated by Rok (RIP) in late 2019, and continues the Scandi theme set by its predecessor. ‘Traditional Nordic recipes but with a modern twist’ are underpinned – they say – by the term ‘husmanskost’ meaning 'traditional home-cooked food’ (yes, there are meatballs…). “We tried this place after months of walking past. So glad we did. Great Nordic fish dishes, and on Sundays a surprising and delicious take on the classic British roast. Friendly and knowledgeable staff, in a bijou dining room which is nevertheless larger than it looks.”

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149 Upper Street, London, N1 1RA

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Ian S
Enjoyable evening at Islington's only swedi...
Reviewed 7 months, 9 days ago

"Enjoyable evening at Islington's only swedish restuarant. The cusine's classic dishes were all up to scratch esp the meatballs and it's def worth a return visit. Prices reasonable"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£7.40 £15.90 £7.90
Drinks  
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
149 Upper Street, London, N1 1RA
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday5 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday5 pm‑10 pm
Thursday5 pm‑10 pm
Friday5 pm‑11 pm
Saturday5 pm‑11 pm
SundayCLOSED

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