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Harden's says

Puglian cuisine is the USP at this latest Upper Street newcomer.

survey result

Summary

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

“An absolute hidden gem” – this “unassuming Italian in the heart of Angel”, close to the Almeida Theatre, is a “perfect neighbourhood spot”, serving “generous portions of fantastic rustic food” and “well-selected wines” that make a meal “like being on holiday”. It takes its name from the red earth of the Salento peninsula, the ‘heel’ of Puglia.

Summary

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

A “very good local Italian” serving “cheering, and honest food” – this modest-looking Puglian close to Islington’s Almeida Theatre is named after the red earth of the Salento peninsula, the ‘heel’ of southern Italy. It’s “much more than a pizza place”, and prepares its own “home-made pasta” along with “dishes you won’t find in a standard UK Italian”.

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

“There’s no better choice if you’re going to Islington’s Almeida Theatre” than this “cheerful Puglian” nearby, which serves “way better food than its touristy appearance suggests”: “simple, flavourful Italian dishes” washed down with “sensibly-priced, rustic, southern Italian wines”. “The atmosphere is unfussy, friendly and easygoing: you get a great meal and a very reasonable bill”.

Summary

£58
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“There’s no better choice if you’re going to Islington’s Almeida Theatre” than this “cheerful Puglian” nearby, which serves “way better food than its touristy appearance suggests”: “simple, flavourful Italian dishes” washed down with “sensibly-priced, rustic, southern Italian wines”. “The atmosphere is unfussy, friendly and easygoing: you get a great meal and a very reasonable bill”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£10.50 £18.80 £6.00 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £4.50
Service 12.50%
139 Upper Street, London, N1 1QP
Opening hours
Monday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Tuesday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Wednesday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Thursday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Friday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Saturday11:30 am‑10:30 pm
Sunday11:30 am‑9:30 pm

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