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Summary

“A gem, well worth a visit to darkest Highbury Corner”: as it enters its 10th year, Tim Siadatan and Jordan Frieda’s “great neighbourhood Italian” remains the survey’s most-mentioned destination in north London, buoyed by its “excellent, simple fare” and “efficient service”, served in a “compact” but romantic setting that “exudes a tremendous warmth” (“want a first date in a light airy space? Book upstairs, especially in summer; want a sexy tryst? Book a booth downstairs, especially in winter”). On the downside, some former fans feel it’s “dropped to middling” of late: “a local place, but with a centre-of-town bill”.

£64
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“It’s best to book ahead at this ever-popular pit-stop, just off Highbury Corner” – a “fantastic, generous and fairly priced neighbourhood Italian”, which was the survey’s most commented-on destination in North London this year. “It’s probably the sheer simplicity of the decor and apparently happy waiting staff – coupled with a chatty clientele who appreciate the carefully curated ingredients – which make it such a consistent pleasure to visit”. “Despite the squashed and clattery interior, it manages to dish up really well-judged Italian cooking”“simple classic dishes” (“not standard fare pasta and pizza”) – “and an utterly enjoyable evening”.

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

Summary

“Terrific food is simply but superbly realised (from a daily menu reflecting the freshest of ingredients)” at Tim Siadatan and Jordan Frieda’s “top drawer Italian”“an unexpected find in this part of Islington” (“just off Highbury Corner”) – and it helps that “staff look like they enjoy their work”. “Downstairs is dark and sexy, especially the booths; upstairs is light and airy and great in the summer.”

£59
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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.

Summary

“High-quality ingredients are left to speak for themselves”, at this “noisy” and “crowded”, “little bit of Puglia”, on “the wrong side of the Highbury roundabout” – an ongoing hit, with a “stunning Italian-heavy wine list”.

£59
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4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Highchair, Portions
20
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Reviews of Trullo Restaurant in N1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Trullo restaurant.
Joe S
Excellent as ever....
Reviewed 11 months, 28 days ago

"Excellent as ever."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£10.50 £18.50 £4.50 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
300-302 St Paul’s Rd, London, N1 2LH
Opening hours
Monday12:30 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-10 pm
Tuesday12:30 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-10 pm
Wednesday12:30 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-10 pm
Thursday12:30 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-10 pm
Friday12:30 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-10 pm
Saturday12:30 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-10 pm
Sunday12:30 pm-2:30 am

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