RestaurantsLondonStoke NewingtonN16

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Summary

£71
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

An “excellent Stokey local”, “deservedly very popular” for its Spanish tapas, in particular its “absolutely wonderful fish”: its Glasgow-born founder, former record producer Stephen Lironi, has made it his mission to intercept some of the top-quality Scottish fish usually exported to Spain. One quibble this year: “surely it’s time to upgrade the school chairs”. Top Tip – “half-price oysters before 7pm”.

Summary

£49
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“One of the very best restaurants in Stoke Newington” – this “crowded fish restaurant and oyster bar with rough and ready furnishings” serves “simple, fresh dishes in the style of tapas”. (The owner, Glaswegian-born former record producer Stephen Lironi, is a fan of Spanish cuisine who learned that Scotland’s best seafood was trucked to Spain – so he decided to ‘hijack’ some of it en route and serve it in London, alongside the pick of Spanish sherries, wine and produce).

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67 Stoke Newington Church Street, London, N16 0AR

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Escocesa Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Escocesa Restaurant in N16, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Escocesa restaurant.
Alistair N
Our choice of “average” for the ambienc...
Reviewed 5 months, 7 days ago

"Our choice of “average” for the ambience is dictated by our choice to sit in the very back of the establishment past the low stools around the kitchen and even past the high stools at high tables, this is because at our ages we prefer to sit at a standard table. We always eat early, starting at 18.30 in order to take advantage of the half price oysters if ordered before 19.00 and I certainly wouldn’t want to miss out on my own half dozen. Otherwise we order a range of different dishes all at once and they appear in a random order. There is a very wide range of Spanish wines many by the glass - just wonderful!"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£7.50 £18.00 £7.00 £10.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £5.00
Extras  
Bread £4.00
Service 12.50%
67 Stoke Newington Church Street, London, N16 0AR
Opening hours
Monday6 am‑10 pm
Tuesday6 am‑10 pm
Wednesday6 am‑10 pm
Thursday6 am‑10 pm
Friday5 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5 pm‑9:30 pm

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