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Summary

“Lovely, authentic and interesting Italian food” is on the menu at this “great neighbourhood restaurant” near Archway, named after the equally “small and fabulous” Fiat Cinquecento. Founder Mario Magli learned his chops under the late Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo, Jamie Oliver’s mentor, before setting up in his own right 12 years ago.

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

Summary

“Almost invisible from the outside”, this 10-year-old local near Archway “makes you feel like you’re in Italy” and serves “excellent Sardinian/Sicilian food”. The name is a tribute to founder chef Mario Magli’s favourite Fiat Cinquecento, and a nod to the minuscule proportions of the venue (“whose hard walls can make it noisy”).

£53
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4
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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.

Summary

“Beautifully cooked Italian and Sicilian dishes” at this “excellent” little local near Archway make it “so much better than the generic pizza and pasta joints in the Holloway area”: “a real find, and well worth a journey to visit”.

£52
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3
Good
3
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2
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A haven of good food in an area not famed for gastronomy” – this “sincere, friendly and convivial” Holloway Italian provides “excellent” Sicilian food, and it’s “great value” too.

£48
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
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500 Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of 500 Restaurant in N19, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of 500 restaurant.
richard t
Good Sicilian food with consistently high s...
Reviewed 11 days ago

"Good Sicilian food with consistently high standards."

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J F
Great rabbit & lovely basil & grappa pannac...
Reviewed 3 months, 13 days ago

"Great rabbit & lovely basil & grappa pannacotta"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£7.60 £16.60 £3.20 £4.90
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £18.50
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
782 Holloway Rd, London, N19 3JH
Opening hours

Last orders: 10.30 pm, Sun 9.30 pm

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