RestaurantsLondonTufnell ParkN19

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Cafe by day, restaurant by night on the former site of Cafe del Parc (RIP)

survey result

Summary

£27
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Proper caff food done right” in Tufnell Park by two highly skilled chefs “will whizz you back in time to your school days or nursery – except I don’t remember it ever tasting this good!”. Elliot Kaye and Richard Hayes quit their jobs at Leroy and Lyle’s four years ago to “make the best fry-up in London” at this “utterly brilliant” re-creation of the traditional greasy spoon. Top Tip – “arrive early as there is no booking system, so the queue is often around the corner for this tiny cafe”.

Summary

£25
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Bringing the greasy spoon into the 21st century – Norman’s hits the spot of traditional British food with top-notch ingredients at bargain prices”. Chefs Elliot Kaye and Richard Hayes ditched jobs at Leroy and Lyle’s in 2020 to open this Tufnell Park café, complete with gingham curtains and a classic photo of Bobby Moore holding aloft the Jules Rimet trophy – it is one of the few places on earth where you can have ham, two eggs and chips washed down by a negroni or a skin-contact wine. “The queues around the corner says it all. Get there early to secure a table!”

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£5.50 £8.00 £2.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £14.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
167 Junction Road, London, N19 5PZ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday10 am‑3 pm
Thursday10 am‑3 pm
Friday10 am‑3 pm
Saturday10 am‑3 pm
Sunday10 am‑3 pm

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