RestaurantsLondonHighburyN5

survey result

Summary

£52
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “great little Sardinian restaurant” in Highbury serves up “excellent food (large amounts of it), in a very convivial atmosphere”. It’s “the perfect local for when we can’t face cooking, or want a midweek treat, or are meeting friends, or want a quick pre-dinner drink... in fact, it’s good on pretty much any occasion”. Kids are welcome, and will love the “amazing pizzas”.

Summary

£52
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “great little Sardinian restaurant” in Highbury serves up “excellent food (large amounts of it), in a very convivial atmosphere”. It’s “the perfect local for when we can’t face cooking, or want a midweek treat, or are meeting friends, or want a quick pre-dinner drink... in fact, it’s good on pretty much any occasion”. Kids are welcome, and will love the “amazing pizzas”.

Summary

£51
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“My local Italian and I love it!” – this tightly packed Highbury fixture serves “really tasty pizza” as well other affordable Sardinian-inspired dishes. All this plus “friendly service, and it’s child-friendly too!”

Summary

£50
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“We’re lucky to have such a great local!” – so say fans of this “courteous”, three-year-old Highbury haunt. “The interior is a little cramped, but all their authentic Sardinian food is excellent (pizza is particularly good)”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£8.90 £15.90 £5.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
231 Blackstock Road, London, N5 2LL
Opening hours
Monday5 pm‑10:30 pm
Tuesday5 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday5 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday5 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday5 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑10:30 pm

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