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Breaking news

March 2022: Manna London is very much re-opened, after closure during the pandemic.

survey result

Summary

£56
   ££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Now fully vegan, this 1968-vintage Primrose Hill outfit can claim to be Europe’s oldest veggie restaurant, and is still co-owned by musician Roger Swallow of the Albion Band, long-time resident in LA. The food has had its ups and downs over the decades and is nowadays mostly (if not uniformly) rated “enjoyable and tasty”, even by reporters “neither vegetarian nor vegan”. It closed for major refurbishments in summer 2019.

Summary

£56
   ££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Now fully vegan, this 1968-vintage Primrose Hill outfit can claim to be Europe’s oldest veggie restaurant, and is still co-owned by musician Roger Swallow of the Albion Band, long-time resident in LA. The food has had its ups and downs over the decades and is nowadays mostly (if not uniformly) rated “enjoyable and tasty”, even by reporters “neither vegetarian nor vegan”. It closed for major refurbishments in summer 2019.

Summary

£56
   ££
2
Average
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “vegetarian and vegan place of pilgrimage” on Primrose Hill, which has logged 50 years to make it Britain’s longest-serving veggie, is now “so old it’s fashionable again”. “The menu is enticing and quantities are vast”, but when it comes to realisation, it’s perennially a case of hit and miss here.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
16
No dress code
50

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.00 £13.00 £6.00 £5.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £5.00
Extras  
Bread £3.75
Service 10.00%
4 Erskine Road, London, NW3 3AJ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 6:30 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 6:30 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 6:30 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 6:30 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm
Sunday12 pm‑8:30 pm

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