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Former Brat chefs Ben Allen and Ed Jennings opened this "culinary-led pub" (FKA gastropub) in March 2023, serving “locally sourced, seasonal dishes” cooked over flames.

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Summary

£71
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“All the food is wood-grilled and tastes fantastic” at this exciting March 2023 newcomer – a converted boozer (a Victorian hostelry, previously called The Oxford Tavern) from former Brat chefs Ben Allen and Ed Jennings that’s not just “a welcome addition to Kentish Town” but widely hailed from more distant postcodes as “the perfect gastropub”. The “original” if quite limited menu is extremely highly rated in a slew of early reports (and just about every newspaper restaurant critic has waxed lyrical over it); there’s also a “superb and well-priced wine list, plus great beers on tap”.

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256 Kentish Town Road, London, NW5 2EN

The Parakeet Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Parakeet Restaurant in NW5, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Parakeet restaurant.
Carlos D
Top gastropub. Dramatic, if slightly over-...
Reviewed 3 months, 8 days ago

"Top gastropub. Dramatic, if slightly over-the-top, decor. Limited menu but all excellently prepared, including reasonable selection for veggies. Reasonably priced wine list, with a good carafe selection. Friendly, well-informed service. Not cheap but worth it. "

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Alistair S
Yes this looks like a gastropub, but the fo...
Reviewed 4 months, 24 days ago

"Yes this looks like a gastropub, but the food is high class restaurant level, albeit you have to be a fan of the fire and the flame style cuisine. Almost a 5 for the food. Spider crab croquettes, grilled prawns in brown butter, melting pork chop, gamey rabbit chou farci. Decent range of wines by the glass and something for everyone on the decent bottle list. Quite crowded and noisy - I enjoyed my neighbour's conversation about a recent fling in Ibiza - it seems permanently buzzing, staff keep things moving well. A very welcome addition to not the most exciting area."

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Andrew K
An underserved area, it has lovely rooms, g...
Reviewed 8 months, 18 days ago

"An underserved area, it has lovely rooms, great staff, but the dishes were a little underwhelming (and small) in comparison. Thus it felt overhyped."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£10.30 £34.50 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £23.50
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
256 Kentish Town Road, London, NW5 2EN
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑12 am
Tuesday12 pm‑12 am
Wednesday12 pm‑12 am
Thursday12 pm‑12 am
Friday12 pm‑12 am
Saturday12 pm‑12 am
Sunday12 pm‑10:30 pm

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