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October 2021 opening from the team behind Berber & Q, an "evolved big sister" restaurant in Queen's Park.

survey result

Summary

£68
  £££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Interesting Israeli/Middle Eastern dishes” served in a “fun, vibey setting” have created a big winner for the Berber & Q team at this Queen’s Park two-year-old: a “great neighbourhood addition”. “There are super veg options, but also fab meat and fish ones too”. “The large shared table might not be for everyone” although there is also some more conventional seating (mostly for couples). Top Tip – the small terrace in summer is particularly “nice, as there are no cars outside”.

Summary

£81
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A great addition to Queen’s Park” – this October 2021 newcomer from the team behind East London hipster favourite, Berber & Q, gives them another hit on the other side of town. “Everything about this place is spot-on”: from the charming staff, to the “excellent atmosphere”, to the “delicious and inventive Israeli-style cooking”“it was one of those meals that I did not want to end”. Quibbles? – “some might dislike the lack of tables with much privacy, or the trendy wine list full of options you have never heard of!”

Summary

Coming in October 2021, from the team behind Berber & Q (Josh and Paul Katz and Mattia Bianchi) – a big sister restaurant in Queen’s Park. The newcomer is to be more of an all-day operation, starting from breakfast, with an offering that evolves through the day. Seating will incorporate communal tables and a counter facing the open kitchen, where – as at its siblings – much of the cooking will be over a wood fire, delivering food (including flatbreads) with bold flavours from the Eastern Med and North Africa; there will also be a list of 60 wines curated by Bianchi.

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Lonsdale Road, London, NW6 6RR

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Carmel Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Carmel Restaurant in NW6, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Carmel restaurant.
Joe S
Loved the vibe of the food. Of course it’...
Reviewed 8 months, 13 days ago

"Loved the vibe of the food. Of course it’s Ottolenghi influenced but loads of original ideas, Persian influence. Sea bream in pomegranate was memorable"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£9.50 £18.00 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £51.00
Filter Coffee £5.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Lonsdale Road, London, NW6 6RR
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday10 am‑11 pm
SundayCLOSED

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