Best Restaurants In North London | Handpicked By The Nudge

Best Restaurants In North London

Best Restaurants In North London

The Best Restaurants In North London

These are they –

Farang | Highbury

Farang started out as a temporary venture by former Begging Bowl and Smoking Goat chef Seb Holmes. The fact that it’s still going two years later isn’t the worst sign.
Details: San Daniele, 72 Highbury Park, N5 2XE ££

Dishoom | King’s Cross

A selection of traditional Parsi appetisers and modern South Bombay street-grills in tantalising share plates. There’s also an award-winning ‘Permit Room’ cocktail bar. And a giant clock.
Details: 5 Stable Street, N1C 4AB ££

Trullo | Islington

Trullo - best restaurants in North London

Trullo offers a simple, seasonally focused Italian-inspired menu of homemade pasta and charcoal grilled meats. It’s that place you want to accidentally stumble across in Venice, in London.
Details: 300-302 Saint Paul’s Road, N1 2LH £££

Prawn On The Lawn | Islington

Trullo’s close-quartered neighbour is a pared-back seafood bar plating up the likes of seared tuna drenched in soy and mirin; mussels and clams with manzanilla; and scallops in a Thai marinade.
Details: 292-294 Saint Paul’s Road, N1 2LH | ££

Plaquemine Lock | Islington

Bocca di Lupo’s Jacob Kenedy opened this spot in honour of his great-grandfather. Luckily, that great-grandfather lived in Louisiana, meaning that everything served here (Po’ boys, oysters, gumbo) is decidedly delicious.
Details: 139 Graham Street, N1 8LB £££

The Cheese Bar | Camden

The Cheese Bar - best restaurants in North London

Opening a restaurant dedicated solely to cheese Gouda been a risky move. Until you remember that cheese is delicious, and this place is basically the best thing that’s every happened.
Details: Camden Stable Market, NW1 8AH ££

Westerns Laundry | Lower Holloway

Seafood-heavy Westerns Laundry (the sequel to Primeur) is thankfully, pretty Northern.
Details: 34 Drayton Park, N5 1PB £££

Oldroyd | Angel

After stints at Bocca di Lupo and Polpo, Tom Oldroyd saved up, and – with some help from his family – opened his first restaurant. The result is a true labour of love, and chocolate mousse.
Details: 344 Upper Street, Angel Islington, N1 0PD | £££

Salut! | Islington

Salut - best restaurants in North London

Salut! is punctuated not only by its exclamation mark, but also its unique take on Modern European cuisine. The space is achingly romantic and there’s liqueur-filled chocolate spheres for pudding.
Details: 412 Essex Road, N1 3PJ | £££

HĀM | West Hampstead

Hām is ‘home’ in Old English. And that’s exactly what you’ll want to make it once you’ve tasted the gorgeously unexpected flavour combinations cropping up in ex-Ledbury chef Matt Osborne’s dishes.
Details: 238 West End Lane, NW6 1LG £££


(Image: Westerns Laundry | Patricia Niven)

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