Osteria Wolf | Stoke Newington Italian
There are more than a fusilli puns to be made.
So instead we’ll get on and tell you about one of the best places to find it: it’s called Osteria Wolf, and it’s a smart ’60s-styled Italian eatery on Stoke Newington High Street, sporting olive green panels, mid-century chairs and marble-topped tables, with soft retro lighting hanging over the banquettes. In its early days, the kitchens were headed up by ex-Polpo and The Ivy chef, Mattia Antonioni, but have since been left in the capable hands of former Hoi Polloi chef, Kenneth Tolley.
He’s started off his reign with a menu reflecting the seasonality that’s so central to Italian cooking. Which means you can tuck into starters like radicchio salad with blood orange and walnuts, before moving onto mains like Sicilian fennel sausage and brown butter pappardelle; or wild garlic and crayfish risotto. Naturally, there’s plenty of spritzes to wash it all down with – which come in the bottomless variety for weekend lunches.
You’ll wolf it down.
NOTE: Osteria Wolf is open Tues-Sun evenings and weekend lunchtimes – you can reserve a table online HERE.
Osteria Wolf | 110 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 7NY
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