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30 Almeida Street, Islington, London, N1 1AD +44 2077686200

(((() French
Main course: £16
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Monday: 17:30 - 22:15, Tuesday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:15 17:30 - 22:15, Sunday: 12:00 - 15:15

Great service, great food, great experience

Natalia Guillen 24 October 2016
from London

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A charming restaurant in the heart of Islington, Almeida showcases an ingredient-led menu, offering modern British food with French influences. The floor-to-ceiling French doors allow light to flood into the light and airy dining room, while the semi-open kitchen lets you see what’s going on behind the scenes.

Listed in the Top 10 Best Restaurants for theatre dining in London by The Evening Standard as well as being listed in the top 150 restaurants in The Daily Telegraph’s Good Food Guide, Almeida in Islington is a traditional neighbourhood eatery, oozing finesse but with a relaxed atmosphere.

Tucked away just off Islington’s vibrant Upper Street and located directly opposite the iconic Almeida Theatre, this sophisticated dining hotspot offers classy pre and post-theatre menus alongside a daily changing a la carte and impressive Sunday roast menu.

A charming hidden gem, Almeida in London is found 10 minutes' walk from Highbury & Islington and Angel Tube stations.


30 Almeida Street, Islington, London, N1 1AD

Contact +44 2073544777
Reservations +44 2077686200

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Customer reviews for Almeida

4.4 (((() (based on 69 reviews)
89% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (43)
  • romantic (32)
  • business (26)
  • lunch (25)
  • luxury (24)
  • large parties (16)
  • value (11)
  • private dining (8)
  • trendy (7)
  • entertainment (6)
  • child friendly (5)
  • al fresco (4)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((( 24 October 2016 by Natalia Guillen from London

    Great service, great food, great experience

  • ((((* 24 October 2016 by Lea Moriaux from London

    Quality not quantity is the operative word here.

  • ((((( 17 October 2016 by Lindsay Woolley from Canterbury

    Dined pre theatre and highly recommend. Everything was perfect - the service, so friendly, highly efficient and attentive. The food, from a set menu with good choices, was just right. Good, fresh food, full of flavour and well presented.

  • ((((( 13 October 2016 by Kristina Dimitrova from London

    Nice place with good service, good, and very well priced, wine and quite good food

  • ((((* 12 October 2016 by Leo from London

    Nice atmosphere, good service and innovative food.

  • ((((( 25 September 2016 by Hayley Clark from Sussex

    Very nice lunch had yesterday with my son. We had the 3 course fixed price menu which was excellent. I also had a cocktail which was a nice long drink for what was another glorious hot day.

  • ((((( 4 September 2016 by Jools from Chepstow

    Great atmosphere, trendy venue, superb service from all staff and excellent 'grown up' food, what more could you want....

  • ((((( 3 August 2016 by Christine from Wimbledon

    Excellent pre-theatre menu. Great food and good service. Highly recommended

  • ((((( 12 May 2016 by Meg Simpson from Lindon

    Calm, relaxed, good food and service. It was the perfect place for a relaxed meal for our anniversary.

  • ((*** 29 March 2016 by Anthony Fabian from London

    It took too long to get the food prior to the theatre, the fish was overcooked, over salted and overpriced. Service was stretched. Won't come again

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