Le Mercury Restaurant

(115 Reviews)
140a Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1QY
French
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Top offer

3 courses meal @£20.85 per person

This offer is available from November 2, 2019 until January 31, 2020, subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Not available in conjunction with other offers. Offer excludes service.

Average

Main course: £11
Food spend: £19

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 12:00 - 00:00
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 - 01:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 23:00.

Restaurant description

An Upper Street favourite for almost 30 years now, Le Mercury is a charming neighbourhood restaurant with a classic French flavour. Sumptuous brasserie-style dishes are served in a relaxed space, filled with lush pot plants and soft candlelight in the evenings.

The Le Mercury menu is filled with gourmet French bistro favourites, complemented by a polished wine list. Start off with foie gras and ham hock ballotine with toasted bread and apple compote, or moules marinière cooked in white wine with a dash of cream. Well-priced mains include roast breast of Barbary duck with pommes purée and Grand Marnier sauce, while vegetarians can enjoy treats like the asparagus cheddar tart with balsamic reduction.

Vintages from across France and further afield are served at Le Mercury in Islington, with dessert wine and port to finish. Other after-dinner treats include glazed lemon tart, and a generous cheese platter.

An approachable slice of French dining in London, Le Mercury is a 10-minute walk from Highbury & Islington Tube Station.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Le Mercury Restaurant
4.4
(based on 115 reviews)

95%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (2)
  • business (6)
  • child friendly (2)
  • dinner (92)
  • entertainment (2)
  • large parties (10)
  • lunch (47)
  • luxury (1)
  • private dining (15)
  • romantic (46)
  • trendy (12)
  • value (59)
  • views (1)
  • By Graham B from Hitchin Hertfordshire
    28 November 2019

    Excellent little gem of a restaurant, so glad we booked. The food was excellent in flavour and presentation and the service superb,My wife and I will definitely go back to enjoy this dining experience again.

  • By Bridget K from Coventry
    23 November 2019

    A lovely menu choice and we all found something we liked. Attentive staff and we didn’t have to wait long for the meals to arrive. Two of the party found the belly pork a little tough and another choice was provided quietly and without question or fuss. Just one of those things and no complaints. We all thought the food was delicious and of the highest quality.

  • By David B from HARPENDEN
    20 November 2019

    Great starter, avocado, aubergine and walnuts. Good main - steak and chips. and a nice glass of Shiraz. Pleasant and timely service. Very good value.

  • By Deb B from London
    18 November 2019

    Excellent starters, mains & deserts all at reasonable costs. House white wine affordable & quaffable!

  • By JAYANT CHAVDA C from PERIVALE
    13 November 2019

    Good food at reasonable prices.

  • By Ben C from London
    13 November 2019

    Great value at tis Islington institution. perfect pre-theatre. Ribeye rare w peppercorn sauce. yum

  • By Kate L from London
    10 November 2019

    We enjoyed an excellent lunch here on Sunday. The food was all delicious with a good choice and the service was very good. The value is also extremely good.

  • By Alice D from London
    5 November 2019

    The food was very good for the price, and there is a lovely atmosphere there; it’s been beautifully decorated. However, we were treated so rudely by one of the waiting staff (the others were fine) that I wouldn’t want to return, which is a shame.

  • By Francis M from Edinburgh
    27 October 2019

    Delicious cuisine, prompt service and a relaxing atmosphere. Perfect for lavish dining.

  • By Anissa B from London
    27 October 2019

    Really cosy and romantic place to dine. The food was great and the prices were too! The service was also impeccable. Definitely recommend and would return.

Restaurant Location Map
Le Mercury Restaurant
140a Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1QY

Available offers

  • 3 courses meal @£20.85 per person
  • 5 Courses Christmas Day Set menu @£34.95 per person
  • 3 Courses with Side Dish @ £25.95 Per person
  • Christmas Set menu at £25.95 per person

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