15 Micawber Street, London, N1 7TB

Top offer

2-course lunch £16, 3-course lunch £20

This offer is available from June 15, 2018 until December 31, 2019, subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Offer excludes service and includes VAT. Not available in conjunction with other offers.

Restaurant description

Cooking southern French dishes over a wood fire, Sardine - near Old Street and Angel is led by head chef Alex Jackson, and Stevie Parle, the man behind a host of top London restaurants. An uber-cool, laidback venue, expect flavour-rich dishes using the best quality, finest ingredients.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, begin the day with the likes of ham with fried egg and lovage, pain d’epices or a wondrous breakfast cassoulet. At lunch and dinner, Sardine's menu begins with sharing snacks and rich starters like radishes, crème fraîche & bottarga, grilled radicchio, ricotta and polenta fritters, stuffed courgette flowers and grilled octopus, or potato with capers and fennel.

Enticing main dishes include the signature dish of lamb a la ficelle, cooked slowly over a custom wood grill and served with fresh borlotti beans, green beans, oregano and olives. Winter favourites include a fabulous pork chop and roasted guinea fowl with spiced squash, couscous harissa and seasoned yoghurt. As the name suggests, fish is a specialty with turbot, red mullet, mussels and hake often featuring on the menu.

Amongst the classic desserts at Sardine in London, savour seasonal delights such as grilled white peach with raspberries and brandy cream. There’s a delightful, curated French aperitif cocktail menu focusing on ‘mini’ serves and an impressive wine list to hand, which specialises in regional French and Italian bottles.

Tucked away by the canal in a quiet corner of east London, Sardine on Micawber Street is a 5-minute walk from Old Street Station or Angel station

Customer reviews for Sardine
(based on 298 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • large parties (36)
  • luxury (7)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • child friendly (9)
  • breakfast (33)
  • lunch (149)
  • entertainment (17)
  • al fresco (4)
  • private dining (24)
  • romantic (62)
  • trendy (118)
  • business (28)
  • dinner (231)
  • value (69)
  • By Paul W from Cambridge
    12 October 2018

    Friendly staff,quality unpretentious cooking and buzzy atmosphere.

  • By Katie K from London
    19 September 2018

    The food, the service - all wonderful. I will go back again and again!

  • By Hugh G from London Shoreditch
    13 September 2018

    All good

  • By Bryony W from Lonfon
    5 September 2018

    Lovely restaurant and staff. The food is always delicious and excellent quality. A side dish salad was disappointing - just leaves and no discernible dressing but a minor point in an overall good meal. Cocktails are bit mean in measures (imo). As always with this restaurant, I HATE how close the tables are together. We joked with couple next to us about being on a double date, less than half an inch between tables.

  • By Paul B B from Hoxton
    29 August 2018

    A perfect gem with imaginative chefs and lovely staff

  • By Jenny D from London
    21 August 2018

    Great meal - especially the amazing dessert - and service.

  • By Amna A from London
    17 August 2018

    Trendy little eatery tucked away behind regents canal as it goes through from islington towards shoreditch. The food was actually delicious - especially the meat and the wine was refreshing. Staff were really helpful and friendly too. Loved the art on the walls / general decor and vibe - would recommend!

  • By Cynthia R from London
    17 August 2018

    Friendly, efficient service and delicious food. We were all happy with our choices.

  • By Paul B B from london
    3 August 2018

    perfect as it always is with great staff, food and drinks and feel

  • By Jonathon W from London
    27 July 2018

    great food, attentive friendly service and a lovely atmosphere. Brilliant meal - just go.

Restaurant Location Map
15 Micawber Street, London, N1 7TB

Available offers

  • 2-course lunch £16, 3-course lunch £20
  • Christmas menu, 3/4 courses - £35/£40pp
  • Weekend Brunch- Breakfast Cassoulet and Bloody Mary £17 per person
  • La Grande Bouffe…with Diana Henry
  • La Grande Bouffe…Aligot Géant
  • London Restaurant Festival - 2 courses £16 or 3 courses £20 per person
  • 4 Course Game Dinner - £45pp

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