Guide MICHELIN 2020


(335 Reviews)
15 Micawber Street, London, N1 7TB
French, Gourmet
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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

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

Customer reviews for Sardine
(based on 335 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (5)
  • al fresco (5)
  • breakfast (36)
  • business (33)
  • child friendly (10)
  • dinner (258)
  • entertainment (18)
  • large parties (40)
  • lunch (167)
  • luxury (10)
  • private dining (25)
  • romantic (68)
  • trendy (132)
  • value (83)
  • By W D from London
    4 November 2019

    The food was quite good, but the room was cold, drafty and smelly - all our clothes had to go straight to the drycleaner's. Not sure we'll go again.

  • By Reg B from London
    30 September 2019

    Cosy, unfussy room simply furnished. Good menu, quite small and concentrating on Mediterranean food. Generous portions. Food all prepared on site. Delicious. Wine by the glass. We had a delicious Verdicchio. I will be returning with other friends who deserve a visit!

  • By Andrew H from London
    10 September 2019

    it is a superb local restaurant with wonderful food and vey frendnly service

  • By Sophie R from LONDON
    19 August 2019

    Loved it. Food great and we had the steak deal which was very reasonable. Staff friendly and confident

  • By Frank W from london
    5 August 2019

    Excellent onglet steak and glass of wine. Desset a bit expensive.

  • By Anaistasia K from London
    2 August 2019

    Food was ok but the portion size for what we paid was criminal and will not be recommending to others.

  • By Dilys S from London
    26 July 2019

    Very happy evening

  • By Margarita B from London
    5 July 2019

    Excellent fresh food

  • By Sailesh P from London
    31 May 2019

    High quality canteen-style dining. Was a bit smoky from the kitchen though, hopefully this can be addressed!

  • By Emily B from LONDON
    24 May 2019

    Always delicious

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

Available offers

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

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