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Carluccio's - Islington

305-307 Upper Street, London N1 2TU, England
+44 20 7359 8167
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“giardiniera” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
305-307 Upper Street, London N1 2TU, England
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

the service was ok, i had a seat right next to the till area and i felt i was in the way of the staff a lot. The food came out quickly and it was as you would expect. I came to meet friends who...More

Thank Rick P
Christinamuccio, General Manager at Carluccio's - Islington, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Good Afternoon, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback after your recent experience with us! Whilst i am please to hear we have met your expectations I am slightly disappointed we haven't been able to dazzle you! We absolutely...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Usually when I am in London, I try to have a meal at Carluccios, and this time we went to the restaurant in Islington. We had a quick lunch, which we shared starting with an antipasto platter which was excellent and then we shared a...More

Thank Bill W
Christinamuccio, Manager at Carluccio's - Islington, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you very much for amazing feedback . I will share this comments with my team. I look forward to see you soon again at Carluccios Islington Kind Regards Paulina

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I always enjoy eating in Carluccio's. It's a chain but one of the best. The antipasti was magnificent. Three had the duck from the fixed menu, it was great. Pity I was driving later so no wine. A good family meal.More

Thank Johnwpf
Christinamuccio, General Manager at Carluccio's - Islington, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thank you John for taking the time to leave your feedback about our Restaurant. We are delighted to hear you enjoy Carluccio's and have really enjoyed our food! Our chefs are always trying to ensure the food is delicious for our guests so I am...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017

I wanted a quick meal on my way to another event. I was welcomed warmly and provided with menus and a drink quickly. There is obviously a regular clientele which is good. The food was excellent - I had a salad with a side of...More

Thank Fennings
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We come to carluccios in islington most weeks and have been looked after by the lovely Beata and Jana. I don't think we would have come as often had we not had them serving us. Beata had just told us she's leaving to manage Liverpool...More

Thank lilymillion
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We eat here frequently because the food is nice and the price is reasonable. It's good for taking our 13 year old son and my vegetarian partner feels well catered for.

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 27 January 2017

late brunch in Upper St Carluccios opposite my next appts. take away smooth late croissant and eggs and mushrooms is my usual and was the same as ever. Cant go wrong.

Thank Nick L
JamieHalcrow, General Manager at Carluccio's - Islington, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Hi Nick, Thanks for taking the time to write a review on your recent visit. Im overjoyed to hear about your amazing experience and I hope to see you again soon for a late and a croissant Kind Regards Jamie

Reviewed 25 January 2017

Our experience is summed up by the fact that we had one of the best Lemon tarts ever at Carluccio's. And, for me, that is always a real test of just how good a Cafe is: Carluccio's passed with flying colours! The food was just...More

Thank Gattaca616
Reviewed 27 December 2016

It was 3 days before Christmas when I, a very apprehensive first time grandma in charge of a baby in a pram for the first time in 30 years, thought I would try to negotiate a cafe for a coffee. I half-expected to be told...More

Thank hmb_aug2010
JamieHalcrow, General Manager at Carluccio's - Islington, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit. The team love entertaining kids with colouring, stickers and decorating chef hats as a few of the them having young kids themselves. I think you can also agree it gives...More

Reviewed 19 December 2016

The standard of cuisine is exceptional whether it's a take-away or eat in. Antonio Carluccio may not actually be in the kitchen but the chefs are definitely cooking as though he is. All accompanied by top service achieving that perfect balance between being welcoming and...More

Thank thefivemilecyclist
JamieHalcrow, Manager at Carluccio's - Islington, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2016

Hello, Thank you for your recent review. It really does mean a lot to myself and the team to hear great feedback for service and the quality of the food. I will pass this on to all departments and hopefully we will see you again...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305-307 Upper Street, London N1 2TU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7359 8167
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