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Cottons - Islington - CLOSED

70 Exmouth Market | Islington, London EC1R 4QP, England
+44 20 7833 3332
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible35%
5 Jul 2015
“Terrible food and very bad service”
23 Feb 2015
“Ok, not brill!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
70 Exmouth Market | Islington, London EC1R 4QP, England
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

14 of us dined at Cottons in Islington. Having eaten at the Camden branch restaurant we thought it would be nice to try out the Islington Branch. We had a disappointing experience. As there was so many of us, we were only allowed to choose...More

Thank Marvin T
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Ok, the food was overpriced for what it was, it tasted ok, but not good enough for the price. It was a casual dining atmosphere with higher prices. The service was incredibly slow, having to ask to order food, ask to order drinks, then once...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 7 November 2014

I went visited this place on November 7, 2014 and it appears to be closed down as the property was repossessed. Quite disappointing after travelling so far.....but there are many other restaurants along the way.....so Bounced back quickly.....

5  Thank chrissyandkirk
Reviewed 20 October 2014

I celebrated my birthday at Cottons Islington recently I was very disappointed on the night with the food, presentation, slow service and despite pre-ordering our meals some of the meals were different to what we ordered ie boiled dumplings instead of bananas,the curry was served...More

Thank 498angela
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Can't comment about the food as it hadn't arrived after 2.5 hours, we left the party and enjoyed a delicious sandwich from Budgens. I've given it a 2 star as it looked alright from a distance. Not once were we asked if we wanted a...More

1  Thank MmeD-D79
Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

Yes got to say the food n presentation was fabulous n would definitely be coming back. The meat starter was great n mixed jerk fish n meat platter was amazing .....Thank you for the service you will be seeing my mind again and hungry belly...More

Thank mofonatik
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Had a lovely evening with my friends - great music, great food and drinks - compliments to the Chef - Andrew

1  Thank Ras2015
Reviewed 3 October 2014

We have wanted to try this place for ages and a friend who had been really raved about it )(albeit the Camden branch). The starters were both very tasty. The prawns in coconut had great flavours but they were overcooked so a bit dry and...More

1  Thank Gina P
Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

Walked in, sat down. Waited for 15 minutes to get a menu. When I walked around the corner the staff were having some kind of group meeting. I asked for a menu, the main lady ushered me away. I waited for another 5 minutes and...More

2  Thank Johnnytreble
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Upon entering the restaurant you are met by an ambience reminiscent of an uptown Jamaican establishment - a small but welcoming environment. The food Starters – absolutely filling, well cooked and more than enough to satiate the appetite. I especially want to mention the mezze...More

2  Thank Hortense L
Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site
of an ancient meat market which remains in operation
today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally
renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and
some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a
focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough
time wondering through the area's maze of streets and
you might become accustomed to the litany of slinky
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Exmouth Market | Islington, London EC1R 4QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clerkenwell
  • Neighbourhood: Clerkenwell
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7833 3332
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