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La Rugoletta

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308 Ballards Lane, London N12 0EY, England
+44 20 8445 6742
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (8 reviews)
“runner beans” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
308 Ballards Lane, London N12 0EY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

10 of us went. Place obviously popular with the locals...was full, But,only 2 waiting staff so took 25 minutes before we could order! Food very standard London suburban Italian....good but not outstanding. Prices reasonable,portions ditto.

Thank flemcorn
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a simple unpretentious family restaurant with superb food. It serves the local community and families,couples, friends , colleagues all eat there. The service is friendly, efficient and cheerful and it rivals any where for the quality of its food and wine. It is...More

Thank carcar_13
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit this place as on a previous occasion we had eaten at it's sister restaurant in Church Lane East Finchley and were very impressed with the quality of the meal , This branch is situated at the top of Ballads lane in...More

Thank Olympia K
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A lovely family run Italian style restaurant. Great and friendly service . Good well presented and tasty food . A 'must' visit !

Thank anthony p
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is a cosy restaurant which has the feel of being run by a family. On a very cold night I was impressed that when people went out the door's strong spring immediately closed it; and a heater over the doorway ensured no cold came...More

Thank stanleyg335
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We had a lovely meal here. The service was good and the prices reasonable. We were not rushed and it had a nice informal atmosphere

Thank Sheila O
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Had a reservation on a Saturday night - without it we'd have struggled to get a table. The small restaurant was packed but wasn't too noisy, there was a great buzz. The food is freshly cooked and of a high standard. It's like a little...More

Thank doronsalomon
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Hi, visited this family run rustic restaurant on a Sunday evening and had a delicious authentic Italian meal! I had a pasta dish and so did all my friends and they were all super hot, generous portions and served with a touch of fresh basil,...More

Thank Sorce
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The freshly cooked Italian food at La Rugoletta is better than the food in Sorrento, Italy! We spent ten days there and couldn't find a decent restaurant anywhere.... La Rugoletta isn't smart or posh, just comfortable. The only thing, the wooden chairs are REALLY not...More

Thank Regina F
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Really lovely find. We are out for a friends 50th and wanted somewhere to eat first. This place has a lovely, Homely feel and the food was great. Highly recommended!

Thank Cathy_James
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Do you have gluten free options?
14 February 2017|
Response from anthony p | Reviewed this property |
I don't know as I am a diner not the owner !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Ballards Lane, London N12 0EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8445 6742