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Island

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#12,825 of 18,485 Restaurants in London
££ - £££British, French
123 College Road, London NW10 5HA, England
+44 20 8960 0693
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible26%
17 Jun 2017
“Try it. You'll like it!”
6 Feb 2017
“Great burger, cool service ”
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British, French
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
123 College Road, London NW10 5HA, England
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 17 June 2017

There were few other diners in the upstairs restaurant on this warm evening so we pretty much had the place to ourselves. We therefore got great service from the pleasant (new) waiter. The mains' menu isn't enormous but includes enough variety. We chose vegetarian and...More

Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Living just around the corner I realise that this place it's always lively and welcoming, good beers and the staff very friendly.

Thank joaonunes20
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Not everyone in Kensal wants to be frozen by an open door - there is a perfectly good one but it is always left open - no where else to sit as the pub downstairs is full of out of control children - no one...More

1  Thank Julie G
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great bistro pub, lovely atmosphere, staff go out of their way to make you feel comfortable. We sat down for lunch and was served by Tara, she went above and beyond to make our afternoon fun and memorable. A big thank you to her.

Thank Nickyhurley
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Great pub snacks and steak night starting soo, already booked in for next Wednesday with my close friends. Hopefully those sips might cocktails will be available by then. Lovely atmosphere and great staff

Thank CheeseAndWineTonight
Reviewed 9 July 2015

My partner and I have recently moved to the area and are trying to find a good local "watering hole". The Island looks good but on our two recent visits (including tonight) we have been shocked by the number of children running around late in...More

1  Thank hannahh100
Theislandn, Manager at Island, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2015

Dear Hannah Welcome to the area We take our licencing very seriously and this is an adults only bar after 8pm, I will investigate the above allegation. I am sorry that we have lost your custom please feel free to stop by anytime if there...More

Reviewed 5 June 2015

Full of ill behaved children running riot - a very unpleasant atmosphere. Always the same families who seem to think they can do what they like without any consideration for other customers. The pub markets itself as "family friendly". In reality it is "I'll behaved...More

Thank Andrew H
Theislandn, Manager at Island, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2015

Dear Andrew Children are not allowed @ the island after 8pm, unless they are seated in the dining area having a meal accompanied by an adult where by they can stay till 9pm Located in a residential area with lots of young families we are...More

Reviewed 26 May 2015

Island is an OK place found in the quiet back streets of Kensal Rise it has a great outdoor area and the staff are generally really good if small selection of real ales and reasonable wines, however, the food can be hit and miss and...More

6  Thank peter c
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We popped in for some food before going to watch a film at the Lexi cinema. We couldn't have found a better place... The food was lovely, the staff were very attentive and polite and the atmosphere was very pleasent. Perfect start to our evening!

Thank SoniaJustin
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Table for 15 people booked a month in advance. The bar staff were great-friendly and fast-so far so good. Now the restaurant. Once seated we were advised that there were only 2 steaks left apparently everyone had wanted steaks this week-fair enough. Apparently everyone also...More

1  Thank BCutt
Theislandn, General Manager at Island, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2015

Apologies for your experience here at the island. the restrictions on your menu choices were not acceptable, no matter how busy we had been. I have had a meeting with my head chef with regards to increasing par levels so that this does not happen...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$69 - US$69
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 College Road, London NW10 5HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8960 0693
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