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Rossella

103 Highgate Road | Kentish Town, London NW5 1TR, England
+44 20 7267 9797
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
103 Highgate Road | Kentish Town, London NW5 1TR, England
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11 - 20 of 270 reviews

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We came here on a friday night before going to the O2 Forum as we read so many good reviews about Rossella and i must say they did not disappoint. I went for a starter and main course of the special board, a fritto misto...More

Thank jamessmith1764
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi James, Thanks for the lovely words and glad you and your friends all enjoyed their dining experience with us. The tuna steak seemed to be a favourite that week! Hopefully see you again soon and hope you enjoyed the show at 02 Forum. Luca

Reviewed 10 June 2017

Yet again I don't understand the numerous positive reviews. Admittedly, I have seen plates served in the restaurant, that looked good, but unfortunately they were not ours - perhaps because coming for lunch we have not ordered expensive drinks, which the waiter wanted us to...More

Thank imagi
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, I would like to apologise for your experience at Rossella, I pride myself on making sure every customer is treated like family, and am unsure why this wasn't the case upon your visit. My lunch time menu was created to give customers the option...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

I came in with my parents on a Monday night as they were visiting me from my home country, and we were looking for a nice restaurant for their last night here in London. I am so happy we decided go to Rossella! It was...More

Thank Maria Romby P
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Maria, Thank you for your lovely review and so happy that your parents enjoyed their meals. Always good to impress the parents! We look forward to seeing you go through the menu, and once you have done that, you can start on our weekly...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This family run establishment is very popular locally with good reason as the food is excellent and it has a charm and warmth that chain Italians can never have. Located near some excellent Pubs Rossella, formerly Ristorante Rossella, is not a place that sticks out...More

Thank Cyrus P
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and apologies for not responding sooner. I am glad you are loving the home made food, seems to be everyone's favourite aspect :) Really happy to hear that our melanzana parmigiana falls into your...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This place in Kentish Town is an absolute hidden gem, don't walk past it stop and go inside. It's family run which is lovely for an Italian as the passion runs right through the business and into the food. The food is fresh, delicious and...More

Thank Anna J
Luca M, Manager at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Anna you're so demanding...and I love it! Thank you for the great review. We strive to make sure our dishes have the freshest ingredients and I will be at hand when I can to make sure everyone enjoys their meals and afternoon / evening. Thanks...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and ice cream lovely lady who took our order, didn't rate a 5 star cos the manager doesn't seem very friendly looks pretty moody to be honest!More

Thank elz_santos_
Luca M, Manager at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for the review Elz. We are glad you enjoyed our home made Gelato and the food. Always nice to hear! We apologise if you found the manager moody, we can assure you, nothing is more important than making you feel right at home...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Our daughter has just moved into the area so our first visit to her, we struck gold on our first foray to find a good local restaurant. Couldn't fault our meal, tasty, generous plates of food. Has the feel of a family run business. The...More

Thank Jackie_D_Fl
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hi Jackie, We are so glad you found us, and was lovely to have you. We hope your daughter moved in ok yes you must come visit again on your next visit....then maybe the next? :) Thanks again for the lovely words, Luca

Reviewed 4 May 2017

The food at Rossella was delicious and very good value for money. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere was warm and fun.

Thank JDenyer22
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for the lovely words and taking the time to leave a review. Hopefully see you again soon. Luca

Reviewed 2 May 2017

my favorite restaurant. I've been twice in the last two weeks. the staff are super friendly and helpful. they never rush you out and the food is always amazing. i love coming to this restaurant.

Thank _4everflid
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

This is so great to read, thank you and thank you for taking the time to leave a review. See you again soon, Luca

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We have been regulars at Rossella since its opening night, now visiting at least every two weeks. There is always a great buzz and usually the restaurant is packed. The menu is sufficiently varied for us never to get bored with its content; we have...More

1  Thank mwj4080
Luca M, Owner at Rossella, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for always supporting us since day one. We take pride in offering affordable dishes and a varied menu, always changing each week. Hopefully we will see you again soon, Luca

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Highgate Road | Kentish Town, London NW5 1TR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7267 9797
  • E-mail
Description
Located in the heart of Kentish Town, Rossella's ethos "Il piacere di mangiare, la cucina italiana semplice e buona”, {the pleasure of eating simple and healthy Italian cooking} is what drives our chefs to bring you a wide array of dishes from The North and Po Valley to Sicily and Sardinia.Our restaurant space is steered towards a vibrant but relaxed environment – a perfect dining destination for both intimate meals and larger parties, with friendly and knowledgeable staff.
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