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Pera Restaurant islington

170 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 1RG, England
+44 20 7704 6888
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (29 reviews)
“chicken shish” (12 reviews)
“mixed grill” (21 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
170 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 1RG, England
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11 - 20 of 441 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here a number times and have always had a very friendly and warm welcome from the staff. Great breakfast English and Turkish. Good place to watch the world go by.

Thank matthewmicycle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the past several months I have been living in Islington, I have routinely visited Pera. Simply put, the food is absolutely fantastic. I cannot recommend it highly enough. But what really keeps me coming back are the staff. They are so welcoming, funny, and...More

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a takeaway meal from this restaurant and it was pretty much inedible. The lamb shish was disgusting - lumps of tough meat with no discernable flavour or marinade. The hummus was bland, the salad undressed and the chicken just dull and nasty. Even...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pera is our local go-to Restaurant when visiting Upper Street in Islington. They have an excellent selection on the Menu, food is always great quality and very tasty. They are very happy to help out with any special requests and the Wine selection is great...More

Thank Sassi775
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to me for it's breakfasts, however I ordered the sea food casserole (picture), which was scrumptious!!! The portion was much bigger than I expected, plenty of sea food (for a rather cheap price:)... Plus service was quick and friendly!! Defined worth...More

Thank Mitzzzzzi
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Over the past few days I've been working a few doors down from Pera. The food is amazing and the staff are so welcoming and friendly. They made me feel like I was a guest in their home and I was just only lunch/dinner break!

Thank AliConn
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I love Pera. Such delicious food. Consistently good. Always super friendly staff. Big servings and really reasonable prices. I will always come back here. One of my favourite restaurants in London!!

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Just had a fabulous lunch with 3 friends at my favourite local Mediterranean restaurant Pera. The menemen is delicious. I usually get mine with halloumi but decided to have it with spinach and it is just as tasty. A complete lunch as it consists of...More

Thank Yas52
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Dined here with all the family on Friday 21st April, two nights before running the London marathon. Found it via TA and it lived up to expectations. On arrival the place looked small and as there were six of us, thought it was going to...More

Thank RunRoberto
Reviewed 4 June 2017

From the outside this place does not look anything special but it is a completely different story inside. The staff are so friendly and the food is great! I definitely recommend this as an excellent and very delicious lunch spot!

Thank Hope V
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4 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Janet S | Reviewed this property |
Assume not as they don't advertise as gluten free why should they be ? - but just phone them yourself and ask
Sue A
1 May 2015|
Response from Jen Y | Reviewed this property |
Chicken and lamb is halal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 26 - USD 39
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 1RG, England (Formerly Pera Restaurant-islington)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7704 6888
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