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Cottons Camden

55 Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AN, England
+44 20 7485 8388
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible16%
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“peas” (13 reviews)
“mutton curry” (4 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
55 Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was tasty and spicy. Staff were quite slow and messed up our Bill, so we had to wait even longer! Saltfish fritters were the best, bit you only get 3 of them which is disappointing! But atmosphere was cosy and we had a lovely...More

Thank kyrtia17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff , amazing food and cocktails, we were a party of 6 people for dinner and we really enjoyed it Very recommended

Thank gonny182
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was just bad! We ordered drinks and when we asked for more drinks (aftet 30 minute) the owner of the place told us we have to order food and not only drinks. He wasn't nice to us and gave us no respect. No...More

Thank Shiri G
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Couldn't fault this place on price or the quality of the food. Great deals on a Tuesday. Mutton curry was a good portion size and had a nice kick. Can't go wrong with £5 cocktails 😝

Thank Ewan B
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Have to say I really did enjoy this, right in the heart of Camden and great atmosphere. Firstly frequented by lots of West Indians which really says it all,good authentic food. It's not over gust or dress up but as you would expect in any...More

Thank Nenners56
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We have been to Cottons a few times and really really really enjoy the cocktails. Our intention was to go to Mango Room but unfortunately it has closed down. The food in Cottons is ok, however the meat dishes could be a little more authentic....More

Thank madsnice
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Great food! We had the mixed meat platter for 2. The flavor was amazing. Just the right balance of spices. Big serving. We brought enjoy home to another meal. Service was good & cocktails delicious too. I'll be back!

Thank Lynda S
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

My best mate and I came here for lunch, not only was the interior something to behold, the cocktails were so moreish and staff very friendly. I had jerk ribs and wings, my mate had curried mutton. The meat in all was so tender. The...More

Thank Zelah D
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I visited Cottons for a family birthday and the food was awful one of the worst places I have eaten was so disappointing. There was a large group of us and we all didn't enjoy the food. The bar areas pretty cool so I would...More

Thank 243london2017
Reviewed 29 July 2017

after a hard days shopping at Camden Market called in here for a meal with friends . Beautiful food ,good sized portions and first class service. very authentic Caribbean feel , will certainly be coming back !

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Charley A
8 August 2017|
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Response from JoycelynPhillips | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet would be to view the menu choices on their website. Failing that I suggest calling the restaurant location if your choice to request a vegan meal choice. Enjoy
22 December 2016|
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Response from gattomao1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I went there in summer time in the afternoon was very good time , not noise , empty . so I think the better time is in the afternoon.
Kswaggadan S
10 April 2016|
Response from kyle n | Property representative |
Hi Yes indeed, please get in touch via our website and we will be happy to help Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 76
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7485 8388
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