Food Lab

 
 
ADDRESS
56 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 8LR 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Thu 7:00 - 17:00, Fri & Sat 7:00 - 19:00, Sun 10:00 - 16:00
 

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Food Lab owner-manager Liliana Tamberi hails from the Tuscan hills and it shows in her delightful cafe and deli half-way down Essex Road. Italian ingredients fill the salads, pasta, bruschetta and risotto dishes with bags of flavour. Love, Sex, Happiness and Recovery smoothies are a cute touch too. Breakfast on sultana scones or egg and bacon muffins or drop in for Nutella tarts at tea. Take away deli offerings include Italian specialist cheeses, preservative-free Food Lab pasta, olive oils and cured meats. Having worked at restaurants like the White Horse in Parson Green Liliana set up Food Lab to deliver restaurant quality food at more affordable prices. We can only applaud her for that. We also like the outside seating area where, in summer, the ice cream cart and wicker chairs are all the invitation you need to go al fresco.

 

Opening and closing times for Food Lab

Today (Friday) Food Lab closes at 20.00

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LondonTown.com - Food Lab Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
9 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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