Restaurants near Criterion  

 
 
ADDRESS
, 53 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 2SF
 
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon: 10am-3pm; Fri: 2pm-7pm; Sat-Sun: 10am-6pm; Tue-Thu: closed
 
 
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Giraffe
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
29-31 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Criterion
The family friendly Giraffe restaurants really appeal to their target audience: kids. But that doesn't mean adults won't enjoy their bright ... More
 
 
 
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Meat People
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
4-6 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Criterion
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Wenlock & Essex
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
18-26 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Criterion
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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69 Colebrooke Row
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes walk from Criterion
Welcome to the Bar With No Name. This intimate bar isn't your typical speakeasy, lacking exposed brickwork, candlelit tables and vintage furniture, it is actually... More
 
 
 
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
324 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes walk from Criterion
Portuguese cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
305-307 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes walk from Criterion
Carluccio's are springing up all over the place, from Bluewater to Brent Cross, spreading the gospel of good fresh superior Italian food. Each restaurant is... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Gallipoli Bazar
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
107 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes walk from Criterion
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Chinese Laundry
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
107 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes walk from Criterion
Chinese Laundry is a kitsch and casual dining room inspired by 80s Chinese family life and food. Designed to look like a Chinese home with... More
 
 
 
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Pasha
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
301 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes walk from Criterion
North African cuisine. Booking advised on weekends. ... More
 
 
 
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Browns Restaurant & Bar
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
9 Islington Green, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes walk from Criterion
Brasserie ... More
 
 
 
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Bellanger
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
9 Islington Green, N1 | 2 minutes walk from Criterion
With the Alsace-Lorraine roots of the original Parisian brasseries in mind, Bellanger is a classic Grand Cafe-Brasserie on Islington Green by... More
 
 
 
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Cote - Islington
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
4-6 Islington Green, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Gallipoli Again
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
120 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
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Isarn
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
119 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
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Antepliler
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
139 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
With its title roughly translating as meaning someone from the Turkish town of Antep, Antepliler specialises in the very best of Turkish cuisine and, seeing... More
 
 
 
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Café La Divina
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
134 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Antonio's Ristorante
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Rear of 137 Upper Street, Islington, London N11QP | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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John Salt
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
131 Upper St, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
Originally opened by renowned BBQ chef Neil Rankin, who's now opened Temper , John Salt puts meat at the forefront,... More
 
 
 
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MEATliquor, Islington
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
133B Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
First came their Meatwagon and Meateasy pop-ups and then came their first permanent residence MEATliquor back in 2012. Now, five restaurants later, Scott Collins and... More
 
 
 
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Le Sacre-Coeur
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
18 Theberton Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
Bistro ... More
 
 
 
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Mem & Laz
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
8 Theberton Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
This bustling Turkish restaurant down an Islington side-street serves a range of delicious Mediterranean dishes at a very decent price. Recently expanded to take on... More
 
 
 
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Le Sacre Coeur
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
18 Theberton Street, Angel / Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
French bistro snuggled into the heart of Angel in Islington. Cosy, warm and welcoming, this kitsch and quaint bistro is one of the oldest French... More
 
 
 
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Rosa's Angel
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
6 Theberton Street, N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
One of the better restaurants in Angel, Rosa's Thai Cafe offers authentic Thai restaurant with a modern twist. Part of a... More
 
 
 
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Afghan Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
35 Islington Green, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
Angel is full of exotic eateries, many of them ridiculously overpriced, and so Afghan Kitchen comes as a spice-infused gust of fresh air. 'Kitchen' is... More
 
 
 
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Masala Zone
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
80 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
Spice up the end of summer with a trip to the Islington branch of this highly respected modern Indian. Authenticity is at the core of... More
 
 
 
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Rodizio Rico
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
77 - 78 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
Rodizio Rico now operate two of these South American-style 'churrascarias', in Notting Hill and Upper Street. They are ambassadors for this hugely enjoyable cuisine to... More
 
 
 
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La Porchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
141 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
Pizza & Pasta ... More
 
 
 
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Le Mercury
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
140A Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Criterion
Mains for under £6 excellent value and a good atmosphere.... More
 
 
 
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Pizzeria Oregano
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
19 St Alban's Place, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes walk from Criterion
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La Petite Auberge
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
283 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes walk from Criterion
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
 
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