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Pera Restaurant islington

170 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 1RG, England
+44 20 7704 6888
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (28 reviews)
“mixed grill” (21 reviews)
“chicken shish” (12 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
170 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 1RG, England
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11 - 20 of 426 reviews

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This is my 3rd visit to this restaurant with friends and each time the food, service and the staff have excelled. One of my favourite restaurants in Islington. By the way the chicken and lamb is halal.

Thank Jen Y
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service The Lamb shank was amazing, massive portion. Starter bread and dips delicious. Lovely friendly waiters I will be back :-))))))

Thank Dombo
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I had wanted to come here for a long time after reading the great reviews on here. However, I was severely disappointed. I have sampled some of the greatest Turkish food in the city and this was nowhere near the greatest. The service was very...More

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The service and food were very good. We had the pre-theatre and set-sharing platters, with a variety of Turkish food. Wine list is good. Friendly and helpful staff. It is a busy place, so reserve. Islington is an interesting neighborhood with many other good restaurants....More

Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant had a high rating and very positive reviews on TA, so we booked for a pre-theatre sitting. We've been to many Turkish restaurants in London and they have ranged from excellent to average but this one was actually poor. The food was very...More

Thank Rimpsky
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Read reviews on here so decided to try it. We wanted dinner before going to the Union Chapel (easy walk from the restaurant) for a concert so easily got a table at 6.30. By the time we left it was really busy so strongly suggest...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Although when we arrived the restaurant was busy and didn't have a spare table for two, the staff were exceptionally polite and quick to offer us a temporary seat at a table for four. They gave us some free (very good) bread and dips and...More

Thank chipsandwich
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was a lovely find a little gem!! Although quiet small the food was lovely I had Althea Adana kebab which came with rice and salad it was cooked to perfection and the ambiance was Devine it was a lovely restaurant for a catch...More

Thank Aimz789
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I went here with a friend and they were completely full up. Fortunately we had booked a table and although the people were still occupying that table the manager was able to sit us down at an alternative table. He did ask if we minded...More

Thank kenjie
Reviewed 1 May 2017

While on a recent visit to London, we were treated to our first meal there at this delightful restaurant. The food is hot, delicious and plentiful. The service is wonderful. It's a small place but there's always a crowd and the atomosphere is as you'd...More

Thank Tee D
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3 February 2017|
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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
US$26 - US$39
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, 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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