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Alliance House 44/45LondonN16 9QH
About the best thing I can say about this place is that it was open at lunchtime on a Sunday, which two other places nearby were not. (Because nobody goes out to eat on a Sunday in Stoke Newington...) With Frank Sinatra on the stereo, luxuriantly Mediterranean accents on the staff, and a few deli items (cheeses, pastas) on sale, this place works hard to convince you that you're in an authentic...more
I'd sort of forgotten about this place, and only went for brunch because Tangerina was inexplicably closed. We waited half an hour for our food, and it was just HILARIOUSLY bad when it came. We had Eggs Benedict and a baked egg dish with pancetta - both seemingly cooked by someone who had never been in a kitchen before. The baked eggs dish was inedible - baked to brick-consistency, with...more
I have been to trattoria Sapori few times for pizza. Like every Italian person I am also very picky on pizza and do not accept certain blasphemies, like for example chicken on pizza.
The pizza dough here is actually pretty good, it is a real shame that this place does not have a wood fired oven.
The toppings are good quality, but not everyone's taste as they are often presented raw or very...more
We've been in multiple times, even before moving to this area, and have now even ordered from them a few times for delivery.
The delivery experiences have been nothing short of a hot mess, but I think that they might have gotten that straightened out after some chats with them about it, so I'll focus my review on our experiences eating there.
When I first moved to London, the hubs and me...more
I've had mixed experiences here; I love heading here for brunch or for a coffee mid-afternoon, but eating out here I'd not really worth the money.
So, 4* for brunch, 3* for dinner. You can sit at the bench tables overlooking Newington Green which is really nice and relaxing.
The dining area is quite hemmed in. My boyfriend and I headed here for pizza one evening (about a year ago now). We...more